MARCH 4, 2013

Bazin by Andrew Dudley

By Delphine Selles

A specialist of André Bazin, the most-acclaimed French critic from the Nouvelle Vague, Dudley Andrew is the author of an expanded eponymous biography on the former.

MARCH 4, 2013

Spielberg to Head 66th Cannes Film Festival

By Kathryn Hamilton

Steven Spielberg, the renowned US director whose most recent film, ‘Lincoln’ carried off two Oscars at the recent Academy Awards, has been chosen to lead the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Spielberg has been a Cannes regular since his feature debut ‘Sugarland Express’ premiered there in 1974.

MARCH 1, 2013

Les MOOCs ou les cours en ligne ouverts massivement : vers une révolution de l’enseignement supérieur ?

By French Culture

L’enseignement supérieur aux Etats-Unis est au cœur d’évolutions numériques sans précédent dans le domaine de la diffusion des savoirs : les cours en ligne ouverts massivement (Massive Open Online Courses – MOOCs) permettant à un professeur d’ouvrir son cours à un nombre potentiellement infini d’étudiants, via internet et sans frais ni condition préalable d’inscription pour ces derniers. Plus de 37 universités américaines de premier rang proposent aujourd'hui près de 230 MOOCs auxquels sont inscrits plus de deux millions d’étudiants du monde entier.

FEBRUARY 28, 2013

France-Atlanta 2013: Educational Project

By Aurelie Surble

[FRENCH] Depuis maintenant trois ans, le Consulat général de France à Atlanta et le Georgia Institute of Technology s’associent afin de présenter une série d’événements pluridisciplinaires.

FEBRUARY 28, 2013

AF of Atlanta French Courses

By Aurelie Surble

This spring take French lessons at Alliance Française d'Atlanta. Teaching French for 50 years & Serving French culture for 100 years!

FEBRUARY 28, 2013

BNF Wins Stanford Prize for Innovation

By French Culture

This week, the Bibliothèque nationale de France become one of the first recipients of the new Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries (SPIRL). The prize was created to recognize efforts to transform research libraries for the through innovative "programs, projects...[and] improved services that...benefit readers and users."

FEBRUARY 28, 2013

Théâtre du Rêve's Programs

By Aurelie Surble

[FRENCH] Le Théâtre du Rêve, unique compagnie bilingue des États-Unis, propose une programmation éducative pour enfants et adultes autour du théâtre et de techniques artistiques.

FEBRUARY 28, 2013

Classroom resources on writing songs in French

By Aurelie Surble

[FRENCH] Dans le cadre de France-Atlanta 2012, Christof Veillon, acteur du Théâtre du Rêve est intervenu à la Lovett School à Atlanta afin de proposer des discussions et ateliers autour du thème de la création.

FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Youth Summer Grant to France : Labcitoyen 2013

By Laurence Geannopulos

The Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago and the Institut Français is offering one youth summer grant to France on the theme of human rights and fundamental freedoms from July 6-16 2013. The objective of the program is to promote the French language to discuss and act on key issues of our time. Deadline: April 15, 2013

FEBRUARY 26, 2013

Exploring French Cinema Industry with Tim Palmer

By Delphine Selles

Directory of World Cinema: France written by Tim Palmer and co-published by University of Chicago Press and Intellect, gathers new research on major tendencies in French film (popular genres, avant-gardes, documentary, women filmmakers, e

FEBRUARY 25, 2013

Photo Exhibition by New Immigrants from France & the US Opens at UN

By Margot Renault

With the help of teachers, educators and photographer Emily Schiffer, students of the French Heritage Language Program at International Community High School in the Bronx, and students of Jean Macé middle school in Mulhouse, France, have realized a common photographic and writing project describing their experience of immigration, integration, and multilingualism in a new environment.

FEBRUARY 23, 2013

Amour Successful at the French César Ceremony

By Delphine Selles

The 38th César Ceremony was held on February 22nd in Paris. The 'French Oscars' honored Michael Haneke's widely-acclaimed Amour as well as Farewell, My Queen and Rust and Bone.

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