A decade later, what is the legacy of Hurricane Katrina?
SFGFF selects five powerful films that reflect on the storm and its aftermath:
We know that good things can come in small packages. Throughout the Festival we showcase an array of new, International short films.
Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival.
There is an increasing tension in Taiwan between industry and agriculture as wastewater pollution contaminates the rice fields.Read more
Follow the entertaining tale of banning bottled water in small town America. A story of revolution and dedication as one community makes history.
A lyrical and poetic film showing what it takes to to make the whitest salt in the world.Read more
Rapacious developers are using golf as a smokescreen to build massive luxury resorts that end up costing the earth.Read more
Hugo and David were born on opposite ends of the oil pipeline. Both want to protect the Amazon from the devastation of oil.Read more
It is also the apt title of one Festival film - part of a group of films that all give us a stark new perspective on our relationship with water.
In the case of What About Water? (May 31) we get the point of view of people in San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point as we face up to what it means to live with less water.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.
As California struggles to recover from the worst drought in decades, every day you're seeing first-hand how water is becoming a more precious resource.
Get to the bottom of the issues with our Festival films and take a stand.
MAKE CONNECTIONS WITH OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
MAKE A PLEDGE
Here are some ways to get involved:
- Reduce your water use by at least 10%: There may have been more rain but snow pack is still below normal levels, those shorter showers will be crucial.
- Take the Meatless Monday Pledge: Reduce the amount of meat you eat and be a water-saving rockstar - approximately 1,850 gallons of water are needed to produce a single pound of beef.
- Add your voice: Protect wild rivers and restore damaged rivers.
Green Speak Out! at the Festival
FILMS FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FILM FESTIVAL ARCHIVE