20th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

We invite you to celebrate our 20th year anniversary all year long with exclusive monthly film presentations leading up to the highlight of our 2021 season: the 20th Sacramento French Film Festival - June 18-27, 2021!

Our virtual platform is accessible from all over the U.S., so you can share the fun with both your local and out-of-town friends and family!

Here is a sneak peek at our 20th Season (we will adjust our plans depending on whether we end up back in a theater, remain online, or a mix of both.)

COMING UP ON THIS STREAMING PLATFORM

• FRENCH FILM FRIDAY SERIES

ADVANCE SALES for Tickets & Pass are now open.

Our French Film Friday Series is composed of four exclusive films to be watched on-demand on our Streaming Platform, accompanied by transatlantic Zoom Discussions with the films’ directors! Our platform is accessible all over the U.S. (tell your friends!)

FRENCH FILM FRIDAY SERIES • CALENDAR:

• February 2021: HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE (La Bonne Epouse)
A feminist comedy by César-winning director Martin Provost (Séraphine - SFFF 2009, The Midwife - SFFF 2017), starring Juliette Binoche, Yolande Moreau & Noémie Lvovsky. Opening on Friday, February 26 @ Noon PST (available to rent till Monday, March 1 @ Noon PST)
Transatlantic Zoom Discussion with Director/Screenwriter Martin Provost on Sunday, February 28 at Noon PST!

• March 2021: THE FANTASTIC JOURNEY OF MARGOT AND MARGUERITE (L’Aventure des Marguerite)
A super fun comedy and time traveling adventure for the whole family, by Pierre Coré.
Opening on Friday, March 26, 2021 @ Noon PST (available to rent till Monday, March 29 @ Noon PST)
Transatlantic Zoom Discussion with Director Pierre Coré on Sunday, March 28 at Noon PST!

• April 2021: LITTLE GIRL (Petite Fille)
An award winning documentary by Sébastien Lifshitz. The touching portrait of eight-year-old transgender girl Sasha.
Opening on Friday, April 30, 2021 @ Noon PST (→ available to rent till Monday, May 3 @ Noon PST)
Transatlantic Zoom Discussion with Director/Screenwriter Sébastien Lifshitz on Sunday, May 2 at Noon PST!

• May 2021: FILM TBA
Title still to be chosen. Probably a classic, but maybe we will surprise ourselves!… Stay tuned!
Opening on Friday, May 21, 2021@ Noon PST (→ available to rent till Monday, May 25 @ Noon PST)

• THE 14th WINTER SHORTS FEST, Featuring the Short Films Nominated for a 2021 César Award

Opening on Friday, March 12, 2021
The 14th WINTER SHORTS FEST - Featuring the Short Films nominated for a 2021 César Award will be held on our Streaming Platform starting FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2021 @ Noon PST, right when the 46th César Ceremony will be happening in Paris!

• THE 20th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

June 18-27, 2021
At this time we are planning for a virtual “10 days-10 films” event similar to our 2020 edition.

Our virtual platform is accessible from all over the U.S., so you can share the fun with both your local and out-of-town friends and family!

VIRTUAL CINEMA

In addition to our curated programs, we will continue to partner with U.S. film distributors to present their French film releases on Virtual Cinema as they become available.
Find our current Virtual Cinema program HERE.