APRIL 25, 2016

Interview: Karim Miské, by his translator Sam Gordon


An interview between writer Karim Miské author of Arab Jazz, and his translator Sam Gordon

APRIL 25, 2016

France honors Edouard Duval-Carrie with the Order of Arts and Letters


Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrie received the Medal for Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters from the Consul General of France. He was awarded for his artistic accomplishments and his support of French and Francophone culture locally and internationally.

APRIL 21, 2016

French Films Extravaganza


Back by popular demand! Under The Milky Way will again be offering a collection of 50 French films at discounted prices for the month of May.

APRIL 15, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Boulet nominated by the National Cartoonists Society; ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship application due April 22; Lyon hosted the international crime fiction festival known as the Quai du Polar; Livre Inter 2016 nominees include Edouard Louis’s Histoire de la violence, Jean Echenoz’s Envoyée spéciale, Marie Dorsan‘s debut novel Le Présent infini s’arrête, and Celle que vous croyez by Camille Laurens.

APRIL 13, 2016

Say Oui ! : Interview avec Elaine Guillot


French student and graphic designer Elaine Guillot is trying to reinvigorate Francophonie in North Louisiana. In her interview with the Consulate General, Elaine unveils her unconventional methods and efforts to reaffirm the importance of French in Lincoln Parish.

APRIL 11, 2016

Riad Sattouf's "L'Arabe du Futur" has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize!


While already popular and the winner of multiple awards in France, Riad Sattouf's "L'Arabe du Futur", has been chosen as the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize! The award recognizes the French author, who is also the author of "Cahiers d'Esther". As popular and famous as the comic is, it as been translated into 17 languages!

APRIL 11, 2016

Remembering Patrice Chéreau

By French Culture Arts

This month, the Metropolitan Opera premiere of Patrice Chéreau’s staging of Elektra is an opportunity to commemorate the unforgettable contribution of this great director to theatre, opera and film.

APRIL 6, 2016

Interview with Pascal Yonet, Director of the Rural Art Center Vent Des Forêts

By Dorothée Charles

Pascal Yonet has been the head of the the Association Vent des Forêts in the département of La Meuse since 2008, a rural contemporary art space dedicated to research and artistic production in forest and agricultural territories. A philosopher by training, he served as a freelance editor and since 2011, as deputy director of the Centre national de l’édition et de l’art imprimé (Cneai – Chatou).

APRIL 4, 2016

Tilt Kids Festival 2016

By French Culture Arts

The first edition of Tilt Kids Festival ended on April 3, 2016, after a month of outstanding performances, exhibitions and workshops, featuring artists from France and around the world. Initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), the festival brought to thousands of children and families in New York the opportunity to let their imagination go wild!

APRIL 4, 2016

2016 Grantees | French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater

By French Culture Arts

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with FACE Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Grantees of the Contemporary Theater Fund. This year, $125,000 in grants was allocated to 10 institutions for French projects in the U.S. Each project reflects the vibrant state of artistic creation.

APRIL 4, 2016

Arts for Young Audiences | Professional Forum

By French Culture Arts

In conjunction with Tilt Kids Festival in New York City, the French Cultural Services organized a professional forum on April 1, 2016 on the theme "Arts for Young Audiences". The forum brought together 60 professionals, from various institutions and disciplines, to discuss various topics: Engaging young audiences through art; Presenting challenging subjects such as violence, war, racism, gender; Networks and Circulation of international projects for young audiences.