SFGFF’s Youth Program showcases the work of local students and offers free screenings for students and teachers. The program aims to educate and inspire Bay Area youth to become active participants in protecting our planet and to encourage youth interest and involvement in documentary filmmaking.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA
Join us for a showcase of inspiring environmental short films by Bay Area youth. In partnership with the Roxie’s Future Filmmakers program, students come together to see their work on the big screen. Watch new perspectives on sharing stories, common interests and concerns to protect the planet.
Wake Up Call: Time to ACT on Climate Change! | Muse Video and MetWest High School students
Styrofoam Man | Green Ninja, San Jose State University
Northridge CommUNITY Gardens | BAYCAT TechSF Pathways Young Adult Media Internship Crew
The Next Generation | Burlingame High School
Urban Camping | TILT Summer Film Camp
The Green Ninja Strikes | Prospect High School and SJSU
Cup Full of H2O feat. ITZ Mainey | Youth UpRising
Keystone XL has a Job for You! | Movement Generation
Discussion with local youth filmmakers follows the screening.
The Clear the Air Film Fest showcases short films that address air quality, the environment or tobacco use. High school students, college students, or youth-focused community organizations can enter the competition at www.cleartheairfilmfest.org.
Congratulations also go to the winners of Breathe California’s 2013 Clear the Air Film Festival, including Kendra Eckblad, Erica Crew, Jillian Keegan, Amanda Landaverde, and Jayraj Govender of Lick-Wilmerding High School, and Catherine-Mercedes Judge at the Youth Leadership Institute. These winning films will also be shown at the 2013 Festival.
Pick up a camera and have your say in 2014!
The screening and discussion will be followed by tours of the Edible Schoolyard garden and kitchen, which is attached to the MLK Jr. Middle School – plus a food demo with Chef Tony!
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 schools. Voices and images of students, parents, teachers, administrators and farmers are woven throughout the film, including appearances by food activist and best-selling author Michael Pollan, First Lady Michelle Obama and Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass.