NOVEMBER 29, 2016

An interview of Kettly Mars by her translator Jeanine Herman


An interview between Kettly Mars, author of Savage Seasons (University of Nebraska Press, 2015), and her translator, Jeanine Herman.

NOVEMBER 21, 2016

France Honors Daniel Glass and Nile Rodgers

By French Culture

On November 15th, 2016, executive music producer Daniel Glass and Grammy Award-winning musician and producer Nile Rodgers were conferred the insignia of the Order of Arts and Letters by Thomas Michelon, Deputy Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy. The award was presented with the following speech at a ceremony taking place at the Payne Whitney Mansion in New York, home to the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

The most acclaimed french literary prizes revealed their winners, Riad Sattouf continues to make a name for himself, Festival ‘Paris en Toutes Lettres’ is in full swing until November 21st, Startup Short Edition has nothing to envy to other publishing houses.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

New Release from Piers Faccini; Touring Early 2017

By Francerocks

Singer-songwriter Piers Faccini recently released his latest album ‘I Dreamed an Island’ via Six Degrees Records and announced several concert dates in North America for early 2017, including Winter Jazz Fest in New York in January and Washington DC’s Sixth & I Synagogue venue on January 14th.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Interview with Gisèle Pineau in Miami


NOVEMBER 17, 2016

NOTES ON BLINDNESS: Documentary Screening and VR Experience in NYC


The documentary NOTES ON BLINDNESS is screening to Film Forum and the VR version will take place to Jump Into the Light.

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Chicago & France: A New International Exchange Resilient Images

By Laurence Geannopulos

Hyde Park Art Center launches “Resilient Images,” a new international project in collaboration with the Centre régional de la photographie Nord—Pas-de-Calais (CRP) located in the North of France.

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Interview with Justine Pluvinage, Video-Film Artist

By Laurence Geannopulos

[Chicago]: Read an interview with video-film artist Justine Pluvinage, part of Resilient Images, an artist-in-residence program between the Centre regional de la photographie Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago.

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Panel on "How to Create International Series" on the occasion of the International Emmy Awards


The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, TV France International & French in Motion took the opportunity of the International Emmy Awards week-end to organize a cocktail and a panel discussion with international professionals of the TV sector.

NOVEMBER 14, 2016

MOS(KIT)O wins four awards at IGEM 2016 Championship in Boston

By French Culture Arts

The final jamboree of the international competition iGEM, “International Genetically Engineered Machine”, took place between October, 27 and October, 31 in Boston, Massachusetts. We are thrilled to announce that MOS(KIT)O, a multidisciplinary team of nineteen students, including three ENSCI-Les Ateliers : École nationale supérieure de création industrielle students, won four awards: the Gold Medal, the Best Applied Design Award, the Best Diagnostics Project Award, and the Best Entrepreneurship Award!

NOVEMBER 10, 2016

New Yann Tiersen Release and Contest

By Francerocks

Following the release of EUSA, a brand new album of piano compositions recorded live at Abbey Road, Yann Tiersen is launching a competition to find the best and most interesting interpretations of tracks from the album.

NOVEMBER 9, 2016

French-American Digital Lab New York 2016 Highlights of the Second Edition


From October 17th to 26th, 2016, New York welcomed the second edition of the French-American Digital Lab, an exchange program for startups from the cultural and creative industries, co-produced by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Business France. During this 10-day program, participants enjoyed a full experience filled with individual meetings, creative sessions, networking events, and site visits to New York’s cutting edge tech institutions.