Evolution of Organic


Castro Theatre Thu, Apr 20, 2017 7:30 PM
Film Info
Director:Mark Kitchell
Year of Production:2017
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Topic:Big Nights
Bay Area
Green Fire Award
Climate Change
Food: What's on Your Plate?
Running Time:82 min.


7:30pm :: Opening Night Premiere

2017 Green Fire Award Finalist: It started with a motley crew of back-to-the-landers rejecting industrial farming. It went on to spawn a renewed connection with our food and land. Filmmaker Mark Kitchell (Berkeley in the Sixties; A Fierce Green Fire) presents a celebration of Californian organic farming told by the people that started it all thru to a new generation who continue to reinvent the food system.


- Mark Kitchell, filmmaker
- Tonya Antle, Organic Produce Network
- Brian Leahy, California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation
- Willow Summer, City Slickers Farm
and other guests from the film.

6:00pm :: Opening Night Reception

Join us before the screening on the Castro Mezzanine to meet Festival filmmakers and special guests while enjoying local food & beverages to kick-off Green Film Fest 2017. Separate ticket required. 21+

Opening Night Sponsor:

Opening Night Reception Sponsor:

Community Partners: 18 Reasons; California Film Institute; Center for Food Safety, CUESA, Kitchen Table Advisors; Soul Food Farm

Additional Information

Mark KitchellMark Kitchell - director, writer and producer – is best known for Berkeley in the Sixties, a classic that has become one of the defining films about the protest movements that shook America during the 1960s. More recently he made A Fierce Green Fire, the first film to bring together all the major parts of the environmental movement. It was a big success, peaking with national broadcast on American Masters on Earth Day 2014.