JANUARY 11, 2013

Teacher Training in France

By Aurelie Surble

The SPCD (Stages Pédagogiques de Courte Durée) program of the French Embassy awards 40 grants each year to qualified primary and secondary school teachers of French seeking to enhance their knowledge of French culture and improve their language and teaching skills.

JANUARY 10, 2013

Amour in the Running for the Rarest of Oscar Doubles

By Laura Pertuy

As the Oscar nominations were disclosed this morning, we are very pleased to announce Michael Haneke’s Amour, starring Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant, is in the running for several awards, among which Best Picture and Best Foreign Language Film.

JANUARY 8, 2013

The Tournées Festival on Florida Campuses

By Kimberley Gaultier

This spring semester of 2013, 4 universities in Florida have received a grant from FACE’s Tournées Festival program to show French films on campus.

JANUARY 5, 2013

NSF Graduate Grant Now International

By French Culture

The prominent National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program that has helped finance thousands of doctoral careers for over sixty years is becoming international. It will allow some top fellows to spend up to a year working at a university lab abroad.

JANUARY 4, 2013

Playlist: globalFEST 2013

By French Culture

We have put together a playlist of some of our favorite tracks by this year’s globalFEST artists to give you a taste of what you can hear next week.

JANUARY 4, 2013

Joana Preiss' Siberia: On the Road to Love

By Laura Pertuy

Actress, model and now a director, Joana Preiss will present "Siberia" as part of the First Look Series at MoMI on Saturday the 5th.

DECEMBER 31, 2012

Top 5 Exhibitions of 2012

By French Culture

Cultural Attaché and head of the Arts Department at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Sophie Claudel has compiled her top five favorite New York exhibitions from 2012.

DECEMBER 29, 2012

2012 Top 5: Documentary, Animation & Film Restoration

By Film Department

Top 5 French (productions and/or co-productions): documentaries, animationed films, and restored films released in the U.S. in 2012 put together by the Film, TV and New Media Department at the French Embassy.

DECEMBER 29, 2012

Nathalie Charles' Top 5 Films of 2012

By Nathalie Charles

In the lead-up to the New Year, we've got more TOP 5's to share from 2012. Nathalie Charles' TOP 5 films of 2012...

DECEMBER 29, 2012

New Year's Playlist: French Pop

By Adrien Colle

In 2012, it is hard to define the sound of French pop. There are still echoes of the classic 60s sounds of Serge Gainsbourg and Françoise Hardy...

DECEMBER 27, 2012

Delphine Selles' Top 5 Films of 2012

By Delphine Selles

In the lead-up to the New Year, we've got more TOP 5's to share from 2012. Delphine Selles' TOP 5 films of 2012...

DECEMBER 24, 2012

Interview with Jean-Louis Etienne

By French Culture

[FRENCH] Jean-Louis Etienne Shares 35 Years of Mountain, Maritime and Polar Experience.