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Book Club on Guy de Maupassant’s Like Death ONLINE EVENT Albertine Books New York, NY
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Book Club on Guy de Maupassant’s Like Death ONLINE EVENT Albertine Books New York, NY
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Book Club on Kaouther Adimi’s Our Riches ONLINE EVENT Albertine Books New York, NY

The Tournées Film Festival

      Tournées Film Festival is a program of the FACE Foundation, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring French cinema to American colleges and university campuses. Our objective in providing Tournées Film Festival grants every year is to fund festival endeavors that can eventually become permanent and self-sustaining.

      Founded in 1995, this year in its 24th season, Tournées Film Festival has partnered with over 650 universities, reaching an audience of over half a million students and community members all across the United States. Tournées Film Festival reflects the diversity and the richness of French cinema through various genres — fiction, documentary, animation and repertory films — giving participants the opportunity to expand their programming and for audiences to experience French cinema through a wider lens.

      Special Announcement

      In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is unlikely that Tournées French film festivals will be able to take place in-person on campuses this fall.

      We are committed to finding virtual solutions to support you in producing a successful festival or film event, with a possible in-person component. We will keep you updated on our progress as new tools and materials become available.

      The call for applications planned for August has been pushed to a later date in the fall. Please stay tuned for additional announcements.



      Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the generous support of: Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S.Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image AniméeFlorence Gould Foundation; Campus France; highbrow entertainmentSACEM's Franco-American Cultural Fund.

      We would like to thank our selection committees for their commitment and terrific job in choosing the very best of the many French films released this year in the United States. We also extend our sincerest thanks to our committee in charge of distributing grant awards, tasked with the challenging job of selecting the best projects from an impressive applicant pool.

      Film Selection Committee:
      Florence Almozini, Harris Dew, Nicholas Elliott, and Delphine Selles-Alvarez

      Grant Award Committee:
      Jamie Berthe, Sam Di Iorio, Anne Kern

      We also thank you, the professors, staff, and students who work to bring French cinema to your peers and your greater communities.

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