TV5MONDE, the global French language television network, is newly available in certain locations in Maine and Massachusetts.
Read our interview of Virginie Bobin, editor of Composing Differences, a book echoing ART²: An International Platform on Contemporary Art organized in April 2014 and initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York along with other participants.
Beckett festival and his life as a special operative during WWII; Why aren't the French producing as many philosophers in the 21st century?; Simone de Beauvoir gives dating advice; Books forgotten on airplanes; Kirkus highlights three upcoming children's books
Surprising as it may seem, some of the titles that were granted a French Voices Award in the past few years still haven't found their matching US publishers!
EXPO CHICAGO has announced the full schedule for /Dialogues to take place during the fourth annual exposition, Sept. 17 – 20, 2015. Presented in partnership with the Institut Français and the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago, The French-American Curatorial Exchange | Leaving the Canvas: Abstract Art and Architecture Panel featuring Artist Daniel Buren, Collector Nicolas Cattelain, and Artist Felice Varini, moderated and organized by French Independent Art Historian, Critic and Curator Matthieu Poirier will take place on September 19th.
Once again, 2015 is filled with a multitude of French translated books, for all tastes and ages, to escape or educate, to discover and learn. We hope you will get to meet your match by browsing those inventories we prepared for you, whether you are looking for a beach-book or something to read later on, by the fireplace!
French designer Samy Rio who was awarded with the Grand Prix of this year's Design Parade at Villa Noailles, for using bamboo to create functional and recyclable designs pieces. His work had previously been presented at Wanteddesign in New York.
This year’s Films on the Green Festival centered on the theme of La Méditerranée, but a hidden common thread of strong and confident female roles also weaved through our series. Below, we highlight these powerful, resilient, liberated, and confident figures.