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Spotlight on Opening Night: A day in the life of an otter keeper

We are excited to launch the festival at the Aquarium of the Bay on May 29, with a Reception and Premiere of DamNation. We took this opportunity to ask one of the otter handlers to take us behind the scenes to find out more about these adorable creatures. Animal Care Biologist Bryan Tom’s primary responsibility is the daily […]

2014 Opening Night: DamNation

THURSDAY, MAY 29 AQUARIUM OF THE BAY & THE BAY THEATER Embarcadero at Beach St., San Francisco Directions >> BUY TICKETS >> 6:00 PM ~ OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION Celebrate the 4th year of the San Francisco Green Film Festival, with our community of like-minded, eco-savvy, film-lovers while exploring the magic and wonder of the Aquarium […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Matt Stoecker, ‘DamNation’

When we heard that the team behind our Opening Night Premiere, DamNation, included local underwater photographer Matt Stoecker, we had to include him in our ‘behind the scenes with local filmmakers’ series. In these photos you see Matt with with wetsuit and underwater housing, just after diving and filming for DamNation below the former Elwha […]

Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Marcy Cravat, ‘Angel Azul’

We’re excited to have many local filmmakers in this year’s Festival and wanted to get a glimpse of behind the scenes filming from our directors. In the first of this series, we caught up with local filmmaker Marcy Cravat, whose beautiful film ANGEL AZUL will have its San Francisco Premiere at the 4th SF Green […]

Oct 28 Halloween Social & Screening: BAT CITY, USA

Hang out with a live Bat at our Halloween event this Monday… This just in! You can now get up close and personal with live bats at this Monday’s social mixer and screening, courtesy of our friends at NorCal Bats. BUY TICKETS NOW >> Event highlights include: ~ Live bat encounters in the lobby with […]

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, […]

Oct 23 & 24 SFGFF co-presents three films at UNAFF 2013 in Stanford

The 16th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival) from October 17-27, 2013 Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and Stanford University celebrates the power of documentary films dealing with human rights issues, the environment, racism, women’s issues, universal education, war and peace. The theme for this year is INDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL. The San Francisco […]

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 […]

Apr 24 – Free Earth Day screening: A FIERCE GREEN FIRE

A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: THE BATTLE FOR A LIVING PLANET is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to battling 20,000 tons of toxic waste at Love Canal; from Greenpeace saving the whales to […]

Oct 25 SFGFF presents: ALMA

Join us for this free screening of the ‘Director’s Choice’ from the 2012 SF Green Film Festival. Beautifully shot, alternately joyful and horrifying, ALMA captures the ecological, and even spiritual, cost of meat, dairy, and leather production in the Amazon. Since 2003, Patrick Rouxel has dedicated his time to making films aimed at raising awareness […]