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In the Beginning Oct 24, 2017 Albertine Books 972 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
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  • The Cultural Services and the Consulate in Open House New York 2017
    On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Consulate General of France in New York will join 240 sites across the five boroughsthat are opening their doors during Open House New York (OHNY). The Cultural Services and the Consulate, both housed in historic Fifth Avenue mansions on Museum Mile, will offer guided tours on Saturday with Francis Dubois, President of the Comité français du souvenir de Lafayette. These tours will give visitors a rare opportunity to see hidden corners of the buildings that are not generally open to the public, while learning about the rich architectural history of the two sites.   
  • Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan to Curate Festival Albertine 2017
    Albertine Books, the French Embassy’s Acclaimed Bookshop and Cultural Hub, to Host First-Ever Public Festival Aimed at Advancing Dialogue Between Leading Female Thinkers and Artists in the U.S. and France, November 1-5  
  • Laurie Anderson and Jay McInerney to Receive Insignia of Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters
    Multidisciplinary artist Laurie Anderson and novelist Jay McInerneywill be awarded the insignia of Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters byBénédicte de Montlaur, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy on Tuesday, October 10th, in New York. Anderson and McInerneywill receive this distinction in recognition of their contributions to the fields of art and literature.  
  • Albertine, New York’s Only Full-scale French Bookstore Celebrates its Third Anniversary
    On September 14, 2017, Albertine, the bookstore and reading room located within and operated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, will celebrate its third anniversary.
  • Films on the Green: Truffaut's the Wild Child Selected by Director James Ivory
    On September 7th, 2017, the free outdoor French film festival Films on the Green will screen François Truffaut’s 1970 drama The Wild Child (L’Enfant sauvage). The Wild Child was selected for the festival by guest curator James Ivory. The screening will take place at 7:30 PM at Columbia University at 116th Street, and is presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française. James Ivory will be present to introduce the film.
  • Huit Start-up Sélectionnées pour Participer au French-american Creative Lab 2017 à New York et Los Angeles
    Après le succès de la deuxième édition du programme à l’automne dernier, huit nouvelles start-up françaises ont été sélectionnées pour participer à la troisième session du French-American Creative Lab, qui se tiendra du 6 au 15 novembre 2017. Coproduit par les Services Culturels de l’Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis et Business France, et en collaboration avec leur partenaire de longue date, le Made in NY Media Center by IFP, le French-American Creative Lab est un programme d’aide au développement sur le marché américain des start-up des industries culturelles et créatives, à la fois sur le plan économique et créatif.
  • Eight Startups Selected to Participate in the French-American Creative Lab 2017, New York and Los Angeles
    After a successful second edition in fall 2016, eight new French startups were selected to participate in the third session of the French-American Creative Lab, taking place from November 6 to 15, 2017. Both a creative and economic development program tailored to acquainting startups from the cultural and creative industries with the American market, the French-American Creative Lab is developed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Business France, in collaboration with their longtime partner, Made in NY Media Center by IFP.
  • Films on the Green: Renoir's Elena and Her Men Selected by Isabella Rossellini
    On July 28th, 2017, the free outdoor French film festival Films on the Green will screen Jean Renoir’s 1956 drama Elena and Her Men (Elena et les hommes) preceded by Georges Méliès’ 1902 classic A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la lune). The films have been selected for the festival by guest curator Isabella Rossellini. The screenings will take place at 8:30 PM at Riverside Park, Pier I.