JUNE 1, 2012

Films on the Green Opening Reception 2012

By French Culture

The fifth annual Films on the Green festival, co-sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, opened June 1st.

MAY 31, 2012

International Platform for Books

By French Culture

BookFrance (FranceLivre), an international platform for French books created by l’Institut Français and the Centre National du Livre (CNL) in association with the Bureau International de l’Edition Française (BIEF), is now online.

MAY 31, 2012

Brooklyn Student Wins French Heritage ’Allons en France 2012’ Contest

By Benoît Le Dévédec

Every year, many students of French around the world get the chance to take part in the Allons en France contest, which offers a 10-day educational trip to France to its winners thanks to the Institut Français.

MAY 14, 2012

FUSED Awards Grants to Fund Cultural Exchange Through Dance

By French Culture

The French-U.S. Exchange in Dance (FUSED) has awarded grants supporting international residencies and performances of contemporary dance work by eight French and U.S. artists for the 2012-2013 season.

MAY 10, 2012

The French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater 2012 Grantees

By French Culture

The French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater has awarded $116,000 to 10 projects in the U.S.

MAY 5, 2012

Assises du Roman: International Forum on the Novel

By French Culture

The 6th International Forum on the Novel (Les Assises Internationales du Roman 2012) opened last Monday night in Lyon with a conversation between writers Catherine Millet, Camille Laurens and Lydia Flem on “the question of truth.”

MAY 4, 2012

Harvey Weinstein Honored at the French Embassy

By French Culture

On April 30, 2012, Ambassador François Delattre and Cultural Counselor Antonin Baudry hosted a celebration to honor Harvey Weinstein’s légion d’honneur, which was awarded by President Nicolas Sarkozy in March 2012.

MAY 4, 2012

A Successful Month of Francophonie for French Heritage Students in New York

By Benoît Le Dévédec

For most French Heritage students in the United-States, Francophonie is celebrated in March and all year long.

APRIL 28, 2012

Filming The Camps

By French Culture

Filming the Camps presents rare footage of the liberation of Dachau with detailed directors’ notes, narratives, and the documentary produced as evidence at the Nuremberg trials, among other historic material.

APRIL 27, 2012

Interview with Gisele Vienne

By French Culture

Gisele Vienne's installation for the 2012 Whitney Biennial continues her career -long investigation into the tension between the artificial and the real. Her work revolves around notions of evil, adolescence and the uncanny, and the world she portrays is often at the very edges of normative human behaviour.

APRIL 24, 2012

Guy Delisle’s First North American Tour!

By French Culture

We are pleased to announce Guy Delisle’s first ever North American tour! At each stop from New York to Los Angeles, Guy will present his work with talks and book signing at bookstores and festivals.

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