If you live in the Los Angeles, CA area, this is THE French Film Festival to attend.
Most of these films make their US Premiere and sometimes World Premiere here.
Below is an excerpt from the following link that gives a bit of background on this film festival . . .
"Don’t miss this exclusive series of 38 features and documentaries + 19 shorts films. The 17th COL•COA line up will include three International Premieres, 11 North American or U.S. Premieres, 16 West Coast Premiere. All Films presented with English subtitles or dubbed in English, at the Directors Guild of America Theater Complex from April 15 to April 22, 2013.
31 features & documentaries + 19 short films will compete for the 2013 COL•COA Awards, to be announced during the closing night (April 22).
The 2013 program will be released this Tuesday evening during a press conference at the Residence of France in Beverly Hills, CA. The line up will be available on www.colcoa.org at midnight.
COL•COA “A week of French Film Premieres in Hollywood” is presented by the French American Cultural Fund, a partnership of the DGA, the MPAA, the WGA West and La SACEM, with the support of The French Film and TV office of the French Embassy in the U.S., the CNC, the ARP and Unifrance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . for additional information please click on the above link.