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In Cinemas: INTO ETERNITY by Michael Madsen

May 27 // Roxie Theater // Did you miss our SF Premiere of “Into Eternity”, a terrifying look at our efforts to find solutions to the radioactive waste issue? Don’t miss the opportunity to catch the film again at San Francisco’s Roxie Theater in May. Go to the “Nuclear Facts” tab at http://www.intoeternitythemovie.com to get […]

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 […]

Opening Night Green Carpet Gala: BAG IT 3.3.11

OPENING NIGHT GALA: 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011 A night to remember! Join us to celebrate the launch of San Francisco’s newest, ‘greenest’ Arts event! Following the Bay Area Premiere screening of “Bag It”, mix and mingle with festival filmmakers and special guests at the beautiful Bently Reserve. Enjoy local […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jon Bowermaster’s new film from the Gulf of Mexico screening Sept 30 at ‘Nightlife’

Drill, baby, spill: On Sept 30 we’re screening Jon Bowermaster’s film SOLA: LOUISIANA WATER STORIES at the California Academy of Sciences ‘Nightlife’ special H2O edition. Jon arrived in Louisiana in July 2008 to make a film about the relationship between man and water, and could never have predicted his reportage would end with the planet’s biggest ecological disaster […]

GREENLIT screening and green film production panel

It ain’t easy bein’ green! Keep posted for details of the festival’s Bay Area Premiere of filmmaker Miranda Bailey’s documentary, GREENLIT, a humorous but practical look at the challenges of environmentally responsible film production. Movie people are legendary liberal and left leaning, particularly when it comes to the environment. GREENLIT puts their commitment to the […]

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 […]