SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

The French Embassy Launches France Alumni USA

By French Culture
On September the 21st, the Embassy of France in the United States will officially launch a new initiative, France Alumni USA: www.usa.francealumni.fr. A launching ceremony will be held at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York with the presence of the French Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Six Startups Selected to Participate in French-American Digital Lab 2016

By French Culture
After a successful first edition in fall 2015, six new French starts ups were selected to participate in the second session of the French-American Digital Lab//Connecting Cultures, taking place from October 17th through 26th, 2016. Both a creative and economic development program for startups and content creators of the cultural sector, the French-American Digital Lab was developed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Business France, in collaboration with their longtime partner, the Made in NY Media Center by IFP. The 2016 edition of the French-American Digital Lab has been produced in partnership with the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA), a Pratt Institute initiative, and within the framework of the Paris-New York Tandem 2016, a program of the City of Paris and the Institut français. The French-American Digital Lab is also supported by Orange, 18Havas.ios and the DESIGN studio by Dassault Systemes.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Six Startups Sélectionnées pour Participer au Programme d’Échange French-American Digital Lab 2016

By French Culture
Après une première édition réussie à l’Automne 2015, six nouvelles startups françaises ont été sélectionnées pour participer à la deuxième session du French-American Digital Lab // Connecting Cultures qui aura lieu du 17 au 26 Octobre prochains. A la fois observatoire des tendances et programme de développement économique dédié aux startups des industries culturelles et créatives, le French-American Digital Lab est développé par les Services culturels de l’Ambassade de France et Business France, avec leur partenaire historique le Made in NY Media Center by IFP. L’édition 2016 du French-American Digital Lab est réalisée en partenariat avec le BF+DA du Pratt Institute à New York, dans le cadre du Tandem Paris-New York 2016, mis en œuvre par la Ville de Paris et l’Institut français. Le French American Digital Lab bénéficie de l’appui d’Orange, 18Havas.ios et DESIGN Studio by Dassault Systemes.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

French Comics Framed Festival Brings Francophone Graphic Novels and their Creators to New York City September 27 - November 5

By French Culture
The French Comics Association presents the inaugural French Comics Framed, a month-long festival devoted to presenting the best work of francophone graphic novelists, September 27 - November 5. The festival comprises an exhibition at Cooper Union and a series of discussions around New York City. Most events are free and open to the public.
AUGUST 9, 2016

Screening of Girlhood, part of Films on the Green 2016, on September 8

By French Culture
On Thursday, September 8, Films on the Green will present a screening of Céline Sciamma’s third feature film, Girlhood (Bande de filles) presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française. The delicate, emotional drama traces a young French-African teenage girl who escapes her abusive family and takes refuge in the company of a gang of three free-spirited peers. Her new autonomy leads to a relationship with an older man promising money and independence, but she ultimately rejects the false freedom he offers and finds a deeper independence on her own.
AUGUST 4, 2016

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Curate Third Annual Festival Albertine, November 2-6

By French Culture
Ta-Nehisi Coates, the National Book Award-winning author of "Between the World and Me", is the curator of the third annual Festival Albertine, a free, five-day literary festival hosted by Albertine Books, the groundbreaking bookshop operated by the French Embassy in New York. Coates has invited a wide range of American and French artists, thinkers, and scholars to discuss a topic of growing relevance in both countries: what our national, social, and cultural labels mean today.
JULY 13, 2016

Screening of Boyfriends and Girlfriends, part of Films on the Green 2016, on July 29

By French Culture
Films on the Green New York's only outdoor free French Film Festival screens Boyfriends and Girlfriends by Oscar Nominated Director Eric Rohmer on July 29 in Tompkins Square Park, part of Tandem Paris-New York 2016.
JULY 7, 2016

Screening of Cleo from 5 to 7, part of Films on the Green 2016, on July 22

By French Culture
Films on the Green New York's only outdoor free French Film Festival screens New Wave Comedy-Drama Cleo from 5 to 7 by Agnès Varda on July 22 in Tompkins Park, part of Paris-New York Tandem 2016.
JUNE 29, 2016

Screening of Un Flic, part of Films on the Green 2016, on July 15

By French Culture
Films on the Green New York's only outdoor free French Film Festival screens Jean-Pierre Melville's film noir, Un Flic, on July 15 at Riverside Park, part of Paris-New York Tandem 2016.
JUNE 22, 2016

Screening of April and the Extraordinary World, part of Films on the Green 2016, on July 8

By French Culture
Films on the Green New York's only outdoor free French Film Festival screens Award-winning animation April and the Extraordinary World by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci, on July 8 in Riverside Park, Pier I, part of Paris-New York Tandem 2016.
JUNE 20, 2016

2ème édition du French-American Digital Lab lancé par les Services culturels de l’Ambassade

By French Culture
Les Services culturels de l’Ambassade de France à New York et Business France lancent la 2ème édition du French-American Digital Lab : Connecting Cultures, un laboratoire créatif et un programme de découverte de l’écosystème new-yorkais pour les startups culturelles françaises.
JUNE 20, 2016

Screening of The 400 Blows, part of Films on the Green 2016, on July 1st

By French Culture
Films on the Green New York's only outdoor free French Film Festival screens The 400 Blows by François Truffaut, starring Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Decomble, Albert Rémy on July 1st in Transmitter Park, Greenpoint, part of Paris-New York Tandem 2016.

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