San Francisco Green Film Festival

Green Film Fest is approaching fast! Over 100 filmmakers and special guests are expected to attend this year's Festival, and more are being added every day.

You can expect to meet a huge range of special guests from across the fields of environmentalism and filmmaking - from the work of long-established filmmakers to the directorial debuts of emerging artists, from experts in carbon sequestration to daring crusaders of rhino conservation. This year's Festival program features films from 20 countries including China, South Africa, Lebanon, Italy, and Brazil, bringing champions of environmental activism from around the globe to San Francisco this September.

Meet, mingle, and participate in special post-screening panel discussions that spark green ideas and connections.

Here are just a few of the incredible people expected to attend - we hope you come out to join us!

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SF Green Film Festival

California Wildfire: Management, Cultural Fire, and Indigenous Rights

Kelly Martin: Chief of Fire and Aviation at Yosemite National Park (film subject)

Elizabeth Azzuz: Cultural Fire Management, Council of the Yurok Tribe (film subject)

Kevin White & Stephen Most: Directors of Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future

Don't miss the panel discussion following this Environmental Justice film and finalist for the Green Fire Award with local fire management heroes and Bay Area filmmakers - September 8th after the Rise for Climate, Jobs, & Justice March.

5:30 p.m. Sept 8, 2018 at Cowell Theater.

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Clean Energy: Pioneering Technology, Transportation, & Solar Energy

Bertrand Piccard: Founder & Pilot of Solar Impulse Foundations

Quinn Kannaly & Noel Dockstader: Directors of Point of No Return

Meet the man who piloted the first solar plane completely around the world to promote clean technologies, and the documentary filmmakers who captured the astounding and dangerous journey.

8:00 p.m. Sept 11, 2018 at YBCA.

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Environmental Icons: Activists, Artists, & Adventurers

James Balog: The Human Element - Renowned Environmental Photographer {Chasing Ice} (Film Subject)

Madonna Thunder Hawk: Warrior Women - Leader of the American Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Standing Rock (Film Subject)

Marcella Gilbert: Warrior Women - Daughter of Madonna Thunder Hawk and prominent leader of AIM (Film Subject)

Bruce Parry: Tawai: A Voice From the Forest - Daring explorer and award-winning documentary presenter (Director & Film Subject)

Bonné de Bod: Stroop: Journey Into the Rhino Horn War - award-winning Wildlife & Environmental Reporter (Producer and Film Subject) picture credit: Susan Scott

These fearless advocates of environmental justice are joining us this September from the environmental front-lines. Don't miss your chance to meet with them and hear their stories!

Green Film Festival, Sept 6-14, 2018 at venues across the city.

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San Francisco Green Film Festival · Ninth Street Independent Film Center 145 9th Street, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States
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