Category : Press

Press is Building
5 years ago 0
Posted in: News, Press, Reviews

‘California Forever’ Celebrates History of State’s Parks:  Listen here to The California Report/KQED   Big News for California State Parks–California Legislature OKs two-year moratorium on park closures. This is very good news for Parks! Read the LA Times article here.   California Forever, Vassar, and Kaplan front page news Sonora Union Democrat. Read the article […]

California Forever in The Union Democrat
5 years ago 0
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Chris Caskey from The Union Democrat wrote a story on us recently. It begins by saying, “When Sally Kaplan and David Vassar started working on a documentary about California’s state parks, the park system was not such a hot topic. But now, the current political climate surrounding the park system could make their film “California […]

300 PBS Airdates (and counting)!
5 years ago 0
Posted in: News, Press, Screenings

California Forever – Episode One & Two has confirmed 308 air-dates across the country in September and October. As of Friday, August 24, 99 PBS affiliates across the country will broadcast both programs. Air Dates Include: 100% of the top 50 markets in California in prime time 37 states and the District of Columbia 9 […]

Some exciting updates for CALIFORNIA FOREVER!
5 years, 3 months ago 0
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Sneak peek previews are underway in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Marin, Oakland, San Diego and Berkeley. Stay tuned for exact dates, times, and locations. Landis Communications and Ignite have joined forces with Backcountry Pictures and KQED to launch a full-fledged promotional campaign. The cal4ever website has been refreshed, and now includes a press room, photos […]

After The Hearst Castle Screening...
5 years, 4 months ago 0
Posted in: News, Press, Screenings

The sneak preview of CALIFORNIA FOREVER – Episodes One and Two in the theater at Hearst Castle April 24 was a huge success! Nearly 250 people showed up, some from as far away as Orange County and San Francisco.  Hearst Winery kept the wine flowing and platters of Hearst Ranch beef skewers and cheese and […]

Ohio Allowing Drilling Inside State Parks
5 years, 4 months ago 0
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The fight to preserve state parks all around the nation is still underway. Here is an excerpt from The Columbus Dispatch: “Drilling companies that want to tap the oil and gas buried under Ohio’s state parks would have to sign a mineral-rights lease and stay at least 300 feet from campgrounds and other attractions, according […]

Screening At Hearst Castle
5 years, 5 months ago 0
Posted in: News, Press, Screenings

We, filmmakers David Vassar and Sally Kaplan, are now gearing up for CALIFORNIA FOREVER’s next big event! Tuesday, April 24 2012 – both one-hour television versions of the program will screen at Hearst Castle’s Giant Screen Theater as a fundraiser for the California State Parks Central Coast Association.  California State Parks Foundation is co-sponsoring the […]

5 years, 5 months ago 0
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On March 23, 2012, KQED’s weekly news show called THIS WEEK IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA featured a story on the impending Park closures.  They used clips from our program CALIFORNIA FOREVER and “plugged” the upcoming PBS Broadcast!  You can watch the story right here at 18:50 minutes in:    

Special Event at Hearst Castle
5 years, 6 months ago 0

March 9th was a special event and screening at Hearst Castle – sponsored by the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival As they were awaiting the arrival of the many  VIP guests who were hob-nobbing up at the castle for a $400 dollar a ticket fundraiser, David and Sally circulated with others in the lobby of the Visitor […]

Screening At Calaveras Big Trees
5 years, 6 months ago 0
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February 18, 2012  – SOLD OUT SHOW! STANDING ROOM ONLY. CALIFORNIA FOREVER (75 minute version) screened at Jack Knight Hall in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. It was the first of a series of screenings various park partner associations will hold as fundraisers in their communities to help keep parks open. This screening was close […]