Bioneers 2010 Moving Image Festival

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 In conjunction with the Bioneers Conference, a forum presenting innovative solutions for people and the planet, the San Francisco Public Library and the Stegner Environmental Center are proudly hosting documentary screenings as part of the conference’s Moving Image Festival, hosted by Aaron Leventman and Spencer Windes of Bioneers. For more information, check out bioneers.org.

 Bioneers Moving Image Festival, Saturday, Oct. 9:

 11a.m.: Screening of National Geographic All Roads Film Festival 

Owners of the Water: Conflict and Collaboration over Rivers (35 minutes) An exploration of an indigenous campaign to protect a river from the devastating effects of controlled Amazonian soy cultivation. 

 Daughters of the Revolution (32 minutes)  A portrait of prominent Iranian lawyer, Mehrangiz Kar, one of the most celebrated activists in the history of the women’s movement in Iran, told through the eyes of her daughter. 

 Earth Day in Attawapiskat (15 minutes) A brief look at the development of ancestral lands and environmental degradation.

 Weaving the Wisdom (20 minutes) An excerpt about the struggle to control strategic territory, contested by the guerrilla, paramilitary and state forces, that fuels the 60 year old Colombian armed conflict.

 12:40 p.m.: Q&A with Filmmaker Laura Graham, Owners of the Water: Conflict and Collaboration over Rivers 

 

          Photo - FUTURESTATES

 1:30 p.m.:  Screening of FUTURESTATES, a series of 11 fictional mini-features exploring what will become of America in five, 25, or even 50 years from today?  These films examine  possible future scenarios through the lens of today’s global realities as independent filmmakers project a future of their own imagining. Series includes: Plastic Bag, Fallout, Mister Green, The Other Side, Pia, Play, The Rise, Seed, Sling, Tent City, Tia and Marco. 

 4:30 p.m. Q&A with Karim Ahmad, of Independent Television Services (ITVS) on PBS and writer Steve Silberman.

Click here for a full schedule of all Bay Area screenings.

Sponsored by the Stegner Environmental Center.  A Green Stacks program.

All films are free and open to all.

This is a Green Stacks event.

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