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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

USA Premiere: ALMA ~ Director’s Choice

Sun 03.04 // 5:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. ALMA Patrick Rouxel France, 2011, 65 mins. Director’s Choice. USA Premiere. Buy Tickets 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 […]

In Cinemas: IF A TREE FALLS: THE STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT by Marshall Curry

July 15-21 // Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre, San Francisco and Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas, Berkeley // On December 7, 2005, federal agents conducted a nationwide sweep of radical environmentalists involved with the Earth Liberation Front (ELF)—an organization the FBI has called America’s “number one domestic terrorism threat.” A hit at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, IF A […]

Free Screening: GREEN by Patrick Rouxel

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.

West Coast premiere of Werner Herzog’s new feature doc HAPPY PEOPLE 3.6.11

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 […]

Multi award-winning GREEN highlights threats to orang-utan habitat

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 […]

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