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San Francisco Premiere: FUTURE OF HOPE

Wed 03.07 // 5:30 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. FUTURE OF HOPE Henry Bateman UK/Iceland, 2010, 75 min. San Francisco Premiere. Buy Tickets In 2008, Iceland’s entire banking system collapsed in the wake of the global financial crisis. As a consequence, the country’s economic and political systems were shaken to their core. […]

San Francisco Premiere: CAFETERIA MAN ~ with ‘Chew the Fat: Reinventing School Lunches’ panel

Sun 03.04 // 1:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. CAFETERIA MAN Richard Chisolm USA, 2011, 65 min. San Francisco Premiere. In Person: Richard Chisolm Buy Tickets Follow Tony Geraci, a charismatic chef from New Orleans, on his passionate and tenacious journey to kick-start school lunch reform serving 83,000 students in Baltimore’s public […]

URBAN ROOTS

Tue 03.06 // 8:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. URBAN ROOTS Mark MacInnis USA, 2011, 93 min. In Person: Mark MacInnis Buy Tickets Against all odds, in the boarded-up shops, empty lots and defunct factories, seeds of change are taking root in Detroit. With the most vacant lots in the country, citizens […]

SF Premiere: MINDS IN THE WATER

Sun 03.04 // 7:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. MINDS IN THE WATER Justin Krumb USA, 2011, 90 min. San Francisco Premiere. In Person: Justin Krumb, Director; Jonny Vasic, Producer; Kyle Thiermann, Surfer and 2011 Brower Youth Award Winner Buy Tickets 5 years in the making, this beautiful documentary chronicles professional surfer […]

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 […]

SFGFF and Bioneers co-present: YERT (Your Environmental Road Trip)

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 […]

SFGFF and WildAid co-present: THE WHALE

September 22 // 7:00pm // Delancey Street Theater, 600 Embarcadero // “Funny and moving and unforgettable” ~ Ric O’Barry “Charming…a gorgeous and provocative film” ~ The Seattle Times Set on the rugged coast of Vancouver Island and narrated by Ryan Reynolds, THE WHALE describes what happens when Luna, a baby Orca, gets separated from his […]

Free Event: short films from the 2011 festival at A COMMON GREEN

September 14 // 5:30pm-8:00pm // Bently Reserve // Another chance to see many of the brilliant short films from the 2011 San Francisco Green Film Festival! Join us on Wednesday, September 14 to celebrate A Common Green at the Bently Reserve where we will be screening a selection of the festival’s short film highlights in […]

SFGFF co-presents: THE BIG UNEASY by Harry Shearer

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. […]

Watch online: BACK TO THE GARDEN: FLOWER POWER COMES FULL CIRCLE

The SFGFF 2011 Centerpiece film is now available to watch online HERE. (Please don’t forget to rate the film too!) In 1988, filmmaker Kevin Tomlinson filmed & interviewed a group of back-to-the-land “hippies”—living off-grid, insulated from mainstream culture. In 2006 he tracked down his subjects again to find out what had become of their families’ […]