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Eco & Climate: 8th Annual Green Film Fest in San Francisco, through Sept 14th
Date Thursday September 13
Time 1:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorGreen Film Fest of SF
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
Koret Auditorium at SF Main Public Library, 100 Larkin St. at Grove St.
Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center: 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123
8TH ANNUAL GREEN FILM FESTIVAL of SAN FRANCISCO

SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, SEPT 13th (ALSO: EXTRA DAY EXTENSION ON FRIDAY, SEPT 14TH)

1:45 p.m. WILD RELATIVES @ YBCA
Wild Relatives is a profound meditation on resilience in an era
defned by displacement, climate change, and war, documenting
the complex pathway of seed distribution between Lebanon’s
BeUaa Valley and the Global Seed Vault deep inside Norway’s
Svalbard archipelago. Environmental Award Winner
at Sheffeld Doc/Fest 2018.
With short: DRY ROAST Lauren Schwartzman and Emily Thomas, USA, 2017, 10 min

4:00 p.m. GENESIS 2.0 @ Castro Theatre
On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean,
hunters are searching for the tusks of extinct mammoths.
Thawing permafrost releases an intact mammoth carcass in
addition to the precious ivory, which sets genetic scientists
on a controversial quest to clone a living mammoth. Winner
of the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for
Cinematography at Sundance 2018.
Expected Guest: Director Christian Frei
With short: IN BETWEEN, Rolf Steinmann, Germany, 2015, 8 min

4:00 p.m. CURRENT REVOLUTION @ YBCA
From substations to gas stations, boardrooms to military bases —
this flm tells the story of America’s energy industry on the
brink of massive change. Whether it fails, prevails or adapts, the
outcome will profoundly affect us all. This is the frst in a series
of new flms about the future of the US energy grid from
American Resilience Project, producers of Green Film Fest 2017
award-winner Tidewater.
Expected Guest:s Director Roger Sorkin; Producer Nate Birnbaum

6:00 p.m. Bay Area Now 8 Special Programs @ YBCA
https://www.ybca.org/whats-on/bay-area-now-8

7:30 p.m. Closing Night Premiere: THE CONDOR AND THE EAGLE @ Castro Theatre
Four Indigenous leaders embark on an extraordinary trans-continental adventure from the Canadian plains
to deep into the heart of the Amazonian jungle to unite the peoples of North and South America and deepen
the meaning of “Climate Justice”. Their path through the jungle takes them on an unexpectedly challenging and
liberating journey, which will forever change their attachment to the Earth and one another.
Expected Guests: Directors Sophie Guerra and Clément Guerra; flm’s subjects Yudith Nieto,
Casey Camp-Horinek, Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Bryan Parras

9:30 Closing Night Wrap Party @ Castro Theatre
It’s a wrap! Join us on the Castro Mezzanine for our after-celebration
with Festival fIlmmakers & special guests
(However: special extra day extension tomorrow, Sept. 14th)

Ticket information: https://www.greenfilmfest.org/festival
--Some events FREE for everyone
--FREE for Youth & Students (with valid ID)
--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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