Four films created by students in the 2016 GreenScreen course were selected for screening at the 2017 Santa Barbara International Film Festival! 

The Hostage

The Hostage is a fictional dark comedy that follows two incompetent kidnappers as they argue about how to get rid of a very resilient victim without polluting.


Planted explores the culture of veganism through a charismatic carnivore who engages with local farms, chefs and activists to learn about a more sustainable way of eating.

The 11

The 11 is a documentary short exploring the lives of people who ride Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District’s Line 11 bus. The film breaks the barriers between strangers using the same form of public transportation, proving that everyone has a story to tell.

The Beelievers

The Beelievers delves into the eccentric world of backyard beekeeping, exploring a small but powerful way that almost anyone can help the planet.