Every two weeks the “Maison Française” at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C., offers an opportunity to experience great French films.
Cinema at La Maison Française
September 26, 2017
The French-American Cultural Foundation is a proud sponsor of the French Embassy’s bi-monthly Cinema Series, bringing the best of classic and current French film to Washington audiences. Free tickets are available online through the Embassy’s website. Click through below for the link to reserve your tickets now. Embassy of France – La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20007.
"Cézanne et Moi"
March 29, 2017
The French-American Cultural Foundation co-hosted a Special Preview of “CÉZANNE ET MOI” on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
presented by Landmark Theaters, Magnolia Pictures, and Pathé Cinema at Landmark’s “E Street Cinema”
Academy Award nominated French writer-director Danièle Thompson’s CÉZANNE ET MOI, a riveting 19th-century period drama starring Guillaume Canet and Guillaume Gallienne as two of French culture’s legends, the novelist Émile Zola and post-impressionist painter Paul Cézanne. CÉZANNE ET MOI chronicles the decade-long friendship between Cézanne, who was born into a wealthy family but struggled to make a living as a painter, and Zola, who came from a poor background but achieved notoriety as a novelist. The film traces the parallel paths of their lives and careers from Aix-en-Provence to Paris, while exploring their fears and ambitions.
Film Premiere: SEASONS
November 25, 2016
The French-American Cultural Foundation, in partnership with the Richard Lounsbery Foundation and the Embassy of France, presented the US premiere of SEASONS, the new film by famed French directors, Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud on November 1st in Washington, DC. A formal dinner, hosted by Ambassador Gérard Araud in honor of the directors, was held at the French Ambassador’s Residence, bringing together Washington’s top leaders in the fields of environmental protection and film. SEASONS, which opens at selected theaters nation-wide on November 25th, takes us on a journey through ancients forests and through time, recounting the birth of the seasons. It explores of the beauty of our planet through the eyes of its wildlife, alerting us to the dangers of climate change and man’s obligation to help, as the natural world stands without defenses without our aid.