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Nov 16 ~ SF Premiere of PIPE DREAMS by Leslie Iwerks with panel discussion

San Francisco Green Film Festival presents the San Francisco Premiere screening of PIPE DREAMS by Academy Award® nominated director Leslie Iwerks followed by panel discussion Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 pm San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema 1746 Post Street, Japantown, SF **Online ticket sales have now ended – please buy tickets at […]

Free Screenings: BAG IT by Suzan Beraza

July 5-18 // San Francisco Public Libraries (various locations) // Another chance to see our popular 2011 Opening Night film BAG IT. We are partnering with SFPL GreenStacks and SF Department of the Environment to present five neighborhood library branch screenings and a grand finale screening at the Main Branch at Civic Center. Follow “everyman” […]

In Cinemas: IF A TREE FALLS: THE STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT by Marshall Curry

July 15-21 // Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre, San Francisco and Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas, Berkeley // On December 7, 2005, federal agents conducted a nationwide sweep of radical environmentalists involved with the Earth Liberation Front (ELF)—an organization the FBI has called America’s “number one domestic terrorism threat.” A hit at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, IF A […]

Free Screening: GREEN by Patrick Rouxel

June 29 // 6:15pm // San Francisco Public Library Main Branch // Here’s your opportunity to see 2011 festival film GREEN by Patrick Rouxel one more time. This multi-award winning film explores the devastating impacts of logging and the palm oil industry on Orang-utan habitat in Indonesia.

On Television: BAG IT by Suzan Beraza

April 26-30 // KQED // Festival Opening Night film BAG IT hits the airwaves April 26-30! Mark your calendars – and don’t forget to tell your friends too. This film will change your life! Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags that they throw away without much thought. But where is “away”? […]

Fredrik Gertten’s BANANAS!* wins festival’s inaugural Green Tenacity Award

(March 6, 2011, San Francisco, CA) – The 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival (SFGFF), which made its debut March 3-6, 2011, announced today the recipient of the festival’s inaugural Green Tenacity Award. The award, to be given annually to a filmmaker who shows great tenacity in exploring crucial environmental issues in their work, was […]

Opening Night Green Carpet Gala: BAG IT 3.3.11

OPENING NIGHT GALA: 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011 A night to remember! Join us to celebrate the launch of San Francisco’s newest, ‘greenest’ Arts event! Following the Bay Area Premiere screening of “Bag It”, mix and mingle with festival filmmakers and special guests at the beautiful Bently Reserve. Enjoy local […]

BANANAS!* SF premiere – The film Dole Food Co. doesn’t want you to see

Keep posted for details of the festival’s Bay Area Premiere of Fredrik Gertten’s documentary, BANANAS!*, a suspenseful, layer-peeling, court room drama within the global politics of food and First vs. Third world dynamics. Directed by Fredrik Gertten, Sweden’s pre-eminent documentarian and investigative journalist, BANANAS!* focuses on a slippery fact trail and a landmark and highly […]

Multi award-winning GREEN highlights threats to orang-utan habitat

We’re thrilled to be hosting the Bay Area Premiere of filmmaker Patrick Rouxel’s multi award-winning documentary, GREEN, following ‘Green’, a female orang-utan which is the victim of deforestation and and resource exploitation in Indonesia. The film is an emotional journey with Green’s final days. It is a visual ride presenting the treasures of rainforest biodiversity […]

Jon Bowermaster’s new film from the Gulf of Mexico screening Sept 30 at ‘Nightlife’

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 biggest ecological disaster […]