Golden Dreams (film) Film attraction at Disney California Adventure that chronicles the hopes, dreams, and hard work of the pioneers who shaped what is California today. Calafia as narrator covers the Gold Rush, the immigrant experience, and the glittering beginnings of Hollywood. Opened on February 8, 2001, and closed September 7, 2008. Directed by Agnieszka Holland. Stars Whoopi Goldberg (Calafia). 21 min.