FREE SCREENINGS & EVENTS
No reservation is needed for free screenings or events.
No ticket is delivered.
Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.
There are many opportunities to see French films and series or attend events for free at COLCOA. Here is a list of complimentary screenings and events offered in 2021.
However, like for all other screenings we require all attendees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask in the premises of the festival. Proof of vaccination must be presented upon entry to the festival. To read more info: click here
COLCOA TELEVISION COMPETITION IN MELVILLE THEATRE (November 2-7)
Series in competition for the COLCOA TELEVISION Awards and TV Movies are shown for free on loop in the Melville theater every day from 9 am to midnight (Until 7 pm on Sunday). Schedule is made to help you to enjoy both CINEMA, & TELEVISION competitions at COLCOA all day long!
COLCOA CLASSICS SERIES (November 2-7)
A unique experience not to be missed! The exclusive screening of digitally restored or rare French classics in the Renoir Theatre at the DGA, includes an homage to writer/director Bertrand Tavernier, writer Jean-Claude Carriere and Actor Jean-Paul Belmondo. Probably the best screening conditions ever for these French chef d’oeuvres. Program is available here
COLCOA SHORT FILMS COMPETITION (November 2-7)
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 selection program with all shorts in competition presented together in two parts alternately from Tuesday to Sunday in the morning (Truffaut Theatre). Attend both parts and vote for the COLCOA Audience Short Film Award. Program is available here.
HAPPY HOUR TALKS (November 2-6)
From Tuesday to Saturday, attend our popular panel series presented in association with Variety and followed by a cocktail in the COLCOA Lounge (from Tuesday to Friday). After attending the panel and the cocktail you will have first access to theaters for the next screenings. Panels are at 3 pm except on Saturday (4 pm). You must be +21 to attend panels and cocktail.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (November 2-5)
Celebrating 12 years of support of a new generation of Foreign film viewers, in partnership with ELMA, with the support of AATF, the educational program at COLCOA is a free program open to students and teachers. Click here for details.
During the festival, limited invitations are available for some Premiere screenings. Screenings are announced on Facebook and Twitter one or two days beforehand. Join us and follow us!
REDUCED PRICE SCREENINGS
These screenings are not free but with discounted prices: All charged screenings starting between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on November 2-5 (except free 4:30 pm screening in Renoir theatre on 11/5) as well as all After 10 screenings in Truffaut theater on November 2-5. Click here for detailed prices and access to Box office.