AUGUST 6, 2014

Applications Open : Tournées Festival 2014-2015


Applications are now open for the Tournées Festival grant. Apply by October 1st, 2014 to bring French films to your campus.

JULY 24, 2014

Toronto International Film Festival 2014 : A Record Year for French Cinema

By Pauline Lamy

Several French movies and co-productions in The 39th Toronto International Film Festival's film selection for the 2014 edition.

AUGUST 1, 2014

Recently Released French Films to Catch this Summer!


The Film, TV & Media Department at the Cultural Services has selected a list of movies that are creating buzz right now in the hexagon. So, whether you are in the U.S. or you are lucky enough to be visiting France for summer vacation, anyone can enjoy these newly released French films.

JULY 31, 2014

French T.V. Series You Won’t Want to Miss


The Film, TV & Media Department at the Cultural Services has put together a list of some of the TV shows creating a buzz in France right now. Although only two are available to US audiences on instant streaming, and a third on Showtime, if you happen to be in France this summer, the titles below are worth checking out.

JULY 16, 2014

Strong US Debut for Luc Besson’s TAXI BROOKLYN

By Pauline Lamy

"Taxi Brooklyn" continues to make inroads with American audiences, with 4.8 million viewers on Wednesday night (July 9th)

JULY 14, 2014

Summer Movies: 10 French Films to Watch

By Films on the Green

For those of us that would like to be vacationing in France, but can’t afford those expensive plane tickets (most of us), we’re offering a cinematic tour of l’hexagone from the seaside villages of Brittany to the rocky hills of southern Provence.

JULY 2, 2014

US Rights To Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' Acquired By Kino Lorber

By Romain Rancurel

Goodbye To Language premiered in competition at Cannes only six weeks ago but the film has already found a US distribution through Kino Lorber.

JUNE 11, 2014

Discover French Cinema In Paris With Columbia University

By Romain Rancurel

Since the invention of the cinematographe by the Lumière brothers in 1895, France has been a cornerstone of the development of the seventh art. This summer, the Columbia University School of the Arts - in partnership with the Columbia Global Center | Europe in Paris at Reid Hall – put together a three-week summer program open to all students to discover French Cinema in the City of Lights.

JUNE 10, 2014

The Chelsea Film Festival Announces Second Edition

By Romain Rancurel

The Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) announced its second edition in New York from October 16th-19th 2014 at the SVA Theatre. The second edition of the Chelsea Film Festival will focus on Global Issues, and will introduce foreign films to the public.

JUNE 9, 2014

Film Society of Lincoln Center Names Florence Almozini Senior Programmer


The Film Society of Lincoln Center has recently named Florence Almozini Senior Programmer under Director of Programming Dennis Lim along with Jake Perlin and Rachael Rakes, who have been named Programmers at Large. The new programming team will work on the Film Society's festivals, series, sneak previews, premieres, and special events throughout the year.

JUNE 3, 2014

France 24 Celebrates the D-Day in Times Square

By Romain Rancurel

On June 6th, to mark the 70th anniversary of D-DAY and the battle of Normandy, the international news channel France 24 will pay tribute to all the American soldiers who changed the course of History from Times Square in New York City.

MAY 29, 2014

Cannes 2014 Award Winners

By Valentine Truchot

The 2014 Cannes Festival, described by the New York Times as a “mix of Hollywood glamour and European respect for cinema” and “the queen of festivals”, has finally revealed the laureates.