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  • HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series arrives in LA from 29 February – 1 March

    The move from previous host Las Vegas sees the two-day event head to the Dignity Health Sports Park in California - the same venue earmarked to host rugby sevens in the LA 2028 Olympic Games. Pool A sees reigning Olympic Champions Fiji, take on third placed France, Argentina and Korea. The top two teams in each pool will qualify for the quarter finals on 1 March, followed by the semi-finals and finals with the gold medal match.

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  • MyFrenchFilmFestival, 10th edition!

    MyFrenchFilmFestival, 10th edition! The online French film festival is back from 16 January to 16 February 2020. The first online Francophone film festival, generated 10 million views last year in 200 territories!

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  • Café des sciences : Healthy Brains - Happy Children (w/ Stéphanie Brillant)

    The French Office for Science and Technology of the consulate general of France & l’Alliance française de Los Angeles presents HEALTHY BRAINS - HAPPY CHILDREN With Stéphanie Brillant!

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  • More than a century of space observation at Mount Wilson Observatory

    The scientific team of the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles, Pascal Loubière and Maëlys Renaud, visited the Mount Wilson Observatory, located on the heights of Pasadena, at 5,715 feet, on January 21, 2020, on the occasion of the on-site working mission of French researchers from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Spatiales et d’Instrumentation en Astrophysique (LESIA) of the Paris Observatory (Meudon, France) and the Laboratoire Lagrange of the Côte d’Azur Observatory (Nice, France).

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  • NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab & CNES continue their long collaboration in space exploration

    NASA’s JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) and CNES (The French National Centre for Space Studies) continue their long collaboration in space exploration. The scientific team of the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles composed of Pascal Loubière, Science and Technology Attaché, and Maëlys Renaud, Deputy Attaché, as well as Nicolas Maubert, Space Advisor to the French Ambassador and Representative of the National Center for Space Studies (CNES) in the United States, had the opportunity to meet on January 15, 2020 with Leon Alkalaï, Manager of the Office of Strategic Planning at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena (Los Angeles County).

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  • Bernard-Henri Lévy in person at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre on January 17 & 18

    On January 17 and 18, Landmark’s Nuart Theatre welcomes renowned philosopher, writer, activist, and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Lévy to present his eye-opening documentaries from the front lines of conflict in Bosnia, Libya, and most recently Kurdistan and Iraq. This retrospective includes the U.S. theatrical premiere engagements of his latest films Peshmerga and The Battle of Mosul, as well as special screenings of his earlier works Bosna! and The Oath of Tobruk.

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  • 3rd Edition of Night of Ideas Los Angeles

    The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC), the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., present the Los Angeles edition of ‘Night of Ideas’ (La Nuit des Idées) at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) in Exposition Park.

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  • 4 French films nominated at the Oscars 2020!

    The final nominees at the Oscars 2020 were announced Monday, January 13, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), with France competing in four prestigious categories: Best International Feature Film, Best Animated Feature Film, Best Live Action Short Film, and Best Animated Short Film.

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  • Official visit of Cédric O, Minister of State for Digital Affairs to the United States

    Minister of State for Digital Affairs Cédric O travels to the United States to promote French convictions on digital and have discussions with American economic, institutional and academic stakeholders from the digital sector.

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  • Shoot the Book! Los Angeles from Nov 18 to Nov 20, 2019!

    Shoot the Book! Los Angeles is an opportunity for French publishers to present books with strong potential for screen adaptation to the Hollywood film and TV industry. It will take place for the fifth time in Los Angeles from November 18 to November 20, 2019. This year’s edition will focus on crime and thriller.

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