Francophone cultural events in America.

Francophone cultural events in America.

February 9, 2018

Rendez-vous d’Amérique follows cultural news that takes place throughout the United States. From famous French actors and actresses like Marion Cotillard or Gerard Depardieu to film festivals and stimulating discussions with entrepreneurs and artists, Rendez-vous d’Amérique covers it all. Your host on this cultural experience is Didier Allouch - reporter, cinephile, and a familiar face interviewing celebrities on the red carpet at events such as the Oscars, Golden Globes, and the Cannes film festival. Follow Didier as he travels America on a cultural journey - click here to check out the Rendez-vous d'Amérique Blog!

  • Disney and Veteran's Day

    Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" is released, featuring the work of French animators Nicolas Prothais and Marie Tollec. Also, the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri presents a global commemoration of World War I. French pianist Delphine Bardin performs at Carnegie Hall in...
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  • Machine De Cirque and The Bureau

    On this week's episode of Rendez-vous d'Amérique, the lifestyle program that covers all aspects of Francophone news and events in America: The fourth season of the popular French TV series, "The Bureau," premieres in the US. "Machine De Cirque," a traveling circus troupe from Québec, makes...
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  • Maitre Gims, Mathilde Ollivier, and BIM!

    Congolese-born rap phenomenon Maître Gims performs 2 sold-out shows in Colorado! French actress Mathilde Ollivier makes her Hollywood debut in the thriller Overlord, produced by JJ Abrams. The group BIM joins the New York music festival (T)here, featuring music from Benin.
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  • Jim Carrey, Michel Gondry, and Delacroix!

    Director Michel Gondry makes his US TV series debut with “Kidding,” starring Jim Carrey. Visit the Met to see Delacoix's masterpieces, on loan from Le Louvre for the first time. Plus, meet innovative musicians testing the bounds of tradition!
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  • Bonjour Toronto!

    The Toronto International Film Festival has become essential for world cinema today. From Bradley Cooper to Julia Roberts, Robert Redford, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, Salma Hayek, Javier Bardem, and even Lady Gaga, everyone was in Toronto this year. Amongst them, a lot of Frenchies…
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  • Frenchies at Sundance!

    In snow-covered Utah, experience the Sundance Film Festival from a filmmaker's perspective. Discover some of the best performing French language talent at Sundance: Une anné polaire, Les faux tatouages, and animated film Croc-Blanc. Take a poetic trip around the world and hear stories...
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  • Exclusive report with Sheila!

    See an exclusive peek at Sheila recording her newest album along with singers from Chicago and Santana in Los Angeles Vianney performs for the first time in New York Imany shares her perspective of her own musical style Original air date: July 1, 2017
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  • Louisiana music special - with a French accent!

    One of the most appreciated musicians in town sings in French A young Louisiana native attempting to keep the French language alive through rock music A musician from Normandy - the TBC Brass Band Frenchie Original air date: September 23, 2017
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  • New Orleans prepares for its 300 year anniversary in 2018

    Theater director, Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, discusses the intrigue and popularity behind Camus' drama, L’État de siège, to the sold-out shows in Los Angeles. Next month, New Orleans is throwing a huge party to celebrate 300 years of history and 50 years of the Council for the Development of...
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  • Inside Look at the International Space Station!

    Visit with French astronaut, Thomas Pesquet, who spent 196 days in the International Space Station. Talk with some French Golden Globes winners, which included Alexandre Desplat, for his score in The Shape of Water and In the Fade, for the best foreign film. From Normandie, France to New...
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  • French writers travel to Hollywood

    Dedicated film director Benoît Cohen got his taxi cab license in order to write a script about a French actress living in New York French TV writers travel to Hollywood to meet their U.S. counterparts Original air date: August 12th, 2017
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  • 200th Episode!

    Discover how Filmmaker Agnès Varda and co-director and artist JR inspired each other in their 2017 film Faces/Places, winner of the best documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival. Carla Bruni debuts her newest album in English, French Touch, singing cover songs of classic rock...
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  • Matt puts a smiley on Los Angeles

    Listen to Bach as you've never heard it before See why Bordeaux is taking over Harlem Matt puts a Smiley on Los Angeles! Original air date: June 3rd, 2017
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  • Montmartre's queen and blue cotton candy's king

    Discover Demain, the movie that changed everything about the environmental question in France Get a glimpse of the trade show floor at the world's most important movie exhibitor convention, CinemaCon Experience Amélie, The Musical, the theatrical adaptation of the 2001 film on Broadway...
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  • Dalida and Groot

    The biggest French film festival in the U.S., COLCOA, wraps up with exclusive clips featuring Lambert Wilson, Patrick Bruel, Claude Lelouch and others Stars from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 talk about French language and culture Meet the first French actress to obtain a...
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If you yearn for international experiences, or just speak French and want to catch up on Francophone happenings in America, Rendez-vous d’Amérique is the perfect TV show to watch.  Americans who love French culture are welcome too! Keep up with American awards shows, French speaking musicians in America, and French athletes such as Thierry Henry and Alain Bernard as they compete across the United States. Stay connected to your favorite aspects of French culture as it happens in America with Rendez-vous d’Amérique.

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