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.
MAY 3, 2017

Albertine's Free Events in May 2017

By French Culture
Albertine Books, New York’s only full-scale French bookstore, hosts free events with French and American thinkers and authors on a weekly basis. Upcoming highlights include a discussion with world-renowned poet Adonis (May 3), an evening on Antoine de Saint Exupéry’s 'The Little Prince' (May 10), and a conversation with Marc Levy (May 24).
MAY 3, 2017

Films on the Green 2017 Announces Special 10th Anniversary Line-Up

By French Culture
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Films on the Green, the free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and NYC Parks. In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves.
APRIL 19, 2017

Le French American Creative Lab s’étend désormais à Los Angeles et renforce la part réservée aux rendez-vous d’affaires

By French Culture
Les Services Culturels de l’Ambassade de France à New York et Business France présentent la troisième édition de leur programme dédié aux startups des industries culturelles et créatives. Le French American Digital Lab devient à cette occasion le French American Creative Lab. Soutenu par l'Institut français, ce programme de découverte de l’écosystème américain à destination des entrepreneurs souhaitant se développer à l’international aura lieu du 6 au 15 novembre 2017.
APRIL 19, 2017

The French Embassy’s French American Creative Lab 2017 Adds a Leg in Los Angeles and Boosts Business Component

By French Culture
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Business France launch the third edition of their program dedicated to startups from the cultural and creative industries with significant additions from previous years. The French-American Creative Lab, formerly the French-American Digital Lab, will include three days in Los Angeles with additional one-on-one business meetings and networking opportunities. Supported by the Institut français,the program is aimed at giving French entrepreneurs a firm understanding of the American tech ecosystem. The upcoming edition will take place in New York from November 6th to 10th and in Los Angeles from November 13th to 15th.
APRIL 12, 2017

Chairman Patrick Pagni Receives Insignia of Officer of the Legion of Honor

By French Culture
Patrick Pagni, influential businessman, leading patron of the arts, and dedicated advocate for French culture in the United States, was awarded the insignia of Officer of the Legion of Honor by French Ambassador to the U.S. Gérard Araud on Tuesday, April 11th, in a ceremony held at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

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