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About Truly CA

KQED has created exciting showcases for the best documentary films about California made by independent filmmakers -- Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories and Truly CA Shorts.

From San Francisco's Tenderloin District's history of transgender activism to a look at the transformation of the Mojave Desert's Salton Sea from popular resort to an ecological disaster, Truly CA brings to life true stories from around the Golden State.

Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories is a television broadcast series airing monthly on Sundays at 6pm, a time slot that KQED has reserved for independent works. To find out when to tune in, please check our broadcast schedule.

Truly CA Shorts is a web-only companion series featuring a new downloadable short documentary (30 minutes or less) every other month. To subscribe to this free podcast, go to iTunes.

For information about how to submit a film to the series or the podcast, please visit our Call for Entries page.


Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Katie Koskenmaki

Henry Rubin
Shirley Gutierrez
Robert O'Geen

Interactive Producer
Marie K Lee

Digital Communications Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Title Credits and Design
Caroline Hendriks
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

On Air Promotions
Bridget Louie

Production Support
Nora McCartin

Danielle Schmidt

Online Editor
Peter Borg

TV Operations
Kim McCalla

DeLinda Mrowka
Evren Odcikin

William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Amy Standen

John Andrieni
Rick Santangelo
Helen Silvani

Series Music Written and Performed by
Chris Shiflett

Special Thanks
Scott Dwyer, KQED
John Lightfoot, CCH

Executive Producer
Sandy Schonning

A KQED Production.


Truly CA is a KQED production presented in association with Cal Humanities.

Cal HumanitiesCal Humanities produces and supports cultural experiences through media, literature, discussion and more, to promote a greater understanding of the human condition.

Support for Truly CA is provided by the Members of KQED.

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