Green Film Festival
Green Film Festival in San Francisco 2016 will have a special presentation and focus in Mexico with a series of environmental documentaries that tell the stories of people and their own ways to protect their land, water and oceans.
Beginning on Friday, April 15 with renowned documentary Master . The film shows the life of Mayra Aguilar, a teacher from a small fishing village in Baja California, which becomes the first Mexican woman surfer area. Thus, Mayra also changes the expectations of your community what is appropriate for women or not. This documentary is part of the program of short surfing.
The Festival delves into the heart of Mexico, with Sunú a debut feature film production Principal Teresa Camou on Saturday, April 16. This documentary exposes the rich wisdom and respect around the corn and traditional rituals at risk of disappearing due to mass production. This story is seen through the eyes of small and medium producers of maize in Mexico. Camou film exposes the reality of a world threatened by large companies like putlocker.
In H2OMX , Sunday 17 April, we see mismanagement deputy minister of water in Mexico City.Twenty million people depend on this water source unreliable and face an ongoing battle for rationed, transport and consume with greater discretion and care. At the same time, we see communities are beginning to find their own solutions.
It is easy to see reflected in all these films environmental problems and realities that are present not only in Mexico but also in our home here in California where we are also trying to solve our connection to the ocean, drought and problems concerning agriculture .
CHECK OUT OUR SERIES OF MEXICAN ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARIES AT THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL
The 2016 Green Film Fest will be spotlighting films from Mexico, with a series of environmental documentaries that bring to light people following their own path to protect their land, water and oceans.
Starting on Friday April 15 with award winning documentary La Maestra. The film profiles Mayra Aguilar, a teacher from a tiny fishing village in Baja, Mexico, who becomes the first Mexican woman in her area to surf. In doing so, Mayra also changes her community’s expectations of what’s appropriate for women. Part of our Surf Shorts program.
The Festival delves into the heart of the Mexican country, with Sunú, a feature film debut from director Teresa Camou on Saturday, April 16. The documentary exposes the rich wisdom of a fast-disappearing rural tradition centered respectfully around maize through the eyes of small, midsize, and large Mexican maize producers. Camou’s film knits together different stories from a world threatened by big business.
In H20mx, Sunday April 17, we see the gross mismanagement of the water supply in Mexico City. Twenty million people are reliant on this unreliable water source and face a continual battle to ration it, transport it, and consuming it with the utmost judgment and care. At the same time, we see communities are beginning to find their own solutions.
It is easy to see reflected in all these films the environmental passions and crises closer to home, as we try to resolve our connection to the ocean, drought and farming here in California.