The French Cinémathèque at the Avalon Theatre Presents: Deux jours, une nuit

March 18, 2015 | 8:00 p.m.
Avalon Theatre

The monthly French Cinémathèque series at the Avalon Theatre, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, presents the screening of Deux jours, une nuit (Two Days, One Night)


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.

RFI by AudioNow® Digital

Radio France Internationale (RFI), the French current affairs radio station that broadcasts worldwide in French and 12 foreign languages, and AudioNow® Digital, a leading provider of in-language mobile apps for radio broadcasters, today announced the launch of “RFI by AudioNow® Digital” with audio content in twelve RFI broadcast languages.

Best of France at SXSW 2015

South By Southwest (SXSW), one of the biggest festivals in the US for film, music and digital technology, will gather around 300,000 participants in Austin March 13- 22, 2015. French professionals will not be left out.

The French Cinémathèque presents: La Cour de Babel

March 10, 2015 | 7:00 p.m.
Embassy of France

The French Cinémathèque series by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy presents the screening of La Cour de Babel (School of Babel), a film by Julie Bertuccelli. 

in theaters


For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty.
in theaters


Directed by Benoît Jacquot I 2014 A tax inspector, his new bride and her sister become entwined in a love triangle.

Discovering Georgian Cinema

February 4, February 6 and March 31, 2015 | 7:00 p.m.
Embassy of France

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with the Film Department at the National Gallery of Art and the Embassy of Georgia, present three screenings by Georgian-French filmmaker, Otar Iosselian

in theaters


Director: Olivier Megaton Writers: Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen Stars: Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name. A 20th Century Fox Release

8 Oscars Nominations for France

Among the nominees announced by the Academy for the 2015 Oscars, France has received 8 nominations.