The film that started it all! The Age of Stupid inspired the founding of the first Green Film Fest. Pete Postlethwaite stars as a man living in the devastated future world of 2055, looking back at old footage from our time and asking: why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?Read more
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Film Classic: Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1964 Cold War satire, with Peter Sellers as the eponymous Doctor with an ingenious and irrevocable scheme.
Film Classic: During the 1978 'energy crisis', a group of artists, mechanics & environmental activists set out to build the largest electrical generating windmill in the world.Read more
Film Classic: Acclaimed 1982 doc exploring in evocative, personal and immediate terms how all of us have been affected by the nuclear age.Read more
Nuclear disarmament seems to have gone out of fashion with our current White House Administration. At the same time, the United Nations continues to work on a new treaty to ban nuclear weapons.Read more
Who isn't curious about what happens behind the scenes while making a film?
Our second 'sneak peak' installment looks into the motivations and methods of filmmaker David Vassar, whose Generation on the Wind, will be shown on Sunday, April 23, at 6:30 pm, in the Little Roxie.
The film depicts the efforts of an island community to try to develop alternative energy - wind power - before that was even a 'thing'.
Not only is it one of Vassar's earliest efforts, it was also an Academy Award nominee in 1979.
Recently, the film has been carefully restored by the Academy.
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
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
- Born Free film celebrates 50th Anniversary this yearRead more