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Nov 5 ~ The Global Water Crisis: A Symposium

The Social Change Film Festival & Institute (SCFFI) presents The Global Water Crisis: Symposium & Fundraiser, in partnership with the World Bank, Woodside Capital Partners, the San Francisco Green Film Festival and Blue Planet Network. Date: November 5, 2011 Where: Stonebrook Court, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 Water Symposium: 12:30-6:30 p.m. SCFFI Fundraiser & Party: […]

SFGFF co-presents: THE BIG UNEASY by Harry Shearer

July 10 & 11 // Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street // Harry Shearer IN PERSON after the 7:00 pm & before the 9:00 pm shows! In 2005, a disaster struck New Orleans. In THE BIG UNEASY, humorist and New Orleans resident Harry Shearer gets the inside story of a disaster that could have been prevented. […]

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 […]

Panel discussion: Recycling at H.A.N.C. [live festival blog]

A live event blog from the Festival’s work-in-progress screening and panel discussion around Soumyaa Kapil Behren’s “My Garbage, My Neighborhood” on March 6, 2011.

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 […]