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Earth Day Free Screening + Discussion: WATERSHED

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. The Colorado River defines the landscape of the American West. The water it provides brings livelihoods to millions of people along its course. Yet with increasing demand this […]

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 […]

Oct 16 & 17 SFGFF co-presents: STANDING ON SACRED GROUND Episodes 1-4

Indigenous communities around the world and in the U.S. resist threats to their sacred places—the original protected lands—in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, […]

May 22 Festival Preview/Outdoor Screening: Tiny – A Story About Living Small

Can living small go big? Fresh off its premiere at SXSW 2013, TINY, a film about families living in homes smaller than a parking space and one couple’s attempts to build a similarly scaled house for themselves, will feel perfectly sized for a screening in the street-turned-pedestrian plaza atmosphere of Annie Alley. As a sneak […]

Feb 14 – Special Screening & Mixer: CHASING ICE

*** SOLD OUT *** GIVE SOME LOVE TO THE PLANET! Treat yourself and the planet to an extraordinary Valentine’s Day event! Join us for an evening of film and friends with a special screening of the multi-award winning (and Oscar nominated) CHASING ICE. Be the first to hear exciting announcements about the upcoming festival in […]

Aug 8 SFGFF co-presents: MINDS IN THE WATER

5 years in the making, this beautiful documentary chronicles professional surfer Dave “Rasta” Rastovich’s path to protect dolphins, whales and their ocean environment. Rasta’s latest campaign – a 660km sailing expedition along Australia’s Gold Coast – provides the backdrop for this evolution. His quest to gather support from professional surfers, seek guidance from Sea Shepherd’s […]

Apr 22 SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH – Global Screening Event on Earth Day with filmmaker Q&A

SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH Global Screening Event with filmmaker Q&A Sunday, April 22 at 4:00 PM Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, SF Buy Tickets >> Be a part of cinema history this Earth Day and join countries around the world in the global screening of One Day on Earth, the first film made […]

Opening Night Premiere & Party: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT with filmmakers and special guests

OPENING NIGHT PREMIERE Thu 3.01 // 7:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. *** FILM IS SOLD OUT *** PARTY TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE *** THE ISLAND PRESIDENT Jon Shenk, USA, 2011, 101 mins. San Francisco Premiere. In person: Jon Shenk, Director; Richard Berge, Producer; Bonni Cohen, Producer; Steve Hipskind, Chief, Earth Science […]

Closing Night Premiere & Party: JUST DO IT with filmmakers and special guests

CLOSING NIGHT Wed 03.07 // 7:30 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St.(at Webster) JUST DO IT – A TALE OF MODERN-DAY OUTLAWS Emily James UK, 2011, 90 mins USA Sneak Preview. In person: Emily James, Director; Laura Shacham, Assistant Producer; Jamie Henn, Co-Founder and Communications Director, 350.org Buy Tickets Green Film Fest-goers will […]

USA Premiere: WAKING THE GREEN TIGER

Sat 03.03 // 5:30 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. WAKING THE GREEN TIGER – THE RISE OF A GREEN MOVEMENT IN CHINA Gary Marcuse Canada, 2011, 78 min. In English and Mandarin with English Subtitles. USA Premiere. In person: Gary Marcuse, Director; Betsy Carson, Producer; Peter Bosshard. Policy Director, International Rivers; Katy […]

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