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SFGFF Recommends: WATERMARK + filmmakers

When: April 18, 2014 – April 24, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinema, 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco,CA 94107, USA

Stunning new documentary WATERMARK opens April 18, 2014 at Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinema in San Francisco, and Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley. MEET THE FILMMAKERS IN PERSON: Join Edward Burtynsky in person with SF Green Film Festival’s Executive Director Rachel Caplan for Q&As at Opera Plaza on opening night, Friday, April 18. Jennifer Baichwal will [...]

SFGFF Earth Day Free Screening & Discussion: WATERSHED

When: April 22, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

This Earth Day, join SF Green Film Festival and SF Public Library for a special screening of WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West. Free admission. Screening followed by discussion with Jill Tidman, Executive Director, The Redford Center. The Colorado River defines the landscape of the American West. The water it provides [...]

SFGFF presents: PEOPLE OF A FEATHER

When: April 4, 2013 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

Film screening and conversation with artist Jeffrey Long Featuring groundbreaking footage from seven winters in the Arctic, PEOPLE OF A FEATHER takes the audience through time into the world of Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Connecting past, present, and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck. Recreations of traditional [...]

Free Screening: SPLIT ESTATE

When: February 27, 2013 @ 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco,CA 94102, USA

SPLIT ESTATE This compelling Emmy Award winning documentary shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Imagine discovering that you don’t own the mineral rights under your land, and that an energy company plans to drill for natural gas two [...]

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 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 >> [...]

55th SF International Film Festival

When: April 19, 2012 – May 3, 2012 (all-day)
Where: Various locations

SFGFF is thrilled to be a community partner for the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival, April 19 – May 3. The Festival presents marquee premieres of Jessica Yu’s Last Call at the Oasis, an enthralling, entertaining, and ultimately sobering look at the world’s water crisis, and Micha X. Peled’s Bitter Seeds, about a farmer’s [...]

SFGFF at ‘Nightlife’

When: September 30, 2010 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco,CA 94118, USA

Drill, baby, spill: On Sept 30 we’re screening Jon Bowermaster’s film SOLA: LOUISIANA WATER STORIES at the California Academy of Sciences ‘Nightlife’ special H2O edition. Jon arrived in Louisiana in July 2008 to make a film about the relationship between man and water, and could never have predicted his reportage would end with the planet’s [...]

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