An Inconvenient Legacy

On the eve of the 10th Anniversary of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Green Film Fest Founder Rachel Caplan reflects on the legacy of this film and its influence on the annual Festival.

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Green Spotlight: Women Filmmakers

This year's Green Film Fest program stands in contrast to the film industry as a whole, of which women represent a very small margin of above-the-line roles.  

Not only is the Festival headed up by a majority female staff and Board, the program of films we are showing this year features 21 works by female filmmakers. 

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Green Film Fest Big Nights

We are taking over the Castro Theatre for two incredible Big Nights at this year's Festival. Get your tickets now to meet our special guests and celebrate these powerful green films.

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Born Free star to appear at screening

- Born Free film celebrates 50th Anniversary this year

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Let's Make This Happen

6th SF Green Film Festival

The countdown to the Festival has begun. In 50 days we’ll be Opening the Festival with a spectacular premiere at the Castro Theatre. 

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March 2 // In person: The Yes Men (Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum) 

The Yes Men

We are excited to share this special event with you - meet The Yes Men (Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum) & see their latest film The Yes Men Are Revolting

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Meet the team - Andrew

We are really lucky to have an army of fantastic volunteers behind us who help make the Festival a success year on year.

In our series of blog posts taking a look behind the scenes here at Festival HQ, Andrew Northrup - our Community Outreach Coordinator - tells us why he wanted to join the team:



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Each year we pick an environmental theme for Green Film Fest to shine a light on a particularly timely and important issue.

We have a fantastic and diverse line-up of films for you at this year’s Green Film Fest and we’re excited to announce the theme which ties everything together: Keep It Wild. 

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Meet the team - Diya

The festival's success is down to the fabulous team we have on board. Meet Diya Guha, our volunteer programming assistant:


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Green January

At the beginning of this year the Green Film Fest team challenged themselves to stick to a green-themed resolution.

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Our screening committee - meet Seth

In our latest blog posts we've been taking a peek behind the curtain and meeting some of the faces behind Green Film Fest.

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Meet the team - Gemma

In our series of Meet the Team blogs, we've been taking a look behind the scenes and getting to know the faces behind the festival. 

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Feeling green in 2016

Here at the Green Film Fest offices we’re forever trying to find small ways to be greener. After the excess of the holidays, the new year feels like a perfect time to make a few changes so we've challenged ourselves to stick to a new green habit for the next 12 months. 


These are our 2016 green resolutions. Check in at the end of this month to find out how we're getting on!

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Climate Action Film Contest Winners Announced

Hundreds of aspiring filmmakers showcased their talents by highlighting San Francisco’s environmental solutions in a competition organized by the San Francisco Green Film Festival.

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Do you remember your first time at the Castro Theatre?

It’s special.

And we can’t wait to be there for Opening Night of the 6th San Francisco Green Film Festival on April 14.

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Five reasons we love the Castro

We’re absolutely delighted that next year’s Opening Night will be at one of San Francisco’s historic landmarks – the Castro Theatre.

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Meet the team - Ria

Our volunteers are vital to what we do and the Festival just couldn't work without them. Meet Ria Howell, our Film Submissions Co-ordinator:

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Happy America Recycles Day

I've always considered myself pretty green.

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Monsoon - San Francisco premiere


There is still “low hanging fruit” when it comes to using our water better, said a civil engineer from the East Bay M.U.D at the San Francisco premiere of Monsoon.

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Sunny side up - solar powered inspiration

Are you an aspiring film maker but aren’t sure where to start? Or are you passionate about climate change and have a story to tell?

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