August News & Events

The 2019 Green Film Fest program launches August 29th! Plus: more on the London Green Film Festival, the new Impact Film Forum, and ways to get involved. 

Read more

Impact Film Forum

 

Green Film Fest will deepen the environmental conversation this year with the exciting new Impact Film Forum – a thoughtfully curated panel series with filmmakers, environmental thought-leaders, and change-makers. The Forum will be held at Manny's, a people-powered civic engagement space in the heart of the Mission, September 27 - 29.

Read more

It's a Wrap! London Green Film Festival

The 1st London Green Film Festival at Regent’s Place was a huge hit! We had so much fun at the free eco-documentary outdoor festival ‘for conscious humans that like good films.'

Thank you to all of the amazing humans who participated. 

Read more

July News & Events

Learn about this year's Festival theme: HOME. Save the date for the Program Launch Party at SPUR! Find out more about what amazing programs we have coming up, and how you can get involved!

Read more

Independence Day: Women of the Green Revolution

The Fourth of July celebrates the American Revolution. And we're still revolting today. 

Read more

The Green Stripe: Pride & Nature

Happy Pride! There are six colors on the iconic pride flag, and today we'll uncover the meaning behind one of them. Can you guess which one? You got it: green!

Read more

Global Wind Day

It's Global Wind Day - and we're setting out to catch the winds of change with our breathtaking film selections for this year's upcoming festival. In the meantime, we have a few films about wind from past years to celebrate one of nature's most powerful forces.  

Read more

2019 World Oceans Day

Calling all lovers of the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Indian, and Southern Oceans! Today is World Oceans Day. How are you going to take a stand against threats to our planet's beloved blue? 

Read more

Announcing the 1st London Green Film Festival

San Francisco Green Film Festival is thrilled to announce our new partnership with the 1st London Green Film Festival at Regent’s Place.

Join us for this free eco-documentary outdoor festival ‘for conscious humans that like good films’: July 17-26, 2019.

 

Read more

June News & Events

9th Annual SF Green Film Festival: September 24-29, in alignment with UN Climate Action Summit! Photo from Anthropocene. Elephant Tusk Burn, Nairobi National Park, Kenya. See the film Sept 25 at Green Film Fest

Read more

World Environment Day 2019

This year's World Environment Day will be a breath of fresh air. Or - at least a breath of air. 

photo: From the Ashes

Read more

International Day For Biological Diversity

"Biodiversity is the food we eat, the water we drink, and it is also the air we breathe. More than that, biodiversity is part of us, as we humans are part of it."  - Dr. Christina Paşca Palmer, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Biodiversity

Read more

May News & Events

Earth Month has ended, but Earth Year is in full swing! From the global Youth Climate Strikes to droves of Green New Deal pledges, there has been some truly inspirational environmental momentum lately. Find out what SFGFF has coming up this May.

Read more

Take a Deep Breath: Films about Air Pollution Solutions

From smog, soot, and mega-fires, to self-driving cars and Green New Deals - emissions have been on our minds at Fest HQ.

Read more

Announcing the Green Fire Award 2019 for Best SF Bay Area Environmental Feature

Submit your film to the 2019 Green Fire Award competition, a juried annual award for Best San Francisco Bay Area Environmental Feature with $2,500 cash prize! 

Read more

April News & Events

Happy Earth Month! We have some exciting events coming up, including a free eco-fashion program and a free screening of award-winning Bay Area feature Wilder Than Wild.

Read more

Who's on Board?

Behind the scenes: Who makes the Festival possible? We love our devoted Friends of the Festival, audiences, and volunteers. Now, meet some of the members of our amazing Board of Directors. 

Read more

Stories that Change Us

It's World Storytelling Day, and we'd like to celebrate the power of film to share the most crucial stories from around the globe. 

 

 

Read more

The Film That Started It All: Celebrating 10th Anniversary of 'The Age of Stupid'

Proof that film has the power to ignite change and galvanize action. 

Read more

March News & Events

The 2019 Festival season has officially begun! March-ing onwards, toward a brighter future. 

Read more