San Francisco Green Film Festival: May 30-June 5

If you’re in San Francisco this weekend, check out the
San Francisco Green Film Festival, which runs May 30 – June 5.

You’ll be able to choose from 50 environmentally-focused films from around the world on topics such as organic food, chemicals, fracking, and so on. Films will be shown at a number of
venues, but mostly at New People Cinema in Japantown.

A sampling of films are:

More Than Honey: directed by Academy-Award nominated
Markus Imhoof, who will be present at the screening, we discover the world from the perspective of honey bees. 

Switch: Explore the vast landscape of energy generation from coal mines to oil rigs through the eyes of a geologist. 

Watershed: Explore the dramatic changes of the Colorado

A River Changes CourseFollow three Cambodians who struggle to support themselves and their families as the environment rapidly changes. Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2013. 

Vanishing Point: Polar Eskimos find their way in a shifting world as their traditions and lives are affected by technology and climate change. 

Unacceptable LevelsThe story of toxic chemicals in
just about every aspect of our lives, and the egregious lack of regulation.

Trashed: this film profiles San Francisco’s adoption of Zero Waste, while exploring the landscape of garbage worldwide that results from over-consumption and wastefulness.  

Bidder 70: The film’s protagonist, Tim DeChristopher (who will attend the screening), was released from prison just weeks ago after serving over two years for trying to prevent an oil and gas auction on pristine land in Colorado from moving forward.  

In Organic We Trustinvestigates the meaning of "certified organic".

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