COLCOA French Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years in L.A.

COLCOA French Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years in L.A.

One of the preeminent French cultural events in the U.S. and the largest French Film Festival worldwide, COLCOA French Film Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary in the theaters of the Directors Guild of America, from April 18 to April 26, 2016.

COLCOA is the acronym of “City of Light, City of Angels”– the original name of the French film festival in Hollywood, an event celebrating relationships between filmmakers from two capital cities of cinema. Since 2015, the festival’s name has officially become COLCOA FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL.

With a program of 68 films, COLCOA 2016 will top several years of sustained growth, as it welcomes the 200,000th visitor and premieres its 670th French film in Hollywood. More than 120 screenings and panels will be scheduled during the 9 days of premieres.

COLCOA French Film Festival

COLCOA French Film Festival

COLCOA  is committed to promoting new French films in the U.S. and to showcasing in Hollywood the vitality and the diversity of French cinema and, sine 2015, French television programs. COLCOA FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL has become a prestigious event in Los Angeles.

See you at the festival, and enjoy this 20th anniversary celebration!

All films will be screened at The Directors Guild Theater Complex, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. The online box office at will open on March 31st. It will close on April 14. The box office will open on site at the festival starting April 19. Cash only. General Admission – $13.00

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A native of Los Angeles, Barbara is the France Today Ambassador for L.A. She graduated from UCLA with a BA degree in Political Science, and also received her JD degree from UCLA School of Law. While at UCLA, she spent her junior year in Grenoble, France. From that time on, she has been an avid and passionate Francophile. She has visited almost every region in France, and still pursues French language courses in Los Angeles. She has an apartment in Paris and continues to visit France every year.

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