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
Building on a family legacy of exploration and environmental filmmaking, Céline Cousteau journeys to the Brazilian Amazon in order to bear witness to the indigenous communities' fight for survival. She shares their rarely seen stories of cultural pride and traditional way of life set against the legacy of colonialism and threats from outsiders.Read more
5 Blocks follows the transformational changes that have been taking place on San Francisco’s central Market Street for decades. Once a thriving urban center, the neglected neighborhood has been overcome by grime and crime. Now being transformed by a tech and real estate boom, the neighborhood is undergoing its most dramatic change in 50 years.Read more
The big companies would have us believe that we can save the world just by buying the right stuff in our own homes. In this film, greenwashing experts explore how we can fight back against the dangerous lies of big business.Read more
As a centuries-old black community, contaminated and uprooted by petrochemical plants, comes to terms with the loss of its ancestral home, one man standing in the way of a toxic petrochemical plant's expansion refuses to give up.Read more
Journey along this emotional odyssey in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas with advocates who show their fierce commitment to home, justice, wild beauty, monarch butterflies, and the future of the US-Mexico borderlands.Read more
The Casamance region in the South of Senegal is one of the last areas of traditional fishing in West Africa, and crucial to the food safety of many African countries. But the challenges of industrial fishing companies and harsh working conditions are putting the region in danger of collapse.Read more
From vine to vintage, this film tells the story of California wine country’s unsung heroes over the course of one of the most dramatic harvests in history. Vineyard workers and small producers struggle with unpredictable weather conditions and the US-Mexico border conflict.
Follow UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing around the globe as she investigates an escalating human rights crisis.Read more
Throughout the Festival we showcase an array of new, International short films.
Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the Green Film Fest 2018.