Les Choses

French Film Review: Les Choses Qu’on Dit, Les Choses Qu’on Fait

Positively dripping with awards nominations (it was nominated for 13 Césars, the most of any film this year, clinching an award, as well as being selected for Cannes), Love Affair(s), to give it its...
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The French Adventures of James Bond

While the world awaits the new James Bond movie 'No Time To Die', Chloe Govan follows in the glamorous footsteps of 007 and his escapades across France. When the new Bond film was titled No...
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French Film Review: Adolescentes, Directed by Sébastien Lifshitz

Five years in the making, this documentary follows teenagers Emma and Anaïs from the age of 13 to 18 and charts their life in Brive-la-Gaillarde in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Despite being best friends, and largely inseparable, the...
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French Cinema: Profile of Actress Laure Calamy

The Call My Agent! star won a César for her role in a wacky comedy which follows – donkey in tow – in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson. Laure Calamy has become a star...

French Film Review: 30 Jours Max, Directed by Tarek Boudali

Put a smile on your face with this larger-than-life comedy directed by and starring Tarek Boudali, of La Bande à Fifi fame, a French comedy troupe bringing together Philippe Lacheau, Élodie Fontan, Reem Kherici...
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Focus on French Cinema: The Hot Virtual Film Festival

A year ago, the Alliance Française of Greenwich, Connecticut, had to cancel its annual French film festival. The March timing of the U.S. shutdown for the pandemic made it impossible to switch from the...

French Cinema: Profile of Actor Bastien Ughetto

One of France’s most exciting young actors was nominated for an award at the 2021 Césars but what makes Bastien Ughetto tick? The 46th César Awards took place at the Olympia in Paris on March...

French Film Review: La Bonne Épouse, Directed by Martin Provost

Juliette Binoche gets to showcase her comedic talents in this goofy comedy about an old-fashioned housekeeping school for girls in the late 1960s. Directed by Martin Provost (his movie Séraphine won the 2009 César for...

French Film Review: Slalom, Directed by Charlène Favier

Charlène Favier’s debut feature is a stark and uncompromising examination of sexual abuse set against the backdrop of the French Alps. Fifteen-year-old Lyz Lopez (Noée Abita) is a promising skiing star who attends a...

Watch Now: Virtual Cinema Programme with COLCOA French Film Festival

COLCOA French Film Festival, ranked among the top three film festivals in Los Angeles, and the most comprehensive annual French cultural event in the United States, has just launched its Virtual Cinema Programme. The...