New Faces of French Animation

Curated by Marcel Jean, artistic director of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, this program is composed of nine of the best French short animated films from the 2014 Festival.

Young French Cinema

YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA is a program of UniFrance films, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring French films with no US distribution to art house cinemas, film societies, the Alliance Française network, and American universities.


The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and ARTE, the European cultural TV channel, are thrilled to offer ARTE Docs USA, a list of documentaries, for American Universities, non profit institutions, schools and Alliances françaises.

The Tournées Film Festival

The Tournées Festival aims to bring contemporary French cinema to American college and university campuses. The program distributes close to $200,000 in grants annually to encourage schools to begin their own self-sustaining French film festivals. The Tournées Festival has partnered with more than 450 universities, making it possible for more than 500,000 students to discover French-language films.

Films on the Green Festival

An annual, free, outdoor French film festival organized by the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and NYC Parks.

OPENING UP French Society

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and l’ACID, an association of filmmakers who support the distribution of independent films, in association with the Institut Français are thrilled to offer OPENING UP French Society, a list of French films, for American Universities.


Created in 2004, is administered by the Film, Television and New Media Department of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States. The website is a resource for French professionals in the industry.