Projecting Change is a 5-day film festival featuring award-winning documentaries and exploring themes such as environmental and social sustainability, empowerment, identity, and global culture. Hosted in partnership with SFU Woodward's, the curated film and speakers sessions and unique festival format are a platform for audience engagement, inspiration, and action.
Now in its 16th year, the Sonoma International Film Festival (April 10-14, 2013) takes place in the heart of Northern California's Wine Country and features more than 90 hand-selected films including independent features, documentaries, world cinema, shorts and a showcase of Spanish language films. All films are shown at intimate venues within walking distance on Sonoma's historic plaza. The Festival is dedicated to promoting independent film, supporting filmmakers around the world and inspiring film lovers.
The International Buddhist Film Festival offers cinema as a vehicle for wider appreciation and better understanding of Buddhism by general audiences, particularly for the remarkableethnic and cultural diversity evident in the Buddhist arena worldwide today. Buddhist Film Foundation and California Film Institute present nine premieres from seven countries—rare screenings, global diversity, and guest filmmakers and presenters. The program runs from Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 3 at Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center in Marin.
Celebrate the Moving Image Festival with screenings and discussions with filmmakers--designed to ignite dialogue and inspire action on the current issues that matter most. The 2012 Moving Image Festival features award-winning films that offer eye-opening glimpses of devastating destructionand optimistic solutions.
For the better part of three decades, The Prince of Wales has worked side by side with a surprising and dynamic array of environmental activists, business leaders, artists, architects and government leaders, including former Bioneers’ presenters Janine Benyus and Jay Harman. They are working to transform the world, address the global environmental crisis and find ways toward a more sustainable, spiritual and harmonious relationship with the planet.
A celebration of the best in independent and world cinema, MVFF brings together a community of filmmakers and film lovers in Mill Valley, San Rafael and beyond to experience amazing new films in the beautiful environment of San Francisco's Bay Area. With its reputation as a filmmakers' festival, this prestigious noncompetitive event showcases international features, documentaries, shorts and children's films—something for every filmgoer.
We are delighted to announce the 15th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival), which was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was founded by Stanford educator and film critic Jasmina Bojic with the participation of the Stanford Film Society and the UNA Midpeninsula Chapter, a community-based nonprofit organization. The 15th UNAFF will be held from October 18-28, 2012 in Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo Alto and San Francisco. The theme for this year is HUMAN DIGNITY.
This unique event is a canvas for instigating and inspiring change. This innovative Festival showcases films that inspire, educate, raise awareness and motivate, so that audiences may open their minds and their hearts to creating a better world. Filmmakers selected to participate in this pioneering event vie for "The Torch Awards," and the opportunity to support their favorite charity.
With half a dozen LA premieres and half a dozen world premieres, the third annual Awareness Film Festival will showcase films that are rarely presented in one place. A dynamic festival that promotes the awareness of world issues. Combining a fusion of filmmakers, artists, environmentalists, educators, alternative health practitioners and other industry professionals, the Awareness Film Festival aims to inspire the public through this engaging, entertaining and unique annual event in the film capital of the world.
The Artfully Green Film Series showcases environmental films as part of Earth Day Dallas, an annual, outdoor festival seeking to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way North Texans think, live and work. The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show North Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help save the environment.
This year the Environmental Film Festival celebrates a major milestone: 20 years of advancing environmental understanding through the power of film. As the first film festival devoted to the full range of environmental topics, the Environmental Film Festival was a novel idea when Flo Stone founded it in 1993. While 1,200 people attended the inaugural Festival, today the Festival has expanded to become the nation’s largest showcase of environmental film, attracting an audience of over 30,000.
350.org is an international campaign that's building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis--the solutions that science and justice demand.
Our mission is to inspire the world to rise to the challenge of the climate…