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2014 Festival Announcements!

The 2014 Festival, May 29 – June 4, is right around the corner and we’re thrilled to make several exciting announcements about this year’s line-up. Our team is now hard at work putting the final touches on our 2014 program to bring you seven days of outstanding documentary films that will inspire, excite and activate […]

Sept 12 SFGFF presents: work in progress screening – PELICAN DREAMS with Judy Irving

Join us on Wednesday, September 12, with award-winning, Bay Area documentary filmmaker Judy Irving who will show excerpts from her work-in-progress film PELICAN DREAMS about the most enigmatic of our local birds, the Brown Pelican. Judy directed THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL but her love for Brown Pelicans goes even further back: “Because pelicans […]

Aug 8 SFGFF co-presents: MINDS IN THE WATER

5 years in the making, this beautiful documentary chronicles professional surfer Dave “Rasta” Rastovich’s path to protect dolphins, whales and their ocean environment. Rasta’s latest campaign – a 660km sailing expedition along Australia’s Gold Coast – provides the backdrop for this evolution. His quest to gather support from professional surfers, seek guidance from Sea Shepherd’s […]

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 […]

San Francisco Premiere: SUSHI: THE GLOBAL CATCH ~ with ‘Sushi, Sustainability, and the Fate of Fish’ panel

Sat 03.03 // 1:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. SUSHI: THE GLOBAL CATCH Mark Hall USA, 2011, 75 min. In English and Japanese with English subtitles. San Francisco Premiere. In Person: Mark Hall Buy Tickets How did sushi become a global cuisine? What started as a time honored reverence of fish is […]

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 […]

SFGFF & San Francisco Public Library co-present: BUTTERFLIES & BULLDOZERS

September 28 // 12:00-2:00pm // Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch // Can People and Endangered Species Live Together? SFGFF and the San Francisco Public Library present a film that deals with the dilemma of economic growth versus species preservation. Join us for a FREE lunchtime screening of BUTTERFLIES & BULLDOZERS and 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.

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 […]

Herzog, Senator Yee, and Blue Marbles at World Oceans Day 2010

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 […]

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