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so many great films this year! #greenfilmfest  
 
Announcing the full program of the 5th SF Green Film Festival, May 28 - June 3.

Explore the exciting line-up of 60 films from 26 countries to spark your green imagination. See you at the movies!

http://www.greenfilmfest.org/2015fest

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2015 San Francisco Green Film Festival, May 28 - June 3. Environmental films and discussions that spark ideas.
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excited to announce our full #greenfilmfest program next week
 
Our 2015 #greenfilmfest posters are here! Come to one of our ‪#EarthDay‬ events this week and be the first to pick one up.
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support green films & filmmakers and make a donation to +San Francisco Green Film Festival today!
 
It's the last day to give to our 2015 fundraising campaign to get your name in the 5th +San Francisco Green Film Festival program guide and take advantage of our dollar-for-dollar gift match - Give before midnight to see your donation have double the impact!

http://greenfilmfest.org/donate
Donate to San Francisco Green Film Festival. You make it possible to show the latest environmental films, bring in filmmakers and take action for the environment.
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check out this amazing film about climbers in #Yosemite
 
Check out this bonus scene of Tommy Caldwell​ on the Dawn Wall and get your tix for our screening of #ValleyUprising next Tuesday, March 10!

http://www.greenfilmfest.org/2015_valleyuprising
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ICYMI: On Sunday, President Nasheed of the Maldives ('The Island President') was arrested and dragged to court on terrorism charges. He's being denied legal representation or bail. You can sign petitions at:

https://www.change.org/p/president-yaameen-abdul-gayoom-release-president-mohamed-nasheed

https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Concerned_citizens_of_the_world_Free_President_Nasheed/?wDLZqdb

For more information:
http://bit.ly/1zbbG0V
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Mohamed Nasheed, the first-ever democratically elected President of the Maldives who was forced from power by the military in 2012, has been arrested and detained in jail by the authoritarian regime of Yameen Gayoom. Nasheed's arm was badly hurt while he was being physically manhandled into the courtroom by police, and he has been denied legal representation. SIGN YOUR NAME BELOW TO SHOW THAT THE WORLD IS WATCHING AND THAT YAMEEN GAYOOM MUST ...
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Were you following the incredible, history-making, free climb of El Capitan's Dawn Wall this week? Then check out 'Valley Uprising', a new film about the epic history of climbing in Yosemite National Park.

Catch it on the big screen this weekend at the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival - PLUS I'm emcee-ing the show!!

I'll see you there.

#FilmFriday

http://www.valleyuprising.com/
Valley Uprising is the much-anticipated documentary from Sender Films about the epic history of climbing in Yosemite National Park and the counterculture roots of outdoor sports.
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Happy #EarthDay We're thrilled to announce that our Festival Opening Night will be the California Premiere of BIKES vs CARS​, providing a spectacular launch to our 2015 Festival theme, Changing Cities. Join us on May 28 at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) for this special Opening Night Reception & Premiere.

Tickets are on sale to SFGFF members now. Public on sale begins April 28.
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#earthday #free screening
 
See beautiful film 'Angel Azul'​ in our Earth Day FREE screening at San Francisco Public Library​!

April 21, 12 noon @ Main Branch (Civic Center)
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looking forward to seeing this 70's classic on the big screen
 
We’re thinking big about the future at this year's Festival and including a few Sci-Fi classics. Don't miss our special presentation of SILENT RUNNING on the big screen at Roxie on May 30!
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We're excited to announce the theme for the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival, May 28 - June 3, will be: Changing Cities.

Our cities are growing fast. See films and discussions that will certainly spark ideas and conversation about the future cities we want to be living in...

http://www.greenfilmfest.org/exclusivefestivaltheme2015
Exclusive: San Francisco Green Film Festival Festival Theme Announced. Join us May 28 - June 3.
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REEL ROCK Film Tour​ hits San Francisco on March 10! Don't miss our screening of the epic #ValleyUprising

http://www.greenfilmfest.org/2015_valleyuprising
Join us for the San Francisco Green Film Festival March Mixer & Film Screening of Valley Uprising. Valley Uprising is the riveting, unforgettable tale of the bold tradition of Yosemite Valley: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity — and the laws of the land.
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The amazing history of #climbing in Yosemite coming to the big screen!
 
If you were amazed by Yosemite Valley climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson's quest to be the first to free climb Dawn Wall, you'll be stunned by the history and counterculture that went before them in this special presentation of the highly-anticipated, feature-length film VALLEY UPRISING.

#climbing #climbers #yosemite  
Join us for the San Francisco Green Film Festival March Mixer & Film Screening of Valley Uprising. Valley Uprising is the riveting, unforgettable tale of the bold tradition of Yosemite Valley: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity — and the laws of the land.
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Film Festival Director
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  • San Francisco Green Film Festival
    Founder & CEO, 2010 - present
  • San Francisco Ocean Film Festival
    Festival Director, 2007 - 2009
  • Bay Area Women in Film & Media
    Board of Directors/Treasurer, 2008 - 2011
  • Winslow & Associates, Inc.
    Event Coordinator, 2006 - 2008
  • San Francisco Film Society
    Executive Assistant, 2004 - 2006
  • United International Pictures (UIP)
    Publicity Officer, 2002 - 2003
  • Intermedia Films
    Marketing Executive, 2001 - 2002
  • New Producers Alliance (NPA)
    Publications Manager, 2000 - 2001
  • BFI London Film Festival
    Guest Services Coordinator, 1999 - 1999
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival
    Submissions Coordinator/Industry Desk Manager, 1997 - 1998
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Edinburgh - Rhu - Manchester - London - Oakland
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Founder & CEO, San Francisco Green Film Festival http://greenfilmfest.org
Introduction

I’m passionate about how film can be the catalyst for massive environmental change on a local and global scale.

In 2011, I launched the San Francisco Green Film Festival –  now the Bay Area's leading festival of films and discussions about people and the planet. See you at the annual film festival each Spring and our screenings and socials throughout the year

http://greenfilmfest.org

Education
  • University of Manchester
    BA Hons History of Modern Art & Architecture, 1994 - 1997
  • British Film Institute (BFI)
    MA Cinema & Television Studies, 1998 - 1999
  • Birkbeck, University of London
    MA Cinema & Television Studies, 1998 - 1999