The 12th edition of the Unifrance Rendez-Vous with French Cinema will open in New York on February 28 with recent Berlin opener La Vie En Rose by Olivier Dahan. The event runs through March 11 and takes place at Lincoln Center, where 16 recent French films will have their US premieres.

Among the selected films are Les Ambitieux by Catherine Corsini, Chacun Sa Nuit from Pascal Arnold and Jean-Marc Barr, Francis Veber's La Doublure, Julie Gavras' Blame It On Fidel, Bruno Dumont's Cannes Palme d'Or winner Flanders and Guillaume Canet's nine-time Cesar nominee Tell No One.

A delegation of talent, directors, producers and sales agents will make the trek to New York. After a record year in 2005, box-office for French films in the US was stable in 2006 at $98m (Euros 75m), representing 25% of overall foreign box-office for French movies.