NOVEMBER 4, 2012

French Books for Bilingual Brains

By Fabrice Jaumont

French-English bilingual programs are booming New York City and with the demand for bilingual education comes a need for more books. Reading books is crucial to becoming bi-literate but getting access to books in French can be difficult, particularly if you are a public school with a small budget.

NOVEMBER 4, 2012

Joël Pommerat in Residency

By French Culture

Theater director Joël Pommerat in Residency (2012-2014) at the New York WorkShop Theater.

NOVEMBER 3, 2012

Les Amies de Place Blanche

By French Culture

Christer Strömholm was one of the great photographers of the 20th century. Les Amies de Place Blanche, a documentation of transsexual "ladies of the night" in Paris in the 1960s, is considered his most powerful and acclaimed body of work…

NOVEMBER 1, 2012

Fantastic Stories from New York's Past at the Brooklyn Book Festival

By French Culture

On the occasion of the Brooklyn Book Festival, French author and illustrator François Roca visited New York City to share his books with young fans...

NOVEMBER 1, 2012

New Website from the Research Team: 21st Century Cuisine, Nutrition, and Genetics

By French Culture

The team of the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) launched their website showing the history and curriculum of their research “21st Century Cuisine, Nutrition, and Genetics in F

OCTOBER 28, 2012

iPhone App for French Film Enthusiasts

By French Culture

The first trilingual iPhone application entirely dedicated to French cinema.

OCTOBER 26, 2012

"Fête de la science" at Kent Gardens Elementary School, VA

By French Culture

On October 26th, French association Les Petits Débrouillards came to Kent Gardens Elementary School, VA. The students used experiments and games to learn about ways to minimize the impact of construction on today's environment and for the future.

OCTOBER 23, 2012

French Heritage Language Program: Making French an Asset

By Benoît Le Dévédec

The following interview with Benoît Le Dévédec, Program Coordinator of French Heritage Language, was conducted on Oct. 18, 2012 by e-Toile, the official newsletter of the French Consulate in Miami.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012

Want to Start a French Film Festival on your Campus?

By French Culture

The Tournées Festival is a program of the French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring contemporary French cinema to American college and university campuses.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012

NYFF: Cinéastes/Cinéma de notre temps

By French Culture

To mark the 50th edition of the New York Film Festival, INA (l’Institut national de l’audiovisuel) will present a selection of films from the series by Janine Bazin and André S. LabartheCinéastes/Cinéma de notre temps.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012

Back to School for the French Heritage Language Program

By Benoît Le Dévédec

This summer as part of the French Heritage Summer Camp, 19 high school students from the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn took part in the Forum Mondial de la Langue Française in Quebec.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2012

France Honors Elliott Carter with the Legion of Honor

By French Culture

On Friday, September 21st, Elliott Carter received the insignia of Commander of the Legion of Honor at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York. The Ambassador of France, François Delattre, presided over the ceremony and delivered the following speech.

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