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.
Heather Louie has been a big part of the Festival team since 2011 and is a valued member of our Board of Directors. By day, she is a Sr. Technical Associate & Lead Auditor, SCS Global Services. Here she describes what hooked her into the Festival.
Donate now to help us reach our $2,000 Gift Match Challenge goal by December 31!
Thanks to the generosity of Board Members, you can now double your donation. They will match the first $1,000 we raise to smash through our year-end goal! Meaning your generous gift will have an even bigger impact on our two core programs: Filmmaker Fund and Schools & the Festival Fund.
Here's where film submissions for the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival have come in from so far. Filmmakers from thirty different countries have already submitted their film.
We know we can extend our reach even further!
Food is front of mind as we all come together with friends and family for Thanksgiving. Whether it's your old family recipe for pumpkin pie or a new take on turkey and all the trimmings, one things for sure, sharing food and traditions is what makes this holiday special.
Here are our top three Festival documentaries that have sharing and food at the heart of their story.