[FrenchFilmNews] ADVANCE SALES ARE OPEN for the 6th SFFF MINIFEST - Sunday, October 27 - Esquire IMAX Theatre

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* 6th SFFF MINIFESTSunday, October 27, 2019Esquire IMAX Theatre*


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



*6th MINIFEST SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019 ESQUIRE IMAX THEATRE*


*ADVANCE SALES are OPEN!*


*[image: Cyrano My Love] [image: Someone somewhere] [image: Sink or Swim]
[image: By the grace of god]*

*TICKET INFO*

Click HERE <https://squareup.com/store/sac-french-film-festival/> to
purchase your Passes.
Click HERE
<https://www.tickmarq.com/sites/esquireimax/showtimes?date=2019-10-27#showtimes>
to purchase your Single Tickets.

*SINGLE TICKETS*
(Sold at the door and in advance)

   - $16 General Admission
   - $15 Discount (Students & Seniors with ID; and members of the following
   organizations: Alliance Française, Club Français, EFSac, Sacramento Jewish
   Film Festival - with membership card)

*DAY PASS*
(Sold at the door and in advance)

   - *DAY PASS *(ALL FILMS): $45 (a $19 discount!)

*GENERAL INFO*

   - DAY PASSES are sold at the DOOR & ONLINE (through the SFFF website).
* Click HERE to order your Passes.
   <https://squareup.com/store/sac-french-film-festival/>*
   - SINGLE TICKETS are sold at the DOOR & ONLINE (through the Esquire IMAX
   website)
   *Click HERE to order your Single Tickets.*
   <https://www.tickmarq.com/sites/esquireimax/showtimes?date=2019-10-27#showtimes>
   - SALES AT THE DOOR incur NO ADDITIONAL FEE.
   - All Passes are NON-TRANSFERABLE.
   - Passes & Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE.
   - Sales at the door are CASH & CREDIT CARD ONLY. Please NO CHECKS.


*[image: Le Grand bain]* *Sink or Swim by Gilles Lellouche*

*HIGHLIGHTS*

Our third event of the year, the 6th MiniFest (the one-day version of our
main Festival) is coming up on Sunday, October 27, for a full day packed
with four of the best French films of the year, presented on the giant
screen of the Esquire IMAX Theatre.

The program will start with the historical comedy *CYRANO, MY LOVE *
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_edmond.htm>*(Edmond)*,
a crowd-pleasing tale of how Edmond Rostand’s famous play *Cyrano de
Bergerac* came to life! It will be followed by Cédric Klapisch’s singular
Parisian romance, *SOMEONE, SOMEWHERE
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_deux-moi.htm> (Deux
Moi)*; *SINK OR SWIM
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_le-grand-bain.htm> (Le
Grand Bain)*, a hilarious all-star comedy about a male synchronized
swimming team; and by *BY THE GRACE OF GOD
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_grace-a-dieu.htm>
(Grâce à Dieu)*, Francois Ozon’s dramatization of a current real-life
sexual abuse scandal in the French Catholic Church. It won the Silver Bear
Award at the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival.

*Cyrano, My Love *and *By the Grace of God *will be followed by Q&A with Le
Professeur Kevin Elstob.



*[image: Someone Somewhere]Someone, Somewhere by Cédric Klapisch*
SHOWTIMES & FILM SYNOPSIS


*[image: By teh Grace of god]* *By the Grace of God by François Ozon*

You can click on the film titles for direct access to more details,
trailers, reviews, etc. Or you can scroll down to read short descriptions
about each film. Find the complete program here
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/program.htm>.
Print the program (pdf).
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2019_MINIFEST-SHOWTIMES.pdf>

*11:30am - CYRANO, MY LOVE
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_edmond.htm> *
(*Edmond*, 110 min, 2019) by Alexis Michalik
HISTORICAL COMEDY

*Rated R for brief nudity **Screening followed by Q&A with Le Professeur
Kevin Elstob.*

*Cyrano, My Love* is a fictionalized, crowd-pleasing tale of how Edmond
Rostand’s famous play *Cyrano de Bergerac *came to life. Alexis Michalik’s
spirited film is pure delight from beginning to end. In the tradition
of *Shakespeare
in Love*, the film mixes historical facts with a heavy dose of fiction, as
Rostand’s inspiration emerges from the most unlikely places. The film just won
the AMERICAN STUDENTS AWARD at the COLCOA Film Festival in Los Angeles.
MORE... <https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_edmond.htm>

*2:10pm - SOMEONE, SOMEWHERE
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_deux-moi.htm> *
(*Deux Moi*, 110 min, 2019) by Cédric Klapisch
PARISIAN ROMANCE
*Not Rated (all audiences)*

After setting recent films in New York City and Burgundy, Cédric Klapisch
reunites with his beloved city of Paris in this singular romance that ends
where romantic comedies usually begin. In the tender and deliberately
optimistic *Someone, Somewhere*, Klapisch follows his two main characters
on their parallel paths to self-discovery, until they are ready to finally
meet. Klapisch creates a moving and funny portrait of two young people who
are both struggling with themselves and with human relationships in today's
Paris. MORE...
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_deux-moi.htm>

*4:35pm - SINK OR SWIM
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_le-grand-bain.htm> *
(*Le Grand Bain*, 123 min, 2018) by Gilles Lellouche
FEEL-GOOD ENSEMBLE COMEDY
*Not Rated (adult situations, drug use)*

Mathieu Amalric leads an all-star cast in this hilarious, feel-good buddy
comedy directed by actor Gilles Lellouche, about a male synchronized
swimming team of unlikely athletes tackling midlife crises while
celebrating their inner Esther Williams. Also starring Guillaume Canet,
Jean-Hugues Anglade, and singer Philippe Katerine in a role that earned him
the 2019 César (French Oscar) for Best Supporting Actor. MORE...
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_le-grand-bain.htm>


*7:10pm - BY THE GRACE OF GOD
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_grace-a-dieu.htm>*(Grâce
à Dieu, 137 min, 2019) by François Ozon
TRUE DRAMA / CRIME

*Not Rated (adult situations, disturbing subject) *
*Screening followed by Q&A with Le Professeur Kevin Elstob. *

With *By the Grace of God*, his deliberate homage to *Spotlight*, the
versatile François Ozon helms a gripping dramatization of a child sexual
abuse scandal in the Catholic Church in France. The film tells the story of
three survivors, now adult men, each of whom plays an important role in
holding to account the Archbishop of Lyon, accused of covering up the abuse
committed by a priest in his diocese for more than 30 years. The film won
the Silver Bear Award at the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival.
MORE...
<https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2019_grace-a-dieu.htm>

*[image: Cyrano My Love]*
*Cyrano, My Love by Alexis Michalick*


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