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3-D printing the Filmmaker Awards

The 2013 Filmmaker Awards were 3-D printed in the cinema lobby during the Festival by Type A Machines, from green, non-toxic, recyclable and compostable materials. The awards use a zero waste process and are 100% percent locally produced. See the printer in action below and read more about how we designed and made the awards […]

Apr 22 SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH – Global Screening Event on Earth Day with filmmaker Q&A

SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH Global Screening Event with filmmaker Q&A Sunday, April 22 at 4:00 PM Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, SF Buy Tickets >> Be a part of cinema history this Earth Day and join countries around the world in the global screening of One Day on Earth, the first film made […]

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 […]

San Francisco Premiere: FUTURE OF HOPE

Wed 03.07 // 5:30 PM SF Film Society Cinema, 1748 Post St. FUTURE OF HOPE Henry Bateman UK/Iceland, 2010, 75 min. San Francisco Premiere. Buy Tickets In 2008, Iceland’s entire banking system collapsed in the wake of the global financial crisis. As a consequence, the country’s economic and political systems were shaken to their core. […]

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 […]

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 […]

SFGFF and SF Jewish Film Festival co-present: CONNECTED by Tiffany Shlain

July 23 // 4:30 pm // Castro Theatre // A huge hit at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the kaleidoscope of clips and mind boggling animation in this wide-ranging documentary are so entertaining one could happily watch it with the sound off. But it would be a shame to miss Tiffany Shlain’s meditations on modern […]

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 […]

Yann Arthus-Bertrand to attend 1st SF Green Film Festival 3.5.11

Yann Arthus-Bertrand proudly presents his environmental documentary at the 1st San Francisco Green Film Festival HOME, the 1st full-length feature documentary film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand shown for free in over 130 countries and seen by more than 400 million viewers, will screen Saturday, March 5th 2011 at 8.00 pm at Landmark Theatres Embarcadero Center Cinema. Yann Arthus-Bertrand will be […]