“In the spirit of California’s history, we are here today to bear a lantern for the future, not carry a torch for the past.” -Pat Brown Inaugural Address 1963


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The Center for Investigative Reporting) with support of the Sacramento Film Festival will spotlight the documentary California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown, on December 5th.




AGENDA: Stay for all or Part

9-11:30am: Morning workshop: My California – Tell Your Own Family/Community Story

Led by Sascha Rice, with participation from local filmmakers and community members.

12-1:30pm: Luncheon, co-hosted by the Pat Brown Institute

Moderated discussion, opened by Raphe Sonenshein, Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute


5:30-6:30pm: VIP reception

Hors’ doeuvres and drinks will be served 


7-9pm: Screening and panel discussion: California State of Mind




California State of Mind  - In the turbulent 1960’s, an ordinary man rose to face extraordinary challenges.  His granddaughter and award-winning Director, Sascha Rice, gives an inside look into political power and a family dynasty called by some “the West Coast Kennedys.”  

NOTE: There is NO CHARGE for this event though a donation is suggested. Please give what you can!

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  • Hey all! The "Suggested donation for this is just $25. That's for the entire day. But even that is just a suggestion.

  • Thanks Martin for the invite to your workshop tomorrow however, the $150. registration fee prevents me from attending. Hopefully I can make it to the next monthly meeting.

  • You may go for JUST THe doc workshop or Stay for the day!!

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