JUNE 16, 2017

Community College Abroad in France - A new and Affordable Opportunities to Study in France

By French Culture
The Cultural and Scientific Services of the French Embassy are pleased to present the launch of a two-fold tailored program entitled “Community College Abroad in France”, in partnership with Community Colleges for International Development and the n+i network (50 top engineering schools network in France). The Community College Abroad in France program includes two components: a 10-day, non-degree-granting summer bootcamp in June 2017, and a four-year degree-granting program starting Fall 2017.
JUNE 15, 2017

FULL DAY OF ARTS PROGRAMMING ON JULY 1 COMMEMORATING WWI

By French Culture
On July 1, the French Mission du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and the French Consulate in New York will present a series of programs and presentations tied to its year-long initiative, “How 1917 Changed the World: A Centennial Commemoration of the United States Entrance Into World War One” a major cultural and educational program highlighting the 100th anniversary of this critical year of change.
JUNE 12, 2017

Dave Kehr, Receives Insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

By French Culture
Author, journalist, film historian, film critic and MoMA curator Dave Kehr will be awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by Bénédicte de Montlaur, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, on June 15th, in New York. Mr. Kehr is to receive this distinction in recognition of his achievements as a highly-acclaimed cinema critic and curator.
JUNE 12, 2017

Films on the Green - Jim Jarmusch Selects Jean-Luc Godard’s Must-See Drama Contempt

By French Culture
On June 30th, 2017, the free outdoor French film festival Films on the Green will screen the iconic 1963 drama Contempt (Le Mépris) directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Contempt was selected for the festival by guest curator Jim Jarmusch. The screening will take place at 8:30 PM at Transmitter Park (Brooklyn).
JUNE 12, 2017

Films on the Green - Matthew Weiner Selects Claude Chabrol’s Thriller La Cérémonie

By French Culture
On July 7th, 2017, the free outdoor French film festival Films on the Green will screen the 1995 thriller La Cérémonie (A Judgment in Stone) directed by Claude Chabrol. La Cérémonie was selected for the festival by guest curator Matthew Weiner. The screening will take place at 8:30 PM at Tompkins Square Park.
MAY 25, 2017

‘FRANCEROCKS SUMMERFEST’ RETURNS A SECOND YEAR IN NEW YORK / JUNE 1-JULY 13

By French Culture
New York City music lovers will get a full dose of magnificent and wide ranging French music again this summer as the music festival FRANCEROCKS SUMMERFEST returns June 1-July 13. Co-presented by The Bureau Export, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and France Rocks, in partnership with a network of major venues and institutions, the French music festival—the largest in the US—will showcase the expansive wealth of diverse musical talent coming out of France.
MAY 25, 2017

Films on the Green - Wes Anderson Selects Leos Carax’s Mauvais Sang To Be Screened in June

By French Culture
On June 23, 2017, the free outdoor French film festival Films on the Green will screen the “dazzling “(-Wes Anderson) Mauvais Sang (1986) by Leos Carax. The film was selected for the festival by internationally renowned director Wes Anderson. The screening will take place at 8.30pm in Transmitter Park, Brooklyn.
MAY 25, 2017

Films on the Green - Amy Hargreaves Selects 'La Traversée de Paris' To Screen Mid-June

By French Culture
On June 16, 2017, the free outdoor French film festival Films on the Green will screen the 1957 comedy La Traversée de Paris (A Pig Across Paris) directed by Claude Autant-Lara. The film was selected for the festival by guest curator and actress Amy Hargreaves. The screening will take place at 8:30pm in Washington Square Park.
MAY 22, 2017

Volodine and translator J. T. Mahany to be honored by at June 6 Albertine Prize award ceremony in NYC

By French Culture
Bardo or Not Bardo, Antoine Volodine's darkly comic collection of vignettes following several newly dead characters through the Tibetan afterlife, was named today winner of the inaugural Albertine Prize, co-presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Van Cleef & Arpels.
MAY 19, 2017

Saul Williams to Present Alain Gomis’ Tey (Today) for 10th Anniversary of Films on the Green

By French Culture
On June 9, 2017, the free outdoor French film festival Films on the Green will screen the powerful 2013 French-Senegalese drama Tey (Today) directed by Alain Gomis. Tey was selected for the festival by guest curator and actor in the film, Saul Williams. The screening will take place at sunset in Washington Square Park.
MAY 19, 2017

Wanda Sykes to Present François Ozon’s French Comedy Potiche To Launch 10th edition of Films on the Green

By French Culture
To kick off the 10th anniversary edition of Films on the Green, American comedian, writer, and actress, Wanda Sykes, guest curator for the opening screening of the free outdoor French film festival, has selected the comedy Potiche (Trophy Wife) by François Ozon (2010). She will introduce the film on Friday, June 2 at Central Park
MAY 3, 2017

Filmmaker Mark Osborne to be Honored with the Order of Arts and Letters

By French Culture
Director, producer, and animator Mark Osborne will be awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by Bénédicte de Montlaur, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, on Wednesday, May 10th, in New York.

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