Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Sacramento French Film Festival
Opens This Weekend!!

The 8th Sacramento French Film Festival takes place the weekends of June 19-21 & June 27-28 at the Crest Theatre.

The festival kicks off this weekend with the annual opening night reception. (June 19th). Opening Night Reception begins at 6 o'clock in the lobby of the Crest Theatre.(Opening night film may be attended without attending the reception.) The reception will feature an open wine bar by Barefoot Wine, & water by Perrier & Metromint. Catering by Aioli Bodega Española, Café Rolle, Chanterelle, Grange, Kru, The Melting Pot, Opa! Opa!, Selland’s & Ella, Sun Flour Baking Company, Whole Foods Market, baguette by Boudin Bakery & Café and coffee by Coffee Works. Seasoned with music by DJ Christophe.

The first film of the festival will begin at 8:30pm.
It will be the Sacramento premiere of Paris (with Juliette Binoche), by acclaimed director Cédric Klapisch (Russian Dolls), a feel-good dramatic comedy and an unforgettable homage to the city of Paris.

For full schedule information, you can visit the film festival's website here.

Ticket prices range from $10 (single tickets) to $80 (Full Festival Pass). There are also pass combinations if you wish to attend partial events at the festival.
Access to Opening Night Reception and film
(Valid June 19 only).
Access to all film screenings
(Valid June 19-21 / Opening Reception not included).
Access to all film screenings & Closing Party
(Valid June 27-28).

♦ BLEU + BLANC + ROUGE = $80
Two-Weekends Full Access to all screenings & parties
(Valid June 19-28).
♦ BLEU + BLANC = $60
First-Weekend Full Access to all screenings & Opening Reception
(Valid June 19-21).
♦ BLANC+ ROUGE = $50
Two-Weekend Experience, Opening Reception not included
(Valid June 19 / film only-28)

Tickets for the festival can be purchased here.

Single tickets are available only at the door / Sales at the door (for single tickets and passes) will be CASH ONLY, no checks, no credit cards.

The CREST THEATRE is located at 1013 K Street in Downtown Sacramento. 3 hours free parking with validation at the 10th & L street garage.

The Sacramento French Film Festival is a project of the Alliance Française de Sacramento.

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