Film festival coming to “A Place Called Sacramento”

The Crest Theater will be hosting the "A Place Called Sacramento" film festival on Oct. 7 (Luis Gael Jimenez 2016)

The 17th annual “A Place Called Sacramento” film festival will be taking place on Oct. 8 at the Crest Theater in Downtown Sacramento. It starts at 7 p.m.

The festival serves as a showcase of Sacramento’s finest screenwriters, producers, directors and others involved in the film industry here in town.

All of the films were written, filmed and produced in Sacramento.

The ten featured films are as follows; “Afternoon Delight” by Danna Wilberg, “The Black Carnation” by J. Thomas Schuessler “Capitol Treasure” by John Maniaci “City of Trees” by Eric Sanderson, “Coming Back” by Scott Slotterback “Faster” by Chris Henry, “Happy Accidents” by Nick Coleman “The Last Laugh” by Darrell Scheidegger,“A Neighborhood Lost – Sacramento’s Japantown” by Jeffrey Dym and “Regrets” by Larry Menard.

All of the scripts have been workshopped in partnership with Access Sacramento since April.

Executive Director Gary Martin said, “All completed films premiere on the Big Screen at the Crest. Invite your family, friends and strangers you want to impress!”

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Luis Gael Jimenez
Luis Gael Jimenez is an award-winning journalist and photojournalist. Jimenez is currently in his fourth semester on the American River Current, where he serves as co-editor-in-chief of the paper. He has acted as managing editor and arts and culture editor in the past. Jimenez has had articles and photographs published in the Sacramento News and Review as well as the American River Review.

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