What's French at Cannes Film Festival 2019

We have one measly week before the most prestigious film festival of the year. See below for all the important French world premieres you need to be aware of. Welcome to the 72nd edition of the Festival de Cannes.

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Cédric Klapisch Updates "The Spanish Apartment" for an Amazon Series

For diehard Spanish Apartment fans, Amazon has decided to resurrect the worldwide favorite, picking up a sequel as an 8 part series to premiere in 2020. 

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Godard, Akerman, Varda, Meville’s fans, rejoice: Criterion is launching a streaming channel

The Criterion Channel will be launching on April 8th in the U.S. and Canada. It will be available on desktop, Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, iOS, and Android devices. Many French and francophone films will be part of the line-up.

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French chef Jacques Pépin to win an Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award

You can thank him - and Julia Child - for all the cooking shows that invaded your TV in the past 15 years. He will be honored in Los Angeles this May 3rd.

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The Battle between Cannes and Netflix Continues

War still rages on between relatively newcomer on the cinema scene, Netflix, and legendary Cannes Film Festival, which represents a more classic school of thought.

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IFC Hosts 5 French Short Sampler Tonight!

“New French Shorts 2019,” a five-film sampler of new Gallic cinema presented by IFC Center and UniFrance, screens Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00pm at IFC Center. Celebrating its sixth edition, the showcase boasts a selection of animation, comedy and drama, including films from Cannes, Toronto and Locarno, plus the winner of the César Award for Best Animated Short.

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