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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 […]

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 […]

Nov 30 ~ SFGFF & San Francisco Public Library co-present: DIVE! Living Off America’s Waste

Did you know that SFGFF screens films from the festival year-round at the SF Public Library? Our free programs this year include Bag It, Green, Butterflies & Bulldozers, and, this Wednesday, Dive! Living off America’s Waste. Join us to close our 2011 season at this free screening of an audience favorite from the 2011 festival. […]

Fredrik Gertten’s BANANAS!* wins festival’s inaugural Green Tenacity Award

(March 6, 2011, San Francisco, CA) – The 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival (SFGFF), which made its debut March 3-6, 2011, announced today the recipient of the festival’s inaugural Green Tenacity Award. The award, to be given annually to a filmmaker who shows great tenacity in exploring crucial environmental issues in their work, was […]

BANANAS!* SF premiere – The film Dole Food Co. doesn’t want you to see

Keep posted for details of the festival’s Bay Area Premiere of Fredrik Gertten’s documentary, BANANAS!*, a suspenseful, layer-peeling, court room drama within the global politics of food and First vs. Third world dynamics. Directed by Fredrik Gertten, Sweden’s pre-eminent documentarian and investigative journalist, BANANAS!* focuses on a slippery fact trail and a landmark and highly […]