Sacramento French Film Festival Hits Sweet 16-Year Anniversary Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. The Sacramento French Film Festival begins this weekend and features films that tackle timely issues. Opening night features "This Land is Our Land (Chez Nous)," which is a thinly veiled assault on France's far-right party, the Front National. The festival closes with a rumination on what it means to be alive in "Heal the Living." Executive Director Cécile Mouette Downs joins us to preview the 16th annual film festival.