JUNE 3, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Matthew R. Kent

CEO if Actes Sud, Françoise Nyssen nominated as France's new Cultural Minister, Guy Delisle's comic Hostage receives rave reviews, an article about filmmaker Robert Bresson and his literary & film success, Christophe Bataille and Charlotte Rampling work together to create Rampling's memoir 'Who I Am," and graphic novel publisher NBM turns 40!

JUNE 2, 2017

Watch French Films on MUBI this June!

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

Leading curated streaming platform MUBI announced its June release slate featuring films and curated series from both emerging talent and acclaimed auteurs from across the globe. In June, MUBI takes a look at the work of two French greats —one legendary and one unsung— with films from Marcel Carné and Jacques Becker.

MAY 29, 2017

Interview with Romain Guimard, Acrobat, with Compagnie XY, on Tour in the U.S.

By French Culture Arts

The company of acrobats known as XY will tour the United States (Houston, TX; Charleston, SC; New York, NY) in June and July with its last performance "il n'est pas encore minuit". Romain, one of the acrobats of the company for many years, answers our questions before leaving for the tour.

MAY 26, 2017

2017 Summer Performing Arts Festivals in France

By French Culture Arts

This summer offers a packed and impressive calendar of Peforming Arts festivals all over France, with something for everyone's taste!

MAY 26, 2017

FUSED | Grantees 2017-2018

By French Culture Arts

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with FACE Foundation is delighted to announce the 2017-2018 Grantees of the FUSED program.

MAY 26, 2017

La Fabrique des Humanités: A Translation Program in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017-2018 Workshops

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

The association ATLAS, which aims to promote literary translation, is launching a new program of one-week workshops, designed to enable young scholars to develop their skills in translation and to facilitate the flow of translations between English and French in philosophy, the humanities and social sciences.

MAY 23, 2017

FACE Contemporary Theater | Grantees 2017-2018

By French Culture Arts

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with FACE Foundation is delighted to announce the 2017-2018 Grantees of the FACE Contemporary Theater program.

MAY 17, 2017

Tilt Kids Festival 2017

By French Culture Arts

After six weeks of fun and creative experiences, the second edition of Tilt Kids Festival, initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), ended on April 16, 2017.

MAY 11, 2017

Albertine Prize Winner Announced!

By French Culture

We are thrilled to announce the winner of the inaugural Albertine Prize: Bardo or Not Bardo, written by Antoine Volodine, and translated from the French by J. T. Mahany.

MAY 9, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Poet Abdellatif Laâbi shortlisted for the Griffin Trust Poetry Prize, Publishers Weekly announces their ten essential African novels, Édouard Louis discusses his book 'the End of Eddy' with the New Yorker and participates in the PEN World Voices Festival, discussing Charif Majdalani's recently translated 'Moving the Palace,' Sandrine Revel's graphic novel 'Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo' nominated for the Eisner Award, Remembering the late Ruwen Ogien.

MAY 8, 2017

Arsenal Contemporary in New York with Isabelle Kowal

By French Culture Arts

In February 2017, Arsenal Contemporary opened in New York, co-directed by Isabelle Kowal and Loreta Lamargese.

MAY 4, 2017

Paris&Co Learning Expedition: NYC VR/AR Discovery Session

By French Culture

On Thursday, May 4th, 2017, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy welcomed Paris&Co, the economic development and innovation agency of Paris, for a Learning Expedition focusing on the discover of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). Thomas Michelon, Deputy Cultural Counselor, opened the event with a welcoming speech.

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