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82 French films are travelling to Hollywood

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- The 21st edition of the ColCoa ("City of Lights, City of Angels") festival will take place in Los Angeles between 24 April and 2 May

82 French films are travelling to Hollywood
Everyone’s Life by Claude Lelouch

Everyone’s Life [+see also:
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, by Claude Lelouch, will open the 21st ColCoa (City of Lights, City of Angels) festival in Los Angeles, set to offer audiences at the Directors’ Guild (DGA) Theater Complex a choice of 82 French films.

The competition will give the Californian public a chance to discover the latest generation of French filmmakers, featuring Corporate [+see also:
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, by Nicolas Silhol,A Taste of Ink [+see also:
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interview: Morgan Simon
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, by Morgan Simon, The Eavesdropper [+see also:
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, by Thomas Kruithof, Struggle for Life [+see also:
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, by Antonin Peretjatko,Two is a Family [+see also:
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, by Hugo Gélin and Willy [+see also:
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, by Ludovic and Zoran Boukherma, Marielle Gautier and Hugo P. Thomas.

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Also on the line-up are a number of titles recently screened at major international festivals, including Bruno Dumont’s Slack Bay [+see also:
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, A Woman’s Life [+see also:
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, by Stéphane Brizé (to be honoured in the festival’s Focus on a Filmmaker programme), Tour de France [+see also:
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interview: Rachid Djaïdani
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by Rachid Djaïdani, Heaven Will Wait [+see also:
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by Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar, Polina [+see also:
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interview: Angelin Preljocaj, Valérie …
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by Angelin Preljocaj and Valérie Müller and even Emmanuel Courcol’s Ceasefire [+see also:
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Other highlights include Step by Step [+see also:
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, by Grand Corps Malade and Mehdi Idir and A Kid [+see also:
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, by Philippe Lioret, as well as samples from a wide range of genres: Dalida [+see also:
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by Lisa Azuelos, The Odyssee [+see also:
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, by Jérôme Salle, A Bag of Marbes [+see also:
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, by Christian Duguay, Arès [+see also:
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by Jean-Patrick Benes, The Confession [+see also:
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, by Nicolas Boukhrief and Elementary [+see also:
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, by Hélène Angel.

Representing comedy will be Philippe Lacheau’s Alibi.com [+see also:
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, Dany Boon’s R.A.I.D. Special Unit [+see also:
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, Anne-Gaëlle Daval’sLadies [+see also:
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and Éric Lavaine’s You Choose [+see also:
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. Those seeking a bit more action will find it in Open at Night [+see also:
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,by Edouard Baer and Mr & Mrs Adelman [+see also:
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, by Nicolas Bedos.

Rounding off an eclectic programme for this year’s ColCoa festival are four documentaries (Why Do They Hate Us? by Lucien Jean-Baptiste, Amelle Chahbi and Alexandre Amiel, The Paris Opera [+see also:
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, by Jean-Stéphane Bron, Little Gems, by Xavier de Lauzanne and Latest News from the Cosmos [+see also:
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, by Julie Bertuccelli). There are also be special sections dedicated to short films, classics, TV films and series and, for the first time, web series and virtual reality.

(Translated from French)

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