BEFORE & DURING THE FESTIVAL

As part of Focus Focus on French Cinema’s educational mission the festival offers events and educational programs with film industry professionals. Events during the five-day festivities include locations in Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT and Manhattan, NY (FIAF, Albertine Book Store, IFC Center…). French Cinemathèque and Ciné-Club are monthly events.

French Cinemathèque

A French film every month

A French film every month

In partnership with Alliance Française de Greenwich & Avon Theatre Film Center in Stamford, CT
A true movie lover's absolute must

Ciné-Club

Every last Thursday of the month

Every last Thursday of the month

At the Byram Shubert Library in Greenwich, CT

Promising Young Directors

Meet rising young Filmmakers

Meet rising young Filmmakers

Alliance with the Film Festival of Angoulême

Panels / Round Tables / Q&A

In-Depth Conversations Around Movies

In-Depth Conversations Around Movies

With directors & actors

Screenings in schools

Educational Screenings

Educational Screenings

More than 1,000 students attended Focus on French Cinema in 2015 and 2016

Special screenings

Special screening

Special screening

Films that you can see in our partners' premises

Masterclasses & workshops

On campus

On campus

For students in Middle School, High School & College

Film Critic Contest

Become a Film Critic

Become a Film Critic

Internships, Volunteering

Join the Team

Join the Team

Focus on French Cinema offers many enriching opportunities

FOCUS on a French-Speaking country

 Special Tribute

Special Tribute

Spotlight on Lebanon

Festival-Eve @ The United Nations (NEW)

Festival-Eve @ The UN

Festival-Eve @ The UN

The U.S. Premiere screening will close
the annual “Mois de la Francophonie”

Evening @ Avon Theatre (NEW)

Evening @ Avon Theatre

Evening @ Avon Theatre

U.S. Premiere film and Q&A,
preceded by “ Cocktails and Amuse-Bouches”

Opening Night & Gala

Opening Night & Gala

Opening Night & Gala

Each year the Festival opens with a screening and the gala

Closing Night & Party

Closing Night & Party

Closing Night & Party

Join the fun

Short Films

Short animated films

Short animated films

Selection from various Festivals

Book Signing

At Albertine

At Albertine

With Mr. Besneard