Our film-lover's guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration culminates with a series of films screening at Green Film Fest 2017.
With threats to roll-back environmental regulations and international climate programs, we’ve been taking strength from the films and filmmakers in our SF Green Film Festival archive. Here are the film suggestions so far.
Now we're looking to new documentaries for ideas and inspiration.
See you at Green Film Fest 2017!
The Age of Consequences
Jared P. Scott, USA, 2016, 80 mins
Climate change, resource scarcity, mass migration, and pandemic conflict come together to threaten US national security and global instability.
April 22, 7:15pm. Roxie
ATOMIC: Living in Dread and Promise
Mark Cousins, UK, 2015, 71 mins
An impressionistic kaleidoscope of our nuclear times. Using only archive film and a new musical score by Scottish post-rock band Mogwai.
April 21, 9:00pm. Roxie
Judy Irving, Christopher Beaver, and Ruth Landy, USA, 1982, 82 mins
The Bomb is killing ordinary Americans, even in the absence of a nuclear war. This chilling — but ultimately hopeful — film explores how we're all affected by the nuclear age.
April 23, 12:30pm. Roxie
RISE: Standing Rock
Michelle Latimer, Canada, 2016, 110 mins
The story behind one of the most urgent environmental struggles happening today - to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.
April 23, 8:30pm, Roxie
Roger Sorkin, USA, 2017, 60 mins
Sea level rise is happening and in Hampton Roads, Virginia, a community is coming together to create a new approach to building a resilient America.
April 23, 2:45pm. Roxie
You've Been Trumped Too
Anthony Baxter, USA, 2016, 79mins
A chronicle of the confrontation between billionaire Donald Trump and feisty 92-year-old Scottish widow, Molly Forbes.
April 22, 4:50pm. Roxie
Mischa Hedges, USA, 2017, 28mins
On Jan. 21, 2017, people across this country come together to stand up for causes they believe in. What is their motivation to march?
April 23, 5:00pm. Roxie