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Apr 24
POLLOCK on tour in France. 4 Place de la Rougemare, 76000 Rouen
Apr 15
Dominique Kalifa Yale University New Haven, CT 06520
Apr 25
Black Moses by Alain Mabanckou Alliance Française Board Room 810 North Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60610

Press Room

  • Public Solidarity Concerts for Notre-Dame de Paris in the US
    To celebrate the spiritual and cultural significance of Notre-Dame de Paris in the world, the French Embassy in the United States has organized a series of concerts in New York City (April 26), Washington DC (April 26), San Francisco (April 29), and New Orleans (May 5), offering the opportunity to come together around this drama and to reflect on the importance of world heritage and culture.  In the spirit of French-American friendship, each concert will be held at an American Cathedral and will feature a French organist.
  • 2019 Films on the Green Program Unveiled
    Films on the Green, the free outdoor French film festival announces this year’s line-up for its 12th edition that will focus on female directors in French and Francophone cinema through a selection of 13 movies. From May 31st to September 3rd, Films on the Green will screen films around New York City, with one screening in Fort Lee, New Jersey.   
  • 2019 French Voices Grand Prizes Unveiled
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation have announced the recipients for the 2018 fiction and nonfiction French Voices Grand Prizes: Sciences de la vie by Joy Sorman (fiction) and The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation by Frédéric Neyrat (non-fiction). Originally published in French by Le Seuil in 2017, Sorman’s Sciences de la Vie was translated by Lara Vergnaud and actively seeks an American publisher. Originally published in French by Le Seuil in 2016, The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation was translated by Drew S. Burk and released by Fordham University Press in October 2018. 
  • Call for Projects: Brooklyn Falls for France
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy will distribute grants to support cultural projects across Brooklyn as part of its upcoming program “Brooklyn Falls for France”, a locally-focused cultural season, slated to take place from September 2019 through January 2020.
  • Albertine Prize 2019 Unveiled its Five Nominees
    The 2019 Albertine Prize, one of the only literary awards in the United States whose winner is selected by the reading public rather than a judging panel, today unveiled its nominee list of five works of fiction in French, translated into English and published in the U.S. over the past year. As of today, U.S. readers nationwide can vote for their favorite book. The $10,000 prize is co-presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Van Cleef & Arpels.
  • Kapwani Kiwanga As The Winner Of The Inaugural $10,000 Étant Donnés Prize
    On the occasion of their coinciding 25th anniversaries, The Armory Show and Étant donnés Contemporary Art are pleased to announce Kapwani Kiwanga represented by Galerie Poggi - Paris, as the winner of the inaugural Étant donnés Prize, which will award $10,000 to the artist.  By helping to support the development of the winning artist’s practice and professional network, the Etant donnés Prize aims to enhance the visibility of the vibrant French art scene on an international scale.
  • Charles S. Cohen To Receive Insignia Of Chevalier Of The Legion Of Honor
    Businessman, leading patron of the cinematic arts, and dedicated advocate for French film in the United States, Charles S. Cohen, will be awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by Gérard Araud, French Ambassador to the United States, on Monday, March 4th, in a ceremony held at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.
  • Etant donnés Prize 2019
    To celebrate their coinciding 25th anniversaries, The Armory Show and Étant donnés—a the contemporary art fund developed by the FACE Foundation and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy—are joining forces for the first time ever to award one living French artist of the Armory Show 2019 to take place March 7-10.  Selected among more than 30 works presented by Armory Show galleries this coming edition, the Étant donnés Armory Prize winner will be unveiled at the beginning of the show and will receive a $10,000 prize to be shared between the artist and his gallery.