Broadcast coverage of climate change in recent years has not been devoted to telling the most critical stories. Complex issues are glossed over, reports are buried, and climate-talk is dominated by the Trump Administration. We must continue to fight to ensure that the truth is reaching the public by bringing fearless independent filmmakers from around the globe to share their crucial stories.Read more
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