Racing to Zero

  • Dry Season Dry Season


Roxie Theater Fri, May 29, 2015 8:30 PM
Film Info
Director:Christopher Beaver
Year of Production:2014
Film Type:Feature
Premiere Status:San Francisco Premiere
Topic:Zero waste
Running Time:59 min


Garbage takes on a whole new life in Bay Area film Racing to Zero. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. Go behind the scenes and meet the inventive & enthusiastic characters across the city who are turning trash into resources. The city already recycles, composts and reuses a huge 80% of its garbage. But there’s more to do. Racing to Zero presents an inspiring blueprint for change across America.

- Diana Fuller, producer
- Mike Biddle, CEO, iAQ Systems Inc
- Robert Haley, Zero Waste Manager, SF Department of the Environment
- Max Good and Tyler Trumbo, directors, Dry Season (short).

You might also like to see WALL-E (May 30) or Just Eat It (June 2).

Program Sponsor:

Wells Fargo

Community Partner:
Matter of Trust: Global Compost Project

Included Shorts

Dry Season (8min) More

Additional Information

Christopher Beaver produces and directs multi-media projects concerned with the human experience of the environment. His films as a producer, writer, and director include Dark Circle, a feature documentary, winner of a National Emmy Award and a Certificate of Special Merit from the Academy Awards documentary committee, Treasures of the Greenbelt and Secrets of the Bay, about San Francisco Bay and the surrounding open countryside. Tales of the San Joaquin – A River Journey about California’s Central Valley, nominated for the Pare Lorentz Award of the International Documentary Association and his work-in-progress Tulare, The Vanished Lake, reflect his recent focus on water issues and how they affect the environment.