With the aim of furthering appreciation for French film and culture, the Tournées Festival offers grants to American Universities seeking to host their own French film festival. Universities select five films from a diverse list of new French and Francophone releases to be screened as part of their Tournées Festival.
Gilles Bourdos has made a film that traces the story of the two Renoirs, Auguste and Jean and the woman between them, Andrée. Andrée was Auguste’s last muse, and Jean’s first wife. She was in all of his early silent films, and was the star of Nana.
Roller-skating, a cheeseburger and fries for dinner, and a drive-in movie: it sounds like a teenager's date night circa 1955 in some American town, or for a few weeks this summer, a night out at the Grand Palais in Paris.
On Tuesday evening April 30, the French Embassy hosted its first “Introduction to the New York startup community” class with Matt Brimer, co-founder of General Assembly (GA). GA is an organization that aims to “transform thinkers into creators” through education and creates opportunities in technology, business, and design.
The lineup for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival has just been unveiled! A number of French and American movies have been selected this year with four American films and six French films in competition, as well three American films and five French films in the Un Certain Regard category.