We are delighted to release a list of over 500 fantastic titles translated from French since January 2012, the great majority of which are original editions. We're particularly excited to see the profusion of contemporary books that have made it across the Atlantic to the American book market in recent years and even happier to note that these numbers appear to be rising each year. Our list continues to grow on a daily basis.
The award-winning list of the 32nd International URTI Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary - ARMAN Trophy - was announced during a ceremony in Monte-Carlo on Monday, June 10 2013, in the framework of the 53rd Monte-Carlo Television Festival.
It’s been like this for the last four days, said the cabbie at the station the rainy Saturday I reached Lyon from Los Angeles. No, it’s been like this since the start of spring, said Isabelle and Valentin of the Villa Gillet, who met me with an umbrella at the gates of Les Subsistances. Behind and below us swelled the brown river Saône, overflowing the lower quays.
The Annecy International Animation Film Festival will take place from June 10th to 15th and will focus on introducing the audience to the latest animated gems, film directors, current and future trends, and up-and-coming talents.
On June 5, the French-American Foundation announced the winners of their 26th Annual Translation Prize for superior English translations of French works published in 2012. Alyson Waters and Nora Scott were recognized at the Annual Awards Ceremony and each received a prize, funded by the Florence Gould Foundation.
The young and young-at-heart alike gathered for a series of cross-cultural conversations about illustration and inspiration, method and madness during the Picture This! series on visual narrative. Illustrators of children’s and comic books took the voyage from Paris to New York to launch new books to the US market, run workshops, participate in festivals, and meet their local counterparts for a series of lively discussions.
May 29, 1913: Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes presents Le Sacre du printemps, with music by Igor Stravinsky and choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky resulting in a now infamous riot in the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. More importantly, long after that fateful night, the piece created an artistic uproar whose rhythms and repercussions would change the course of dance and music throughout the 20th century.
The Centre International des Traducteurs Littéraires (CITL) in Arles is located in a former hospital where Vincent Van Gogh was once a patient. About one half of the building is dedicated to a space for translators, while the other half, called the Espace Van Gogh, is open to the public.
Euronews expands its distribution in the United States and Canada and launches its service 24/7 to EnovativeTV subscribers, IPTV delivery platform.
Verizon FiOS customers can now enjoy a free preview of TV5MONDE, the 24/7 French-language television network. They can enjoy the French-language cinema, world news, documentaries, kids programming and lifestyle programming May 24th - June 3rd, 2013 on channel 1771.