GREENLIT screening and green film production panel

It ain't easy bein' green! Keep posted for details of the festival's Bay Area Premiere of filmmaker Miranda Bailey's documentary, GREENLIT, a humorous but practical look at the challenges of environmentally responsible film production. Movie people are legendary liberal and left leaning, particularly when it comes to the environment. GREENLIT puts their commitment to the test as filmmaker Miranda Bailey (executive producer of THE SQUID AND THE WHALE) follows the producer of THE RIVER WHY, starring Zach Gilford, as it attempts to keep an environmentally friendly set thanks to the supervision of a "green" consultant. What starts off with great enthusiasm quickly devolves in this insightful and hilarious film. The film has recently screened to sold-out crowds at the SXSW, the Green Film Festival in Seoul, and ECOFILMS Athens, to name a few. For further information on the film visit: www.greenlit.org and on greening the entertainment industry: www.reelgreenmedia.com Please sign up for our mailing list to receive details of the festival screening!

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Herzog, Senator Yee, and Blue Marbles at World Oceans Day 2010

On June 5th, SFGFF presented our first ever (!) film screening as part of World Oceans Day 2010 in an event with Sea Stewards, SurfRider and Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Thanks to all who came and enjoyed our screening of Ramin Bahrani's wonderful award-winning film PLASTIC BAG, with Werner Herzog as the bag that just won't (or can't) die. Above is Senator Leland Yee receiving his Blue Marble at the event and more on the festivities can be read at: seaisoursanctuary.blogspot.com Many thanks to Gigantic Pictures for giving permission to screen the film to this ocean-minded audience. You can also watch the film online below. (highly recommended!)

http://www.youtube.com/v/YDBtCb61Sd4?fs=1&hl=en_US

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