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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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

BLOOD IN THE MOBILE ~ with ‘Cradle to Cradle’ panel

Sun 03.04 // 5:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. BLOOD IN THE MOBILE Frank Piasecki Poulsen Denmark/Germany, 2010, 82 min. Buy Tickets Poulsen, a Danish version of Michael Moore but less self-publicizing, adopts a faux-naïf persona to investigate how far Nokia, one of the world’s biggest mobile manufacturers, is aware that minerals […]

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. […]