Internationally acclaimed Paris based composer and artist Ryoji Ikeda will present his work in San Francisco for the first time in a dyptich project conceived by Ars Citizen. He will perform a special show at Gray Area and present a simultaneous exhibition at Minnesota street Project
FLOATERS at THE LAB
Floaters is a kinetic laboratory of choreography, video and sound. Christine Bonansea developed Floaters over the course of two years, experimenting and performing variations of the piece in various countries. Improvisation became integral to adapting the piece to different performance contexts.
FIND the FRENCH
Come and join a group of French American guests and help us raise funds for French American Cultural and educational programs. A fun evening of wine blind tasting at the Private Residence of the Consul General of France; this event features blind wine tasting during which you will have to determine which one of the wines you taste is the French Wine.
JEAN_MICHEL OTHONIEL Artworks in San Francisco
La Rose des Vents at the Conservatory of Flowers in the Golden Gate Park. An artist who has a passion for all sorts of metamorphoses, sublimations and transmutations, Jean-Michel Othoniel has a predilection for materials with reversible properties.
From November 8 – 12, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) lights up the valley during the most colorful time of year. NVFF features over 120 new independent films, studio sneak previews, and filmmaker Q&A’s in gorgeous winery venues and theaters across the valley. A special event co-organized with the French American Cultural Society will present the screening of “Back to Burgundy”, by Cédric Klapisch.
The great French director Bertrand Tavernier’s epic new documentary “My Journey Through French Cinema” provides the opportunity to screen some of his French classics–some familiar, some less seen—throughout the summer.
The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF), presented by the Jewish Film Institute, is the largest and longest-running festival of its kind and a leader in the curation and presentation of new film and media exploring the complexities of Jewish life around the world. French films are part of the line-up this year!
The Frameline Festival, San Francisco’s International LGBTQ Film Festival, returns to the Bay Area June 15-25, 2017, with its signature showcase of the world’s leading queer cinema. French films are part of the line-up this year.
Seattle International Film Festival | May 18 – June 11, 2017. The largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States, now in its 43rd year will present many French films as part of its 2017 program!