Film, TV & New Media
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Atlanta strives to find new and challenging ideas to bring French and American people together through creative collaborations. Programs are offered by the Cultural Services’ various departments and the FACE (French American Cultural Exchange) Foundation - an American nonprofit organization and partner of the French Embassy.
TOURNEES FILM FESTIVAL: FRENCH FILMS ON CAMPUS
The Tournées Festival aims to bring contemporary French cinema to American college and university campuses. The program distributes close to $200,000 in grants annually to encourage schools to begin their own self-sustaining French film festivals. The Tournées Festival has partnered with more than 450 universities, making it possible for more than 500,000 students to discover French-language films. For more information about Tournées, please click here.
NEW FACES OF FRENCH ANIMATION
New Faces of French Animation, a program launched by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Canada and the US in 2015, offers non-commercial theaters a selection of short animated films that were presented at the most recent Annecy International Animation Film Festival and is back in 2016 for a second edition.
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YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA
YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA is a program of UniFrance films, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring French films with no US distribution to art house cinemas, film societies, the Alliance Française network, and American universities. For more information, please click here.
ARTE DOCS USA
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and ARTE, the European cultural TV channel, are thrilled to offer ARTE Docs USA, a list of documentaries, for American Universities, non profit institutions, schools and Alliances françaises. For more information, please click here.
OPENING UP French Society
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, ACID - an association of filmmakers who support the distribution of independent films - and the Institut Français present OPENING UP French Society, a list of French films available to American colleges and universities. The selection of 14 fiction and documentary films explores politics, French society, music, and gender and invites the audience to discover the depth and creativity of independent French cinema. For more infiormation, please click here.