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                <span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><b><span style="color:rgb(243,243,243)">16th SFFF<br> 
              JUNE 16-25, 2017<br>
              <span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38">CREST THEATRE & ESQUIRE IMAX THEATRE</span><br>
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          Carla Meyer - Sacramento   Bee</span></b></span><br>
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                      <td valign="top"><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style231" align="center"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><b><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="6">TODAY IS THE BIG DAY of GIVING</font><br><font size="4"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)">THE SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL NEEDS YOU...</span></font></span></b></span></p><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style271"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><b><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">Chers Amis,</span></b></span></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style271" style="text-align:left"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style268"><b><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">First, we want to give a BIG MERCI to all of you who have already donated to the SFFF. We are so grateful for your support</span></b></span></span></span></font></p><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style268"><b><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"></span></b></span></span></span></font></span></span></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38" style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style268"><b><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"></span></b></span></span></span></font>For all the others, you may have planned to contribute 
to the SFFF during today's Big Day of Giving (Big DoG). We
 have participated in this annual event since it began, and in the past 
we have encouraged donation to us through the Big DoG website. However, <b>
please note that </b></span></span><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><b>you will not find us on the Big Day of Giving website this year</b>.</span></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style268"><b><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"></span></b></span></span></span></font></span></span></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                          <b><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)">WHY THIS DECISION TO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE 2017 BIG DoG?</span><br></b></span></p><div style="text-align:left"><b><span style="font-weight:normal">As you may remember, the 
event website encountered technical difficulties last year that resulted
 in a lot of scrambling to accept donations that day. Coupled with the 
fact that there are relatively high fees (from our financial 
perspective) to participate in the event, and that the Big DoG won't 
include any matching funds at all this year, our Board of Directors 
decided we would sit this year out and see how we do on our own. We, of 
course remain supportive of the Big Day of Giving concept and will reconsider our participation after this year.</span></b></div><p></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"></span></p><p style="text-align:left"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style231"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><b>YOU CAN HELP US HAVE OUR VERY OWN 
                          SUCCESSFUL DAY OF GIVING BY DONATING DIRECTLY TO US!</b></span> <b><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style260">100% OF YOUR DONATION* WILL BENEFIT THE SFFF </span></span></b></span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style268">(* minus Square/Paypal low fees if you donate online).</span></span></span></font></p><p style="text-align:left"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style268"></span></span></span></font></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"></span></p><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style266"><b>WHY DONATE TO THE SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL?</b></span></span><br></span></p><div style="text-align:left">The costs of booking films and renting venues (to name only our two most essential expenses) increase every 
year and our tickets sales cover only about half of our operating costs.
 The Sacramento French Film Festival remains dependent on support from 
our sponsors to bring the highest-quality films to Sacramento while 
keeping event pricing affordable to a wide audience.</div>The 16th Sacramento French Film Festival opens in less than 2 months. We
 are currently creating a spectacular program of films to be shown at the 
Crest Theatre and the Esquire IMAX Theatre, June 16-25, 2017.<p></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><b>HOW TO DONATE?</b></span><br></span></p><div style="text-align:left"><font size="2">You can choose to make a fully tax-deductible donation to our organization, or receive great benefits as described in our </font><font size="2"><a href="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2017Amis_du_Festival_package.pdf" target="_blank"><font size="2"><b></b></font></a><font size="2"><b><a href="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2017Amis_du_Festival_package.pdf" target="_blank">NEW <i>Amis du Festival</i> levels here.</a></b></font></font></div><p></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38" style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="2"> Any gift, in any amount, is greatly appreciated.</font></span></p><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="2"></font><font size="2"></font></span><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38" style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="2">You can donate online or send us a check.</font></span></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"></p><div style="text-align:left"><b style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">ONLINE DONATIONS:</b></div><font size="2"><div style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">If you choose to donate online, we offer you 2 options. Choose the one that is best for you.</span></div></font><p></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><ul class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style238"><li>                          <font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><b>You can choose to donate through Square: <a href="https://squareup.com/market/sac-french-film-festival/donation" target="_blank">DONATE here!</a></b></span></font></li><li><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><b>                            You can choose to donate through Paypal: <a href="https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=FLrLPYH2FxWhiin-5Bx3QtdjdlH8WACEoySDRr91wybTPPd_jHoA5k4d1bbKQObT0WnxrW" target="_blank">DONATE here!</a></b></span></font></li></ul><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"></p><div style="text-align:left"><b style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">DONATIONS by MAIL:</b></div><font size="2"><div style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">If you prefer donating by check, please </span><a href="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2017Amis_du_Festival_package.pdf" style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif" target="_blank"><b>print the sponsorship form here</b></a><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"> and return it by mail along with your check.</span></div></font><p></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"></p><div style="text-align:left"><b style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">HOW TO MAKE YOUR DONATION COUNT EVEN MORE...</b></div><font size="2"><div style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">Another way you can help the SFFF is to inquire 
if your employer has a “matching program” and would match your 
contribution to us. We have worked with some of you 
on this over the past few years with great success.</span></div></font><p></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38" style="text-align:left"><b><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">If you think the Sacramento 
French Film Festival’s mission is one to be supported – if you have 
enjoyed our films, discussions, guests, and receptions – please give back today. 
MERCI !</span></font></b></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"></p><div style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">We couldn't do it without  you. And that's the truth!</span></div><font size="2"><div style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">We look forward to hearing from you.</span></div><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><div style="text-align:left">Sincerely,</div></span></font><p></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style271" style="text-align:left"><b><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">- The SFFF Team</span></font></b></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
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                            <span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style260">MERCI.</span></span></span></font></b></span></font></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style271" align="center"><br><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38"><font size="2"><b><b><img src="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2015_SactownAd2015.jpg" alt="MY LIFE IS A FRENCH MOVIE" height="235" width="250"></b></b></font></span></span></font></b></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style231" align="center"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sacramento-French-Film-Festival/54560847076?ref=hl" target="_blank">Like us on Facebook</a><br></span></font></b>
                          <b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style239">Instagram #sacfrenchfilmfest</span></span></font></b></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style231" align="center"><br></p><p class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style38" style="text-align:center"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style260">SPREAD THE WORD!</span><br></span></font></b>
                    <b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="m_2011158823688375676m_9087912114009527317m_3034976575287237775gmail-style266">16th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL</span><br>
                    June 16-25, 2017<br>
                    CREST THEATRE & ESQUIRE IMAX THEATRE</span></font></b></p><div style="text-align:center"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
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