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First 100 Days: Bidder 70

Part five of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's suggestion: Bidder 70.

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MEET THE TEAM: Donna Nitzberg

We can feel ourselves picking up speed as we get closer and closer to the festival! This week we introduce Donna Nitzberg, one of our amazing interns helping us spread the word about the festival. Read on to find out why she joined the team.

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First 100 Days: Dear President Obama

Part four of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's film suggestion: Dear President Obama.

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Speakers Announced for Merchants of Doubt Screening

Under a new administration, fake news and alternative facts are the new policy creators with spin-doctors defending the way.

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Cinema is universal, without any walls

Our program is already starting to come together for April! Once more, we’ll be taking you on an epic voyage around the globe, with many international films already confirmed for the line-up.

This is even more vital with all the news of the past two weeks.

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MEET THE TEAM: SKYE

This week, we're excited to introduce an awesome team member: Skye Niles!

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First 100 Days: Future of Hope

Part three of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's film suggestion: Future of Hope.

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Fishermen, Seafood & Sustainability

Co-producers Mischa Hedges and Melissa Mahoney shared their experience of getting up close and personal with Californian fishermen for their film, Of The Sea, at our Encore Screening at San Francisco Public Library. 

Of The Sea

Working in small spaces, overnight and often with hooks and traps flying around, made filming on board the boats challenging.

But it was all necessary to get the real story of five California fishermen, and to show how our seafood choices can influence ocean sustainability.

 

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First 100 Days: Black Ice

Part two of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's film suggestion: Black Ice.

 

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MEET THE TEAM: JOANINA

This week we introduce another awesome team volunteer, Joanina Novinda.

She tells us why she joined and what she loves about SFGFF. 

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