This World Oceans Day, dive into our Festival archives for some impactful Cinemaquatic films. Funnel that inspiration into action by joining of many simultaneous marches, flotillas, and water celebrations across the country in the March for the Ocean Saturday, June 9th. March for the Ocean is about the survival of our blue planet. But it’s also about the fact that it’s not too late to turn the tide - restore and protect what we love.
There was much anticipation at the Closing Night of Green Film Fest 2017 on April 26 as we announced our first juried prize, the Green Fire Award.Read more
Part ten of our film-lover’s guide to taking environmental action in the first 100 days of the new White House administration. This week's suggestion: The Island President.Read more
Co-producers Mischa Hedges and Melissa Mahoney shared their experience of getting up close and personal with Californian fishermen for their film, Of The Sea, at our Encore Screening at San Francisco Public Library.
Working in small spaces, overnight and often with hooks and traps flying around, made filming on board the boats challenging.
But it was all necessary to get the real story of five California fishermen, and to show how our seafood choices can influence ocean sustainability.
Dive alongside the whales in How to Change the World and the vanishing Manta rays in Racing Extinction and you'll soon be joining the characters in this year's ocean themed films that are rallying to save them.Read more
Scary movies come in many shapes and sizes, some of the most famous are shark-shaped. Last night we proved that not all shark films have to be horrors with a special screening of Shark Girl.Read more
This Halloween, join us for awe-inspiring new film Shark Girl & a celebration of our huge-jawed ocean friends. Mix & mingle, chat to shark experts, wear an ocean creature costume & enjoy a movie with us.
We’ve teamed up with non-profit Shark Stewards to bring you a spooktacular "Sharkoween". The culmination of Sharktober - an annual celebration of Great White Sharks migrating to the Bay Area.
There's no doubt that sharks have a bad reputation. But these beautiful creatures need our protection.Read more
This week, Governor Brown signed historic legislation that will ban the use of single-use plastic bags in California, the first state in the USA to do so. Why is this important? Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags that they throw away without much thought. But where is "away"? Where do the bags and other plastics end up, and at what cost to the environment, marine life, and human health?
To find out more, check out these illuminating films from our Festival archive: