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The French Film Festival USA Launches In North America From June 2 Through June 5, 2014

Los Angeles, May 13, 2014 - Unifrance is excited to bring six recent French movies to U.S. audiences with its first annual French Film Festival USA. Showing in ten select cities, the French Film Festival USA will play on June 2, 2014 through June 5, 2014. Festival organizers plan to announce additional dates very soon.

With six films to choose from, all with their own unique and compelling story, audiences are sure to find films that resonate and connect.

JAPPELOUP – Set in the 1980’s, Pierre Durand pursues his lifelong dream of becoming a competitive Olympic horseback rider, at the expense of his promising career as a lawyer.

IT BOY – Alice Lantins has created her dream professional life and is about to climb the corporate ladder yet again, to editor-in-chief of Rebelle Magazine. That is, until she learns her uptight image may hold her back.

LITTLE LION – Chasing his goal of becoming a professional soccer player, Mitri risks everything by leaving his home in Senegalese and traveling to Paris for a better life as soccer professional. Once in Paris Mitri learns there are no soccer tryouts and now he must overcome adversity to realize his dreams.

A MONKEY ON MY SHOULDER – Married to each other, and married to their professions as heart surgeons, Mila and Javier are the textbook power couple. That all changes when Mila becomes pregnant, and balance that once existed in their marriage begins to erode and Javier demons of alcoholism begin to surface.

TOUR DE FORCE – Francois is passionate about the Tour De France. After losing his job and his wife, Francois sets out on the Grand Boucle, one day ahead of the professional riders. With nothing left to lose, Francois has the yellow jersey in his sights, determined and defiant against those that try to stop him.

UNDER THE RAINBOW – A coming of age story as young, twenty something’s look for their Prince Charming, learning how complicated life can be.

The French Film Festival USA will screen in the following cities:

BLOOMINGTON, MN | DALLAS, TX | FAIRFAX, VA | GIG HARBOR, WA | HONOLULU, HI

LAS VEGAS, NV | LOS ANGELES, CA | NEW YORK, NY | SACRAMENTO, CA | SAN DIEGO, CA

To learn more about the French Film Festival, please visit www.frenchfilmfestivalusa.com for theatre locations and tickets.

Press inquiries contact:

Paula Moreno

(818) 859-9376

frenchfilmfestivalusa@gmail.com