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Frequently Asked Questions

If you do not find an answer below, you may contact culture@afsandiego.org

Program
What is the program of the San Diego French Film Festival 2024?
The Festival runs from June 2 to 5. The opening reception on June 2 is at the LOT La Jolla followed by the Festival days on June 3 to 5 at the Reading Cinemas Town Square.
The detailed program is available on this page.


Are the movies with subtitles?
Yes all the movies presented have English subtitles.
Opening reception on June 2nd at the LOT La Jolla
What is the address of The LOT La Jolla
7611 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

What is included in the gala ticket on June 2d?
The gala ticket includes, access to the movies, dinner with two drinks and a party with DJ. Additional drinks will be available for purchase at the bar. 

What is included in the Movie Lovers ticket on June 2d?
The ticket includes access to the movies only. 

Where can I purchase tickets?
Tickets must be purchased online in advance. No sales will be made on site.
Bundle tickets for the 4 days of the festival: Follow this link
June 2d only: Follow this link

What is the time of registration?
Guests will be able to enter the theater at 4.30 pm.

What is the dress code?
The dress code for the reception is black tie. This means that suits or tuxedos and gowns for ladies are encouraged. Dress up and strike the pose on the red carpet. 
For Movie Lovers who attend the screening only are welcome to dress casually. 
Is there a vegetarian /vegan option for the dinner?
Yes. Some dishes are available for vegetarian and vegan guests.
Is there a parking at THE LOT in La Jolla?
The LOT has a small parking under the movie theater. If the parking is full, consider street parking. Be aware that rules vary depending on streets. There are public parkings available nearby.
Can children attend the opening reception? 
The gala event is for 18+ only.
Movie lovers' tickets are open to all. Be aware that the movie is rated PG 13.
Are seats numbered on June 2?
Yes. You will choose your seat when you book your ticket.
Program
Opening
Festival Days June 3 to 5 at Reading Cinemas Town Square
Festival Days
What is included in the tickets on Festival Days?
The tickets includes access to the movies and any panel discussion that will be linked to a screening.

Where can I purchase tickets?
Tickets must be purchased online in advance. No sales will be made on-site. 
Festival Days only: June 3-5 Follow this link

Are seats numbered?
No. Seating is on a first come basis at the Reading Cinemas.

What is the dress code?
The dress code is casual chic. Our step and repeat with red carpet will be on site.  Take advantage of it to capture a nice memory!

What is the address of the Reading Cinemas theater?
4665 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117
Is there a parking at Reading Cinemas Town Square?
Yes. The theater is located in a commercial area with free parking.
Can children attend the movies? 
It depends on the movies.
June 3: Rated G: General audiences – All ages admitted.
June 4:  Rated R: Restricted – Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
June 5: Rated PG-13:
Parents strongly cautioned – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. 
Tickets
Where can I purchase tickets?
Tickets must be purchased online in advance. No sales will be made on site.

Bundle tickets for the 4 days of the festival: Follow this link
June 2d only: Follow this link
Festival Days: June 3-5 Follow this link

What is included in the Bundle tickets?
The Bundle tickets include a ticket for each day of the festival: June 2, 3, 4 and 5.
You can purchase a Bundle ticket including the opening reception, or a Bundle for Movie lovers, which is for the movies only.

What if I cannot attend the four days of the festival? 
You can purchase tickets for the day(s) of your choice.
What are member prices? 
Member prices are for members of the Alliance Francaise San Diego.

My membership has expired. What should I do?

You can renew your membership at this link

How many tickets at member price can I buy with my membership?
Individual members can purchase one ticket at member price per day of the festival
Family members can purchase up to four tickets at member price per day of the festival

You can buy a membership at this link

I made a mistake and bought a ticket at the member price, but I'm not a member. What should I do?
Mistakes happen, we are here to help. You have two options:
1. You can become a member and get benefits all year round :-)
2. Contact culture@afsandiego.org. We will send you a link to modify your ticket and pay only the difference. 
Are tickets refundable?
Tickets are nonrefundable but transferable. If you cannot attend, consider inviting a friend to take your place.


Can I change my seat number on June 2?
Unfortunately we cannot accommodate requests to change seats once your purchase is done. We will consider requests for persons who need a seat reserved for disabled and do our best to help.
Is there an early bird price?
Yes. You can access the codes to benefit from the early bird price on our ticket platform
Do I need to present my tickets at the movie theater?

Yes, for quick and easy check-in, please present your ticket on your phone (screenshot a picture of your QR codes that can be found in the confirmation email) or bring your printed ticket as it will get scanned on event day.

Can I resend my confirmation email?
Yes, please follow the instructions here.

Tickets
Sponsors
Sponsors
Can I become a sponsor? 
Yes. Please contact us for more information at bureau@afsandiego.org 
Press
Press
Do you have a press release? 
Yes. Please contact us for more information at culture@afsandiego.org 

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