The third annual San Francisco Green Film Festival, which starts May 30 and ends June 5 this year, will be presenting a series of environmentally-conscious films, mostly at the New People Cinema in Japantown. Here is a selection of pretty stunning trailers for films being screened at the festival this year:

1. The Ruffalo-studded Dear Governor Cuomo, directed by Jon Bowermaster. Man, turns out “fracking” does not mean the same thing in real life as it does on Battlestar Galactica:

2. & 3. Breathing Earth and Garden in the Sea, both directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer, who also made Rivers and Tides, a hypnotic documentary on the artist Andy Goldsworthy:

Here is a link to Garden in the Sea, because it can’t be embedded.

4. Markus Imhoof’s film on the mysterious and terrifying decline of the bee population, More Than Honey:

5. And finally, Andrew Garrison’s film Trash Dance, which probably needs no explanation:

Tickets to the festival are on sale now. See you there?

Watch 5 Beautiful Trailers from the Upcoming SF Green Film Festival 15 May,2013Nate Waggoner


Nate Waggoner

Nate Waggoner’s writing has appeared on,, and in Sparkle & Blink. He has read at KQED’s New Kids on the Block Litcrawl event, Quiet Lightning, Bang Out, 851, and Write Club SF. He and his ex-girlfriend host a podcast called “Invitation to Love,” which is available on iTunes. He is the author of a comic book called “A Lifetime of Free Haircuts.” He is an MFA candidate in Fiction at San Francisco State University.

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