20th COLCOA French Film Festival


COLCOA – City of Lights City of Angels  where French movies shine will celebrate 20 years of French Film Festival week in Los Angeles  from April 18- 26 at the Directors’ Guild of America Theater in Hollywood presented by the Franco American Cultural Fund. Here are this year’s  highlights and breaking news from COLCOA: 70 films and series to premiere in 2016. 64 films to compete for the COLCOA Awards, including features, documentaries, TV movies, TV series & shorts. COLCOA Classics Series unveiled! An exclusive program of six masterpieces digitally restored to be rediscovered on the big screen for free. from April … Continue reading 20th COLCOA French Film Festival

17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival Tickets on Sale !


The 17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival will take place April 21-28th 2016 and tickets are on sale today! This event showcases over 350 films from across the globe and host a wide array of multicultural activities. Celebrated as Orange County’s premiere film event, the Newport Beach Film Festival attracts over 55,000 attendees from around the world who come together to experience the ultimate cinematic experience along the pristine coastline of Southern California. This year in the European Showcase, the French Spotlight features:  “Too Close to Our Son” -Au plus près du soleil”    (In French with English subtitles) The film … Continue reading 17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival Tickets on Sale !

David LAROCHE Live in Los Angeles ! The “EVOLUTION” Experience Seminar


Who is David LAROCHE ? 26 years old Youngest international speaker More than 200 interviews of celebrities, entrepreneurs, artists More than  10 000 000 views on YouTube More than 10 000 people impacted in trainings Speaker in French and English   David, as others describe him: Professional, Powerful, Dynamic, Extraordinary. Hear what Les Brown and other leaders have to say about him in the video. Your opportunity to join David LIVE in Los Angeles at The EVOLUTION Experience seminar event: Los Angeles – “The EVOLUTION Experience” Seminar (5 days) Thursday, April 21 , 2016 at 9:30 AM – Monday, April 25, 2016  at 6:30PM (PST) 5 DAY SEMINAR  WHERE YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO … Continue reading David LAROCHE Live in Los Angeles ! The “EVOLUTION” Experience Seminar

Coachella 2016 with a French Twist!


In 2016, Coachella presents a great number of performances by French artists: Christine and the Queens, M83, St Germain, Ibeyi, Tchami, Amine Edge & Dance, Lido, and Melody’s Echo Chamber Check out  France Rocks page for  more ! Amine Edge & Dance Website Christine and the Queens Website Ibeyi Website Lido Website M83 Website Melody’s Echo Chamber Website Savages Website Tchami Website Coachella website and tickets here !    Continue reading Coachella 2016 with a French Twist!

Anne Roumanoff in Los Angeles!


Anne Roumanoff new show (all in French) : Aimons-nous les uns les autres ! ( Let’s love each other !) On the agenda: gay marriages, administrative phobia, an American criticizing and poking fun at French pessimism… get ready for a good laugh! WHEN: Wednesday February 24 2016 8:00 PM WHERE : El Rey Theater 5515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, Los Angeles, CA, United States PURCHASE TICKETS Thank you for bringing  more French artists to the USA – iProdUSA ! Continue reading Anne Roumanoff in Los Angeles!

Beaujolais Nouveau is here!


Georges Duboeuf’s love affair with Beaujolais is no secret. His legendary palate, his ability to spot great wine and his enthusiasm continue to make him an emblematic figure in the wine industry. His wines are renowned for their consistency, quality and value. Georges Duboeuf currently works closely with hundreds of wine growers (over 400 in the Beaujolais region alone) to ensure the highest quality fruit from each region. They are sold in 120 countries throughout the world. Since this French wine first came to the U.S. in 1982, Beaujolais Nouveau Day has been an annual celebration to honor the end … Continue reading Beaujolais Nouveau is here!

Champagne Day!


Champagne Day ! Friday, October 23 worldwide ! This is the sixth annual #ChampagneDay celebration. Time of year to raise a flute to the quintessential wine of celebration, good cheer and toasts everywhere: Champagne. And remember, there are great sparkling wines from around the world, but Champagne only comes from Champagne, France Send a free Champagne Day e-card to your friends and family! Simply select a Champagne Day e-card design, type in an email address or connect to your social media, and send a colorful greeting to encourage everyone to celebrate Champagne Day, October 23, and raise a flute to … Continue reading Champagne Day!

July 14th is Happy Bastille Day in LA !


July 14th is Happy Bastille Day in LA aka as the French National Holiday. This year, we invite  you to check out the website of the French Consulate in LA where you’ll find a listing of Bastille Day events in L.A  & vicinity. We also take this opportunity to send a patriotic  welcome to the new Consul General of France in LA  who took office today. Happy Bastille Day LA! Bon 14 juillet L.A! Continue reading July 14th is Happy Bastille Day in LA !

A Kingdom of Images: French Prints in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715


This exhibition is organized by the Getty Research Institute in special collaboration with the Bibliothèque nationale de France. 300 years after the death of Louis XIV, the exhibition explores the rich variety of prints that came to define French power and style in the era of the Sun King. A Kingdom of Images: French Prints in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715 June 16 – September 6, 2016 – Getty Research Institute A Kingdom of Images features nearly 100 works produced during the golden age of French printmaking—from grand royal portraits to satiric views of everyday life, and from small-scale ornamental designs … Continue reading A Kingdom of Images: French Prints in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715

Pitchoun ! Bakery Café Grand Opening


The French bakery Pitchoun ! Bakery & Café finally opens its doors in Downtown, Los Angeles ! Pitchoun looks forward to welcoming you with some authentic French bread and pastries! Grand opening Friday, May 1st from 11am and for lunch. Visit their website and Facebook page for more details. Pitchoun LA – 545 S Olive Street  – Los Angeles  CA 90013 #‎pitchoun La boulangerie patisserie française Pitchoun ! ouvre enfin ses portes à Downtown Los Angeles! Pitchoun vous attend pour vous faire déguster du bon pain et des patisseries comme au pays! Grand opening Vendredi 1er mai à partir de 11h et … Continue reading Pitchoun ! Bakery Café Grand Opening

French Spotlight Weekend #Giveaway


Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight WEEKEND TICKET #GIVEAWAY ON FACEBOOK THIS SUNDAY 4/26 is the deadline! Win (2)  ‪#‎FREE‬ tickets for the Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight Movie screening on Tuesday April 28th 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Triangle Square Cinemas (1870 Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa, CA 92627) The rules are simple as 1 un, 2 deux , 3 trois ! 1. Like our Facebook Page French A L.A Carte!  2. Like The Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight FB Page 3. Repost /share the picture on Facebook with hashtag ‪#‎frenchspotlightnbff Voilà! Bonne chance ! Continue reading French Spotlight Weekend #Giveaway

COLCOA French Film Festival 2015


The 19th COLCOA FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL will take place at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood from April 20 to April 28, 2015. 7920 sunset Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90046. All films are with English subtitles or in English. The festival opens this Monday. New tickets will be available for guests and buyers at the festival (Directors Guild of America theater) from Tuesday April 21 at 3:00 pm. Visit colcoa.org for details.  Don’t forget: Many screenings and events are free with no reservation (on a first come, first served basis): COLCOA Television (from Tuesday to Sunday), Blind date with a French … Continue reading COLCOA French Film Festival 2015