[FrenchFilmNews] SAVE THE DATE for the BIG DAY OF GIVING 2015: TUESDAY, MAY 5th *** INAUGURAL MAY DAY FILM FESTIVAL this weekend!

Cécile Downs littlececile at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 14:28:24 PDT 2015


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* CREST THEATRE 14th SFFF - JUNE 19-28, 2015 *



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



*THE BIG DAY OF GIVING IS COMING BACK TO SACRAMENTO IN 7 DAYS...*

*If you are considering renewing your support, or becoming a new supporter
of the SFFF, you can add value to your donation by giving on Sacramento's
Big DoG, * *Tuesday May 5th, 2015!*

In 2014, on the Big DoG, we were able to raise more than $10,000 from more
than 50 donors. We hope to do even better this year and attract new
supporters! Don't miss this unique opportunity to support your favorite
Film Festival.

*HOW DOES IT WORK?*

On Tuesday May 5th, all contributions made through the Big Day of Giving
website will be partially matched (actual match will be determined after
the event.)



*For us to benefit from this wonderful opportunity, donations must be made
on May 5th, and on that day only, through the Big Day of Giving website!*

All you need is a credit card!
On May 5th, click on this link:
www.bigdayofgiving.org/#npo/sacramento-french-film-festival
<https://bigdayofgiving.org/#npo/sacramento-french-film-festival>

You can renew or become an AMI DU FESTIVAL, and receive all the benefits
attached (click HERE
<http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/contribute.htm#INDIVIDUAL> for
more info on the Amis du Festival), by donating on the Big DoG.
The minimum donation is only $25... and there is no maximum.

Thank you for your support, it is invaluable.
The Sacramento French Film Festival would not be possible without you.


*YOU MAKE IT HAPPEN! MERCI.*


*This annual online fundraising event is organized by the Sacramento Region
Community Foundation.*

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*LET'S WELCOME A NEW FILM FESTIVAL TO THE SACRAMENTO SCENE!*

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The inaugural May Day Film Festival will be held on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
at the Colonial Theatre, 3522 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento - 2:30-8:30pm.

Presented by Organize Sacramento & United Auto Workers, UAW Local 5810.
Featuring: films, speakers, and discussions with the regions' labor
leaders.

*FEATURED FILMS*

*SALT OF THE EARTH* (1954)
At New Mexico's Empire Zinc mine, Mexican-American workers protest the
unsafe work conditions and unequal wages compared to their Anglo
counterparts. Ramon Quintero (Juan Chacon) helps organize the strike, but
he is shown to be a hypocrite by treating his pregnant wife, Esperanza
(Rosaura Revueltas), with a similar unfairness. When an injunction stops
the men from protesting, however, the gender roles are reversed, and women
find themselves on the picket lines while the men stay at home. Watch
trailer here. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDe80G96K1Q>

*PRIDE* (2014)
In this comical dramatization of actual events, gay activists from London
help miners in South Wales during their lengthy strike of the National
Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. This lively and funny
dramatization of the “Pits and Perverts” campaign portrays the empathy and
solidarity built among 2 unlikely groups, both targeted under
Thatcherism. Watch
trailer here. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SaCfLIzy00>

*TICKET INFO*

All Event Ticket: $20
Purchase at the door, or here <https://rally.org/OrganizeSacramento>.


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