All About Brigitte Bardot

An exclusive excerpt from a new book highlights the early years of the famous French actress.

French Cinema: Profile of Star Actor Alain Delon

Inspectors Clouseau and Gadget famously sported beige trench coats as they went about their sleuthing business, but both slide into raincoat obscurity when compared to Alain Delon’s moody Mackintosh-wearer Corey in Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1970 elaborate heist classic Le...
Catherine Deneuve in "Indochine"

French Film: Top 5 Catherine Deneuve Movies

LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON Belle de Jour (1967), Belle de Jour If a ‘belle de nuit’ is a lady of the night, then you can guess what a ‘Belle de Jour’ gets up to in the afternoon. Such is the premise for Buñuel’s 1967...

Top 6 Films Starring Annie Girardot

The talented and versatile Annie Girardot, who died last February, was once France’s most popular actress. She faded into near-oblivion for a while, before achieving an unlikely but happy and welcome comeback. EPIC DRAMA Rocco...
Les Revenants

Top 5 French Television Series

SOMETHING IN THE WATER Les Revenants (2012-present), The Returned When it first hit English-language TV screens in spring 2013, after originally airing in France during 2012, this u?ber-cool, stunningly shot French zombie series was as baffling...

Top 5 French Musicals

French filmmakers aren't known for musical comedy, but there are a few films in which song and dance play starring roles

The Heat of Summer: Top 5 French Films

Pack your flip flops and head to France with these great sunshine films.

Dispatch from the 20th COLCOA French Film Festival in Los Angeles

The COLCOA French Film Festival (April 18 -26), embarked on its 20th anniversary this year with the North American Premiere of the incredible Monsieur Chocolat.  This period piece stars Omar Sy in a lively biopic about...

Top 5 Films by Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard was the most adventurous and daring of all the New Wave filmmakers.

Friday Film Screenings with the Palais Galliera, Paris

See how 1950s cinema was inspired by the golden age of French haute couture.