At COLCOA, there are many opportunities to see French films for free. Here is a list of complimentary screenings offered in 2016. No reservation is needed for free screenings. No ticket is delivered. Admission is on a first come, first served basis.
BLIND DATE WITH A FRENCH FILM
Now a tradition and a unique experience to start the festival: A "Blind Date" with an exclusive new film at COLCOA. The film is not announced before the screening starts...Will you be charmed?
Past Blind Dates:
2016 - FATIMA
2015 - THE TOURNEMENT (Le Tournoi)
2014 – TRAPPED (Piégé)
2013 – RENDEZVOUS IN KIRUNA (Rendez-vous à Kiruna)
2012 – EARLY ONE MORNING (De bon matin)
2011 – ANGELE & TONY
2010 – AN ORDINARY EXECUTION (Une Exécution ordinaire)
COLCOA TELEVISION COMPETITION
Most films and series in competition for the COLCOA TELEVISION Awards are shown for free on loop at the Festival.
COLCOA CLOSING DAY
Enjoy a last day of free reruns at COLCOA. This six-film program is announced the day before on site in the DGA lobby, on colcoa.org, on Facebook, Twitter and on the COLCOA info line: (310) 289 5346.
COLCOA CLASSICS SERIES
Start your day at COLCOA with this exclusive series of digitally restored French Classics to be rediscovered on the big screen for free. 2016 Program is available here.
COLCOA SHORT FILMS COMPETITION
Frustrated when a feature film is shown without a short at COLCOA? We know the feeling... Don't miss one of the most exciting parts of the COLCOA program with all shorts presented together on Sunday for the COLCOA Shorts Competition. Vote for the COLCOA Audience Short Film Awards.
For six days, COLCOA starts with the rerun of a film shown earlier during the week. A continental breakfast is served Wednesday through Friday at 10:15 am in the COLCOA lounge for people attending the screening. Morning Reruns are at 11:00 am (Wednesday to Friday), 9:00 am (Saturday and Sunday) and 12:00 pm (last Monday).
The film shown is announced at 10:00 pm the evening before the screening, on site in the DGA lobby, on colcoa.org, on Facebook, Twitter and on the COLCOA info line: (310) 289 5346.