<div dir="ltr"><table width="100%" bgcolor="#CC6600" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-family:"Times New Roman";background-color:rgb(204,102,0)"><tbody><tr><td valign="top" align="center" style="font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><table width="650" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#CC6600"><tbody><tr align="center" valign="middle"><td height="20" colspan="2" bgcolor="#CC6600" class="gmail-style5" style="font-size:12px;font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong>To view this email as a web page, go <a href="http://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/email/index.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">here </a>- <a href="http://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><span class="gmail-style98" style="color:rgb(255,255,255)">HOME</span></a></strong></td></tr><tr align="right" valign="top" bgcolor="#620000"><td width="250" valign="middle" bgcolor="#660000" style="font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><p align="center"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021Poster_20-sfff.jpg" width="267" height="400" alt="20th SFFF"></p></td><td width="409" align="center" valign="middle" bgcolor="#620000" class="gmail-header1" style="font-size:12px;font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;color:rgb(255,255,255)"><p><span class="gmail-style2" style="font-weight:bold;font-size:15px"><font color="#FFFFFF"><span class="gmail-style2"><font color="#FFFFFF"><span class="gmail-style2"><font color="#FFFFFF"><span class="gmail-style2"><font color="#FFFFFF"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/frenchfilmnews.gif" alt="French Film News" width="367" height="155"></font></span></font></span></font></span></font></span></p><p><span class="gmail-style348" style="font-size:18px;font-weight:bold">20th ANNIVERSARY SEASON</span><br><a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/" class="gmail-style98" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(255,255,255)">Virtual.SacramentoFrenchFilmFestival.org</a><br></p><p><span class="gmail-style286" style="color:rgb(153,153,153);font-weight:bold;font-size:18px">"THE REGION'S PREMIER FILM EVENT"<br>Carla Meyer - Sacramento Bee</span><span class="gmail-style148" style="color:rgb(204,204,204);font-weight:bold;font-size:16px"><br></span></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" valign="top" align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><div align="center"><table width="720" border="0" cellspacing="10" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td width="75%" valign="top" class="gmail-TEXT11" style="font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><table width="100%" border="0" cellpadding="10"><tbody><tr class="gmail-TEXT11"><td align="left" valign="top" style="font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><div align="center" class="gmail-style231" style="font-size:24px;color:rgb(204,102,0);font-weight:bold"><p align="center" class="gmail-style231"><strong>20th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL<br>JUNE 18-27, 2021<br>VIRTUAL & IN THEATERS</strong><strong><br></strong><strong><br></strong></p></div><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong>Get Ready, the 2021 edition of the Sacramento French Film Festival opens in a week, on Friday, June 18! Here is all you need to know about the 20th SFFF to make the most of it.</strong>..</p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><em><strong>Put yourself in a perfect French mood to await Opening Day with the <a href="https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1CKJ4PDODNWJFDNSlPdOFg?si=SC5GEwntSMyo2L5hkR5O2Q&utm_source=copy-link&dl_branch=1&fbclid=IwAR0yFTBtjzvND0rkTKoGdmaqLKAA3Ct5Z5BSe37yyueWNYpHsQisrF4lApk&nd=1" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">2021 SFFF Spotify List</a>. </strong>Compiled by DJ Roger, it will be updated frequently!</em></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong><em>VIRTUAL PROGRAM: JUNE 18-27</em></strong><br>The 20th SFFF will be mostly virtual, with 9 brand-new features presented on our Streaming Platform accessible from all over the U.S.<br><strong>Click on this link: <a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/</a> or scroll down to find more about the films playing virtually and to purchase tickets & passes.</strong></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong class="gmail-style38"><em>IN-THEATER PROGRAM: SUNDAY, JUNE 20 & SATURDAY, JUNE 26</em></strong><br>This summer also marks our return to theaters with 3 films presented in-person: 2 new films at the Esquire IMAX on Sunday June 20 & 1classic at the Crest Theatres on Saturday, June 26. <em>These three films will be shown one time only and will not be available to view online.<br></em><strong>Click on this link: <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/program2021_in-theater.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/program2021_in-theater.htm </a>or scroll down to find more about the films playing in-theater and to purchase tickets.</strong></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong><em>FILMS OVERVIEW</em></strong><br>The Sacramento French Film Festival is proud to present an assorted collection of wonderful new films that will take you on a cinematic journey to Algeria, Austria, Sicily, Tunisia, and various regions of France. Comedy, r<span class="gmail-style38">omance, mystery, suspense, history, animation, award-winning films... There is something for every taste.</span></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Theaters have just reopened in France and you will be enjoying our films sim<span class="gmail-style38">ultaneously with, or even before, their French release! It’s almost like being there…</span></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong><em>SHORT FILMS</em></strong> will also be on the program, with a Short Film Program available to rent June 18-27, 2021 on our Streaming Platform & 2 shorts playing in theaters.</p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong><em>ZOOM DISCUSSIONS</em></strong><br>We are still finalizing the program of our popular<strong> Zoom Discussions</strong>. We will have Q&As with le Professeur Elstob, as well as transatlantic talks with special guests<em>.</em> We will welcome you on Zoom on Friday, June 18 for a virtual Opening Ceremony.<em><br><em>Stay tuned for more details!</em></em></p><p align="left" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><span class="gmail-style38"><strong>The calendar of Zoom Discussions & the Short Film Selec</strong></span><strong>tion will be announced next week.</strong></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style323" style="font-size:24px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:bold"><strong>FILM PRESENTED ON OUR<br><a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">VIRTUAL STREAMING PLATFORM</a></strong></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><em>Click on the posters to find out more about each film<br>and to purchase single tickets.</em></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/love-affair-s/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_love-affairs.jpg" width="147" height="200" alt="Love affair(s)"></a> <a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/faithful/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_Faithful.jpg" width="150" height="200" alt="Faithful"></a> <a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/appearances/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_les-apparences.jpg" width="147" height="200" alt="les apparences"></a></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/de-gaulle/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_de-gaulle.jpg" width="148" height="200" alt="de gaulle"></a> <a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/delete-history/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_delete-history).jpg" width="141" height="200" alt="Delete History"></a> <a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/the-bears-famous-invasion-of-sicily/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_lesours.jpg" width="148" height="200" alt="Les ours en sicile"></a></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/red-soil/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_rouge.jpg" width="148" height="200" alt="Rouge"></a> <a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/a-son/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_un_fils.jpg" width="147" height="200" alt="Un fils"></a> <a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/film/all-hands-on-deck/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_A-l_Abordage_200.jpg" width="141" height="200" alt="A l'Abordage"></a></p><p align="left" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">A new film will become available for rental every day starting Friday, June 18, up till Saturday, June 26. <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2021calendar-of-virtual-releases.pdf" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><strong>Click here to access & print the Calendar of Releases.</strong></a></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><span class="gmail-style38"><strong>VIRTUAL TICKET & RENTAL INFO</strong></span></p><ul><li class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Single Film Rental: $12</li><li class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Festival Pass/9 films: $90 (<a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/bundle/virtual-festival-pass/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><em>→ Purchase here now!</em></a>)</li><li class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Films are available for rental for 3 days (72 hours).<em><a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/2021calendar-of-virtual-releases.pdf" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"></a></em></li><li class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Once you’ve rented a film, you will have 72 hours to start watching it.</li><li class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Once you start playing a film, you have 48 hours to finish it.</li><li class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Click <a href="https://2020.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/page/help/" target="_blank" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">HERE</a> for more details on rental conditions, system requirements, and how to connect your computer to your TV set.</li></ul><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong><a href="https://virtual.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">Visit our Virtual Streaming Platform</a> for more about the films,<br>Ticket Information & Advance Purchase.</strong></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style231" style="font-size:24px;color:rgb(204,102,0);font-weight:bold"><strong>FILMS PRESENTED <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/program2021_in-theater.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">IN THEATERS</a></strong><br>Sunday, June 20 & Saturday, June 26</p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><em>Click on the posters to find out more about each film.</em></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2021_Josep.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_josep_200.jpg" width="150" height="200" alt="Josep"></a> <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2021_adieu-les-cons.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_adieu-les-cons_200.jpg" width="147" height="200" alt="Adieu les cons"></a> <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2021_belle-equipe.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2021affiche_la-belle-equipe_200.jpg" width="147" height="200" alt="La Belle Equipe"></a></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong>These three films are shown one time only, and<br>are not available to view online.</strong></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">•<strong> On Sunday, June 20</strong>, the SFFF invites you to a 2021 César (French Oscars) Celebration with two of this year’s top César winners presented on the giant screen of the Esquire IMAX Theatre:<br><strong>3:00pm: <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2021_Josep.