JULY 21, 2014

Patrick Bruel Announces US Tour Fall 2014

By Francerocks

One of France's most important stars of the 90s, Patrick Bruel announces a US tour for October and November.

JULY 17, 2014

French Book USA: Week in Review


Week after week, Amazon keeps on stealing the headlines: In response to the adoption of a law by the French Parliament that forbids free shipping on book orders (in addition to setting a 5% discount limit), Amazon has announced its plan to now charge clients a token sum of one cent (in euros) for deliveries.

JULY 16, 2014

Kader Attia - Injury Continuum


The French-Algerian artist Kader Attia is in residence at Artpace San Antonio from May 20 to July 14, his work will be on view from July 10 to September 14.

JULY 16, 2014

Strong US Debut for Luc Besson’s TAXI BROOKLYN

By Pauline Lamy

"Taxi Brooklyn" continues to make inroads with American audiences, with 4.8 million viewers on Wednesday night (July 9th)

JULY 14, 2014

Summer Movies: 10 French Films to Watch

By Films on the Green

For those of us that would like to be vacationing in France, but can’t afford those expensive plane tickets (most of us), we’re offering a cinematic tour of l’hexagone from the seaside villages of Brittany to the rocky hills of southern Provence.

JULY 10, 2014

French Books USA: Week in Review


Amazon continues to be the subject of much debate across Europe. Recently, the European Commission began investigating the fiscal advantages given to Amazon for book sales in Luxembourg. Meanwhile...

JULY 9, 2014

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain Celebrates 30 Years

By French Culture

This year the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary with a series of exhibitions, performances and digital projects, beginning with Vivid Memories, a five month long rotating exhibition looking back acr

JULY 8, 2014

Parisian Bookshop Boycotts Amazon


Just a few weeks after France passed the notorious "anti-Amazon" law, the Parisian-based Abbey Bookshop is pushing forward with its plans for an official boycott against the online retail giant with "The Pledge of Independents".

JULY 2, 2014

US Rights To Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' Acquired By Kino Lorber

By Romain Rancurel

Goodbye To Language premiered in competition at Cannes only six weeks ago but the film has already found a US distribution through Kino Lorber.

JUNE 26, 2014

French Parliament Passes “Anti-Amazon Law” for Online Book Sales


On June 26th, French parliament members passed a law forbidding a combined 5% discount and free shipping on books.

JUNE 24, 2014

Award-Winning French Novels

By Juliette Coirier & Sophie Thunberg

With only 1% of fiction in translation in the U.S., quite a few books (not only French) remain unknown to the American audience. We decided to compile an extensive list of the latest award-winning French fiction and non-fiction books to be one day (hopefully soon) translated by American publishers.

JUNE 20, 2014

Ultraviolet (Grenoble, FR 1935 – New York, NY 2014)

By French Culture

The French-American artist Isabelle Collin Dufresne, better known as Ultraviolet, died on Saturday, June 14th in New York.