FREIGHTENED: The Real Price of Shipping

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Roxie Theater Sat, Apr 16, 2016 5:45 PM
Film Info
Director:Denis Delestrac
Year of Production:2016
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Topic:Climate Change
Zero Waste
Environmental Health
Running Time:84 min.


Denis Delestrac's (Sand Wars) audacious investigation reveals the mechanics and perils of freight shipping. An incredible 90% of the products consumed in the Western world come from overseas. This expansive journey uncovers the obscure world of container ships that are central to our economy and environment.

Produced by Polar Star Films. Co-produced by La Compagnie des Taxi-Brousse.

DISCUSSION WITH: Denis Delestrac, director.

8:00pm World Premiere Reception

Please join Green Film Fest and the French Embassy in the United States immediately following the program for a reception honoring Denis Delestrac in our FestHQ at 518 Valencia. Entry is complimentary for all Festival pass or ticket holders.

Program Sponsors:

Recology            French Embassy

Community Partners:

Blue Drinks | Blue Frontier Campaign | Island Conservation | San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival | SPUR

Included Shorts

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Additional Information

Denis Delestrac is a writer/photographer and stepped into filmmaking by chance in 2001. Delestrac's film Sand Wars has been selected in over 40 festivals and won 15 awards including a Gold Panda, the Greenpeace Prize, and a Gemini Award, placing Delestrac as one of Europe's most notable non-fiction directors. Delestrac's other films include Banking Nature, Pax Americana and the Weaponization, and The Face of the Human Condition - the first segment in the Nomads series.