Bag It Intro Preview of Opening Night Screening Premier at the San Francisco Green Film Festival.
1st San Francisco Green Film Festival Opening Night Gala
Thursday March 3, 2011
San Fancisco – March 2, 2011 Wednesday, March 3rd marks the launch of San Francisco’s newest, ‘greenest’ Arts event, the San Francisco Green Film Festival. Following the Bay Area Premiere screening of “Bag It,” festival filmmakers and special guests will mix and mingle at the beautiful Bently Reserve. Attendees will enjoy local sustainable savories and sweets courtesy of local restaurants and food purveyors; sample local wine, beer and zingy cocktails; take in art from Recology and Surfrider Foundation; and dance the night away to Brazilian samba funk from the Bay Area’s Tropicali!
The San Francisco Green Film Festival Opening Night is presented in partnership with the Plastic Pollution Coalition, a global alliance of individuals, organizations, and businesses working together to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals, and the environment.
7:00PM ~ “Bag It” Premiere
Landmark Theatres Embarcadero Center Cinema
One Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level
9:00pm-Midnight ~ Green Carpet Gala
301 Battery Street
(across from the Cinema at the Promenade Level).
To find out more information or purchase tickets, visit www.sfgreenfilmfest.org.
Guests must be 21 or over to attend. Festive attire is appropriate.
All proceeds benefit the programs of the San Francisco Green Film Festival – linking film and media arts with environmental action and advocacy to build a greener future.
Opening night sponsors include: Plastic Pollution Coalition | Tropicali| Blue Heron Catering | One Big Fish Green Events | Aidells Sausage Company | Bison Brewing Company | Chilayo | Choice Catering | Eel River Brewing Company | Frey Vineyards | Mixt Greens | Pretzel Crisps | Save Our Young Culinary Academy | Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery | Straus Family Creamery | Trinity Oaks | Veev
ABOUT THE FILM ”BAG IT”:
Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags that they throw away without much thought. But where is “away”? Where do the bags and other plastics end up, and at what cost to the environment, marine life, and human health? “Bag It” follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic world. What he learns quickly grows far beyond plastic bags… http://www.bagitmovie.com/