Opening Night: PUSH | 2019 Best Feature Award
Join us at Castro to meet Director Fredrik Gertten and United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha (film subject). The post-screening discussion and Q&A will be moderated by Laura Wenus, Reporter & Host for "Civic," a San Francisco public affairs radio show and podcast from our Media Partner, the San Francisco Public Press.
Get inspired during Mossville: When Great Trees Fall, as one man stands up to fight against the expansion of a massive petrochemical plant.
Travel into the Amazon with famous director Céline Cousteau at Tribes on the Edge.
Hear the story of California wine country's unsung heroes, migrant workers, at Harvest Season.
Journey along an emotional odyssey of home, justice, wild beauty, and monarch butterflies with Ay Mariposa.
These programs have limited capacity. Don't miss out!
EXPLORE THIS YEAR'S FILM TOPICS
When it comes to the environment, there's a lot to cover. We're here to help you navigate these critical issues.
Topics include Housing, Activism, Eco Heroes, Biodiversity, Land Rights, Migration, Women's Leadership, Sustainable Cities, and more.
Select 'Filter' on our Box Office page to see a drop-down menu of film topics at the upcoming Festival.
Photo from short film The Encirclement, which captures the 1983 protesters who joined hands around the 17 mile perimeter of a nuclear weapons plant. Fri, Sept 27 at 6pm screening with The River and the Wall.
We couldn't do this without our dedicated team of wonderful volunteers! Love good films? Passionate about the environment? Want to make a difference?
photo by Tommy Lau
HEALTHY PLANET SERIES
Join us for Green Film Fest's Healthy Planet Series. We're bringing together films and discussions that focus on the intersection of health and the environment.
COOKED: SURVIVAL BY ZIP CODE: Directed by Judith Helfand
A life and death story about extreme heat, the politics of "disaster," and survival by zip code. Sat, Sept 28, 6:00pm at Roxie.
Kaiser Permanente Physicican Dr. Ashley McClure will join a discussion on climate justice ahead of the screening, 3:30pm at Manny's.
THE POLLINATORS: Catch the Buzz!
A cinematic journey about the current international bee crisis, what it means for our food security, and how we can improve it. Sat, Sept 28, 8:30pm at Roxie.
MOTHERLOAD: Bay Area Filmmaker
A mother’s quest to understand the disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could help. Sun, Sept 29, 6:30pm at Roxie.
Photo by Miguel Farias