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French Streams: The Best of French Cinema Available Online with Telescope

"Being 17" by André Téchiné

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy partners with Telescope to present French Streams, a weekly selection of the best of French cinema available online. 

Telescope is the definitive resource for finding films and series from around the world. It’s free to use, with a database of 450,000 titles and one-click access to over 100 streaming services.   

Every week, French Streams rounds up 5 of the greatest French Films, carefully curated around a theme, and Telescope offers different options to watch them online.  

This week, we are focusing on the meanderings and struggles of youth. Here is our selection:

Week eight - May 27 : La Jeunesse 

School Life / La Vie Scolaire 
Dir. Mehdi Idir, 111 min, 2019.

Being 17 / Quand on a 17 Ans
Dir. André Téchiné, 116 min, 2016.

Goodbye First Love / Un amour de jeunesse
Dir. Mia Hansen-Løve, 108 min, 2011.

Monsieur Lazhar
Dir. Philippe Falardeau, 94 min, 2011.

Fat Girl / À ma soeur!
Dir. Catherine Breillat, 86 min, 2001.

Check back frequently on this page to discover our latest weekly selection. 


Week seven - May 20 : Piccoli the Giant

We Have a Pope by Nanni Moretti
Mauvais Sang by Leos Carax
La Grande Bouffe by Marco Ferreri
Belle de Jour by Luis Buñuel
Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard

Week six - May 13 : The Misfits

The Bare Necessity by Erwan Le Duc
Sauvage by Camille Vidal-Naquet
A Prophet by Jacques Audiard
La Haine by Mathieu Kassovitz
Vagabond by Agnès Varda

Week Five - May 6 : Artists and Their Inspiration

Camille Claudel, 1915 by Bruno Dumont
Séraphine by Martin Provost
Van Gogh by Maurice Pialat
Ulysse by Agnès Varda
The Mystery of Picasso by Henri-Georges Clouzot

Week Four - April 29: Music in Motion

Félicité by Alain Gomis
The Concert by Radu Mihăileanu
La Vie en Rose by Olivier Dahan
The Chorus by Christophe Barratier
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg by Jacques Demy

Week Three - April 22: Earth Day For Kids

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants by Thomas Szabo and Hélène Giraud
Oceans by Jacques Perrin
Mia and the Migoo by Jacques-Rémy Girerd
Microcosmos by Marie Pérennou
The Bear by Jean-Jacques Annaud

Week Two - April 15: Animated Worlds

Fantastic Planet by René Laloux⁣
I Lost My Body by Jérémy Clapin⁣
Dilili in Paris by Michel Ocelot⁣
My Life as a Zucchini by Claude Barras⁣
Funan by Denis Do⁣

Week One - April 8: Contemporary Women's Voices

Atlantics by Mati Diop
Portrait of a Lady on Fire by Céline Sciamma
High Life by Claire Denis
Faces Places by Agnès Varda & JR
Divines by Houda Benyamina

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