JULY 5, 2012

Petit-Déjeuner with Cédric Villani at the French Embassy

By French Culture

On July 11, 2012, Antonin Baudry, the Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, hosted the Friends of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques and 2010 Fields Medal recipient Cédric Villani. Over breakfast, Villani gave a presentation of his work to an enthusiastic audience. Mr. Baudry welcomed the guests with the following speech.

JULY 1, 2012

The Life & Work of Robert Delpire

By French Culture

This spring, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in collaboration with Aperture Gallery, The Gallery at Hermès, and La Maison Française of New York University presented Delpire & Co., an exhibition featuring a half century of achievement in the life and career of Robert Delpire.

JUNE 28, 2012

Rendez-vous with French Cinema 2012

By French Culture

The annual festvial, Rendez-vous with French Cinema, presents French films and shorts in New York.

JUNE 28, 2012

French Heritage Language Program bust a move with the help of the KLP break-dancing collective!

By Benoît Le Dévédec

With the end of the school year just around the corner, the French Heritage Language Program carries on taking French-speaking outside the classroom!

JUNE 26, 2012

French Publishing Negotiates Between Screen and Printed Page

By French Culture

“There are two things you don’t throw out in France- bread and books,” Bernard Fixot, a French publisher, told the New York Times last week...

JUNE 26, 2012

Saâdane Afif & Mount Moon Take Art to the L Train

By French Culture

Wednesday evening was the opening Saâdane Afif’s solo show at Ludlow 38, the satellite space for the Goethe-Institut in the Lower East Side. Afif is a French artist working and living in Berlin, and has spent the last six months in residence at ISCP, as part of the Cultural Services/Institut français residency program.

JUNE 14, 2012

CUNY TV Recognized for Outstanding Work

By French Culture

CANAPE, a monthly video news magazine co-produced by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and CUNY TV, has just won four Communicator Awards and four Telly Awards.

JUNE 5, 2012

French Heritage Summer Camp 2012, c’est parti!

By Benoît Le Dévédec

This year the French Heritage Language Program will be giving 20 disadvantaged French-speaking high school students from the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn the chance to discover a Francophone country here in America by organizing a summer camp in Quebec from July 2nd -12th.

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.

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