Film Archive

AY MARIPOSA

Journey along this emotional odyssey in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas with advocates who show their fierce commitment to home, justice, wild beauty, monarch butterflies, and the future of the US-Mexico borderlands.

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SILENT FORESTS

Meet passionate and tenacious conservationists as they fight to stop forest elephant poaching in Africa’s Congo Basin region. Institutional challenges like corruption and lack of funding threaten to derail their attempts to save those that remain.

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MOSSVILLE:WHEN GREAT TREES FALL

As a centuries-old black community, contaminated and uprooted by petrochemical plants, comes to terms with the loss of its ancestral home, one man standing in the way of a toxic petrochemical plant's expansion refuses to give up.

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GOLDEN FISH, AFRICAN FISH

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.

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THE WOMEN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES

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.

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ARTIFISHAL

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.

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SETTING THE BAR: A CRAFT CHOCOLATE ORIGIN STORY

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.

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THE RIVER AND THE WALL

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.

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NATURE'S NICKELODEONS

Experience the nature documentary as you’ve never seen or heard it before. Experimental composers, musicians and A.I. join filmmaker and Doctor of GeoHumanities Amy Cutler to re-invent the heroes, villains, sounds, and spaces of nature broadcasts.

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HARVEST SEASON

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ANTHROPOCENE:THE HUMAN EPOCH

Experience this cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, as scientists argue we have now entered a new epoch. The Anthropocene is a full-scale, catastrophic change that we cannot reverse completely. But we must try.

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PUSH

Follow UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing around the globe as she investigates an escalating human rights crisis.

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What is the Film Archive?

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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.

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Green Film Fest 2018 - Shorts

Throughout the Festival we showcase an array of new, International short films.

Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the Green Film Fest 2018. 

 

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Tawai: A Voice From the Forest

Explorer Bruce Parry visits indigenous peoples on a quest into the heart of the human conscience.

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Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

Filmmaker James Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era.

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The Tortoise and the Tapir

Revealing gigantic hydro dam constructions being built in the middle of the Amazon forest, including the imposing Bel Monte dam.

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The Condor and the Eagle

Four Indigenous leaders embark on an extraordinary trans-continental adventure from the Canadian plains to the heart of the Amazonian jungle.

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Genesis 2.0

On remote islands in the Siberian Arctic Ocean, the discovery of extinct mammoths sets genetic scientists on a controversial quest.

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Current Revolution

From substations to gas stations, boardrooms to military bases - America's towering energy industry is on the brink of massive change.

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