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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 […]

San Francisco Premiere: TASTE THE WASTE

Tue 03.06 // 5:30 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. TASTE THE WASTE Valentin Thurn, Germany, 2010, 92 mins. San Francisco Premiere. Buy Tickets According to Valentin Thurn’s alarming, eye-opening new documentary on food waste, about half of all food globally produced ends up being thrown away, while some four billion people live […]

San Francisco Premiere: CAFETERIA MAN ~ with ‘Chew the Fat: Reinventing School Lunches’ panel

Sun 03.04 // 1:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. CAFETERIA MAN Richard Chisolm USA, 2011, 65 min. San Francisco Premiere. In Person: Richard Chisolm Buy Tickets Follow Tony Geraci, a charismatic chef from New Orleans, on his passionate and tenacious journey to kick-start school lunch reform serving 83,000 students in Baltimore’s public […]

URBAN ROOTS

Tue 03.06 // 8:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. URBAN ROOTS Mark MacInnis USA, 2011, 93 min. In Person: Mark MacInnis Buy Tickets Against all odds, in the boarded-up shops, empty lots and defunct factories, seeds of change are taking root in Detroit. With the most vacant lots in the country, citizens […]

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