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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 […]

Centerpiece: THE CITY DARK

CENTERPIECE SCREENING Sat 03.03 // 8:00 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. THE CITY DARK Ian Cheney USA, 2011, 84 min. In Person: Ian Cheney Buy Tickets Filmmaker Ian Cheney ponders what the impact of a world without night would be. Having moved from Maine to New York City, Cheney discovers himself in […]

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. […]

2011 Video Contest: show us what you are doing to reduce pollution!

Star in your own 60 seconds-or-less video that shows what you are doing to promote pollution prevention and see your film on the big screen at the 2012 San Francisco Green Film Festival! Video submission deadline is September 14. Entry form, rules, plus news on the latest prizes (including Grand Prize of a screening at […]

Free Screenings: BAG IT by Suzan Beraza

July 5-18 // San Francisco Public Libraries (various locations) // Another chance to see our popular 2011 Opening Night film BAG IT. We are partnering with SFPL GreenStacks and SF Department of the Environment to present five neighborhood library branch screenings and a grand finale screening at the Main Branch at Civic Center. Follow “everyman” […]

On Television: BAG IT by Suzan Beraza

April 26-30 // KQED // Festival Opening Night film BAG IT hits the airwaves April 26-30! Mark your calendars – and don’t forget to tell your friends too. This film will change your life! Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags that they throw away without much thought. But where is “away”? […]

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 […]