Robin Menken: As part of the annual Global Francophone month, Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, in partnership with TV5Monde and the consulates of France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and Quebec Government Office presents five francophone movies, all shown In French with English subtitles.
Robin Menken: The national tour of Broadway’s “An American in Paris”, which opened at the Hollywood Pantages on Thursday, March 23, turns the 1951 Vincent Minelli/Gene Kelly directed Oscar winning film into a sprightly Broadway musical.
Robin Menken: Dedicated German Film lovers remember German Currents as a highly anticipated annual sidebar at the AFI Film Festival before the festival launched as a standalone festival ten years ago.
Robin Menchen: Kevin Macdonald’s documentary “Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang” is as fleeting and elegant as the gunpowder events mounted by Cai Guo-Qiang.
Robin Menchen: The 2015 French-Danish animation, directed by Rémi Chayé, features a brave high-born Russian girl Sasha who flaunts society’s expectations for a girl of nobility, or for any girl in fact, setting off to find her grandfather and his ship lost at the North Pole.