2018 Festival Guests

Guests at San Francisco Green Film Festival, Sept 6-14, 2018.

 

Thursday, September 6

Neil Gelinas

Neil Gelinas

Director
Into the Okavango

 

Gaetano Capizzi

President
Green Film Network

 

 

 

Friday, September 7

Christi Cooper

Christi Cooper

Director
Youth v Gov

 

 

Liz Smith

Associate Producer
Youth v Gov

 

Kelsey Juliana

Kelsey Juliana

Our Children's Trust
Youth v Gov 

 

Kiran Oommen

Kiran Oommen

Our Children's Trust
Youth v Gov

 

Aji Piper

Aji Piper

Our Children's Trust
Youth v Gov

 

 

 

Heather White

Heather White

Director
Complicit

 

Sue Chiang

Pollution Prevention Director, Center for Environmental Health | emcee
Complicit

 

 

Becky Tsadik

Becky Tsadik

Master of Gastronomy, Good Food Foundation
Wasted! A Food Waste Story

 

Aaron Aguirre

Aaron Aguirre

Product Manager, Copia
Wasted! A Food Waste Story

 

Trent Ebaugh

Trent Ebaugh

Food Commons Fresno
Wasted! A Food Waste Story

 

Randy Wittorp

Randy Wittorp

SFGFF Board & Director of Public Affairs, Kaiser Permanente SF | emcee
Wasted! A Food Waste Story

 

 

 

Andrea Paco Mariani

Andrea Paco Mariani

Director
The Harvest

 

Non Stop Bhangra

Non Stop Bhangra

Dancers & Drummers
The Harvest

 

Maribel Guevara

SFGFF Board | emcee
The Harvest

 

 

Saturday, September 8

Shi Lihong

Shi Lihong

Director
Searching for Sacred Mountain

 

Gary Marcuse

Gary Marcuse

Director
Searching for Sacred Mountain

 

 

Anne Flatte

Anne Flatté

Director
Symphony for Nature

 

Owsley Brown 

Owsley Brown

Producer
Symphony for Nature

 

Taylor Tupper 

Taylor Tupper

Klamath Tribe / Oregon State Representative
Symphony for Nature

 

Steiger Butte

Steiger Butte Singers & Drummers

Klamath Tribe Musicians
Symphony for Nature

 

 

 

Stephen Most

Stephen Most

Director
Wilder Than Wild

 

Kevin White

Kevin White

Director
Wilder Than Wild

 

Elizabeth Azzuz

Elizabeth Azzuz

Cultural Fire Management,
Council of the Yurok Tribe
Wilder Than Wild

 

Thomas Willson 

Thomas Willson

Yurok Tribe
Wilder Than Wild

 

Mike Shukin

Mike Shukin

Firefighter
Wilder Than Wild

 

 

Patrick Koepele

ED, Tuolomne River Trust
Wilder Than Wild

 

Odessa Shuquaya

Odessa Shuquaya

Director
Cedar Tree of Life

 

Jacqueline Wender

President, Sempervirens | emcee
Wilder Than Wild

 

 

 

Elizabeth Castle

Elizabeth Castle

Director
Warrior Women

 

Christina King

Christina King

Director
Warrior Women

 

Anna Marie Pitman

Anna Marie Pitman

Producer
Warrior Women 

 

Marcella Gilbert

Marcella Gilbert

Lakota Activist
Warrior Women

 

Madonna Thunder Hawk

Madonna Thunder Hawk

Lakota Activist
Warrior Women

 

Water Warriors

Michael Premo

Director
Water Warriors

 

 

Sunday, September 9

Marcy Cravat

Marcy Cravat

Director
Dirt Rich

 

Peter Hirst 

Peter Hirst

Symsoil
Dirt Rich

 

Josiah Hunt 

Josiah Hunt

Pacific Biochar
Dirt Rich

 

David Morrell

David Morrell

Sonoma Ecology
Dirt Rich

 

Finian Makepeace

Finian Makepeace

Co-Founder, Kiss the Ground
The Regeneration Secret

 

Randy Wittorp

Randy Wittorp

SFGFF Board & Director of Public Affairs, Kaiser Permanente SF | emcee
Dirt Rich

 

Susan Scott

Susan Scott

Director
Stroop: Journey in the Rhino Horn War

 

Bonne de Bod

Bonné de Bod

Producer/Journalist
Stroop: Journey in the Rhino Horn War

 

 Alex Tarfia

Axel Tarifa

Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage
Stroop: Journey in the Rhino Horn War

 

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Editor, Earth Island Journal | emcee
Stroop: Journey in the Rhino Horn War

 

 

 

 

 

James Balog

James Balog

Photographer
The Human Element

 

Jared Blumenfeld 

Jared Blumenfeld

Podship Earth | emcee
The Human Element

 

Rebecca Basaure

Rebecca Basaure

Cinematographer
Invisible Blanket

 

Matthieu Rytz

Matthieu Rytz

Director
Anote's Ark

 

Isa Borgeson

Isa Borgeson

Slam Poet
AfterEarth

 

 

 

 

Monday, September 10

Tessa Moran

Tessa Moran

Director
The Guardians

 

Elliott Magen

Elliott Magen

Producer
Ciclo

 

