The Sacramento Food Film Festival was created in 2012 and was born from the idea that we must educate the public about our food system, and work collaboratively to create positive change. We seek to bring educational films to our region that are otherwise ignored by traditional theaters—and to create a community dialog to improve food literacy and invoke action to improve our food system. 

tentative dates: March 19-30, 2015


The Sacramento Food Film Festival is in search of short films of 10 minutes or less in spoken or subtitled English, which showcase our food system’s joy and desire for healthy food and lasting change. Language and content should be acceptable for all ages. Top short film finalists will be premiered March 19 – 30, 2015 at the Sacramento Food Film Festival benefiting the Food Literacy Center. Films will be honored in several categories:

  • Local Farm to Fork: Films should be shot within the Sacramento-area, including Yolo, 
  • Placer, El Dorado, Yuba or Sutter counties.
  • American & International: Open to all films based outside of the local Sacramento-area.
  • Youth: Open to young and aspiring filmmakers 18 years old and under.

Deadline to submit a film to the Sacramento Food Film Festival is January 31, 2015. To submit a short film please email the film link on Vimeo and password to with the filmmaker’s name, age, location, contact information and log line to be published in the program.