From cyclists in L.A. to scientist in Antartica, the festival brings together films, filmmakers, experts and audiences to spark the next great environmental ideas. Venues: the Castro Theatre, the Roxie Theatre, Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch and several venues in Berkeley. The Festival will present the San Francisco Premieres of 60 internationally acclaimed, eco-focused films. Over 90 visiting filmmakers and guest speakers will cover green topics surrounding energy, water, food, cities, and wildlife. The Festival will also feature live events, parties, green arts, panels and workshops, inviting festival attendees to get involved and take action. Program highlights include: "Dear President Obama;" "Ice and the Sk;" "An American Ascent; "Into the Sea;" "Born Free' and more. Visit the website for updates.
Leo DiCaprio’s Oscars speech was a clarion call to millions as our earth steadily warms; SF’s own Green Film Festival takes the lead in presenting films and conversations addressing the most pressing environmental issue we face. Highlights include a screening of “Ice and the Sky,” Luc Jacquet’s gorgeous film about glaciologist Claude Lorius that closed the Cannes festival last year.