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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EXCLUSIVE: FESTIVAL THEME ANNOUNCED

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

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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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El Niño: Expert Panel Confirmed

It's the question on everyone's asking: when are the rains coming?

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It's a slow uphill pedal - but at least we're moving

Could the new elevated bike lane on Market Street get more people on their bikes? Debbie Chisholm, one of our volunteers, is a regular cyclist through the city and says it's an ideal topic for our Climate Action Film Contest

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Meet the team: Krystal

The newest member of our staff team, Krystal Jenie Pirani, is our Events & Development Manager.

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Food for thought

Film entries for next year’s San Francisco Green Film Festival are coming in from across the globe.

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Meet the team: Debbie

Debbie Chisholm is our volunteer communications co-ordinator and is here in San Francisco from London.

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“Probably our most important piece of technology was a large umbrella” – Stella Gunnarsson on the making of MONSOON

On November 3, San Francisco Green Film Festival will host the SF premiere of Monsoon, which charts the progress of India’s annual monsoon season in a stunning cinematic journey through the country.

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