The year is 1912. This is the story of an intrepid young reporter Adèle Blanc-Sec and her quest for the power of life over death. Her journey would take her to distant lands to face many dangers beneath the sands. She will go to any lengths to achieve her aims, including sailing to Egypt to tackle mummies of all shapes and size.
May 7-28, 2013
French Institute Alliance Française
As part of the World Nomads festival, French Institute Alliance Française presents a month of Tunisian films curated by Dora Bouchoucha, one of Tunisia’s most successful female film producers.
May 24 - 30, 2013
Claude Autant-Lara's A Pig Across Paris (La Traversée de Paris) (1956), a rediscovered comedy/drama starring Jean Gabin (Grand Illusion) and French comedian Bourvil as blackmarketeers smuggling four valises of precious pork through the streets of Occupied Paris, will run at Film Forum from Friday, May 24 through Thursday, May 30 (one week) in a new restoration.
Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor are instructors in Harvards ‘Sensory Ethnography Lab’ which takes as a premise that artists, scientists and academics rely too heavily on words to convey ethnographic experiences.
The Banker meets the Young Woman one spring evening. He is a man of enormous power and wealth. That night she becomes his mistress. Together they enter a world of endless erotic desire – the desire to possess and to be possessed, to be forced past all limits.
Roller-skating, a cheeseburger and fries for dinner, and a drive-in movie: it sounds like a teenager's date night circa 1955 in some American town, or for a few weeks this summer, a night out at the Grand Palais in Paris.
On Tuesday evening April 30, the French Embassy hosted its first “Introduction to the New York startup community” class with Matt Brimer, co-founder of General Assembly (GA). GA is an organization that aims to “transform thinkers into creators” through education and creates opportunities in technology, business, and design.
The distributor and theater manager Sophie Dulac launched the Champs-Elysées Film Festival last year hoping to gather spectactors interested in American cinema, more precisely its independent aspect.
The Cannes Film Festival has just unveiled the list of jurors who will award this year's Palme d'Or, the festival's top award, on May 26th.
Festival de Cannes Directors’ Fortnight has announced its official line-up which features several American and French films.
American actress Kim Novak will be the guest of honour of the Cannes Film Festival this year.