San Francisco Green Film Festival



Don't Miss These 2019 Green Film Festival Highlights

We're so excited that Opening Night at the Castro Theatre is only one week away! Don't miss out on the incredible line-up of films, speakers, discussions, and panels in store this September 24 - 29, 2019.


Opening Night: PUSH

Gold is not a human right, housing is,” – Leilani Farha, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing

Expected guests: Director Fredrik Gertten and UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha. Discussion moderated by Laura Wenus, Reporter & Host for "Civic", from the San Francisco Public Press and KSFP

USA Premiere. Follow UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing around the globe as she investigates an escalating human rights crisis.

Tuesday, September 24

7:30pm

Castro Theatre


HARVEST SEASON

Harvest Season spotlights California's Mexican American winemakers and the migrant workers behind every bottle.

Expected Guest: Director Bernardo Ruiz

Wednesday, September 25

8:15pm

Roxie Theater


HONOR THE PAST TO SHAPE THE FUTURE: OHLONE WOMEN RECLAIM THEIR HOMELANDS

Trailblazing Ohlone women leaders are creating pathways to reclaim their ancestral lands, spirituality, and culture

Expected Guests: Ohlone leaders Ann Marie Sayers and Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Native Scholar Melissa Nelson, filmmaker Rucha Chitnis. Discussion moderated by Jason Mark, Editor of Sierra

Friday, September 27

6:00pm

Roxie Theater


SETTING THE BAR: A CRAFT CHOCOLATE ORIGIN STORY

San Francisco Premiere: A new era of sustainable chocolate trade protects livelihoods, supports sustainability, educates consumers, & creates award-winning chocolate!

Expected Guests: Director Tim Shepard and Producer Amy Burns

PLUS: DANDELION CHOCOLATE TASTING

Friday, September 27

8:00pm

Roxie Theater


THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES

San Francisco Premiere: Dr. Anne Dagg’s pioneering research on South African Giraffes and her tireless fight for gender equity.

Expected Guests: Director Alison Reid and film’s subject Dr. Anne Innis Dagg

Saturday, September 28

12:30pm

Roxie Theater


MOSSVILLE: WHEN GREAT TREES FALL

San Francisco Premiere: One man standing in the way of a petrochemical plant expansion in his ancestral hometown refuses to give up.

Expected Guest: Executive Producer Michelle Lanier

Saturday, September 28

3:30pm

Roxie Theater


THE POLLINATORS

A cinematic journey about the current international bee crisis, what it means for our food security, and how we can improve it.

Expected Guests: Director Peter Nelson and Producer Sally Roy

Saturday, September 28

8:30pm

Roxie Theater


TRIBES ON THE EDGE

San Francisco Premiere: Céline Cousteau journeys to the Brazilian Amazon in order to bear witness to the indigenous communities' fight for survival.

Expected Guest: Director Céline Cousteau; daughter of the famous explorer, conservationist, and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau

Sunday, September 29

3:15pm

Roxie Theater


MOTHERLOAD

A mother’s quest to understand the disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could help.

Expected Guest: Director Liz Canning

Sunday, September 29

6:30pm

Little Roxie


HOST A VISITING FILMMAKER IN YOUR HOME!

Your support helps us to bring as many filmmakers and special guests as possible from around the world to San Francisco to present their work and meet with festival audiences.

If you have a spare room or space, and would like to host a filmmaker for a few nights during the festival please click the link below and fill out the form.

photo by Tommy Lau



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