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Spotlight on Opening Night: A day in the life of an otter keeper

We are excited to launch the festival at the Aquarium of the Bay on May 29, with a Reception and Premiere of DamNation. We took this opportunity to ask one of the otter handlers to take us behind the scenes to find out more about these adorable creatures. Animal Care Biologist Bryan Tom’s primary responsibility is the daily […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Helen De Michiel, ‘Lunch Love Community’

Filmmakers certainly need all kinds of equipment to make their films happen. In our Behind the Scenes series about local filmmakers we have seen everything from a red hat to vintage cameras, listed as their favorite piece of film equipment. Helen De Michiel, director of Lunch Love Community – an engaging documentary following a diverse group of […]

Seven reasons we love the Roxie Theater

It’s brash, it’s brave and more than a little bit crazy but the Roxie Theater has been a part of the city for a century. The San Francisco Green Film Festival is taking over from May 30 to June 4, and this is why we love the Roxie. 1. They really really really love film. […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Matt Stoecker, ‘DamNation’

When we heard that the team behind our Opening Night Premiere, DamNation, included local underwater photographer Matt Stoecker, we had to include him in our ‘behind the scenes with local filmmakers’ series. In these photos you see Matt with with wetsuit and underwater housing, just after diving and filming for DamNation below the former Elwha […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Ryan White, ‘Mondo Banana’

Continuing our series of conversations with local filmmakers, this week we talk to Ryan White, director / producer of Mondo Banana about his passion for vintage cameras. For his latest project, which Ryan filmed in Hanoi, Vietnam in January, he used two vintage 16mm cameras – a Keystone from 1937 and one of the first […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Marcy Cravat, ‘Angel Azul’

We’re excited to have many local filmmakers in this year’s Festival and wanted to get a glimpse of behind the scenes filming from our directors. In the first of this series, we caught up with local filmmaker Marcy Cravat, whose beautiful film ANGEL AZUL will have its San Francisco Premiere at the 4th SF Green […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Mark Decena and Kevin White

Here, in the latest in our series of posts that go behind the scenes with the Festival’s film directors, we meet two filmmakers with a passion for the great outdoors. We had a simple question, can you send us a photo of yourself with your favorite piece of film kit. Of course, we received some […]