Sacramento French Film Festival
Sacramento’s 7th MiniFest of French films are available to stream October 21-25, 2020.
• If you are a fan of “Call My Agent” on Netflix, you’ll recognize two actors from the show in this 7th MiniFest program: Grégory Montel (Gabriel) in PERFUMES, and Laure Calamy (Noémie) in MY LOVER, MY DONKEY & I. They are both pretty wonderful!
Find out more on their Streaming Platform:
AF de Tulsa has an active book discussion group preparing to read La Grammaire Est Une Chanson Douce by Erik Orsenna. EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST in joining a “cercle de lecture” as a New Year’s resolution in 2021 with us peut-être? We can provide further information about our upcoming plans.
FIAF and Focus on French Cinema present a virtual special screening of De Gaulle, Gabriel Le Bomin’s new biopic starring Lambert Wilson.
Thu Oct 15–Thu Oct 22
On Kino Marquee
Directed by Gabriel le Bomin
Starring Lambert Wilson, Gilles Cohen, and Isabelle Carré
In French and English with English subtitles
May 1940. As the war intensifies, German forces launch their invasion of France. They will soon reach Paris as the French army crumbles underneath unrelenting Luftwaffe and Panzer attacks. Once unthinkable, the prospect of defeat has caused panic within the French government. One man, Charles de Gaulle, a newly minted general, refuses to surrender. As his wife, Yvonne, and three children flee the city, he leaves for London where he’ll give rise to another voice—that of “la Résistance.”
A portion of the proceeds go to support FIAF cultural and education programs.
Co-presented with the Alliance Française of Greenwich’s Focus on French Cinema Festival.
This special screening is made possible with the generous support of BNP Paribas.
Update as of Monday, October 12th Enjoy a rosé tasting online with AF Tulsa to usher in this fall season!
Event date and time: Friday, October 16, 6pm We will welcome guest speaker, Ian Clarke!
AF Tulsa will moderate this upcoming virtual wine tasting presentation as a friendly introduction to four, specially chosen rosés by recommendation of representatives of Putnam Wines, Scott Garrett. The wines can be purchased at RANCH ACRES WINE & SPIRITS.
Here’s how we suggest our participants prepare in five easy steps: 1) Purchase one or more of the suggested four wines (marked as AF with a shelf talk label!) at Ranch Acres. 2) Chill whatever bottle(s) they choose to taste. 3) Review the collection of documents found as links within this posting to the degree you wish (optional). 4) Sign on to join the Zoom virtual tasting. 5) Relax and enjoy!
Our tasting recommendations will feature:
2019 Cochon, Old Vine, California;
2019 Domaine du Salvard, Cheverny, Loire;
2019 Domaine du Fontsainte, Corbieres, Languedoc;
2019 Chateau de Trinquevedel, Tavel, Rhone.
Sharing ADDITIONAL REFERENCE MATERIALS for your reading pleasure to prepare for a virtual tasting experience.
Register below and we’ll send the link to the Zoom by Thursday evening as a reminder.
What is the price point for the wines? Approximately $20/bottle before taxes. Choose one or try all four. Find them at Ranch Acres, 31/Harvard.
Register here to receive the link to participate!
Film showing. Be part of a socially distanced audience by wearing your mask. 😷
A Call To Spy – Opens Friday, October 2nd-Circle Cinema
At the dawn of World War II, a desperate Winston Churchill orders his new spy agency to train women for covert operations. Together, these female agents help undermine the Nazi regime in France, leaving an unmistakable legacy in their wake. Written by and starring Sarah Megan Thomas and directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher.
More information: https://www.circlecinema.org/portfolio/a-call-to-spy-opens-fri-10-2/