FILM COMMISSION

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Visit our local Tuolumne County Film Commission Website!

Tuolumne County is located in the heart of California’s Gold Country! This majestic and awe-inspiring area is filled with many things to do and see. The county boasts several quaint towns including the main township of Sonora, which was incorporated in 1851. Groveland is an historic goldrush town only 30 minutes from Sonora and Columbia State Historic Park is known as one of the best preserved western towns in the state of California. Because of everything Tuolumne County has to offer, there have been over 300 films and television series that have been made in the area. This includes not only westerns, but sci-fies, horror movies and many other genres.

Here are just a handful of films you might recognize:

  • * The A-Team (1983) TV Series
  • * Against All Odds (1924)
  • * Another 48 Hours (1990)
  • * The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
  • * Back to the Future Part III (1990)
  • * Behind The Mask of Zorro (2005)
  • * Bonanza (1959) TV Series
  • * Bonanza: The Return (1993)
  • * The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
  • * The Cimarron Kid (1951)
  • * East of Eden (1981)
  • * Father Murphy (1982) TV Series
  • * For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
  • * The Great Bank Robbery (1969)
  • * Gunsmoke (1971) TV Series
  • * Hidalgo (2004)
  • * High Noon (1952)
  • * Highway to Heaven (1984) TV Series
  • * Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade (1989)
  • * Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (1980)
  • * Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983)
  • * The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (1979)
  • * Little House on the Prairie (1974) TV
  • * Radio Flyer (1992)
  • * Three Bad Men (2005)
  • * Three Wishes (2005) TV Series

For more information on filming in our area, visit the Tuolumne Country Film Commission website: http://www.tcfilm.org/ Please enjoy this photo gallery of the area as well as stills from past movies.

How Do I get Tickets?

Because of the generosity of our sponsors, our festival is FREE to the public this year for Saturday, November 12 through Sunday, November 13, 2016.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION TICKET PURCHASE for Friday, November 11, 2016:
David Vassar presents "Generation on the Wind" TICKET PURCHASE.

Location is at the Historic Sonora Opera Hall in downtown Sonora, California.

Please let everyone know.

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