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

19th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
VIRTUAL EDITION: 10 DAYS, 10 FILMS
JUNE 19-28, 2020

SFFF 2020

OFFICIAL FILM SELECTION

ACCESS OUR VIRTUAL VIEWING PLATFORM HERE!

Le Myster henri Pick Alice and the Mayor Gloria Mundi
Mon chien Stupide
Les Eblouis Je suis laCamille
Fishlvoe Un divan a Tunis Roubaix

We are pleased to finally announce the Official Film Selection of the 2020 Sacramento French Film Festival. It will start next Friday, June 19 and will go on till Sunday, June 28. As you know the 19th SFFF will be held virtually. You can find our viewing platform at 2020.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org

The first film in our program, the whodunit The Mystery of Henri Pick, will kick off the Festival on Friday, June 19, starting at 6pm. Till then, you can visit out platform to find out more about each film, watch trailers, or purchase your rental in advance.

The 2020 program consists of 10 feature films presented over the course of 10 days. A new film will become available for rental every day, to the exception of the final three films that will all be made available on Friday, June 26, so that you have the weekend to watch them. Each film will be available to rent for 3 days.

Click HERE for more details on rental conditions, system requirements, and how to connect your computer to your TV set.

Other festivities will include Zoom Q&As and we are partnering on a "Dinner & a Movie/Home Edition" with local restaurants to offer special SFFF meal package to go! More details coming soon.

PRINT THE PROGRAM HERE!

FILMS

OPENING FILM
The Mystery of Henri Pick (Le Mystère Henri Pick) by Rémi Bezançon (101 min)
Mystery, Comedy
Between Paris and the coast of Brittany, a sparkling literary whodunit, with plenty of false leads and an endearing duo of detectives.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: FRIDAY, JUNE 19 @ 6pm → MONDAY, JUNE 22 @ 6pm

Alice and the Mayor (Alice et le maire) by Nicolas Pariser (105 min)
Drama, Political
The encounter between a young intellectual full of ideas, and an experienced mayor full of doubt. Starring Fabrice Luchini and Anaïs Demoustier, winner of the 2020 César for Best Actress.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: SATURDAY, JUNE 20 @ 6am → TUESDAY, JUNE 23 @ 6am

Gloria Mundi by Robert Guédiguian (107 min)
Social Drama
An ex-convict returns to Marseille to meet his newborn granddaughter and reconnect with his struggling family in Robert Guédiguian's latest drama about generational divide and the gig economy.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: SUNDAY, JUNE 21 @ 6am → WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 @ 6am

My Dog Stupid (Mon chien Stupide) by Yvan Attal (99 min)
Comedy, Drama
An over the top comedy about love withstanding the test of time, starring iconic real life couple Charlotte Gainsbourg & Yvan Attal in performances worthy of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Based on a novella by John Fante.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: MONDAY, JUNE 22 @ 6am → THURSDAY, JUNE 25 @ 6am

The Dazzled (Les Éblouis) by Sara Suco (89 min)
Drama
A teenager tries to save her family from being sucked into a fanatical church community in this poignant autobiographical drama.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: TUESDAY, JUNE 23 @ 6am → FRIDAY, JUNE 26 @ 6am

#Iamhere (#jesuisla) by Eric Lartigau (98 min)
Comedy, Romance
A French chef travels to South Korea to visit a young woman he met on Instagram, in this surprising cross-cultural romantic comedy.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 @ 6am → SATURDAY, JUNE 27 @ 6am

Camille by Boris Lojkine (90 min)
Biography, Drama, War
The last year in the life of French photojournalist Camille Lepage, killed at age 26, while covering the civil war in the Central African Republic.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: THURSDAY, JUNE 25 @ 6am → SUNDAY, JUNE 28 @ 6am

Fishlove (Poissonsexe) by Olivier Babinet (88 min)
Comedy, Sci-fi
Set in a not so distant future, an ecological fable about a biologist obsessed with saving fish, as well as humanity, from extinction.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: FRIDAY, JUNE 26 @ 6am → MONDAY, JUNE 29 @ 6am

Arab Blues (Un Divan à Tunis) by Manele Labidi (88 min)
Comedy, Drama
After years abroad in Paris, Selma returns to Tunis to open up her own psychotherapy practice in this dynamic comedy about modern Tunisia.
AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: FRIDAY, JUNE 26 @ 6am → MONDAY, JUNE 29 @ 6am

CLOSING FILM
Oh Mercy!
(Roubaix, une lumière) by Arnaud Desplechin (119 min)
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A stoic police chief and a self-conscious new lieutenant are confronted with crimes born out of poverty in this enthralling thriller by Arnaud Desplechin. Starring Roschdy Zem, winner of the 2020 César for Best Actor.

AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL: FRIDAY, JUNE 26 @ 6am → MONDAY, JUNE 29 @ 6am

PRINT THE PROGRAM HERE!
ACCESS OUR VIRTUAL VIEWING PLATFORM HERE!

TICKET PRICES

You cant rent films individually or purchase the Festival Pass that will give you access to all 10 films!

Single Film Rental: $12
Festival Pass/10 films: $90

 

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