Join us at our 2020 Virtual Film Fest in the fall! Together, we will celebrate the power of grassroots activism and community resilience! Get your tickets today! And while supplies last, you will receive a super special Film Fest Party Kit with a branded Film Fest cup (so you can be ready for the toast!), movie snacks, and a special message from the Rose Foundation — all you need to celebrate with us at our Live Event!
Watch incredible films celebrating
community resilience and grassroots activism:
September 3rd — September 15th
And tune in for our Live Event including Rose staff, inspiring featured films, and special guests:
September 12th at 4:00 pm PST
Our annual Film Fest has always combined films, food, and fun into a memorable evening and one of the least-stuffy fundraisers around. This fall, we are taking the event virtual! So, plan to fill your 2020 Film Fest cup with your favorite beverage, open up your snacks from Rose, and join us from home as we celebrate grassroots activism for our communities and the environment! We’ll bring all the films, inspiration, and fun! Get your tickets today!
Interested in sponsoring this special virtual Film Fest?
Sponsorship comes with many benefits and opportunities to connect with the 10,000+ members of the Rose Foundation community. Learn more about becoming a Sponsor: 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities.
We are currently confirming our lineup of fantastic films that speak to our values of Fostering Stewardship, Building Community, and Demanding Justice, and highlight community resilience. Know of a film that’s a great fit? Send us an email with a short description and a link to the film.
Our 2019 Film Fest Was a Success!
Thank You for Joining the Rose Foundation to
celebrate the power of grassroots activism!
A Special Thank You to Our Amazing Speakers!
Our Special Guest Emcee, Anisha Desai, brought her expertise in movement building for justice, equity, and the environment to the stage! Her insights brought life to the connections between our films, the Rose Community, and the larger movement.
And our New Voices Team energized the audience, making a Call to Action to support youth who are leading the environmental justice movement!
Learn more about our amazing speakers here!
A Big Thank You to Our 2019 Film Fest Sponsors!
Interested in sponsoring our 2020 Film Fest next fall, email Sheela Shankar!
|Altshuler Berzon LLP||Sacramento Tree Foundation|
|As You Sow||Selerum, Inc.|
|East Bay Community Foundation||Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP|
|John & Marcia Goldman Foundation||SPRAWLDEF — Sustainability, Parks, Recycling And Wildlife Legal Defense Fund|
|Nancy Berlin & Paul Tepper||Alan Ramo & Leslie Rose|
|Ellen & Allen Hauskens||Jill Ratner & Tim Little|
|Kevin Hendrick & Jill Dovre||Sam Schuchat & Ilana DeBare|
|Nadine Joseph & Neil Goteiner||Shaku & Kuppe Shankar|
|Misao Kusuda & Dave Michelfelder||Ron Sundergill|
|Cathy Lerza||Carol Trese & Kevin Rutherford|
|Kylie Livie & David Irving||Ray Tretheway|
|Amy Lyons||Cindy Tsai Schultz & Peter Schultz|
|Marybelle Nzegwu Tobias||David Witzel & Claudia Williams|
Honorary Host Committee
|Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson||Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan|
|Oakland City Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas||Oakland City Councilmember Lynette McElhaney|
|Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan||Oakland City Councilmember Loren Taylor|
|Oakland City Councilmember Noel Gallo||Oakland City Councilmember Sheng Thao|
|Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb|
|Comestible Fine Catering||Musiquito Media|
|Fort Point Beer Company||Original Pattern Brewing Company|
|Kessler Creative Communications||San Francisco Baykeeper|
|Krishna Copy Center||Stefan Cohen Photography|
|Iron Horse Vineyards||The Dry Garden|
Thank You to Our Volunteers:
|Amalgamated Bank||New Voices Are Rising Students|
|Bay Area Green Tours||Presidio Bank|