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SF Green Film Festival opens with Marin’s open space rebels

May 29, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

Premier night (Thursday) at the SF Green Film Festival is a film about the people who saved Marin's coastline from development. (Interview)

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Green film festivals showcase local flavor

February 29, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

It’s showtime. What better way to spend a blustery day in early March than to visit the two green film festivals in San Francisco? This year’s line-up features a number of films from Bay Area filmmakers and ones that touch on local topics. Among them is Bay Area filmmaker Jon Shenk's "The Island President" about how the recently ousted leader of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, is trying to save his country from being the first obliterated by sea level rise. In an interview, Shenk explains why all coastal cities -- including Bay Area cities -- should take what's happening in the Maldives to heart.

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SF Premier of San Bruno Mt. Film Butterflies & Bulldozers

March 02, 2011 by Victoria Schlesinger

Many people living in the Bay Area know very little about San Bruno Mountain -- the massive, bald hill just south of San Francisco.The surprising story of this largest undeveloped landmass in the urban U.S. is told in the documentary Butterflies & Bulldozers, showing this week at the first San Francisco Green Film Festival.

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