SEPTEMBER 25, 2014

French Books USA: Week In Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Albertine opens its doors, L'Académie française announces nominees for its Grand Prix du Roman, and an original page from a 1938 Tintin comic is discovered in Belgium.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014

Interview with French director Arthur Nauzyciel

By French Cultural Services

This fall, Seuls en scène, the third edition of the Princeton French Theater Festival, curated by Florent Masse will present Faim (Hunger) by the Norwegian author, Nobel prize in Literature in 1920, Knut Hamsun. The production of Faim is a collaboration between Arthur Nauzyciel, director of the Centre Dramatique National (CDN) in Orléans and the actor Xavier Gallais, who adapted the text for the stage with Florient Azoulay. In 2011, it had its premiere at the Théâtre de la Madeleine in Paris.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

Interview of French Digital Creator David Dufresne on the Occasion on NYFF 2014

By Pervenche Beurier

“I’m a… punk. In a sense, I try to break rules any time I can… The entire project Fort McMoney was driven from the start by the idea of combining documentary film and video games, auteur perspective and spectator freedom”.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

French Books USA: Week In Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

This Week: Prix Médicis nominees are announced, the oldest bookstore in Paris finds itself in danger of closing, and Le Petit Prince makes the list of the 50 books that most influenced Facebook users.

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Swim Little Fish Swim - Interview with Directors Ruben Amar & Lola Bessis

By Pauline Lamy

On the occasion of the US release of Swim Little Fish Swim this September, French Culture met directors Ruben Amar and Lola Bessis to discuss the film, their projects and New York.

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Contest: Letters fom Nora to Joyce

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Artpress and EPhEP just launched an exciting contest inviting participants to imagine Nora's answers to Joyce's love letters.

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

This week in French book news: A major literary prize is announcedand classrooms incorporate cartoons into their lessons.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

Festival America Kicks Off Its 7th Year This Week

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Over 35,000 people and 40 French publishing houses are expected to converge on Vincennes, France for this year’s Festival America this September 11th through the 14th.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

New Yann Tiersen Tour Dates, Music Video With Clémence Poésy

By Francerocks

After releasing 'Infinity' earlier this year, Yann Tiersen (prolific genre-bending musician and composer of the score to 'Amélie') is back with this music video and more tour dates.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

Films on the Green 2014 Photo Album

By Nathalie Charles

The seventh annual Films on the Green festival has closed another successful year! Follow the much loved French film festival as it made its way from park to park, in our online photo album.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

Expo Chicago announces French-American Curatorial Exchange Program

By Laurence Geannopulos

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States in collaboration with the Institut français are pleased to announce a unique partnership with EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art (September 18–21, 2014), for a year-long curatorial and cultural exchange program between France and the United States.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

Fall 2014 in Paris

By French Cultural Services

Paris will be abuzz in Fall 2014 with new exhibitions and retrospectives of major art figures such as Marcel Duchamp, Paul McCarty, Nikki de St Phalle and Sonia Delaunay. But there also will be a focus on one of the greatest American photographers, William Eggleston. Moreover, two prestigious places will re-open after renovations: the Musée Picasso, headed by Laurent Le Bon, and L'Hôtel de la Monnaie. Finally, the highly anticipated Fondation Louis Vuitton will open in a sumptuous building designed by Frank Gehry.

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