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2018 Pre-Fest Special Events

Can't wait for Opening Night at the Castro? Not to worry, we've got bonus Festival programming at special events across the city in the weeks to come! Join us at the Commonwealth Club for a discussion with filmmakers on this year's theme, at El Rio to meet the festival team and learn more about what goes on behind the scenes, or at the California Academy of Sciences for fun Nightlife events, or at Exploratorium to watch teams of scientists and filmmakers (tasked with making a movie) meet for the very first time.

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2018 Festival Guests

Green Film Fest is approaching fast! Over 100 filmmakers and special guests are expected to attend this year's Festival, and more are being added every day. Here are just a few of the incredible people expected to attend - we hope you come out to join us!

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2018 Festival Highlights & Special Events

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2018 Spotlight on Filmmakers: Wilder Than Wild Directors Kevin White and Stephen Most

Check out Green Film Fest's new podcast! In this episode, GFF interviews the directors of Wilder Than Wild, an official selection of the 2018 Festival program by Bay Area filmmakers Kevin White and Stephen Most about the last five years of severe California wildfires. 

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July 2018 News & Events

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World Oceans Day: Friday, June 8

This World Oceans Day, dive into our Festival archives for some impactful Cinemaquatic films. Funnel that inspiration into action by joining of many simultaneous marches, flotillas, and water celebrations across the country in the March for the Ocean Saturday, June 9th. March for the Ocean is about the survival of our blue planet.  But it’s also about the fact that it’s not too late to turn the tide - restore and protect what we love.


 

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June 2018 News & Events

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May 2018 News & Events

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International Workers' Day: Tuesday, May 1

Get inspired this International Workers’ Day with these four incredible films. Find out about the untold origins of workers’ unions, how labor activists are challenging systems of power, and how beauty and artistry can be found in surprising places.

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April 2018 News & Events

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Join Our Team! Spring/Summer Internships now open

If you love films and are passionate about the environment, this is your chance to make Green Film Fest 2018 the best yet. 

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Green Film Fest Moves to September, Aligning with Global Climate Action Summit

San Francisco Green Film Festival is pleased to announce that Green Film Fest 2018 will open in September to align with the city’s Global Climate Action Summit.

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Call for Entries: Green Film Fest 2018

Be part of San Francisco's leading event for films & discussions about people and the planet. 

Submit your film now to Green Film Fest 2018, coming in September.

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Green Film Network & UN Environment sign partnership for worldwide film festival initiatives

We're thrilled that the Green Film Network has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Environment Programme for worldwide collaboration. 

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Office space available in Ninth St Film Center

Want to work at the heart of SF's independent film community?

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Announcing the Green Film Network Awards 2017

The Green Film Network Awards are the International awards for the best environmental documentaries of the year.

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Five films that shed light on environmental racism in the US

We’ve been shocked by the recent events in Charlottesville and the stark reminder of our racial inequality here in the US. And now on August 26, a white supremacist rally is coming to San Francisco. (Join us this weekend at one of the city’s peaceful protests.)

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Celebrate #Canada150 with these great green films

We’re celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary and taking a look back at the many great Canadian films that have shown at Green Film Fest.

Each year, we’re proud to bring many films from North of the border to San Francisco with support from our friends at the Consulate General of Canada in SF. Here our some of our favorite Canadian films & guests from recent festivals:

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Summer Member Special

Help us make our goal of welcoming twenty new SFGFF members this summer! 

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Our Favorite Dramas Featuring Environmental Activists

When you think of environmentalists as characters in Hollywood movies, I'm sure you've seen all the stereotypes.

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