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Open-Air French Cinema at Miami Beach

The Films on the Beach festival is returning to Miami Beach until May 30, with a line-up of films shown in an open-air setting. The fourth edition of the festival, on the theme of “French Teen Spirit,” will include seven French movies. Organized with the cultural services of the French embassy in Washington, the Films on the Beach festival is using this...

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Europe Celebrated in Images

The Panorama Europe Film Festival is returning to New York from May 5 to 21, 2017. The diverse line-up offers 17 European movies, and invites audiences to a journey across the Old Continent! The ninth edition of the Panorama Europe festival offers New York cinephiles a selection of films from France, Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Malta...

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The African Youth Revolution Portrayed Through Cinema

The African Film Festival (AFF) is back again this year, aiming to create a dialogue between the African continent and American audiences through cinema. The 24th edition of the New York festival will be held from May 3 to 9, 2017. Some 25 movies and 36 short films on the theme of “the people’s revolution” will be shown at the Walter Reade Theater...

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Francophile Film Distributors Make Tracks for Los Angeles

The biggest French cinema festival outside of France will be taking place in Los Angeles from April 24 through May 2. Organized between the Oscars and Cannes, the COLCOA festival offers Francophone cinema a prestigious showcase in Hollywood. The COLCOA festival was founded 20 years ago by the Franco-American Culture Fund. Drawing its name from “City Of Lights City Of...

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Focus on French Cinema: A Tribute to Quebec

This year’s Focus on French Cinema festival will be screening 20 Francophone films — including six from Quebec — in New York, Stamford and Greenwich (Connecticut) from March 27 to April 2, 2017. Festival president Renée Ketcham talked us through this year’s selection. France-Amérique: Can you tell us about your decision to showcase Quebecer cinema this year? Renée Ketcham: Focus on French Cinema is...

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An Activist Film Festival in New York

The Socially Relevant Film Festival will be taking place in New York from March 13 to 19, 2017. Some 46 films will be screened over the event, including six French productions. In memory of her uncle and her cousin, both murdered by a Muslim fundamentalist, Egyptian actor and director Nora Armani created a film festival that isn’t afraid to open its mouth. The Socially...

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A Rendezvous with Young French Cinema

The Rendez-Vous With French Cinema festival is coming back to the Lincoln Center in New York from March 1 to 12, 2017. Adeline Monzier is the U.S. representative for UniFrance, the organization behind the festival. We talked with her about the event’s line-up, which showcases young women directors and the vitality of French cinema. France-Amérique: Some 10 of the 23 movies featured this...

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An Online Showcase for French Cinema in the United States

Some 28 French movies are now available to stream until February 13 as part of My French Film Festival. UniFrance, an organization in charge of promoting French cinema throughout the world, is the instigator of this event, and hopes to reach eight million viewers this year compared with six million in 2016. French director Jean-Paul Salome (Belphegor Phantom of the...