San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. Go behind the scenes and meet the inventive & enthusiastic characters across the city who are turning trash into resources.Read more
An A-Z of all the short films that screened at the 4th San Francisco Green Film Festival, May 28 - June 1, 2014.
Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the 3rd San Francisco Green Film Festival.
Anna, Emma And The CondorsRead more
For many Americans, the bicycle is a choice. An expensive toy. An eco-conscious mode of transportation. For countless others across the globe, it is much more. A story about how the bicycle can change the world—one pedal stroke at a time.
When choreographer Allison Orr finds inspirit, beauty and grace in garbage trucks, cranes and in the men and woman who collect our trash, she embarks on one of her biggest creative challenges.Read more
Switch unassumingly explores the vast landscape of energy generation. We follow geologist Scott Tinker as he studies energy sources in an effort to understand the fundamental transition that must take place in order to adequately provide for the world’s future energy needs.
What is home? And how do we find it? Tiny follows one couple's attempt to build a Tiny House from scratch with no building experience, and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into houses smaller than the average parking space.Read more
In 2008, Iceland’s entire banking system collapsed in the wake of the global financial crisis. Future of Hope chronicles a grassroots movement determined to reinvent the Icelandic economy around the principles of sustainable development.Read more
The third part of Gary Hustwit’s design film trilogy, joining Helvetica (2007) and Objectified (2009), is a captivating and lively look at the design of cities. Urbanized examines how major urban environments are adapting to the challenges of today and tomorrow, particularly climate change and population growth. This eye-opening film looks at the issues and promises facing some of the world’s important cities.Read more