July 10, 2011

French Film Festivals in Chicago and St. Louis

Here is information about two upcoming French film festivals:

Chicago French Film Festival
July 22 - 24, 2011

Music Box Theatre, in collaboration with the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago is pleased to announce the inaugural edition of The Chicago French Film Festival, a three-day film festival celebrating the best in recent French cinema. The Chicago French Film Festival features eight films, including recent French box office successes and hit films from the Cannes, Toronto and Tribeca Film Festivals.

Learn more at http://www.consulfrance-chicago.org/IMG/html/liaison/liaison0711.htm#CINEMA and see a schedule and descriptions of films at http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/collections/the-chicago-french-film-festival

From http://www.examiner.com/movie-in-st-louis/third-annual-classic-french-film-festival-coming-to-st-louis-this-month

Third annual Classic French Film Festival coming to St. Louis this month
by Katie Carter
July 5, 2011

If you love the rich history of French film, you’ll definitely want to check out Cinema St. Louis’ Third Annual Classic French Film Festival. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Webster University Film Series, will take place throughout the month of July, and will pay tribute to a variety of icons of French cinema, including Francois Truffaut, Jean Luc-Godard, Claude Chabrol, and Jacques Demy.

All screenings will take place in the Moore Auditorium at Webster University. Admission to each screening is $10 ($8 for students). All films are in French with English subtitles. The event’s dates are July 14-17, 21-24, and 28-31.

Read the full article about this event at http://www.examiner.com/movie-in-st-louis/third-annual-classic-french-film-festival-coming-to-st-louis-this-month

Learn more details at the Cinema St. Louis website, http://cinemastlouis.org/third-annual-classic-french-film-festival

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