News and upcoming events

  • Culture Gamer

    The Institut français just launched a new website on French video games: culturegamer.fr! It promotes the creations and players of independent French video games (creators, producers, publishers, training schools etc.) and the diversity and quality of the achievements of this sector, as well as French excellence in this field.

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  • Venice VR Expanded: Must-see French VR Experiences On Oculus

    The Venice International Film Festival has incorporated VR projects since 2016. This year, the Biennale’s VR content has moved to an entirely digital format, making parts of the official selection of Venice VR Expanded available on Oculus TV for Oculus Quest.

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  • TV5 Monde - September Program Highlights

    This month, immerse yourself in French culture with the TV5MONDE programming. In addition to offering premium films, and heartwarming comedies, the program presents a chance to discover the world of autistic children and teenagers in Hors Normes from Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, as well as new series, fun-filled variety shows, and engaging documentaries such as Sur les pas de Christian Louboutin directed by Olivier Garouste who followed the inventor of the red-soled heels as he traveled around the world and prepared his retrospective show, L’Exhibitionniste.

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  • The Thing About France, Season 3

    The Thing About France is a podcast where cultural figures explore the fascinating and complicated relationship between France and America. Listen to the fifth episode of Season 3, featuring acclaimed writer and editor Graydon Carter on surviving le confinement in the south of France.

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  • La Mante on Netflix

    Decades after her capture, a serial killer offers to help solve a string of copycat murders - but only if her son, now a cop, will work by her side.

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  • Criminal sur Netflix

    Secrets emerge and entire cases unravel inside a police interview room in Paris, where suspects and investigators face off in an intricate dance.

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  • Mobile Film Festival Women’s Empowerment: the Call for Films is open!

    Mobile Film Festival, a unique concept based on three simple rules:
    1 mobile, 1 minute, 1 film. Be inspired and write your screenplay around this year’s theme: WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT. Submit your films before October 20, 2020. Details here

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  • Family Business - Saison 2 sur Netflix | Sept 11

    After learning France is about to legalize pot, a down-on-his-luck entrepreneur and his family race to turn their butcher shop into a marijuana café.

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  • French Riviera Film Festival Online Screenings | Sept 18-19

    French Riviera Film Festival is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing short form film content from around the world created for film, television, Web and all digital platforms. This year’s online edition includes French titles The Tears Thing by Clémence Poésy, Childhood by Guilhem Coulibaly, Film Me by Ed Picard, She by Sébastien Esther, The Blank Page by Pierre Ballat, Chuck Wonderland by Hervé Humbert and Silvàn by Hervé Humbert and also features a Women Filmmakers Showcase. Full program here.

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  • French Streams!

    Every week, French Streams rounds up 5 of the greatest French films, carefully curated around a theme, and Telescope offers different options to watch them online. Our selection featuring films inspired by Crazy Love includes: Bad Blood by Leos Carax, Mélo by Alain Resnais, Buffet froid by Bertrand Blier, Série noire by Alain Corneau, Three Colours: White by Krzysztof Kieślowski.

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