21st SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
JUNE 2-12, 2022
The Sacramento French Film Festival Continues...
SHOWTIMES • IN THEATRE
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
A DAY AT THE ESQUIRE IMAX THEATRE
• 1:00 pm: MADELEINE COLLINS by Antoine Barraud, a sophisticated Hitchcockian thriller about a woman leading a double life between Geneva and Paris. MORE INFO HERE.
• 3:15pm: HEAR ME OUT by Pascal Elbé, a tender and hilarious romantic comedy that celebrates people’s individualities and differences with humor and sensibility. MORE INFO HERE.
• 5:30pm: THE DIVIDE by Catherine Corsini, a highly entertaining and surprisingly funny social drama & a must-see if you want to understand what’s up with France today. MORE INFO HERE.
IMAX SINGLE TICKET: $18
IMAX DISCOUNT: $17
IMAX PASS (includes 3 films): $45
PURCHASE TICKETS & IMAX PASS HERE
→ LET'S TALK ABOUT FILMS...
FRIDAY, JUNE 10 - 6:30pm PDT.
Join our Zoom Discussion with Le Professeur Kevin Elstob around the four films presented on the first weekend of the 21st SFFF.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11 & SUNDAY, JUNE 12
A WEEKEND AT THE CREST THEATRE
All Screenings at the Crest are followed by a Q&A in the theatre
with le Professeur Kevin Elstob & guests.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
• 1pm: EUGENIE GRANDET by Marc Dugain, the intimate portrait of a young woman dominated by a cruel father in 19th Century France. MORE INFO HERE.
• 3:30pm: HARD SHELL, SOFT SHELL by Emma Benestan, a sunny and feminist romance, about a sensitive guy who'd like to win his girlfriend back. Starring a new generation of French actresses and actors. MORE INFO HERE.
• 6:30pm: THE HEROICS by Maxime Roy, a dramedy about a 53 year-old recovering addict, trying to get his life together. Our "Coup de Coeur"! Screening followed by a free Champagne & Dessert Reception. MORE INFO HERE.
→ MEET THE DIRECTOR!
SUNDAY, JUNE 12 - 10:00am PDT
Join our Transatlantic Zoom Discussion with Maxime Roy, Director of The Heroics.
SUNDAY, JUNE 12
• 12:30am: SINGING JAILBIRDS by Etienne Comar, an uplifitng drama taking place in a women's detention center, that celebrates the diversity of music and its capacity to bring people together. MORE INFO HERE.
• 3:00pm: FULL TIME by Eric Gravel, an exciting race-against-time social thriller about a single working mother. MORE INFO HERE.
• 5:15pm: MAGNETIC BEATS by Vincent Maël Cardona, an evocative time capsule of the early 1980's, when Europe was divided by an iron curtain and a sequence of songs on a magnetic tape could serve as a declaration of love. MORE INFO HERE.
CREST SINGLE TICKET: $15
CREST DISCOUNT: $14
CREST PASS: $75
PURCHASE TICKETS & CREST PASS HERE
The 21st Sacramento French Film Festival also includes a Virtual Program of 3 films presented on our STREAMING PLATFORM. MORE INFO HERE
→ LET'S TALK ABOUT FILMS...
MONDAY JUNE 13 - 6:30pm PDT.
Join our Zoom Discussion with Le Professeur Kevin Elstob around the four films from the 21st SFFF Virtual Program.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!
The Sacramento French Film Festival (June 2-12, 2022) is still looking for a few volunteers for Saturday, June 11 & Sunday, June 12 at the Crest Theatre.
If you are interested in joining -or rejoining- our fun team, and working our fabulous events, please follow the link HERE to fill out the Volunteer Form & send it back as instructed to our fabulous Volunteer Coordinator, Jennifer Gravvat.
Benefits include watching lots of French films, a t-shirt, & meeting a group of amazing and diverse people. MERCI !!!
PRINT THE 2022 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS!
Poster Design by Dane Henas Design / Artwork by Matt Shrugg
We can't wait to see you in June! In the meantime you can still enjoy:
• Jane by Charlotte on our Streaming Platform.
• One of our current offerings in Virtual Cinema.
Your rental supports the Sacramento French Film Festival.
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The SFFF Team