DECEMBER 30, 2013

Hollywood Reporter Names THE RETURNED Among Best TV Dramas in 2013

By French Culture

The French TV series The Returned is one of the best television programs of 2013 according to the Hollywood Reporter. Its chief TV critic, Tim Goodman, published his top 20 cable TV dramas of the year, describing 2013 as “one of the strongest TV seasons in many years.” He included the The Returned at number 3 following AMC's Breaking Bad and BBC America's Broadchurch.

DECEMBER 23, 2013

Awards for French Cinema from The Los Angeles Film Critics Association

By Adrien Sarre

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association gives awards to a number of French-related films this year including "Blue is the Warmest Color," "Ernest & Celestine," "Before Midnight," and "Inside Llewyn Davis."

DECEMBER 23, 2013

Patrice Courtaban, TV5 Monde USA COO : « Partnering with My French Film Festival is a natural development »


Following the success of in 2013, the leading worldwide internet-based French film festival returns this January. From January 17 - February 17, 2014, cinema lovers from all over the world will be able to access the 10 feature films and 10 short films in 13 languages that make up this year's festival program online.

DECEMBER 18, 2013

Favorite Films of 2013

By Florence Almozini

Program Officer for Film at the French Embassy, Florence Almozini has put together an extensive list of favorite films and documentaries from 2013. Almozini's top picks include (but are not limited to) French titles. If you have a little free time over the holidays for some good cinema or a thought provoking documentary, this is a list worth consulting!

DECEMBER 18, 2013

Five French TV Shows that Will Save You Over the Holidays!

By Myriam Laville

The Film, TV and New Media Department at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy has put together a list of French TV shows that are sure to brighten your holidays!

DECEMBER 17, 2013

Why Do French Books Sell Abroad?

By Laurence Marie

French is the first translated language in the US, before German and Spanish (and the second in the world, after English). The New York Times “100 Notable books of 2012” feature only four works in translation, but two of them were written in French: Marie NDiaye’s Three Strong Women (who made the cover of the NY Times in the summer of 2012) and Laurent Binet’s first novel HHhH.

DECEMBER 17, 2013

French Christmas Movies TOP 5

By French Culture

Are you're looking to snuggle up with some good Christmas flicks over the holidays? Check out the top French holiday films suggested by the Film, TV and New Media department at the French Embassy.

DECEMBER 17, 2013

French Films on DVD Make Great Gifts!

By Muriel Guidoni

Ten great gifts! The Film, TV, and New Media department at the French Embassy has put together a list some of the best French films recently released on DVD.

DECEMBER 16, 2013

French Nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards

By Francerocks

The following is a list of French nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

DECEMBER 12, 2013

France Honors Francine LeFrak with the Legion of Honor

By French Culture

Francine LeFrak received the insignia of the Legion of Honor on November 26 at a ceremony held at the French Consulate. Ambassador François Delattre who presided at the ceremony, emphasized not only Ms. LeFrak’s distinguished work as an advocate for humanitarian causes but also her generosity toward French and American cultural endeavors.

DECEMBER 11, 2013

Ouroboros by Marc Fichou


For this exhibition, Marc Fichou has decided to rid himself entirely of creating deliberate, or a priori, images and instead focus entirely on systems t

DECEMBER 11, 2013

440 HOPE


440 HOPE is an artist residency program produced by the MAD Agency. Five young contemporary French artists will be setting up shop at 440 HOPE in Downtown LA.