FEBRUARY 26, 2017

Interview with French company La Cordonnerie (part of the Tilt Kids Festival 2017)

By French Culture Arts

On March 18 and 19, the TIlt Kids Festival co-produced by FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) and The Cultural Services of the French Embassy will present the U.S. debut of the French company La Cordonnerie with the performances of "Snow White and the Fall of the Berlin Wall." Before leaving for New York, and while in Japan for professional meetings, La Cordonnerie (Samuel, Timothée, and Méthilde) spoke with us about their work.

FEBRUARY 24, 2017

French Voices Grand Prize Honors Daewoo by François Bon

By French Culture

On February 23, 2017, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation announced the recipient for the 2016 French Voices Grand Prize: Daewoo by François Bon. Originally published in French by Fayard in 2004, the English translation by Youna Kwak will be released by Diálogos Books in 2019.

FEBRUARY 22, 2017

SPIN Season 1 Available on Walter Presents


New SVOD Service – backed by UK Broadcaster Channel 4 – curates the Foreign Language Drama series, including French TV show SPIN (LES HOMMES DE L'OMBRE).

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review


Édouard Louis’s ‘The End of Eddy Bellegueule’ featured in The Guardian, Joyce Zonana receives a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, The passing of Tzvetan Todorov, A walk around Paris, with Shakespeare and Company’s owner

FEBRUARY 14, 2017

The Centre Pompidou celebrates its 40th anniversary!

By French Culture Arts

Read an interview of Serge Lasvignes, President of the Centre Pompidou, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Démos: Philharmonie de Paris enlarges access to culture

By French Culture Arts

Launched in 2010 by the Philharmonie of Paris, DEMOS is an initiative aiming to give access to musical and orchestral education to children coming from rural and low-income communities.

FEBRUARY 11, 2017

French-American Digital Lab Paris 2016: Highlights of the French Edition


From December 12th to December 17th, Paris welcomed the French-American Digital Lab, a program for startups in cultural and creative industries created by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York and co-produced by Business France and the Institut français. The program has been open for two years to startups in France wishing to promote their projects abroad. Its debut in the context of the Tandem Paris-New York 2016 last year enabled 4 young American entrepreneurs to present and advertise their innovative ventures on the Parisian tech and cultural scene.

FEBRUARY 10, 2017

CharlElie Couture to Perform in California

By Francerocks

CharlElie Couture has not only made a name for himself as a talented singer/songwriter, he has also established an excellent reputation as a painter, photographer and producer. He will be joined by Karim Attoumane (guitar) and Blake Miller (accordion, banjo and violin) to perform new songs as well as his classic hits in a set of two-night engagements in Los Angeles at the Raymond Kabbaz Theatre on March 24th and 25th and the 26th and 27th at the Lycée Français de San Francisco.

FEBRUARY 9, 2017

Paris Combo on Tour

By Francerocks

Paris Combo will perform across North America in February, beginning on the 11th in Arizona and continuing through the 25th near Boston. Along the way, the group will stop through City Winery venues in Chicago and New York (the 19th and 21st respectively), among other dates.

FEBRUARY 8, 2017

Sous le manteau at Pierre Hotel

By French Culture Arts

From February 6 to March 14, 2017, French perfume House sous le manteau takes residence at The Pierre Hotel, offering guests its collection of scents based on XIXth Century French love potions.

FEBRUARY 8, 2017

See the French Film "Elle" in Theaters Near You!


Don't miss this opportunity to see the new French film Elle, a psychological thriller about a young woman seeking to reclaim her life after a traumatic event in her past. This film will be shown at the West Newton Cinema and Merrill's Roxy Theatre, but don't wait long because this film won't be in theatres forever!

JANUARY 30, 2017

Damien Manivel's LE PARC: Theatrical & VOD Release Dates


Summer time. A teenage boy and girl have their first date in a park. Hesitant and shy at first, they soon discover each other, get closer as they wander, and end up falling in love.