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French Cinema Now

Some of France’s top acting talent—including Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard, Alain Delon and the first onscreen pairing of Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Pierre Darroussin—enlivens works by film masters, favorite figures from recent French Cinema Now and SF International Film Festival lineups, and exciting new directors in...Read More »


Image as Location

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October 16, 2014 – October 26, 2014
Multiple Locations, San Francisco Bay Area, CA.

Image as Location is a Bay Area festival that explores the relationship between people, pictures, and places brought to you by Books in Browsers, the Cultural Services of the French...Read More »


Lola Lafon in San Francisco

October 17, 2014 – October 22, 2014
Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Litquake welcomes author and musician Lola Lafon, who was raised in the equally diverse cities of Bucharest, Sofia, and Paris. Her books have been nominated...Read More »


Marc Lévy at Litquake

October 15, 2014
Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Join Litquake for an in-depth conversation with Marc Levy, France’s most popular contemporary novelist, to celebrate release of his bestselling new thriller, Replay. Hosted wine bar.

On the morning of...Read More »


Hervé Tullet in San Francisco

October 13, 2014 – October 14, 2014
Multiple Locations, San Francisco, CA.

French illusutrator Hervé Tullet will be presenting his new book, Mix it up!

Author and artist Hervé Tullet, creator of the New York Times bestseller and international sensation Press Here, invites kids and their...Read More »


Jean-Luc Godard: Expect Everything from Cinema

Ongoing – October 23, 2014
Pacific Film Archive Theater, Berkeley, CA.

This installment of Pacific Film Archive‘s Godard retrospective focuses on the period 1968 to 1979, when the French New Wave director turned to the problem of how to “make films politically.” It includes...Read More »


Abuse of Weakness, in Theaters

Ocotber 3, 2014 – October 9, 2014
Roxie Theater, San Francisco, CA.

Beginning in 2004, filmmaker/novelist Catherine Breillat had a series of debilitating strokes connected to a previously undiagnosed cerebrovascular disease.During her long, grueling recovery, she became fascinated by international con man Christophe Rocancourt. She decided...Read More »


Yelle on Tour

October 22, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Multiple Locations, Utah, Oregon, California.

Yelle is back.

After Pop Up (2007) and Safari Disco Club (2011), one of the most infectious electro-pop artists not only in France but throughout the world is back on the scene in September with a new album, Completement Fou.

Produced...Read More »


The Mahabharata : A Recounting by Jean-Claude Carrière

October 19, 2014
Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, WA.

Jean-Claude Carrière—famed French playwright, actor, director and film partner of Luis Buñuel—performs his recent version of India’s epic Mahabharata as a storyteller. His earlier Mahabharata theater and film masterpieces were...Read More »


Jean-Pierre Rives: New Sculptures and Paintings

Ongoing – October 14, 2014
Serge Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Serge Sorokko Gallery will host the world premiere of French artist Jean-Pierre Rives‘ very latest creations.  The exhibition of over 20 works entitled “Jean-Pierre Rives: New Sculptures and Paintings” will open to the public on September...Read More »


Je t'aime, Je t'aime

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October 31, 2014 – November 1, 2014
Northwest Film Center, Portland, OR.

Suffering from its canceled premiere at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival and only arriving in the US two years later to little fanfare, Alain Resnais’ mid-career foray into science fiction devel

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Mill Valley Film Festival

October 2, 2014 – October 12, 2014
Multiple Locations, Marin County, CA.

Mill Valley Film Festival has an impressive track record of launching new films and new filmmakers, and has earned a reputation as a filmmakers’ festival by celebrating the best in American independent and foreign...Read More »


Molière Malgré Moi, with Francis Perrin

October 10, 2014
Théâtre du Lycée Français de San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Spend an evening discovering Molière with the well-known actor of stage, screen and television, Francis Perrin.

In Molière Malgré Moi (Moliere In Spite of Myself), Mr. Perrin, famous for playing such characters...Read More »


An Evening of French Music

November 1, 2014 | 7:30 pm
The Make Out Room, San Francisco, CA

Please join us on Saturday Nov 1st, 7:30pm in San Francisco for an evening of “Chanson française” with Portland’s French Troubadour, Eric John Kaiser, live at the Make Out Room (3225 22nd Street, San...Read More »


Dinner with French Artist Xavier Lucchesi

October 15, 2014
Residence of the Consul General of France, San Francisco, CA.

RSVP now to meet French artist Xavier Lucchesi !

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Jules Tavernier: Artist and Adventurer

June 6, 2014 – October 20, 2014
Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

French artist Jules Tavernier (1844­–1889) was one of the American West’s pioneering talents and a great adventurer. This exhibition surveys the artist’s career, presenting a hundred works of art.

It includes his early transcontinental...Read More »


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