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SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: HONORABLE AMBASSADOR

When: August 3, 2013 @ 5:20 PM – 7:15 PM
Where: JCCSF, 3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA

Mickey Arbel, Israel’s magnetic ambassador to Cameroon, has worked tirelessly to fulfill his mission to bring Israel’s leading drip irrigation system to the rural villages of the impoverished West African nation. But something is not[...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: RAFEA SOLAR MAMMA

When: August 5, 2013 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: Calfornia Theater, 2113 Kittredge Street, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA

Can an illiterate grandmother from Jordan become a solar engineer? Rafea says, “Yes!” She is a Bedouin woman who lives with her four daughters in one of Jordan’s poorest desert villages on the Iraqi border.[...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: RAFEA SOLAR MAMMA

When: July 26, 2013 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA

Can an illiterate grandmother from Jordan become a solar engineer? Rafea says, “Yes!” She is a Bedouin woman who lives with her four daughters in one of Jordan’s poorest desert villages on the Iraqi border.[...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: AMERICAN COMMUNE

When: August 11, 2013 @ 11:40 PM – 1:45 AM
Where: Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610, USA

“How about just up and changing?” asks hippie holy man Stephen Gaskin. American Commune tells the story of the Farm, founded by a group led by Gaskin and his wife Ina May, godmother of the[...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: AMERICAN COMMUNE

When: August 10, 2013 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th Street, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA

“How about just up and changing?” asks hippie holy man Stephen Gaskin. American Commune tells the story of the Farm, founded by a group led by Gaskin and his wife Ina May, godmother of the[...]

SFGFF at SF Jewish Film Festival: AMERICAN COMMUNE

When: July 27, 2013 @ 1:55 AM – 3:45 AM
Where: Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA

“How about just up and changing?” asks hippie holy man Stephen Gaskin. American Commune tells the story of the Farm, founded by a group led by Gaskin and his wife Ina May, godmother of the[...]

SFGFF at J-Pop Festival: HOW TO BUILD A MOBILE HOUSE + architect Kyohei Sakaguchi

When: July 27, 2013 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: New People Cinema, 1746 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

2012 / 98 min / with English Subtitles Directed by Takayoshi Honda Starring: Kyohei Sakaguchi US Premiere With appearance of the featured “Zero Yen” architect Kyohei Sakaguchi himself, the documentary film How to Build a[...]

Free Screening: SCARRED LANDS & WOUNDED LIVES: The Environmental Footprint of War + filmmakers

When: July 9, 2013 @ 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Join Global Exchange and Specialty Studios for a screening of SCARRED LANDS AND WOUNDED LIVES The Environmental Footprint of War Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives is a compelling documentary exploring the under-reported environmental impacts of[...]

SFGFF at SF DocFest: THE LAST OCEAN

When: June 15, 2013 @ 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

The little-known Ross Sea of Antarctica is the most pristine stretch of ocean on Earth. Scientists describe it as our last “living laboratory” that can teach us about the workings of all marine ecosystems. As[...]

Festival Kick-Off Screening: TINY – A STORY ABOUT LIVING SMALL

When: May 23, 2013 @ 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Where: Annie Alley (next to SPUR Urban Center), Annie Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

TINY – A STORY ABOUT LIVING SMALL Christopher Smith and Merete Mueller, USA, 2013, 62 mins tiny-themovie.com Can living small go big? Fresh off its premiere at SXSW 2013, TINY, a film about families living[...]