The SF Green Film Fest Team are big fans of two wheels and in celebration of SF Bay Area Bike to Work Day shared some of their favorite moments on a bicycle.
Left: Gemma cycling through Golden Gate Park. Below, clockwise: Axelle cycles over Golden Gate Bridge; Sadie and family on the road; Nelson's bike; Alina in the desert.
It is also the apt title of one Festival film - part of a group of films that all give us a stark new perspective on our relationship with water.
In the case of What About Water? (May 31) we get the point of view of people in San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point as we face up to what it means to live with less water.
We're thrilled to support the dynamic environmental filmmakers based here is the Bay Area. At the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival, one in three of the films are from the Bay Area, bringing us green stories from close to home and far away.
We want to inspire more local students to pick up a camera, share their story and become environmental leaders. There are already hundreds of you doing it and we want to get your work on the big screen and share the Festival with all of you.
We're on the brink of getting a meaningful global climate commitment with the climate change talks at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris this December. To set us on the Road to Paris, at the Festival we will have films about people on the frontline of climate change reality and action.
SFGFF HQ has been buzzing this week as we wrapped up with our Screening Committee (pictured right) and get down to the shortlist of films for the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival. Make sure you have the Festival dates in your diary now, May 28 - June 3, for another week of stunning films and discussions.
Can you spot Tommy Caldwell on El Capitan's Dawn Wall? At our upcoming screening of Valley Uprising, on March 10, you'll quickly learn why Yosemite is one of the world's greatest climbing areas.
It maintains the history of victorious stories of many rock climbers who have taken on the endless challenges of scaling all of its natural wonders. Every last one.