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Thanksgiving Break:
FIAF Manhattan will close at 3pm Wed, Nov 21 and reopen Mon, Nov 26.
Box Office will be closed on Thu but open Wed (12-7pm), Fri (12-7pm), and Sat (12-4pm).

FIAF Montclair will be closed Tue-Sun, Nov 20-25.

Collections: DVDs


With over 1,500 DVDs to choose from, the Library will help you discover the rich world of French cinema. The collection includes a wide range of French filmmakers, from Georges Méliès to Luc Besson, from the Nouvelle Vague masters, Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut, to the young generation, including François Ozon, Arnaud Desplechin, Cédric Klapisch and Matthieu Kassovitz. World famous actors and actresses, such as Catherine Deneuve, Gerard Depardieu and Audrey Tautou « donnent la réplique » to the talented Nathalie Baye, Vincent Cassel and many others.

Read more about learning French with cinema.

See our collection lists below and make your choice:


- By Title
- By Director
- By Genre
- By Year


- DVDs w/ French Subtitles
- Films for Teens
- Films based on Literary Works
- Films based on Literary Works (by author)

The most popular films in the Library:

Le Ny, Anne. On a failli être amies
Tirard, Laurent. Le petit Nicolas
Tirard, Laurent. Les vacances du Petit Nicolas
Delpy, Julie. Lolo
Rappeneau, Jean-Paul. Bon voyage
Klapisch, Cédric. Paris
Un village français (series)
Berri, Claude. Jean de Florette; suivi de Manon des sources
Le passager (series)
Robert, Yves. La gloire de mon père
Le Ny, Anne. Les invités de mon père

Votre cinémathèque personnelle!

You may watch a movie in the Library on our DVD player.

See TV5 programs in the Jacques & Alexandre Leviant Centre d’Auto-Apprentissage.

And don't forget to check the CinÚSalon series.

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