MARCH 4, 2013

Bazin by Andrew Dudley

By Delphine Selles

A specialist of André Bazin, the most-acclaimed French critic from the Nouvelle Vague, Dudley Andrew is the author of an expanded eponymous biography on the former.

MARCH 4, 2013

Spielberg to Head 66th Cannes Film Festival

By Kathryn Hamilton

Steven Spielberg, the renowned US director whose most recent film, ‘Lincoln’ carried off two Oscars at the recent Academy Awards, has been chosen to lead the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Spielberg has been a Cannes regular since his feature debut ‘Sugarland Express’ premiered there in 1974.

FEBRUARY 26, 2013

Exploring French Cinema Industry with Tim Palmer

By Delphine Selles

Directory of World Cinema: France written by Tim Palmer and co-published by University of Chicago Press and Intellect, gathers new research on major tendencies in French film (popular genres, avant-gardes, documentary, women filmmakers, e

FEBRUARY 23, 2013

Amour Successful at the French César Ceremony

By Delphine Selles

The 38th César Ceremony was held on February 22nd in Paris. The 'French Oscars' honored Michael Haneke's widely-acclaimed Amour as well as Farewell, My Queen and Rust and Bone.

FEBRUARY 22, 2013

Playlist: French Music for Film

By French Culture

French filmmakers, actors, writers, technicians and musicians are up for Oscars at the Academy Awards this Sunday. With Amour nominated for both Best Picture and Best Foreign Film, and Emmanuelle Riva up for Best Actress in a Leading Role, it could be a historic night for French film in the US.

FEBRUARY 22, 2013

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Touring the US

By French Culture

French cinema is as varied and vital as ever in 2013, and this year's edition of 'Rendez-Vous Near You' covers the widest possible spectrum. This range includes new works from uncompromising auteurs like Damien Odoul and master filmmakers Patrice Leconte and the late Claude Miller, as well as films featuring French stars like Audrey Tautou, Romain Duris and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

FEBRUARY 15, 2013

Maurice Pialat at the French Cinémathèque in Paris

By French Culture

Starting 18 February 2013, the Maurice Pialat collection, which Sylvie Pialat recently entrusted to La Cinémathèque française, will be on exhibit in Paris. Comprising posters, archives, costumes, photographs, films and, above all, drawings and paintings, this exhibition accompanies the complete retrospective of the director who passed away ten years ago, on 11 January 2003.

FEBRUARY 8, 2013

Canapé Nominated at the 2013 New York Emmy® Awards

By French Culture

CUNY TV received 8 nominations for the 2013 New York Emmy Awards in categories featuring the station’s signature series, among them Canapé, a show focusing on French topics.

FEBRUARY 7, 2013

Outstanding Success for French Animation

By Laura Pertuy

The French animated film The Jungle Bunch was awarded the Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie 2013 award on February 6th, 2013.

JANUARY 25, 2013

Farewell, My Queen and Camille Redouble Score High among César Nominations in 2013

By Laura Pertuy

The nominations for the 38th César Awards Ceremony (French Oscars) were revealed this morning. Benoît Jacquot’s Les Adieux à la reine and Noémie Lvovsky’s Camille redouble are featured in nearly all of the leading categories.

JANUARY 24, 2013

Year 2012 : A Success For French Cinema Abroad

By Laura Pertuy

The 15th Rendez-Vous with French Cinema wrapped up last Monday in Paris, marking another successful year for the most important film market organized by Unifrance. Now in its 15th year, Rendez-Vous has become a landmark event in promoting French films abroad.

JANUARY 22, 2013

French TV Series Braquo Now on Hulu!

By Laura Pertuy

The popular French TV series Braquo will be aired on Hulu beginning this Tuesday. The on-demand streaming video service has acquired exclusive subscription VOD rights in the United States to the first two seasons of Olivier Marchal’s thriller series.

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