Maribel completes our first Climate Ride!

A massive congrats to board member Maribel Guevara for completing Climate Ride! 

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#Film4Climate: What's your climate solution?

What does climate change mean to you? What are you doing to solve the climate challenge?  What is your climate message to the world?

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Join our team! Development Coordinator // 2017 Green Film Fest

Festival_volunteers_by_Pamela_Gentile.jpgWe're hiring!

Love watching films? Passionate about the environment? Want to ‘make a difference’? Then be a part of our core team and help make next year's Festival our best yet.

We're looking for a Development Coordinator for the 2017 Green Film Fest. The ideal candidate will take pride in their organizational skills and be keen to expand their knowledge of non-profit fundraising and development. This is a part-time, seasonal position from Oct thru April. Apply by August 31.

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Encore! Encore! An American Ascent

Our 2016 Encore Series continues July 20, with a free screening of An American Ascent at San Francisco Public Library.

Ever been told that something is not for you? The Expedition Denali team didn't let that stand in their way. In An American Ascent we get up close and personal as nine African American's become the first team to take on Mount Denali.

You'll also get the chance to hear from one of the most passionate & dedicated people we've ever met - Expedition Denali climber Scott Briscoe, who will be joining us for the screening.

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Bigger Picture: Honoring Cecil the Lion & Born Free

When we heard the news of the killing of Cecil the Lion, we knew that we must honor him and the many lions lost each year at the 2016 Green Film Fest as part of our Keep It Wild theme.

The clear choice for this event was to bring the classic film Born Free to San Francisco for a special 50th Anniversary screening.  

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Go Wild For Life

This year’s World Environment Day – Go Wild for Life – celebrates all species under threat from illegal wildlife products. 

Wildlife crime is endangering iconic elephants, rhinos and sea turtles. Lesser-known victims include helmeted hornbills, wild orchids and timbers like Rosewood.

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Announcing 2016 Encore Series

Encore! Encore! We heard you shout. 

We're bringing back some of our favorite Green Film Fest 2016 films to give you a second chance to see them with our Encore Series. 

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2016 Green Film Fest - Watch Again

Want to catch a film from the 2016 Festival again? Here’s a rundown of where you can buy or see some of your favorites:

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It's a Wrap! 2016 Green Film Fest Concludes On Inspiring Note To KEEP IT WILD

The 2016 Green Film Fest concluded April 20, after 7 days of films, panels and stimulating discussions about the world’s most pressing green issues.

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Closing Night 2016 Green Film Fest

After an incredible week of internationally-acclaimed films, visiting filmmakers and full theaters, Green Film Fest closed with two stunning shows.

 

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Breathe California - Clean The Air Film Fest

Since 2012, SFGFF is a proud sponsor of Breathe California’s annual Clear the Air Film Fest

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Green Spotlight: Green Film Fest Alums

As we close another Green Film Fest, we reflect on all the connections we have made in the past week of screenings and events.

While the festival itself has grown and evolved over the six years since it first started, one of the biggest rewards has been seeing the growth and change from some of our returning filmmakers over the years.

Mark Decena

Not Without Us filmmaker Mark Decena at the U.N. Paris climate talks (Photo: Sara Cortese)

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Green Film Fest - Weekend Buzz

A fantastic Green Film Fest weekend with full shows, many filmmakers and guests at the theater and lively audiences.

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Opening Night at Green Film Fest

We kicked off 2016 Green Film Fest at the Castro Theatre with Josh Fox's new film How To Let Go Of The World (and love all the things climate can't change).

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2016 Director’s Choice

Green Film Fest CEO & Founder, Rachel Caplan, explains why Behemoth is this year’s ‘Director’s Choice’:

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Green Spotlight: Artists at Green Film Fest

Every year at Green Film Fest we showcase green artists from across the Bay Area, including musicians, sculptors, designers, photographers and filmmakers who are inspired by the environment.

We've teamed up with Open Show San Francisco to showcase the Bay Area's best visual storytellers on Friday April 15, 6.30pm at 518 Valencia. 

The show PROJECT EARTH will feature photographers and filmmakers exploring our environment from five unique perspectives -- social documentary, science, wildlife, landscape and conceptual art.

Here's a glimpse at the featured artists...

Open Show

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The best things in life are free

Hiking in Marin, running through the Presidio, surfing at Ocean Beach: we are so lucky to have beautiful wilderness right here on our doorstep in San Francisco. And best of all, it doesn't cost a dime.

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Green Spotlight: Films From Around The World

International Films

The 2016 Green Film Fest may take place in the San Francisco Bay Area, but the program will transport audiences around the world, and feature works that show us how connected we all are.

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Sound of silence

Can you remember the last time you heard birdsong, or the wind blowing?

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Register Now - Reel Stories: Keep It Wild

Teens - in a few hours you can learn how to write, shoot and edit a film!  

Join San Francisco Green Film Festival and Robyn Bykofsky, local youth media expert and award-winning filmmaker, in a fun interactive afternoon of making your wildest ideas come to life.  

REGISTER NOW

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