Magma, a legendary band who weaves unique guitar lines around songs of ancient and apocalyptic tales sung in an invented language, will tour North America in April.
Finalists and prize winners have been announced for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Prix Version Femina and the Angoulême Grand Prix. Plus, a list of 2014's top-selling authors of novels in France, and a new study on e-books in France.
On January 21, the French Voices Ceremony - presided this year by Honorary Chair Rick Moody - took place for the second time and awarded our ten grantees for 2014. Among them, one has been elected by the French Voices Jury to be the recipient of the 2014 Grand Prize. Check it out!
Prolific French soundtrack composer Alexandre Desplat has done something rare - he competes against himself in 2015 at the Oscars for best film score.
French Touch pioneer Étienne de Crécy is back with his first album in ten years and a North American tour to promote it.
Set in a lavish 19th century Parisian bordello, the edgy, provocative and ratings-busting Canal Plus+ Series arrives in the U.S. on February 10 available on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD (on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, YouTube and Google Play).
After fifteen years in the making, the Musée des Confluences was inaugurated on December 20, 2014 in Lyon, France. At the intersection – or confluence – of the Rhone and the Saone rivers, the Musée is a glass building that seems like it could be made of either crystal and clouds. The new cultural institution offers a rich collection that explores the origins of both our Earth and humankind, on historical and geographical levels.