Catherine Leroux is awarded the Prix France-Québec; the Société des gens de lettres re-thinks author revenue sources; and a new study on e-reading in France is out.
Abderrahmane Sissako Won Best Director Award at the 50 Edition of Chicago International Film Festival
Director Abderrahmane Sissako won few days ago the Silver Hugo grand prize for best director for his film Timbuktu, at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival.
For the occasion of the second edition of Lyon Lumière Festival’s Classic Film Market, Cohen Film Collection has acquired North American rights to eight films from Gaumont.
French cinema will be well represented at the 87th Academy Awards next February 22nd, with 2 French films and 11 French co-productions out of the 76 features which are running the Oscar race.
After successfully launching TV5MONDE HD nationwide, TV5MONDE USA has significantly expanded its relationship with Charter Communications, resulting in the recent launch of two channels ̶ TiVi5MONDE Kids and TV5MONDE Info. Charter customers in select markets will now have access to three HD channels offering high quality French language programming.
Every two months, Dorothée Charles, Visual Arts, Architecture & Design Officer at the French Cultural Services, offers a selection of must-see exhibitions at galleries and non-profit spaces around New York.
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.