SEPTEMBER 27, 2012

NYFF: Cinéastes/Cinéma de notre temps

By French Culture

To mark the 50th edition of the New York Film Festival, INA (l’Institut national de l’audiovisuel) will present a selection of films from the series by Janine Bazin and André S. LabartheCinéastes/Cinéma de notre temps.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

France Honors Elliott Carter with the Legion of Honor

By French Culture

On Friday, September 21st, Elliott Carter received the insignia of Commander of the Legion of Honor at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York. The Ambassador of France, François Delattre, presided over the ceremony and delivered the following speech.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2012

France Honors Elliott Carter with the Legion of Honor

By French Culture

On Friday, September 21st, Elliott Carter received the insignia of Commander of the Legion of Honor at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York. The Ambassador of France, François Delattre, presided over the ceremony and delivered the following speech.

SEPTEMBER 7, 2012

Fall Season at the Metropolitan Opera

By French Culture

French composers and artists are once again in the spotlight for the 2012-2013 season at the Metropolitan Opera. "Faust" by Charles Gounod will be conducted by Alain Altinoglu, while "Dialogues des Carmélites" by Francis Poulenc will be conducted by Louis Langrée.

AUGUST 28, 2012

Interview with Christian Delage

By French Culture & CUNY TV

There is no possible comparison between Fuller and the others on that point, because he is the only one who did an autobiographical film strictly derived from his war experience (The Big Red One, 1980). However, it was also a founding experience for Stevens, who directed The Diary of Ann Frank in 1959 and later returned to Dachau with his son, and for Ford who later founded a house dedicated to war paraplegic veterans.

JULY 12, 2012

Petit-Déjeuner with Cédric Villani

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 9, 2012

A Tribute to Benoit Jacquot's FAREWELL MY QUEEN

By French Culture

On Monday July 9, 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, hosted a tribute to the cast and crew of Farewell, My Queen, in New York to promote the film’s US theatrical release.

JULY 9, 2012

Farewell, My Queen

By French Culture

The French film Farewell, My Queen that opened the Berlin Film Festival was just released in the United States. At this occasion, Antonin Baudry, the Cultural Counsellor of the French Embassy hosted a ceremony paying tribute to Benoît Jacquot, the director, Diane Kruger, who plays Marie-Antoinette, and Charles Cohen, the distributor.

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 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.

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