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">JOSEP</a></strong> by Aurel, the stunning winner for Best Animated Feature. (<a href="https://www.tickmarq.com/sites/esquireimax/films/ST00000602" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">→ <em>Purchase here!</em></a><em>)</em><br><strong>5:00pm: <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2021_adieu-les-cons.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">BYE BYE MORONS</a> (ADIEU LES CONS)</strong> by Albert Dupontel, the fantastic dark comedy that won Best Film and Best Director in its US PREMIERE!<br>(<a href="https://www.tickmarq.com/sites/esquireimax/films/ST00000604" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">→ <em>Purchase here!</em></a><em>)</em><br>Single tickets for 1 film are $15.<br><br>• <strong>On Saturday, June 26</strong>, The Festival is at the Crest Theatre for the screening of one of France's most beloved classic, followed by a Q&A with film historian Chuck Zigman and some surprises...<br>3:00pm: <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2021_belle-equipe.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><strong>THEY WERE FIVE</strong></a><strong> (LA BELLE EQUIPE)</strong> by Julien Duvivier, 1936. (<a href="https://sac-french-film-festival.square.site/" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">→ <em>Purchase here!</em></a><em>)</em><br>Single Tickets are $12.</p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><em>PLEASE NOTE: Your health, the health of our volunteers and theaters' staff remains our priority as we are getting ready to welcome you back in theaters. In collaboration with the Esquire IMAX & Crest theatres, we will follow all appropriate health protocols and will keep you updated on the latest rules regarding public movie screenings.</em></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong><a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/program2021_in-theater.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">Visit our Website</a> for more about the films presented in-person,<br>ticket information & advance purchase.</strong></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style231" style="font-size:24px;color:rgb(204,102,0);font-weight:bold"><strong>VIRTUAL CINEMA</strong></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong>While you await opening night,<br>please enjoy our Virtual Cinema offerings.</strong><br><em>Your rental supports the Sacramento French Film Festival</em>.</p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><a href="https://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/movie2020_virtual_cinema.htm" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><strong>FIND OUR COMPLETE VIRTUAL CINEMA OFFERINGS HERE!</strong></a></p><p align="center" class="gmail-style231" style="font-size:24px;color:rgb(204,102,0);font-weight:bold"><strong>SUPPORT US !<br></strong><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/icon2020_Giving-Tuesday.jpg" width="65" height="65" alt="faire un don !"></p><p align="left" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">DONATE HERE & NOW:<strong><br>• <a href="http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/contribute.htm" target="_blank" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">PayPal</a> </strong>(click on the yellow DONATE button)<strong><br>• <a href="https://squareup.com/market/sac-french-film-festival/donation" target="_blank" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)">Square</a></strong>(direct link)</p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong>YOUR SUPPORT IS ESSENTIAL IN MAINTAINING THE QUALITY<br>AND AFFORDABILITY OF OUR PROGRAMS.</strong></p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px">Since our first year in 2002, our sponsors have been instrumental in keeping us alive and maintaining the quality, diversity, affordability, and success of our programs. And of course, in these unprecedented times, we need your support more than ever!</p><p class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><span class="gmail-style38">Find out more about ou</span>r sponsoring opportunities <a href="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/contribute.htm#INDIVIDUAL" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><strong>HERE</strong></a>.</p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><strong>We want to extend a huge thanks to those of you who have already donated this year, your loyalty means a lot.</strong><br>Your support makes the Festival happen, merci!</p><p align="center" class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"><a href="https://youtu.be/ZpiZALzffow" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/2020photo_legoteam.jpg" alt="Lego team" width="550" height="177" border="0"></a></p><div class="gmail-style38" style="font-size:18px"></div></td></tr><tr class="gmail-TEXT11"><td width="90%" valign="top" style="font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><p align="center" class="gmail-style231" style="font-size:24px;color:rgb(204,102,0);font-weight:bold">FOLLOW US<a href="https://youtu.be/ZpiZALzffow" class="gmail-style337" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"> </a><br><span class="gmail-style239" style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/Sacramento-French-Film-Festival-54560847076/?ref=hl" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/icon_facebook.jpg" alt="facebook" width="70" height="70" border="0"></a> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/sacramentofrenchfilmfestival/?hl=en" style="text-decoration-line:none;color:rgb(102,0,0)"><img src="https://sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/images/icon_Instagram.jpg" alt="instagram" width="75" height="75" border="0"></a></span></p></td></tr></tbody></table><div align="center" class="gmail-style194" style="font-weight:bold"><div align="left"></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><strong></strong></div><table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" width="483" align="center"><tbody><tr align="center"><td width="477" valign="top" class="gmail-style197" style="font-family:Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-weight:bold"><p class="gmail-style231" style="font-size:24px;color:rgb(204,102,0)">20th SACRAMENTO<br>FRENCH FILM FEST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