GREEN FILM FEST AT THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB // March 16

We're back at the Commonwealth Club for our now annual pre-festival session with SF Bay Area filmmakers.

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First 100 Days: Racing Extinction

Part seven of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's suggestion: Racing Extinction.

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The truth is easier to sell than a lie

Dr. Stanton Glantz was surprisingly optimistic at our First 100 Days Screening of Merchants of Doubt, assuring us the truth was easier to sell than a lie - whether you're talking about tobacco or even climate change.

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First 100 Days: Merchants of Doubt

Part six of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's suggestion: Merchants of Doubt.

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First 100 Days: Bidder 70

Part five of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's suggestion: Bidder 70.

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MEET THE TEAM: Donna Nitzberg

We can feel ourselves picking up speed as we get closer and closer to the festival! This week we introduce Donna Nitzberg, one of our amazing interns helping us spread the word about the festival. Read on to find out why she joined the team.

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First 100 Days: Dear President Obama

Part four of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's film suggestion: Dear President Obama.

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Speakers Announced for Merchants of Doubt Screening

Under a new administration, fake news and alternative facts are the new policy creators with spin-doctors defending the way.

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Cinema is universal, without any walls

Our program is already starting to come together for April! Once more, we’ll be taking you on an epic voyage around the globe, with many international films already confirmed for the line-up.

This is even more vital with all the news of the past two weeks.

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MEET THE TEAM: SKYE

This week, we're excited to introduce an awesome team member: Skye Niles!

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First 100 Days: Future of Hope

Part three of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's film suggestion: Future of Hope.

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Fishermen, Seafood & Sustainability

Co-producers Mischa Hedges and Melissa Mahoney shared their experience of getting up close and personal with Californian fishermen for their film, Of The Sea, at our Encore Screening at San Francisco Public Library. 

Of The Sea

Working in small spaces, overnight and often with hooks and traps flying around, made filming on board the boats challenging.

But it was all necessary to get the real story of five California fishermen, and to show how our seafood choices can influence ocean sustainability.

 

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First 100 Days: Black Ice

Part two of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's film suggestion: Black Ice.

 

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MEET THE TEAM: JOANINA

This week we introduce another awesome team volunteer, Joanina Novinda.

She tells us why she joined and what she loves about SFGFF. 

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MEET THE TEAM: ERENDIRA

The team is hard at work preparing for Green Film Fest 2017. This week we introduce Erendira Garcia.

Read on to find out why she has volunteered to join our team.

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First 100 Days: You've Been Trumped Trilogy

The film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration.

Part One: Inauguration Day, January 20

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First 100 Days: Green Film Guide

The film-lover's guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration.

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SF Green Film Festival Highlights 2016

What a year. We've been looking back at our 2016 programs and wanted to share with you some of our milestones.

These are the moments that bring a smile to our face and inspire us to do even more in 2017.

Were you at any of these events? We would love to hear your stories and favorite moments.

Thank you for being a part of our eco-savvy, movie loving community! 

 

In no particular order, here are our highlights of 2016:

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Do you want to live in a post-truth world?

I don’t believe in a post-truth world. I don't want to live there, and I know you don't either.

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Watch Again: Green Film Fest Award Winners 2016

This year there have been many award-worthy environmental documentaries. Telling stories that would otherwise go untold. So, if you're looking for some movies to watch, it can be hard to know where to start.

Here's an update on how to watch our Green Film Fest 2016 Award Winners

Be sure to add them to your watch-list for the holidays.

 

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