MAY 16, 2016

Translated Titles 2015


Thanks to the invaluable help of 1100 of our contacts in publishing, we have built a near-complete list of 2015’s titles in translation from the French, of which, as far as we're aware, there is no equivalent. The fact that this list is not exhaustive serves to show the sheer volume of titles published.

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review


Édouard Louis's new book attracts attention; more Angoulême awards; Eisner Award nominees announced; Colette film courts Keira Knightley; a play on Proust.

FEBRUARY 1, 2016

Alex Grenier Trio on Tour

By Francerocks

A French jazz guitarist, Alex Grenier has appeared in various settings almost everywhere in Europe and worldwide (Europe, the United States, Japan, Canada). He will be touring the United States in February.

FEBRUARY 1, 2016

Pierre Bensusan on Tour in 2016

By Francerocks

Described by the L.A. Times as “one of the most unique and brilliant acoustic guitar veterans in the world music scene today”, Pierre Bensusan was voted “Best World Music Guitar Player in 2008″ by Guitar Player Magazine Readers Choice. His name became synonymous with contemporary acoustic guitar genius, long before the terms New Age, New Acoustic Music or World Music were invented. He has the ability to make a single guitar sound like an entire band as he brings the audience on a mesmerizing musical journey. Pierre will perform across North America in 2016, including a stop at New York’s Iridium jazz club.

JANUARY 28, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Angoulême awards winners announced; Alain Finkielkraut is now Immortal; Maylis de Kerangal grafts poetic prose in The Heart; Ta-Nehisi Coates translated into French; Winter book season opens in France.

JANUARY 28, 2016

Director of Programming Dennis Lim talks about “Jane and Charlotte Forever” series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center


On the occasion of the “Jane and Charlotte Forever” series (January 29 – February 7, 2016), the Cinema Department of the French Embassy asked Dennis Lim, Director of Programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, a few questions.

JANUARY 27, 2016

dance2016: A French-American Year of Dance and Ideas

By Mathilde Favre

dance2016, a bridge between France and the United States, is built on the long-standing and fruitful relationship between multiple partners on both sides of the Atlantic.

JANUARY 25, 2016

Video: Festival Albertine 2015 Marks Albertine's First Anniversary

By French Culture

Albertine was founded just over one year ago on September 26, 2014. In this video, on the occasion of the opening reception for the second annual Festival Albertine on November 5th, 2015 in New York, Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur, Albertine Director François-Xavier Schmit, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud, Ethiopian-American novelist Dinaw Mengestu, and American writer Francine Prose discuss Albertine's philosophy and its place in the New York cultural landscape.

JANUARY 21, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Thomas Piketty's new collection about the financial meltdown; Emmanuel Todd asks Who is Charlie?; Michel Tournier dies at 91; the French Ministry of Culture calls for a standard keyboard.

JANUARY 20, 2016

Le CiNéMa Club: a new free online cinema


Le CiNeMa Club is a new form of online theater. It presents one film at a time, screening it for a week, for free. Le CiNeMa Club showcases gems from independent cinema — works of new directors, rare films, and selected documentaries.

JANUARY 19, 2016

Launch of Oui Design

By Bailey Holtz

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy announced the launch of Oui Design, a groundbreaking program created to enhance French-American cooperation in the field of design.

JANUARY 15, 2016



March 12, 2016 - July 17, 2016 l Paris. Wasteland is a group exhibition project of Los Angeles-based artists curated by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division)'s Director and Curator, at two amazing parallel venues in Paris.