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20th ANNIVERSARY SEASON
Virtual.SacramentoFrenchFilmFestival.org

"THE REGION'S PREMIER FILM EVENT"
Carla Meyer - Sacramento Bee

20th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
JUNE 18-27, 2021
VIRTUAL & IN THEATERS


Get Ready, the 2021 edition of the Sacramento French Film Festival opens in a week, on Friday, June 18! Here is all you need to know about the 20th SFFF to make the most of it...

Put yourself in a perfect French mood to await Opening Day with the 2021 SFFF Spotify List. Compiled by DJ Roger, it will be updated frequently!

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: JUNE 18-27
The 20th SFFF will be mostly virtual, with 9 brand-new features presented on our Streaming Platform accessible from all over the U.S.
Click on this link: virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/ or scroll down to find more about the films playing virtually and to purchase tickets & passes.

IN-THEATER PROGRAM: SUNDAY, JUNE 20 & SATURDAY, JUNE 26
This summer also marks our return to theaters with 3 films presented in-person: 2 new films at the Esquire IMAX on Sunday June 20 & 1classic at the Crest Theatres on Saturday, June 26. These three films will be shown one time only and will not be available to view online.
Click on this link: sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/program2021_in-theater.htm or scroll down to find more about the films playing in-theater and to purchase tickets.

FILMS OVERVIEW
The Sacramento French Film Festival is proud to present an assorted collection of wonderful new films that will take you on a cinematic journey to Algeria, Austria, Sicily, Tunisia, and various regions of France. Comedy, romance, mystery, suspense, history, animation, award-winning films... There is something for every taste.

Theaters have just reopened in France and you will be enjoying our films simultaneously with, or even before, their French release! It’s almost like being there…

SHORT FILMS will also be on the program, with a Short Film Program available to rent June 18-27, 2021 on our Streaming Platform & 2 shorts playing in theaters.

ZOOM DISCUSSIONS
We are still finalizing the program of our popular Zoom Discussions. We will have Q&As with le Professeur Elstob, as well as transatlantic talks with special guests. We will welcome you on Zoom on Friday, June 18 for a virtual Opening Ceremony.
Stay tuned for more details!

The calendar of Zoom Discussions & the Short Film Selection will be announced next week.

FILM PRESENTED ON OUR
VIRTUAL STREAMING PLATFORM

Click on the posters to find out more about each film
and to purchase single tickets.

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Rouge Un fils A l'Abordage

A new film will become available for rental every day starting Friday, June 18, up till Saturday, June 26. Click here to access & print the Calendar of Releases.

VIRTUAL TICKET & RENTAL INFO

  • Single Film Rental: $12
  • Festival Pass/9 films: $90 (→ Purchase here now!)
  • Films are available for rental for 3 days (72 hours).
  • Once you’ve rented a film, you will have 72 hours to start watching it.
  • Once you start playing a film, you have 48 hours to finish it.
  • Click HERE for more details on rental conditions, system requirements, and how to connect your computer to your TV set.

Visit our Virtual Streaming Platform for more about the films,
Ticket Information & Advance Purchase.

FILMS PRESENTED IN THEATERS
Sunday, June 20 & Saturday, June 26

Click on the posters to find out more about each film.

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These three films are shown one time only, and
are not available to view online.

On Sunday, June 20, the SFFF invites you to a 2021 César (French Oscars) Celebration with two of this year’s top César winners presented on the giant screen of the Esquire IMAX Theatre:
3:00pm: JOSEP by Aurel, the stunning winner for Best Animated Feature. (Purchase here!)
5:00pm: BYE BYE MORONS (ADIEU LES CONS) by Albert Dupontel, the fantastic dark comedy that won Best Film and Best Director in its US PREMIERE!
(Purchase here!)
Single tickets for 1 film are $15.

On Saturday, June 26, The Festival is at the Crest Theatre for the screening of one of France's most beloved classic, followed by a Q&A with film historian Chuck Zigman and some surprises...
3:00pm: THEY WERE FIVE (LA BELLE EQUIPE) by Julien Duvivier, 1936. (Purchase here!)
Single Tickets are $12.

PLEASE NOTE: Your health, the health of our volunteers and theaters' staff remains our priority as we are getting ready to welcome you back in theaters. In collaboration with the Esquire IMAX & Crest theatres, we will follow all appropriate health protocols and will keep you updated on the latest rules regarding public movie screenings.

Visit our Website for more about the films presented in-person,
ticket information & advance purchase.

VIRTUAL CINEMA

While you await opening night,
please enjoy our Virtual Cinema offerings.

Your rental supports the Sacramento French Film Festival.

FIND OUR COMPLETE VIRTUAL CINEMA OFFERINGS HERE!

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YOUR SUPPORT IS ESSENTIAL IN MAINTAINING THE QUALITY
AND AFFORDABILITY OF OUR PROGRAMS.

Since our first year in 2002, our sponsors have been instrumental in keeping us alive and maintaining the quality, diversity, affordability, and success of our programs. And of course, in these unprecedented times, we need your support more than ever!

Find out more about our sponsoring opportunities HERE.

We want to extend a huge thanks to those of you who have already donated this year, your loyalty means a lot.
Your support makes the Festival happen, merci!

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20th SACRAMENTO
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
JUNE 18-27, 2021
VIRTUALLY & IN THEATERS
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