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Eco & Climate: 8th Annual Green Filmfest in San Francisco, through Sept 14th
Date Monday September 10
Time 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorGreen Filmfest
Location Details
San Francisco, CA
Castro Theatre: 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: 701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center: 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123
SF Public Libraries
8th ANNUAL GREEN FILM FESTIVAL of SAN FRANCISCO

SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, SEPT 10TH

6:00 pm THE GUARDIANS @ YBCA
A visually dazzling meditation on the delicate balance between humans and nature,
The Guardians elegantly interweavesthe lives of the iconic Monarch butterfy with an
indigenous community in Mexico. Both depend on the same ancient forest or their survival
and now face an uncertain future.Expected Guest:s Director Tessa Moran and Ben Crosbie
With short: CICLO· Esteban Kaufer· Argentina· 2018· 17 min

7:00 pm Decoding the Weather Machine with PBS / NOVA @ Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture

Disastrous hurricanes. Widespread droughts and wildfires. Withering heat.
Extreme rainfall. It is hard not to conclude that something’s up with the weather, and many scientists agree.
It’s the result of the weather machine itself—our climate—changing, becoming
hotter and more erratic. Join producers of NOVA and leading
climate scientists to see clips from this 2-hour PBS special and discuss how Earth’s
climate system is changing.
Expected Guests: NOVA writer-producer Doug Hamilton, with climate scientists!

8:15 pm PATRIMONIO @ YBCA
A multi-billion-dollar American development is poised to engulf a small coastal
community in Baja California Sur with a mega hotel/condo complex. But local people
are banding together to save their way of life and the delicate ecosystem
on which they all depend.
Expected Guests: Director Lisa F. Jackson and Sarah 8eale; subjects from the film
With short: GWALA RISING· Jennifer Shoemaker· USA / Papua New Guinea· 2018· 13 min

Ticket cost information: https://www.greenfilmfest.org/festival
--Youth FREE
--Discounts for seniors/disabled patrons

FESTIVAL OVERALL

WHEN: until Sept. 14th

WHERE: Castro Theatre, Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,
and SF Public Libraries.

CLICK LINK FOR THE PROGRAM GUIDE: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/greenfilmfest/pages/818/attachments/original/1533245231/2018_SF_Green_Film_Festival_Program_for_web.pdf?1533245231

ABOUT

Launched in 2011, the San Francisco Green Film Festival is the West Coast's leading event
for films &discussions about people and the planet. SF Green Film Festival is dedicated to screening compelling environmental films; connecting audiences to filmmakers and experts;
and sparking green ideas & actions. Our signature program is the annual Green Film Fest
and we also screen films and support filmmakers throughout the year.

Green Film Fest 2018, September 6-14, is an official Affiliate Event of the
Global Climate Action Summit, bringing leaders from around the world to San Francisco
to support the Paris Climate Agreement. We'll have a vibrant line up of 55 new,
international films connecting a passionate audience with top documentary filmmakers,
environmental experts and campaigners.

We launch with a spectacular Opening Night at the Castro Theatre on September 6 and
also show films at the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,
and SF Public Libraries.

OUR MISSION
San Francisco Green Film Festival is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and connect communities through forward-thinking programs of environmental films, dialogues, and action opportunities.

We aim to
--educate and inform the public about environmental threats and solutions by opening up high quality, relevant,
and factually accurate films from around the globe
--create transformative arts experiences for individuals to absorb
current environmental realities and envision our possible futures
--build collective power for environmental causes by bringing together
diverse people and communities to make connections and share ideas and actions
--grow diversity and inclusivity in the environmental movement by
designing programs that are inviting, affordable, and accessible to everyone
--effect environmental justice through programs that motivate audiences
to change attitudes, behaviors, and government and corporate practices.
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