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.
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.
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.
The French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater has awarded $116,000 to 10 projects in the U.S.
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.”
For most French Heritage students in the United-States, Francophonie is celebrated in March and all year long.
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.