Lost in Frenchlation

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Summary : Lost in Frenchlation brings the best of French cinema to the international community in Paris. We host screenings of French films with English subtitles at independent cinemas, each with a convivial cocktail hour before the movie for catching up with friends. Private screenings available upon request. 

Details : Lost in Frenchlation’s mission is simple – we want to bring world-renown French cinema to the international community in Paris, and we want to be a hub for the international community to get to know each other as well as native Parisians. 

We hope to one day have our own cinema that allows the international community to enjoy the best of French film on any given day, but for the time being we are starting small with monthly screenings of current box office French movies. We also host drinks before and/or after screenings with some innovative film-themed cocktails that our viewers can enjoy while they chat about the film or anything else that pops into their heads! 

That’s what we do, but how did this all start?

Lost in Frenchlation was born when we came to realize that the non-French speaking community in Paris (e.g. expatriates, international students, tourists etc.) were excluded from enjoying an integral part of French culture – their cinema. It was impossible for the international community to enjoy the amazing French films that native Parisians were talking about because there wasn’t a single cinema in Paris that was showing them with English subtitles! This meant that people were still watching American films in Parisian cinemas and missing out on a golden opportunity to become even more immersed in Parisian culture by enjoying one of France’s greatest arts – cinema. So that’s why Lost in Frenchlation exists: to bring French art and culture to the international community through films.