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.

APRIL 5, 2012

The Believer Lands in France!

By French Culture

The literary magazine, The Believer, was created in San Francisco by Dave Eggers of McSweeny’s Publishing along with several of his friends. Now, for first time, a quarterly edition of The Believer will be available in French from the French publishing house Editions Inculte.

APRIL 4, 2012

First U.S. Publication by Joel Pommerat Acclaimed French Author-Director

By French Culture

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy is pleased to announce the first U.S. publication of acclaimed French author/director Joël Pommerat (winner of Grand Prix for Dramatic Literature, Molière Award, and Associate Artist at both Odéon Theater of Europe, and National Theater of Belgium) in Theater magazine’s Summer 2012 edition.

APRIL 3, 2012

France Honors Israel Horovitz with the Insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters

By French Culture

On April 3rd, 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor and head of the French Cultural Services confered the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Israel Horovitz at the French Embassy in New York. Israel Horovitz presented a short play in French and English for the occasion.

MARCH 30, 2012

New York University and Université Paris I Build Ties

By French Culture

On March 26th 2012, New York University and Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne signed an agreement strengthening ties between the two institutions. During the signing ceremony that took place at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research in Paris, Presidents John Sexton and Jean-Claude Colliard, expressed their common goal to encourage the collaboration between their two universities.

MARCH 26, 2012

France Honors Alyson Waters and Ben Cameron

By French Culture

On the 23rd of March 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters on Alyson Waters and Ben Cameron.

MARCH 16, 2012

The Publishing World Gathers in Paris for the 2012 Salon du Livre

By French Culture

For five days in March, Paris will move to the rhythm of the international publishing industry...

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