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Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Mark Decena and Kevin White

Here, in the latest in our series of posts that go behind the scenes with the Festival’s film directors, we meet two filmmakers with a passion for the great outdoors. We had a simple question, can you send us a photo of yourself with your favorite piece of film kit. Of course, we received some […]

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 […]

Feb 27 – SPLIT ESTATE: Free Screening & Discussion on Fracking

This compelling Emmy Award winning documentary shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Imagine discovering that you don’t own the mineral rights under your land, and that an energy company plans to drill for natural gas two hundred feet […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Centerpiece: THE CITY DARK

CENTERPIECE SCREENING Sat 03.03 // 8:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. THE CITY DARK Ian Cheney USA, 2011, 84 min. In Person: Ian Cheney Buy Tickets Filmmaker Ian Cheney ponders what the impact of a world without night would be. Having moved from Maine to New York City, Cheney discovers himself in […]

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 […]