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Documentary Film Festival

The California Capital Documentary Film Festival will be the first Documentary Film Festival in the Sacramento region and is being planned as a yearly event. The festival will feature over 60 documentary films both shorts and long-form, panel discussions with filmmakers, and Q&As with many of the subjects of the documentary films screened. We have secured three screening venues that have the capability of showing films with full surround sound in a movie theatre setting.

We are fortunate tock’s Magazine, Visit Rancho Cordova, Cordova Community Council. and Russian American Media.

The full lineup of films to view on our website http:

Several of the filmmakers and some of the subjects of the films above are slated to attend the film festival and will give lectures and Q&As in the events room at JJ Pfister. A full list of these events can be found here http:

Also featured will be two documentaries that look at the Sacramento region:

  • Sacramento and the Transcontinental Railroad – and the festival will tease the trailer of the new documentary
  • Histo coincide with the 20th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Rancho Cordova. Both films are produced and directed by local filmmaker, Bill George.

The Festival will feature two award categories. “Best Environmental Film”. This award will be chosen and awarded by SMUD. There will also be an award for the “Best Festival Film”. This will be awarded by Comstor.

An opening reception/gala will be held on Thursday, June 9th at JJ Pfister Distillery – 9819 Business Park Drive, Suite 3, Sacramento https:

For more information about The First Annual California Capital Documentary Film Festival, please visit or call 916-706-2000.
*Cal Cap Doc Fest is supported in part by the Measure H Community Enhancement & Investment Fund from the City of Rancho Cordova.