Part five of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's suggestion: Bidder 70.Read more
This year there have been many award-worthy environmental documentaries. Telling stories that would otherwise go untold. So, if you're looking for some movies to watch, it can be hard to know where to start.
Here's an update on how to watch our Green Film Fest 2016 Award Winners.
Be sure to add them to your watch-list for the holidays.
The Green Fire Award recognizes the best of independent filmmaking in the San Francisco Bay Area with a $1,000 cash prize for the filmmaker, decided by an expert Jury from the film and environmental fields.
We can't overstate how thrilled we are to be able to give this Award to honor local talent.
And it was really important for us to find the right name to live up to itRead more
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.Read more
After an incredible week of internationally-acclaimed films, visiting filmmakers and full theaters, Green Film Fest closed with two stunning shows.
Seven grassroots activists from around the world head to Paris for the UN Climate Talks.Read more
This wildlife epic first roared onto the big screen 50 years ago as the first mainstream Hollywood film to spotlight a big conservation issue.Read more
To us it may be a radioactive "Exclusion Zone" to them it's their ancestral homeland.Read more
Best Feature: Catching The Sun
Shalini Kantayya, USA, 2015, 75 min
Best Short: Nature Rx
Justin Bogardus, USA, 2015, 1 min
Inspiring Lives: Virginia McKenna for Born Free
Green Tenacity: Not Without Us
Mark Decena, USA, 2014, 90 min
Young Filmmaker: Escape Velocity
James Tralie, USA, 2015, 4 min
Audience Award: The Babushkas of Chernobyl
Holly Morris & Jane Bogart, USA, 2015, 72 min
To us it may be a radioactive "Exclusion Zone" to them it's their ancestral homeland. In this remarkable tale, a defiant community of women scratch out an existence on Chernobyl's toxic land.
Thank you, to Smith l Allen for 3D printing our awards using recycled wood & to Friends of the Urban Forest for naming a tree in honor of the Audience Award winner.