One of the preeminent French cultural events in the U.S. and the world’s largest event dedicated to French films and television, COLCOA French Films and Series Festival returns to Los Angeles from April 24th to May 2nd 2017 at the Directors Guild of America.

On April 4th, Consul General of France, Christophe Lemoine, COLCOA’s Executive Producer and Programmer Francois Truffart and Variety’s Chief Fil Critic Peter Debruge announced the line-up for the 21th COLCOA French Films and Series Festival during a press conference at the Residence of France. Discover the 2017 program ...



Here’s a handy guide to all events and screenings. Save the dates! 🗓


This year COLCOA will be featuring a record 82 films, television series, and — for the first time — web series and VR!

On Monday April 24th, the Festival will begin opening night with the North American premiere of Oscar-winning Writer/Director Claude Lelouch’s "Everyone’s Life". Celebrating 50 years of cinema, this ensemble film offers a high profile cast of 50 French actors, including Johnny Hallyday and Oscar-winner Jean Dujardin.

The 9-day festival will feature new work by leading filmmakers such as Marco Bellocchio, Nicolas Boukhrief, Stéphane Brizé, Bruno Dumont, Lisa Azuelos, Philippe Lioret, Hugo Gélin, Philippe Lacheau, Dany Boon, and more!

COLCOA will close on Tuesday May 2nd with the North American premiere of Éric Lavaine’s new romantic comedy, "You Choose", starring Alexandra Lamy.

Other exciting programs include the After 10 Series, COLCOA Classics, COLCOA.doc, World Cinema Produced by France, Focus on a Filmmaker (Stéphane Brizé), Film Noir Series, French NeWave 2.0, Happy Hour Talks, Jean-Claude Petit ...

Full lineup here:

COLCOA’s sponsors and friends include: The Franco-American Cultural Fund, Directors Guild of America, Sacem, Writers Guild of America, West, Air Tahiti Nui, Dailymotion, TV5MONDE, Variety, AIRSTAR, Barnstormer, KPCC, Los Angeles Times, Barnes International Luxury Real Estate, European Languages & Movies in America, Gaumont, IndieWire, LA Weekly, Sunset Marquis, Titrafilm, and everyone else who helped make COLCOA the premiere French film festival in the U.S.
Can’t wait to see you there!


Tickets will be on sale on Thursday April 6th :

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Last modified on 05/04/2017

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