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    18th Annual City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA) Film Festival Reveals Lineup

    The Franco-American Cultural Fund has announced the line-up for the 18th annual City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA) Film Festival.

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    If You Haven't Heard of French Director Bertrand Tavernier, Here's a Good Place to Start

    At 72, Tavernier shows no signs of slowing his eclectic experimentation.

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    Berlin Review: Christopher Gans' 'Beauty and the Beast,' With Lea Seydoux and Vincent Cassel, Is a Fairy Tale Dud

    The recent spate of fairy tale movies from around the world has been, at best, a halfhearted effort. On the heels of "Red Riding Hood," "Snow White and the Huntsman," "Mirror, Mirror," "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters," "Jack the Giant Slayer," the upcoming "Maleficent" and the television series "O...

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    Berlin Review: Alain Resnais' 'Life of Riley' Is Disappointingly Lackluster Filmed Theater From a French New Wave Master

    The filmmaker vanishes into the static nature of the stage play that provides the movie with its source material.

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    Is This Film Festival 'The European Sundance'?

    In 2010, Variety labeled the Les Arcs Film Festival as the "European Sundance." It wasn't entirely wrong about that – but not entirely right either.

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    Review: Dutch Documentary 'Don't Leave Me' Is the Best Buddy Comedy In Years

    If Jim Jarmusch made a movie about two alcoholic friends hanging out in the woods, it might look something like the Dutch documentary "Don't Leave Me."

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    The Inspiration Behind 'Haute Cuisine' Dishes On Cooking For The President

    I'm not a 'foodie.' I like sandwiches -- the simple things. That's why I was initially hesitant over a screening of a two hour film about French cuisine and a Q&A with the film's inspiration. I thought I'd be lost as first, second and third dishes were endlessly analyzed and flavors were discussed. ...

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    Audrey Tautou On Playing a Repressed Housewife in 'Therese' and Why She Doesn't Crave the Hollywood Spotlight

    While most in American still know Audrey Tautou as "Amélie," in France the actress has carved out a robust career by playing a wildly varied list of characters in films that couldn't be further removed from Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Parisian fantasy, in hits like "Priceless" and "Coco Before Chanel."

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    Exclusive: Watch French Girls Behaving Badly in Trailer for 'Les Coquillettes'

    Sophie Letourneur's sexy, playful romp "Les coquillettes" is getting a one week release next week at the MoMA in New York, from July 17-23. MoMA is teaming up with Tangerine Entertainment, the production company for female directors started by industry veterans Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell.

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    Gilles Jacob Stepping Down As Cannes President

    A week ahead of opening night of the 66th Cannes Film Festival, festival president Gilles Jacob has announced he will step down from his post in 2015 -- that's 38 years after joining the festival in 1977.

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