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.
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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
Edward Abbey was the original eco-warrior. He lit the flame of environmental activism and gave the movement its soul. This is not a history lesson; his call to action is timeless and still influential today.
Do you know what is hiding beneath our cities? Lost Rivers shows us the nature we have concealed beneath our feet and the quest by urban dwellers around the world to bring it back and make our cities more livable.
This visually stunning film weaves together diverse global stories that show our relationship with water. The filmmakers' message resonates with California's current water shortages, as it shows our dependence on and fight to control our most precious resource.
A film-music collaboration by multimedia artist and filmmaker Bill Morrison and guitarist composer Bill Frisell based on, and inspired by, the catastrophic Mississippi River Flood of 1927 and the ensuing transformation of American society.
In the 40th Anniversary year of this classic film, California faces its worst drought in decades. Based in part on real events that formed the California Water Wars, it is set during a serious drought in LA, where a private detective gets caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.
Our national attitude to dams is changing. From pride in big dams as feats of engineering, there is now a growing awareness that we can bring our rivers back to life. Winner of the Audience Award at the 2014 SXSW festival.
Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the 3rd San Francisco Green Film Festival.
Anna, Emma And The CondorsRead more
Travel with filmmaker Angela Sun to Midway Atoll, a remote island in the pacific, as she seeks to uncover the mystery behind the island of garbage that everyone has heard of but no one truly understands.Read more