French cinema; French film directors/Le cinéma français
A list of French films and film websites
The Cinémathèque Française holds one of the largest archives of films, movie documents and film-related objects in the world.
French cinema news, reportage, interviews and video clips.
A short history of French cinema.
See also: Film Directors
French films *
A list of French film directors.
French film directors *
20 Best French Film Directors
A list from IMDB.
Directors, latest French films. French Directors has aimed for almost 10 years at promoting French directors worldwide.
Famous French film directors *
Jean-Luc Godard. Cinema=Godard=Cinema, first established in 1996.
This website is designed primarily as an academic hub for information and discussion
about the work of Jean-Luc Godard.
Guardian interview with Godard.
Jean-Luc Godard film clips from YouTube
The Godard Experience
Godard timeline, filmography.
Wikipedia entry on Jean-Luc Godard.
Renoir, Jean. Jean Renoir. Internet Movie Database
Jean Renoir. Je m’appelle Jean Renoir
Jean Renoir. Profile and filmography.
Jean Renoir, Wikipedia entry.
Jean Renoir. Strictly Film School
Jean Renoir. Jean Renoir: A Bibliography of Materials in the UC Berkeley Library
Film festivals *
Film festivals in France
A list from Wikipedia.
Databases, biographies, archives, organizations *
La Fémis (École Nationale Supérieure des Métiers de l’Image et du Son, formerly known as the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques), is the French state film school. Based in Paris, it offers courses balanced between artistic research, professional development and technical training.
Online news, film-maker biographies.
A Bibliography of Books and Articles in the UC Berkeley Libraries
French Cinema. A history, with links to French cinema websites.
Gaumont film studios.
Cinémathèque, musée, historique, festivals, film sites.
Founded in 1982, Light Cone is a non-profit association with the aim of promoting, distributing, and preserving experimental cinema in France. More than 3500 films are distributed in their catalogue.
Lumière. A major French film magazine.
Critiques, synthèses, points de vue, entretriens, esthétiques.
New wave *
Wikipedia entry (English)
Wikipedia entry (Français)
The Pompidou Centre, Paris.
Film art and artist exhibits at the Pompidou Centre.
Unifrance – Promoting French cinema worldwide/Promouvoir le cinémafrançais dans le monde.
A French organization dedicated to the global promotion of French cinema.