French cinema, French film directors

French cinema; French film directors/Le cinéma français
A list of French films and film websites

Cinémathèque Française
The Cinémathèque Française holds one of the largest archives of films, movie documents and film-related objects in the world.

Allocine
French cinema news, reportage, interviews and video clips.


A short history of French cinema.
The Guardian

See also: Film Directors

French films *

A list of French film directors.
Wikipedia

New releases of French films.

100 Best French Films. Time Out Paris

23 Must-See French Movies

IMDb: Highest Rated French-Language Feature Films

Best French films of all time. Films de France

10 New French Films You Need To Watch (2009-2014)

100 Greatest French FIlms, in chronological order

French film directors *

20 Best French Film Directors
A list from IMDB.

French Directors
Directors, latest French films. French Directors has aimed for almost 10 years at promoting French directors worldwide.

Biographies of famous French film directors.

Famous French film directors *

Cantet, Laurent

Laurent Cantet
Wikipedia entry.
Laurent Canter. IMDB

Carné, Marcel

Marcel Carne. Senses of Cinema article.
Marcel Carne. IMDB
A Marcel Carne tribute site.
Marcel Carné. Wikipedia

Cocteau, Jean

Jean Cocteau. IMDB
Jean Cocteau. Senses of Cinema
Jean Cocteau
Wikipedia

Godard, Jean-Luc

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.
Film Socialism

Malle, Louis

Louis Malle
Wikipedia
Louis Malle. IMDB

Ozon, François

François Ozon
Wikipedia entry.
The Francois Ozon website.
Francois Orzon. Senses of Cinema

Truffaut, Francois

Francois Truffaut
Senses of Cinema
François Truffaut
Wikipedia
Francois Truffaut
The Guardian articles on Truffaut.
Francois Fruffaut. IMDB

Renoir, Jean

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

Resnais, Alain

Resnais, Alain. Alain Resnais. Strictly Film School
Alain Resnais. Background, filmography.
Alain Resnais. IMDB
Alain Renais film images and  summaries.

Film festivals *

Film festivals in France
A list from Wikipedia.

Festival Paris Cinéma

Cannes Film Festival


Databases, biographies, archives, organizations *

La Féemis
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.

Foreign Films.com
Online news, film-maker biographies.

French Cinema: 
A Bibliography of Books and Articles in the UC Berkeley Libraries

French Cinema. A history, with links to French cinema websites.
Discover France

The French Film Festival, U.K.

Gaumont film studios. 
Cinémathèque, musée, historique, festivals, film sites.

Images from French cinema. Tumblr

Light Cone
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 *

The French New Wave, a Complete Guide

Nouvelle Vague
Wikipedia entry (English)

Nouvelle Vague
Wikipedia entry (Français)

 

The Pompidou Centre, Paris. 
Film art and artist exhibits at the Pompidou Centre.

Premiere. A major French film magazine.

A short history of French cinema. The Guardian.com

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs :
  – les interviews des réalisateurs
  – l’avis des spectateurs
  – la Quinzaine en images…

Unifrance – Promoting French cinema worldwide/Promouvoir le cinémafrançais dans le monde. 
A French organization dedicated to the global promotion of French cinema.