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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 […]

Panel discussions at the 2012 Festival

Join us for a series of lively panel discussions in the Superfrog Gallery at the New People, 1746 Post Street. SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012 1:00 PM THE FUTURE OF FILM FUNDING Buy tickets Documentary filmmaking has come of age and the ways docs are funded is changing rapidly. From bootstrapped productions and crowd-sourced micro-financed films […]

Festival Video Story Booth [videos]

Responses to the films and ideas in the festival from audience members in the Video Story Booth: Additional videos for responses to the films throughout the week are at www.youtube.com/sfgreenfilmfest. Can you find yourself?

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 […]

Free Screening for Schools: CAFETERIA MAN

2nd ANNUAL STUDENT EDUCATION PROGRAM This is a free event for Middle and High School students and teachers. Tuesday, March 6, 2012 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM San Francisco Film Society Cinema 1746 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 MUNI: 2, 3, 22, 38, & 38L SFGFF’s mission is to organize and present forward-thinking programs […]

World Premiere: WHO BOMBED JUDI BARI?

Fri 03.02 // 5:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. WHO BOMBED JUDI BARI? Mary Liz Thomson and Darryl Cherney USA, 2012, 93 mins. World Premiere, commemorating the 15th anniversary of Judi Bari’s death on March 2, 1997. In person: Mary Liz Thomson & Darryl Cherney, filmmakers; Elyse Katz, Exec. Producer; Sheila Laffey, […]

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 […]

SF Premiere: YOU’VE BEEN TRUMPED ~ double bill with classic film LOCAL HERO

Fri 03.02 // 7:45 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. YOU’VE BEEN TRUMPED Anthony Baxter UK, 2011, 95 min. San Francisco Premiere. In person: Anthony Baxter Special Double Bill Presentation with LOCAL HERO! Buy Tickets A rare and interesting combination of investigative journalism and activist filmmaking, You’ve Been Trumped adds a few drops […]

URBANIZED with ‘Our Future in Urban Sustainability’ panel

Mon 03.05 // 7:45 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. URBANIZED Gary Hustwit USA/UK, 2011, 82 mins Buy Tickets Urbanized is the third part of Gary Hustwit’s design film trilogy, joining Helvetica (2007) and Objectified (2009), and frames a global discussion on the future of cities. More than half the world’s population now […]

ON COAL RIVER

Sat 03.03 // 3:30 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. ON COAL RIVER Francine Cavanaugh and Adams Wood USA, 2011, 81 min. Buy Tickets Ed Wiley is a former coal miner and is emblematic of the culture of the Appalachian Region – rugged, opinionated, community-minded, and unwilling to back down in the face […]

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