I’m a sucker for French films; perhaps it’s because I studied French in grade school and like brushing up on my vocabulary, or maybe it’s because they make so many good movies. For the fourteenth year, Francophiles here in Los Angeles have been lucky enough to see some of the best new work from young directors and veterans alike at the City of Lights—City of Angels Festival. It’s a source of perpetual frustration to me that the COLCOA event, now in its fourteenth year, always occurs when I’m on book deadline. If I could, I would camp out at—
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