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.

 

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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! 

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

 

 

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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. 

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March News & Events

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

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World Day of Social Justice: February 20th, 2019

 

Social and Environmental justice are inseparable. Check out these inspirational films from the Festival archives - stories of people around the globe fighting for equity, equality, and the earth. 

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World Wetlands Day

Happy World Wetlands Day! Check out SoLa: Louisiana Water Stories from our film archives for a story that gives voice and humanity to the man-made messes created by coastal oil spills like BP. Have you heard about the ongoing Taylor Oil Spill? It's been leaking 10,000 to 30,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf. Every day. For 14 years. 

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February News & Events

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Lunar Eclipses, Oceanographers, and Wildfires

What do the moon, a famous oceanographer, and California mega-fires have in common? This January 20-21, 2019, we have a rare chance to reflect on where they all intersect. 

 

2018 Lunar Eclipse by Robin Hansen

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Ice, Ice, Maybe

Santa has a sleigh, but other air travel is extremely harmful to the ozone. This holiday season, consider ways that you can combat your carbon footprint and protect the Poles, both North and South

photo: Chasing Ice

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Women in Film & Environment

Social and environmental justice are inseparable.

Women and minorities are disproportionately affected by climate change, often because of social constructions that are deeply rooted in our societies around the globe. They are also essential to climate action and integral in finding solutions. 

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Growing the Green Movement

It's been a phenomenal year for the San Francisco Green Film Festival thanks to the help of our supporters.

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December News & Events

At the Festival, we use independent film as a powerful medium to educate, inspire, and activate. 

Take the opportunity this holiday season to share the green movement message with your loved ones. 

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