When you think of environmentalists as characters in Hollywood movies, I'm sure you've seen all the stereotypes.Read more
Our program is already starting to come together for April! Once more, we’ll be taking you on an epic voyage around the globe, with many international films already confirmed for the line-up.
This is even more vital with all the news of the past two weeks.Read more
The film-lover's guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration.Read more
I don’t believe in a post-truth world. I don't want to live there, and I know you don't either.Read more
"Film Festival tackles climate change and Donald Trump".
That was the San Francisco Chronicle headline when we launched the 2nd Green Film Fest in March 2012 with the premiere of You've Been Trumped.
Now, as then, we pledge to fight for the environment and for independent filmmakers.Read more
We need media to inform and educate audiences about climate change if we're ever going to instigate change.
Finding space on the airwaves
In 2015, the four major TV networks in the US (ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX) dedicated only 146 minutes of airtime in their news coverage to climate change.Read more
UPDATE (11/30/16): Deia's prosecution has been officially suspended by the state of North Dakota. Which is to say, the State acknowledged that she is an established filmmaker and that no public interest would be served by continuing the prosecution. More here...
You’ve probably been following the shocking events unfold in North Dakota.
Standing Rock Sioux tribe members and their supporters have been protesting the construction of an oil pipeline for months to protect their water. But over recent weeks the tensions with police hit boiling point.
We’re especially troubled by the arrest and charges against filmmaker Deia Schlosberg for filming the protests at the TransCanada's Keystone pipeline in Walhalla, North Dakota.Read more
We've been getting to the heart of this tough question: out of the hundreds of films submitted, how do we decide on the 70 films that we show at Green Film Fest?
At the same time as looking at the stories on the screen, we're also interested in who is behind the camera.Read more