UniFrance has suspended international travel for Rendez-Vous with French Cinema festival guests due to health concerns related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The festival’s screenings will continue as planned, but unfortunately, most in-person appearances will be canceled. A list of affected events can be found below.

Film at Lincoln Center and UniFrance regret any inconvenience caused by these changes, and share the disappointment of French film lovers who were anticipating the filmmakers’ attendance. 

If you planned to attend one of the affected screenings and would like a refund or exchange, please contact [email protected]

The health, wellness, and safety of our staff, audiences, and artists is our top priority. We are following all CDC guidelines and encouraging our employees to be vigilant and do the same. Our team is in touch with the State and City Departments of Health. We are monitoring the situation closely and will provide updates as needed.

The following screenings and events have either changed or will no longer feature in-person appearances. Please note select shows will feature a special video introduction and/or post-screening conversation, recorded exclusively for Rendez-Vous with French Cinema audiences. See film pages for details.

Thursday, March 5, 5:00pm – Conversation: The Truth with Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke – conversation with Ethan Hawke about his career and French and international cinema
Thursday, March 5, 6:30 – Opening Night: The Truth – introduction by Ethan Hawke only
Friday, March 6, 6:00pm – Who You Think I Am – Q&A with director Safy Nebbou only
Friday, March 6, 8:45pm – On a Magical Night
Saturday, March 7, 1:00pm  – Alice and the Mayor
Saturday, March 7, 3:45pm – The Best Years of a Life
Saturday, March 7, 5:00pm – Free Talk: Exploring Space on Film – CANCELED
Saturday, March 7, 6:15pm – Proxima
Sunday, March 8, 1:00pm – School Life
Sunday, March 8, 3:00pm – Free Talk: Serge Toubiana on Helen Scott – CANCELED
Sunday, March 8, 4:00pm – Spellbound
Sunday, March 8, 6:30pm – The Dazzled
Monday, March 9, 5:00pm – Free Talk: From Book to Film – Lucie Borleteau will no longer participate
Monday, March 9, 6:15pm – Perfect Nanny
Monday, March 9, 9:00pm – Someone, Somewhere
Tuesday, March 10, 6:30pm – Cuties
Wednesday, March 11, 6:15pm – Joan of Arc
Thursday, March 12, 6:15pm – Papicha

See the complete Rendez-Vous with French Cinema schedule and ticket information here.