The Villa at the Cannes Film Festival
"The VILLA” by Passions Productions is the place to be each year during the Cannes Film Festival. As mentioned in the French newspaper “Le Parisien“, it is a hub of elegance and sophistication. Hidden behind a tall wall and kept a secret even from GPS, “The VILLA” is one of the most coveted venues of the festival. Film events succeed one another for ten days.
AROUND THE BAND
THE UNTITLED MICHAEL BERN PROJECT
The Lotus Lounge at the Cannes Film Festival
The Tahiti Film Festival
TAHITI - The most coveted destination in the world... One of the most exquisite and romantic landscapes in the world, attracting high profile guests from all around the world. As the NY Times put it in one of its articles, Tahiti is “the dropout destination du jour” with a “low key lifestyle... that’s great for movie stars,” a remarkable blend of French sophistication and Polynesian gaiety, of beauty and tranquility.
The Tahiti Film Festival showcases a week of romance films from around the world in Bora Bora. an island that most people dream about, but only a “happy few” have a chance to visit... one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
Los Angeles Sister City Festival
The Sister Cities Program was first created in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in order to strengthen partnerships between U.S. and international cities with the hope that personal relationships fostered through sister city affiliations would lessen the chance of future world conflicts. Los Angeles began its Sister Cities program in 1959 with Nagoya, Japan and now includes twenty-five Sister Cities over six continents.
The first Sister City Festival was produced in 2005 gathering 21 of these sister cities. The highlights included non-stop entertainment from each of the countries involved, a kids' village, an international food court, a vendor market, and showcased educational and cultural exchange programs.
Bastille Day Los Angeles Festival
Bastille Day is the French national holiday that celebrates independence and freedom, and commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789.
Every year, Angelinos join in the celebration of Bastille Day and the spirit of Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité with French gastronomic delicacies and live entertainment.
This annual celebration is one of the most well-attended community festivals in Los Angeles.
Entertainment includes a real Pétanque Tournament under the pine trees, a Parisian Waiters’ Race, street performers, comedians, singers, artists, a unique French arts and crafts fair, French food, wines and gastronomic delights.