Film Archive

What is the Film Archive?

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Here at SFGFF we love every one of the 100s of environmental films we have screened over the years.

Every film was hand picked by our Screening Committee and we created the Archive to allow you to discover these stunning environmental documentaries now.

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Green Film Fest 2017 - Short Films

Throughout the Festival we showcase an array of new, International short films.

Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the Green Film Fest 2017. 

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Twelve Pianos

Closing Night: A documentary film about artist/musician Mauro ffortissimo, and some pianos that want to save the world.

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Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman

This illuminating film spotlights unlikely conservationists, stewards of the land and sea who don't fit preconceptions of environmentalists.

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Samuel in the Clouds

In Bolivia, the glaciers are melting as Samuel, an old ski lift operator, looks out of his window on the rooftop of the world.

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Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb

Film Classic: Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1964 Cold War satire, with Peter Sellers as the eponymous Doctor with an ingenious and irrevocable scheme.

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Plastic China

11-year-old Yi-Jie lives in a recycling workshop, sorting through mountains of plastic waste. She dreams of her future.

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The Islands and the Whales

The whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but now marine pollution is threatening this forever.

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The Art of Recovery

After the devastating Christchurch earthquake, community members began using newly vacant city land for art, gardens, and gathering spaces.

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Yasuni Man

An incredible expedition through Ecuador’s Yasuni exploring the impact of oil development on the biodiversity of the forest and its people.

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RISE: Standing Rock

2017 Best Feature Award: An essential documentation of one of the most urgent environmental struggles happening today - to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Generation on the Wind

Film Classic: During the 1978 'energy crisis', a group of artists, mechanics & environmental activists set out to build the largest electrical generating windmill in the world.

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Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

2017 Green Tenacity Award: A new wave of colonialism is hitting Africa - the murky world of foreign investors buying farmland in developing countries.

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Women's March

On Jan. 21, 2017, people across this country come together to stand up for causes they believe in. What is their motivation to march?

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First Cut: Flint

A work-in-progress preview of this new feature documentary from Anthony Baxter (You've Been Trumped, Best Feature SFGFF 2012; A Dangerous Game, SFGFF 2015) about the lead in drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich.

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RiverBlue

River advocate Mark Angelo journeys through some of the world's most polluted riverways to reveal the dark side of the fashion industry.

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Tidewater

American Resilience Project's first production explores the Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina, whose vulnerability most affects overall U.S. national security.

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Food for Thought - Short Film Program

This program of short films presents a new take on food production - methods that restore our land, water and wildlife.

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Dark Circle

Film Classic: Acclaimed 1982 doc exploring in evocative, personal and immediate terms how all of us have been affected by the nuclear age.

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Eco-Animation from Russia

A program of eco-themed animated shorts, guest curated and presented by Russia’s ECOCUP Green Film Festival.

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