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French Cinema in New York

Image: "The Meetings of Anna" by Chantal Akerman

You want to know easily where to watch French Cinema in New-York ?

Come right here and discover an eclectic and representative list of French Cinema showing now in the heart of the city! More information by clicking on the title.


Belgian filmmaker Anna, on a promotional tour through a featureless northern Europe, fluctuates between intimacy and disengagement with a series of figures, including a one-night stand, a former lover, and her distant mother.

April 19th in virtual cinema.

Invalids devastated by war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo make the trek to the capital to make their voices heard, to demand dignity and some kind of compensation.

April 19th in virtual cinema.

  • C'est la vie!, Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano, 2017, France, 117 min

A hectic wedding party held in an 17th century French palace comes together with the help of the behind-the-scenes staff.

April 20th in virtual cinema. 

Ulrike Ottinger, then a young painter, lived in Paris in the 1960s. Now a film-maker, she looks back on that time, weaving memories of the Parisian life and the upheavals of the time into a cinematic poem with the city at its center.

April 23rd in virtual cinema.


  • The Father, Florian Zeller, 2020, France /UK, 97min

Academy Award Nominee

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

In theaters and virtual cinemas.

Academy Award Nominee

His own body turned into a living work of art and promptly exhibited in a museum, Sam, a Syrian refugee, will soon realize to have sold away more than just his skin.

In theaters.

Academy Award Nominee - Best Short Film Animated

One night Reine, a young and solitary person, sees in the urban chaos a lively and vibrant movement, a kind of guide.

In theaters, showing with all Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts. 

  • Slalom, Charlène Favier, 2020, France, 92min

Under the guidance of a strict ex champion, a promising 15 year old girl trains as a professional skiing star.Will she be able to endure the physical and emotional pressures?

In theaters and virtual cinema. 

On vacation in Brittany, a guitar-toting math major hopes that his sort-of-girlfriend decides to show, but strikes up a platonic (or maybe not) friendship with already-taken ethnologist/waitress, who nudges him into a summer fling with her pal...when guess who turns up.

In virtual cinema. 

Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. Jeanne is open and even-tempered, a philosophy teacher at a lycée. Her fiancé is away and she doesn't want to stay at his messy...

In virtual cinema.

Five years after losing touch with a summer fling, a woman has difficulty choosing between her two suitors.

In virtual cinema.

A widow's best friend tries to find her a new husband, but the ad posted in the newspaper attracts more than one possibility.

April 16th in virtual cinema.

  • Shoah, Claude Lanzmann, 1985, France, 569min

Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.

In virtual cinema.

A French corporation goes head-to-head with an American web media company for the rights to a 3-D manga pornography studio, resulting in a power struggle that culminates in violence and espionage.

In virtual cinema.

A provincial youngster who travels up to Paris to sit an entrance exam for a "grande école". His path crosses that of a young woman and they strike up a short-lived relationship.

On demand.

A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

On demand.