DECEMBER 21, 2012

Films for the Holidays

By French Culture

Get ready for the holidays with some of our favorite Christmas classics from both sides of the Atlantic. Joyeuses fêtes!

DECEMBER 21, 2012

DVDs that Make Great Gifts!

By French Culture

Audiovisuel Attaché Muriel Guidoni has put together a list DVDs that would make great gifts this holiday season.

DECEMBER 19, 2012

Seasonal Literary Prizes

By Marie-Camille Alban

The time-honored season of French literary prizes has come to an end. This year, the competition was fiercer than ever! We have chosen seven winners that we think are particularly outstanding. The style and stories of these authors will surely win over new readers for years to come.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

Art and State: Arts Policies and Practices in the United States and France

By French Culture

A conversation between Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor, French Embassy in the U.S., and Rocco Landesman, Chairman, National Endowment of the Arts.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

Louvre Director Resigns

By Kathryn Hamilton

Less than a week after the much-celebrated opening of the Louvre-Lens, Henri Loyrette, president-director of the Louvre Museum, has announced that he is stepping down.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

French Heritage Students Meet with OIF Ambassador to the United Nations

By Benoît Le Dévédec

Friday, December 7, 2012 was yet another exciting day for students of the French Heritage Language Program in New York.

DECEMBER 17, 2012

December 21, 2012: Watch Short Films for Free!

By French Culture

December 21, 2012, on the occasion of the winter solstice and The Shortest Day international short film festival, 9 short films will be available online for free at MyFrenchFilmFestival.com.

DECEMBER 15, 2012

Push Your Art: 3D Art Contest 2013

By French Culture

The Palais de Tokyo and Orange are teaming up to encourage artistic creation through new technologies.

DECEMBER 12, 2012

Taking Art off the Walls: The Public Opening of Louvre-Lens

By Kathryn Hamilton

The new Louvre satellite museum in the former coal-mining town of Lens in northern France gives credence to the French ideal of free culture for all.

DECEMBER 12, 2012

Playlist: New French Dance Music

By French Culture

In the last few years a new crop of young French dance music producers has emerged with a tough, lean sound that has as much in common with Angolan kuduro or South African kwaito as the more familiar sounds of French house and techno.

DECEMBER 10, 2012

Five Favorite Titles from 2012

By Marie-Camille Alban

Cultural Attaché Laurence Marie and the Book Department of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy have compiled a list of top five favorite titles translated from French in 2012.

DECEMBER 9, 2012

Author Marc Levy Shares his Work with Floridians

By French Culture

French author Marc Levy recently traveled to Florida to participate in the Miami International Book Fair and French Week Miami 2012. At the Book Fair, Levy participated in a panel conversation with Rosecrans Baldwin...

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