Film Archive

Evolution of Organic

From a motley crew of back-to-the-landers to the exciting new futures of sustainable agriculture.

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Merchants of Doubt

This special screening was part of our film-lover's guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. 

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Seasons

From the directors of Winged Migration and Oceans, experience nature first-hand and see the impact of humans through the eyes of the animals.

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Death By Design

SF Premiere of Death By Design and expert discussion on the environmental impacts of our digital addiction. part of the Bay Area Science Festival. 

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When Two Worlds Collide

Chronicling the fight between indigenous communities and government-supported business interests in the Peruvian Amazon.

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Short Films - 2016 SF Green Film Festival

We know that good things can come in small packages. Throughout the Festival we showcase an array of new, International short films.

Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the 2016 Green Film Fest.


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Not Without Us

Seven grassroots activists from around the world head to Paris for the UN Climate Talks.

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Born Free

This wildlife epic first roared onto the big screen 50 years ago as the first mainstream Hollywood film to spotlight a big conservation issue.

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Behemoth (Bei xi mo shou)

Political documentarian Zhao Liang draws inspiration from The Divine Comedy for this simultaneously intoxicating and terrifying glimpse at the ravages wrought upon Inner Mongolia by its coal and iron industries. 

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The Anthropologist

The parallel stories of two women: Margaret Mead, who popularized cultural anthropology in America; and Susie Crate, an environmental anthropologist currently studying the impact of climate change. 

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Sonic Sea

The story of Ken Balcomb, a former U.S. Navy officer who solved a tragic mystery involving a mass stranding of whales in the Bahamas, and changed the way we understand our impact on the ocean.

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Ice and the Sky (La glace et le ciel)

Luc Jacquet (March of the PenguinsOnce Upon A Forest, SFGFF 2014) returns to the Antarctic.

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The Burden

Oil is our greatest long-term national security threat.

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An American Ascent

Nine African Americans set out to change the face of the outdoors by taking on America's highest peak: Denali.

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The Babushkas of Chernobyl

To us it may be a radioactive "Exclusion Zone" to them it's their ancestral homeland. 

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I Am Chut Wutty

Each year, many hundreds of environmental activists put their life on the line to protect wild places. 

At the San Francisco Green Film Festival, we highly value sharing crucial environmental stories like these that have the power to educate, inform, and ignite change. We also pair solutions-oriented film themes with local non-profits to engage audiences with local action opportunities. Join our #morethanmovies movement! 

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Dear President Obama

Mark Ruffalo produces and narrates this direct appeal to the President to join the "anti-fracking" majority.

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H2Omx

Mexico City faces a continual battle for access to water: getting it, rationing it, transporting it, and consuming it with the utmost judgment and care. 

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Of The Sea

Fishermen are the stewards of some of the last wild food on our planet: fish.

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Spotlight California

Spotlight California is a web series that follows comedian and filmmaker Kiran Deol as she travels across the state investigating the California we don't see on postcards. 

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