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                16th SFFF<br> 
              JUNE 16-25, 2017<br>
              <span class="gmail-style38">CREST THEATRE & ESQUIRE IMAX THEATRE</span><br>
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          </span></b></span><p class="gmail-style148"><span style="color:rgb(204,204,204)"><b><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">"THE REGION'S PREMIER FILM EVENT"<br>
          Carla Meyer - Sacramento   Bee</span></b></span><br>
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                      <td valign="top"><p class="gmail-style231" align="left"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><font size="4"><b><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">CHERS AMIS,</span></b></font></span></p><font size="4"><b><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></b></font><p align="left"><font size="4"><b><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="gmail-style231"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)">YOUR FAVORITE FILM FESTIVAL NEEDS YOU!</span> <br>PLEASE HELP US HAVE OUR VERY OWN SUCCESSFUL DAY OF GIVING 
                          BY DONATING DIRECTLY TO US!</span> <span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="gmail-style260"><br>100% OF YOUR DONATION  
                          WILL BENEFIT THE SFFF.</span></span></span></span></b></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style272"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><span class="gmail-style273">HOW TO DONATE? _______________________________</span></b><b> <br></b></font></span></span></font><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="gmail-style238">You can choose to make a
 fully tax-deductible donation to our organization, or receive great 
benefits (see sponsoring package enclosed). Any gift, in any amount, is 
greatly appreciated.</span></span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><strong>Please find our <a href="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2017Amis_du_Festival_package.pdf">NEW <em>Amis du Festival</em> levels here</a>.</strong> <br></span></font>
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                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">You can donate online or send us a check.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><span class="gmail-style266"><strong>ONLINE DONATIONS</strong></span></span><br>
                          If you choose to donate online, we offer you 2 options. Choose the one that is best for you.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><ul class="gmail-style238"><li>                          <font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><strong>You can choose to donate through Square: <a href="https://squareup.com/market/sac-french-film-festival/donation">DONATE here!</a></strong></span></font></li><li><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><strong>                            You can choose to donate through Paypal: <a href="https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=FLrLPYH2FxWhiin-5Bx3QtdjdlH8WACEoySDRr91wybTPPd_jHoA5k4d1bbKQObT0WnxrW">DONATE here!</a></strong></span></font></li></ul><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><span class="gmail-style266"><strong>DONATIONS by MAIL</strong></span></span><br>
                          If you prefer donating by check, please <a href="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2017Amis_du_Festival_package.pdf">print the sponsorship form here</a> and return it by mail along with your check.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><span class="gmail-style266"><strong>HOW TO MAKE YOUR DONATION COUNT EVEN MORE...</strong></span></span><br>
                        Another way you can help the SFFF is to <strong>inquire if</strong> <strong>your employer has a “matching program” </strong>and would match your contribution to us. We have been successfully working with some of you on this over the past few years.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><b><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="gmail-style274">WHY DONATE TO THE SFFF? </span></span></b></font></span></font><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><b><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="gmail-style274"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><span class="gmail-style273">______________________</span></b></font></span></span></font></span></span></b></font> </span></font><br><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">The 16th Sacramento French Film Festival opens 
in less than 2 months. We are busy curating a spectacular program of 
films to be shown at the Crest Theatre and the Esquire IMAX Theatre, 
June 16-25, 2017.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">The costs of booking films 
and renting our 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.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="gmail-style274">THE SFFF WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE  BIG DAY of GIVING THIS YEAR. </span></span></strong></font></span></font><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="gmail-style274"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><span class="gmail-style273">______________________________</span></b><b> </b></font></span></span></font></span></span> </strong></font></span></font><br><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><span class="gmail-style273"></span></b></font></span></span></font></strong></font></span></font><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><strong><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"></span></span></font></b></font></span></span></font></strong> </font>You may have planned to contribute to 
the SFFF during the Big Day of Giving (Big DoG) on May 4. 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, 
please note that we decided to not participate in the Big Day of Giving 
this year.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"> Why this decision? 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 possibly reconsider our participation after this year.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">We encourage you to donate to
 your other favorite non-profits that are participating this year. But 
we wanted to let you know that <strong>you will not find us on the Big Day of Giving website this year</strong>.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><b><span class="gmail-style274">MERCI! </span></b></span></font></span></font><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="4"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><b><span class="gmail-style274"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><span class="gmail-style273">________________________________________</span></b></font></span></span></font></span></b></span></font> </span></font><br><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><font size="4"><b><span class="gmail-style273"></span></b></font></span></span></font></b></font></span></span></font>If you think the Sacramento French Film 
Festival’s mission is one to be supported – if you have enjoyed our 
films, discussions, and guests – please give back today.</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style38"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">We couldn't do it without  you. And that's the truth!<br>
                          We look forward to hearing from you.<br>
                          Sincerely,</span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style271"><font size="4"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><b><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">- The SFFF Team</span></b></span></font></p><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                        </span></font><p class="gmail-style271" align="center"><font size="2"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><strong><strong>                          </strong></strong></span></font><span class="gmail-style231"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(180,95,6)"><span class="gmail-style260">TOGETHER,</span> <span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)">WE MAKE IT HAPPEN!<br>
                            </span></span></span></font></b><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><span class="gmail-style260"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">MERCI.</span></font></b><br></span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:center"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="gmail-style38"><span style="color:rgb(102,0,0)"><strong><strong><img src="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2015_SactownAd2015.jpg" alt="MY LIFE IS A FRENCH MOVIE" height="235" width="250"></strong></strong></span><br>
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                  </span></font></b><p class="gmail-style38" style="text-align:center"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="gmail-style260">SPREAD THE WORD!</span><br></span></font></b>
                    <b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="gmail-style266">16th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL</span><br>
                    June 16-25, 2017<br>
                    CREST THEATRE & ESQUIRE IMAX THEATRE</span></font></b></p><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif">
                  </span></font></b><div style="text-align:center"><b><font size="4"><span style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif"><span class="gmail-style38"><a href="http://www.SacramentoFrenchFilmFestival.org">www.SacramentoFrenchFilmFestival.org</a></span></span></font></b></div></td>
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