October 11 // 8:45 pm // Roxie Theater // In person: Filmmakers Mark Dixon and Ben Evans. 50 States. 1 Year. Zero Garbage? Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends hit the road – packing hope, and humor, searching for innovators and citizens solving humanity’s greatest environmental crises. Piling on personal challenges [...]
July 10 & 11 // Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street // Harry Shearer IN PERSON after the 7:00 pm & before the 9:00 pm shows! In 2005, a disaster struck New Orleans. In THE BIG UNEASY, humorist and New Orleans resident Harry Shearer gets the inside story of a disaster that could have been prevented. [...]
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.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand proudly presents his environmental documentary at the 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival HOME, the 1st full-length feature documentary film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand shown for free in over 130 countries and seen by more than 400 million viewers, will screen Saturday, March 5th 2011 at 8.00 pm at Landmark Theatres Embarcadero Center Cinema. Yann Arthus-Bertrand will be [...]
Join us at the 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival, March 3-6, 2011 for the West Coast premiere of Werner Herzog’s feature documentary HAPPY PEOPLE: A YEAR IN THE TAIGA, the film that Variety calls “a mesmerizing “Walden”-like ode to wilderness life… Herzog’s philosophical narration — enchanted by this outpost free from phones, taxes and [...]
SFGFF will screen the West Coast premiere of veteran Canadian documentarian Ron Mann’s IN THE WAKE OF THE FLOOD, a film about iconic Canadian writer and environmental activist Margaret Atwood. Atwood will join the festival audience for a live satellite Q&A after the screening. On the eve of her 70th birthday, Canadian writer Margaret Atwood [...]
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 [...]
On June 5th, SFGFF presented our first ever (!) film screening as part of World Oceans Day 2010 in an event with Sea Stewards, SurfRider and Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Thanks to all who came and enjoyed our screening of Ramin Bahrani’s wonderful award-winning film PLASTIC BAG, with Werner Herzog as the [...]