Sacramento Food Film Festival-2015

The fourth annual Sacramento Food Film Festival is back with a smorgasbord of events planned from March 19 to 29 featuring guest chefs, food pairings and of course, food-related films, all the while benefiting the wonderful Food Literacy Center. You’ll want to check out for a full run-down of events, but here are just a few hightlights: The premier party on Thursday, March 19 is at Goldfield Trading Post (1630 J Street) and will feature the festival’s winning short films along with eats from Michael Thiemann (executive chef of both Mother and Empress Tavern), as well as Ten22’s executive chef Jay Veregge (tickets are $45 to $55). On Wednesday, March 25 there is a free event (although an RSVP is required) at Tsakopoulos Library Galleria (828 I Street) where there will be a screening of a documentary that features three female veterans who find solace through farming called Terra Firma, as well as appetizers from Hot Italian. On Saturday, March 28 at Preservation and Co. (1717 19th Street) guests will enjoy a light brunch from Matt Brown of Forester Food as well as complimentary bloody Marys while watching a screening of Sriracha, the Best Short Film winner at the New York Food Film Festival (tickets are $25 to $35). Finally, on Sunday, March 29, Sacramento Food Film Festival wraps up with another free event at Turn Verein (3349 J Street) where the new film Food Chains will be screened along with a panel discussion afterwards on farm workers’ rights from experts including the film’s director Sanjay Rawal (RSVP is required for this event).