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APRIL 18, 2014

Cannes Announces 2014 Official Film Selection

By Romain Rancurel

The official film selection for the 2014 edition of the Cannes Film Festival was unveiled on April 17th during a press conference held by Gilles Jacob (President) and Thierry Frémaux (Executive Director). Out of 1,800 submissions, 49 films representing 28 countries were selected for this year’s slate, with 18 titles competing for the Palme d’Or and 19 for the Un Certain Regard section.

APRIL 10, 2014

Cannes Film Festival 2014: A Look Ahead

By Romain Rancurel

The 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival is set to take place May 14-25, 2014. One month before its opening, let’s take a look at what we know so far.

APRIL 9, 2014

Ron Agam - Living Among Lines: Video by a French Artist in NYC

By French Culture

Ron Agam, a New York City based abstract artist of diverse, innovative works characterized by geometric shapes, pure color, and lucid design, sees the city as an inspiration for his work.

APRIL 8, 2014

Rendez-vous with French Cinema 2014 Gathers 15,000 Spectators

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

This year’s edition of the French film festival organized by UniFrance Films and the Film Society of Lincoln Center met with an unprecedented success.

APRIL 8, 2014

Celebrating the legacy of Rameau - an interview with Ryan Brown, Opera Lafayette

By FRENCH CULTURE DC

According to the foundations of musical harmony established in the Traité de l’harmonie, “the Ancients” based the rules of harmony on melo

APRIL 7, 2014

A Salute to Street Artist Bilal Berreni, aka Zoo Project

By French Culture

It is with tremendous sadness that we have learned of the death of young artist Bilal Berreni in Detroit this past summer due to tragic circumstances that have not been fully elucidated.

APRIL 3, 2014

Interview with Francis Cabrel

By Laurence Geannopulos

Francis Cabrel charmed the Midwest Francophone community with his first concert in Chicago, and graciously agreed to an interview with us after

MARCH 31, 2014

French Youth Author, Yaël Hassan, Visited Schools in Atlanta, March 23-27, 2014

By Aurelie Surble

As part of the Atlanta Francophonie Festival, French children’s and young adult author Yaël Hassan gave presentations in Metro Atlanta High Schools from March 23-27, 2014.

MARCH 21, 2014

What does the future of digital graphic novels look like?

By Sequencity | Translated by Marine Baudoin, Kimberly Corliss and Sophie Thunberg

Thanks to the International Digital Publishing Forum’s support for ePub, the accessibility of digital works has greatly improved in recent years. But with the advent of so much new technology, a need for more uniform standards in digital graphic novel media has arisen and is beginning to be addressed.

MARCH 19, 2014

TRIBECA FILM INSTITUTE NEW MEDIA FUND

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

CALL FOR PROJECTS - The New Media Fund provides funding and support to non-fiction media projects focused on social issues which go beyond traditional screens – integrating film with content across media platforms, from video games and mobile apps to social networks and interactive websites.

MARCH 19, 2014

2014 Cross Video Days’ Call for Projects

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The Cannes Film Festival, the Cross Video Days, and Sunny Side of the Doc are looking for cross-media projects from both sides of the Atlantic! The 2014 Cross Video Days’ call for multi-platform projects in development is launching in conjunction with Cannes Film Market and Sunny Side of the Doc, creating more opportunities for the 50 selected projects to be seen, financed, co-produced and distributed at an international stage.

MARCH 19, 2014

Salon du Livre in Paris Honors Argentinian Literature

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

This year’s Salon du Livre in Paris will feature the multicultural and dynamic literary collection of Argentina. Visitors will be able to discover innovative, diverse, and poetic contemporary literature.

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