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100 Years Later: France and America Commemorate the Great War

Sept 2014 - Feb 2015
The Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago presents a series of events to commemorate the WWI centennial in partnership with Midwest institutions.
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Our Christmas Film Wish List !

We tell you what we want, what we really really want for Christmas.
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A TALE OF WINTER

A young couple, Félicie and Charles, meet while on holiday and fall deeply in love. In a fatal slip, she gives him the wrong address, and, as a result, he disappears from her life. Five years later, at Christmas time, Félicie is a hairdresser in the Paris suburbs with a daughter (Charles’) and two lovers: the successful Maxence and the intellectual Loïc. She loves them both, but as she says, “There’s love and love,” and the love that counts is the one she still holds for the long lost Charles.
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TIP TOP

Serge Bozon's TIP TOP is a sharp and witty absurdist political farce that will leave audiences with more questions about modern day France than answers.
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IF YOU DON'T I WILL

Pomme and Pierre have been together a long time. Passion and spontaneity have given way to predictability and cold shoulders. On a hike together one afternoon, Pomme declares her independence by deciding to stay in the woods rather than return to an underwhelming life with Pierre.
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Futur en Seine Call for Proposals

Futur en Seine, the biggest European festival dedicated to digital innovation, takes place each year in Paris from June 11th to June 14th. The festival offers a profusion of events related to digital culture from tech demos to workshops and concerts taking place in the heart of Paris.
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ANYTHING FOR ALICE

Slacker Max fell so hard for single mother Alice in college that he developed a website aimed at winning her heart. Years later, after his venture has earned him millions of dollars, Max risks his entire fortune performing an ever more complicated series of social contortions to get close to Alice.
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MEA CULPA

Simon and Franck, two cops in Toulon, celebrate the end of a mission. On their way back home, they crash into a car. Result: two victims, one of whom is a child. Six years later, the two men to take a look back at shadowy areas of their shared past.
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THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD - NEW RESTORATION

U.S. theatrical premiere of the restored French classic. Based on a Hans Christian Andersen story, the wildly satirical THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD follows a chimney sweep and shepherdess on the run from a tyrannical king.
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Jean-Claude Carrière to Receive Honorary Oscars

Jean Claude Carrière will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the sixth annual Governors Awards on November 8th in Los Angeles for his whole film career.
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NATIONAL GALLERY

A documentary that goes inside one of the great museums of the world: The National Gallery in London.