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Behind the scenes with festival filmmakers: Helen De Michiel, ‘Lunch Love Community’

Filmmakers certainly need all kinds of equipment to make their films happen. In our Behind the Scenes series about local filmmakers we have seen everything from a red hat to vintage cameras, listed as their favorite piece of film equipment. Helen De Michiel, director of Lunch Love Community – an engaging documentary following a diverse group of […]

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: Ryan White, ‘Mondo Banana’

Continuing our series of conversations with local filmmakers, this week we talk to Ryan White, director / producer of Mondo Banana about his passion for vintage cameras. For his latest project, which Ryan filmed in Hanoi, Vietnam in January, he used two vintage 16mm cameras – a Keystone from 1937 and one of the first […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sept 22 SFGFF presents: CAFETERIA MAN with Chef Tony Geraci & the Edible Schoolyard

Bad school food meets its match! Join the SF Green Film Festival, MLK Jr. Middle School, and the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley for a special screening of the award-winning documentary “Cafeteria Man” with chef Tony Geraci. Learn first-hand from star Tony Geraci about the success of “Cafeteria Man” and what’s possible. Tony was recently named as […]

Sept 6 SF Green Film Festival at Walmart eCommerce

This September, SFGFF is partnering with Walmart eCommerce to present the Festival at the Walmart eCommerce corporate campus in San Bruno. The pilot event on September 6 will explore the theme of urban farming and employees will enjoy an afternoon of film screenings, discussions with local experts, opportunities to sample locally grown produce, and a […]

May 31 SFGFF presents: FOOD STAMPED with filmmaker Q&A

Join us on May 31 at the Ninth Street Independent Film Center to launch our 2012 community screenings series: FOOD STAMPED Special screening and Q&A with Bay Area filmmakers Shira and Yoav Potash Moderated by Julian Mocine-McQueen, Campaign and Partnerships Manager, Green For All Thursday, May 31 Ninth Street Independent Film Center 145 9th Street, […]

Free Screening for Schools: CAFETERIA MAN

2nd ANNUAL STUDENT EDUCATION PROGRAM This is a free event for Middle and High School students and teachers. Tuesday, March 6, 2012 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM San Francisco Film Society Cinema 1746 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 MUNI: 2, 3, 22, 38, & 38L SFGFF’s mission is to organize and present forward-thinking programs […]