French Cinémathèque

A showcase of contemporary French cinema, presented in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. Screenings are held every 3rd Wednesday at the Avalon and every 2nd Tuesday at the Embassy of France.

Learn more about scheduled events at www.frenchculture.org.

Upcoming Films

Les Cowboys
(r) 115 min
in French with English subtitles

In this inventive update on THE SEARCHERS, an old-West enthusiast in modern-day France embarks on a 16-year odyssey to track down his daughter who has eloped and converted to Islam. Contemporary cultural anxieties permeate this haunting take on the John Ford classic by celebrated French screenwriter Thomas Bidegain (RUST AND BONE) in his directorial debut. LES COWBOYS is a profound tale of a young woman’s disappearance, and of the father and brother who spend years in search of her.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Sep 21 at 8PM
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Showing Today Fri, Aug 26

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Admission (as of July 1, 2016): $12.25 Adults, $9.00 Matinee Shows, $9.50 Seniors (62+), $9.75 Students, $9.25 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.00 Avalon Members, $7.00 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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