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SFGFF co-presents: EATING ALABAMA

When: November 11, 2012 @ 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

In search of a simpler life, a young couple returns home to Alabama where they set out to eat the way their grandparents did – locally and seasonally. But as they navigate the agro-industrial gastronomical complex, they soon realize that nearly everything about the food system has changed since farmers once populated their family histories. [...]

SFGFF co-presents: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE

When: November 18, 2012 @ 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

The three Italian gems brought to DocFest by guest curator Mariana Melani are: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE that reveals plans to save the world’s most glamorous, magical, sinking city; VINYLMANIA about Italy’s love of old-school record albums; and ONE DAY’S REMINDER, an experimental collage of images of a little town after all of its tourists [...]

SFGFF co-presents: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE

When: November 17, 2012 @ 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

The three Italian gems brought to DocFest by guest curator Mariana Melani are: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE that reveals plans to save the world’s most glamorous, magical, sinking city; VINYLMANIA about Italy’s love of old-school record albums; and ONE DAY’S REMINDER, an experimental collage of images of a little town after all of its tourists [...]

SFGFF co-presents: BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!*

When: November 20, 2012 @ 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Once upon a time, there was a documentary called BANANAS!* (SFGFF 2011) about conditions at a Dole-owned banana plantation in Nicaragua. But this is not that movie. This movie is about what happened after Dole decided it was going to squash BANANAS!* –by any means necessary. What follows is a story that’s both incredibly thrilling [...]

SFGFF co-presents: BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!*

When: November 17, 2012 @ 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

Once upon a time, there was a documentary called BANANAS!* (SFGFF 2011) about conditions at a Dole-owned banana plantation in Nicaragua. But this is not that movie. This movie is about what happened after Dole decided it was going to squash BANANAS!* –by any means necessary. What follows is a story that’s both incredibly thrilling [...]

SFGFF co-presents: BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!*

When: November 15, 2012 @ 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: Shattuck Cinema, 2230 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

Once upon a time, there was a documentary called BANANAS!* (SFGFF 2011) about conditions at a Dole-owned banana plantation in Nicaragua. But this is not that movie. This movie is about what happened after Dole decided it was going to squash BANANAS!* –by any means necessary. What follows is a story that’s both incredibly thrilling [...]

SFGFF recommends: CHASING ICE

When: November 23, 2012 – December 13, 2012 (all-day)

CHASING ICE is the story of acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of his first trip to Iceland, Balog conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. Follow Balog as he begins deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras [...]

SFGFF & 3rd-i co-present: VALLEY OF SAINTS

When: September 23, 2012 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

Join SFGFF for the closing night of the SF International South Asian Film Festival, Sept 19-23, 2012. This year’s festival brings over 20 films from 9 different countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Canada, South Africa, UK and USA. VALLEY OF SAINTS Musa Syeed, USA/Kashmir, 2012, 82 mins Information & Tickets >> [...]

SFGFF & 3rd-i co-present: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: September 19, 2012 @ 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

Another chance to see our 2012 Opening Night Film at the SF International South Asian Film Festival, Sept 19-23, 2012. This year’s festival brings over 20 films from 9 different countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Canada, South Africa, UK and USA. THE ISLAND PRESIDENT Jon Shenk, USA/Maldives, 2012, 101 mins Information [...]

SFGFF & SFPL co-present: ALMA

When: October 25, 2012 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

ALMA Patrick Rouxel France, 2011, 65 mins. Join us for this free screening of the ‘Director’s Choice’ from the 2012 SF Green Film Festival. Beautifully shot, alternately joyful and horrifying, Alma captures the ecological, and even spiritual, cost of meat, dairy, and leather production in the Amazon. Since 2003, Patrick Rouxel has dedicated his time [...]

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