Karen Topakian

Karen Topakian

Greenpeace USA | emceee
The Guardians

 

Doug Hamilton

Doug Hamilton

Writer-Producer, NOVA
Decoding the Weather Machine

 

Greg Asner

Greg Asner

Carnegie Institution for Science & Stanford University
Decoding the Weather Machine

 

Jim Leape

Jim Leape

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Decoding the Weather Machine

 

Mike Whener

Mike Wehner

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Decoding the Weather Machine

 

Davia Nelson

Davia Nelson

The Kitchen Sisters | emcee
Decoding the Weather Machine

 

 

Lisa Jackson

Lisa F. Jackson

Director
Patrimonio

 

John Moreno

John Moreno

Attorney
Patrimonio

 

Mark Valentine

Mark Valentine

ReFrame It | emcee
Patrimonio

 

 

Tuesday, September 11

Laura Nix

Laura Nix

Director
Inventing Tomorrow

 

Julian Jordan

Julian Jordan

Director
The Last Straw

 

 

Soumyaa Kapil Behrens

Soumyaa Kapil Behrens

Director
Nail House

 

Simone Nelson

Simone Nelson

CSU Entertainment Alliance
Nail House

 

 

Noel Dockstader

Noel Dockstader

Director
Point of No Return

 

Quinn Kanaly

Quinn Kanaly

Director
Point of No Return

 

Betrand Piccard

Bertrand Piccard

Pilot
Point of No Return

 

Heather Jackson

Heather Jackson

SFGFF Board | emcee
Point of No Return

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 12

Cyril Kormos

Cyril Kormos

ED, Wild Heritage
Dusk Chorus

Maribel Guevara

SFGFF Board & Directora, ECOador International Film Festival | emcee
Dusk Chorus

 

Tom Boothe

Tom Boothe

Director
Food Coop

 

Food Coop

Hernan Mazzeo

Producer
Food Coop

 

Randy Wittorp

Randy Wittorp

SFGFF Board & Director of Public Affairs, Kaiser Permanente SF | emcee
Food Coop

Walter Munk 

Walter Munk

Oceanographer
Spirit of Discovery

Patty Elkus

Patty Elkus

Executive Producer / Scripps
Spirit of Discovery

Maribel Guevara

SFGFF Board | emcee
Spirit of Discovery

 

Slater Jewell-Kemker

Slater Jewell-Kemker

Director
Youth Unstoppable

 

Youth Unstoppable

Wendy Jewell

Producer
Youth Unstoppable

 

Natalie Wylie

Natalie Wylie

Director
Feed the Future

 

Cambria Bartlett 

Cambria Bartlett

Director
The Story of a Plastic Bottle

 

Coralyne Taylor

Coralyne Taylor

Director
The Story of a Plastic Bottle

 

Lukas Mills

Lukas Mills

Director
Car Pollution and the Air You Breathe

 

Kyle Gracey 

Kyle Gracey

Millennial Policy Initiative
Youth Unstoppable

 

Jill Tidman

Jill Tidman

The Redford Center | emcee
Youth Unstoppable

 

 

 

Thursday, September 13

Lauren Schwartzman

Lauren Schwartzman

Director
Dry Roast

 

Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas

Director
Dry Roast

 

 

Roger Sorkin

Roger Sorkin

Director
Current Revolution

Nate Birnbaum

Nate Birnbaum

Producer
Current Revolution 

Gerald Durley

Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley

Board Chair, Interfaith Power & Light
Current Revolution

Jason Kaminsky

SFGFF Board & COO, kWh Analytics | emcee
Current Revolution

 

Kelly Whalen

Kelly Whalen

Director
Dignity at a Monumental Scale

 

 

Christian Frei

Christian Frei

Director
Genesis 2.0

 

 

 

Sophie Guerra

Sophie Guerra

Director
The Condor and the Eagle

 

Clement Guerra

Clément Guerra

Director
The Condor and the Eagle

 

Casey Camp-Horenik

Casey Camp-Horinek

Ponca Activist
The Condor and the Eagle

 

Bryan Parras

Bryan Parras

t.e.j.a.s. & Sierra Club Activist
The Condor and the Eagle

 

Yudith Nieto

Yudith Nieto

Mexican American Xingona Youth Organizer
The Condor and the Eagle

 

Jonathan Hahn

Jonathan Hahn

Managing Editor, SIERRA | emcee
The Condor and the Eagle

 

 

Friday, September 14

Christian Poirier

Christian Poirier

Program Director, Awazon Watch
The Tortoise and the Tapir

 

 

 

 

 

James Redford

James Redford

Director
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

 

Jill Tidman

Jill Tidman

Producer
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

 

Nicole Rom

Nicole Rom

ED, Climate Generation
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

 

Andreas Karelas 

Andreas Karelas

ED, RE-volve
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

 

Daisy Yee

Daisy Yee

Energy Upgrade California
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

 

Jason Kaminsky

SFGFF Board & COO, kWh Analytics | emcee
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

 

Bruce Parry

Bruce Parry

Director
Tawai: A Voice From the Forest

 

Lisa Hoffman

Zen Priest | emcee
Tawai: A Voice From the Forest