Stay tuned for more information on our 10th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction
Our Film Schedule has been released! See what films will be featured at Focus on French Cinema 2014!
FFC 2014 Slate of 20 premiere films sweeps the 39th edition of the Césars in France
With 5 FFC films winning half of the awards - 10 in total, including the two “TOP” winners:
9 mois ferme (9 Month Stretch) - Opening Night film - César for Best Actress (Sandrine Kiberlain), Best Original Screenplay (Albert Dupontel).
Les Garcons et Guillaume, à table (Me Myself and Mum) - Closing Night Film at FIAF - 5 Césars including Best Film, Best Actor (Guillaume Gallienne), Best Adapted Screenplay (Guillaume Gallienne), Best Editing (Valerie Deseine) and Best First Film (Guillaume Gallienne).
Other films in the 2014 selection receiving Cesars:
• Quai d’Orsay (The French Minister)- Best Supporting Actor (Niels Arestrup).
• Sur le chemin de l'école (On the Way To School) - Best Documentary (Pascal Plisson).
10th Anniversary Focus on French Cinema festival (FFC) "rolls out the red carpet" in Greenwich, CT screening the best of French Cinema from around the world the weekend of April 4-6, 2014 in Greenwich, CT with closing night, April 8th at FIAF in Manhattan.
French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF): located in New York City, FIAF is the largest Alliance Francaise in the world with 10,000 members. www.fiaf.org
Festival du Film Francophone d’Angouleme : the largest francophone film festival in France with 50,000 attendees. Co-Founder, Dominique Besnehard will be our guest at this year's festival. www.filmfrancophone.fr