Tournées Film Festival applications open for 2015-2016

April 15, 2015 | By Eric Jausseran

Applications are now open for universities to apply to host the Tournées French Film Festival for the year 2015-2016. Tournées Film Festival is a program of the FACE Foundation, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring French cinema to American college and university campuses. Tournées Festival participants choose a total of six films: 5 contemporary + 1 classic. The grant to support the screening of six films is $2,200.

Since its inception in 1995, the program has partnered with over 450 universities, reaching an audience of over 500,000 students and community members all across the United States. Last year, seven universities in New England participated (Bowdoin College, University of Rhode Island, Salve Regina University, Rhode Island College, Castleton State College, Roger Williams University, Brandeis University).

A selection of 20 films is available this year, of various genres - fiction, documentary, animation, repertory - and time periods.

For more information, details of the selection and application guidelines, please click here.

All the information is also available in PDF form here.

Application deadline is Monday, June 1st.

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