The Casamance region in the South of Senegal is one of the last areas of traditional fishing in West Africa, and crucial to the food safety of many African countries. But the challenges of industrial fishing companies and harsh working conditions are putting the region in danger of collapse.
Think "the Jane Goodall of giraffes" and you'd get Canadian zoologist and feminist trailblazer Dr. Anne Innis Dagg, whose unprecedented work and scholarship on South African wildlife was stonewalled by institutional chauvinism. This film highlights both her pioneering research and her tireless fight for gender equity.
This film is a call-to-action documentary about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide towards extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature.
Setting the Bar uncovers a new era of sustainable chocolate trade: one that protects livelihoods, supports environmental sustainability, educates consumers to make better choices, and also creates award-winning chocolate bars! Share in the passion and excitement of the chocolate makers as they travel into the unknown.
This film follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes. Their mission: to document the potential impacts of a border wall on the natural environment.
From vine to vintage, this film tells the story of California wine country’s unsung heroes over the course of one of the most dramatic harvests in history. Vineyard workers and small producers struggle with unpredictable weather conditions and the US-Mexico border conflict.
Here at SFGFF we love every one of the hundreds of environmental films we have screened over the years.
Every film was hand picked by our Screening Committee and we created the Archive to allow you to discover these stunning environmental documentaries now.