SFGFF

5th San Francisco Green Film Festival. 2015 AWARD WINNERS

After seven days of screenings and intense debates, the jurys of the San Francisco Green Film Festival voted for the graduates of the 5th edition. And the winners are…

BEST FEATURE

BIKES VS. CARS

Fredrik Gertten, Sweden, 2015, 90 min

The bicycle is an amazing tool for change. This new film from BANANAS!* director Fredrik Gertten investigates the daily traffic drama.

 

BEST SHORT

BEYOND RECOGNITION

Michelle Grace Steinberg, USA, 2014, 27 min

An Ohlone woman is on a quest to protect her ancestors’ burial places from being engulfed by San Francisco’s sprawl.

 

INSPIRING LIVES

LANDFILL HARMONIC

Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, USA, 2014, 84 min 

The world sends them garbage and they send back music.  The Orchestra takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world.

 

GREEN TENACITY

THE CHINESE MAYOR

Zhou Hao, China, 2015, 86 min

Mayor Geng Yanbo is pulling down one of the world’s dirtiest cities to recreate its glorious past, but at the cost of relocating 140,000 households.

 

YOUNG FILMMAKER

PSEUDO EVOLUTION

Luisa Gobel and Bruna Almeida, Brazil, 2013, 4 min

An irreverent and critical insight into the evolution of human kind through the development of capitalist civilization.

 

AUDIENCE AWARD

LANDFILL HARMONIC

Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, USA, 2014, 84 min 

The world sends them garbage and they send back music.  The Orchestra takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world.