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May 26
Film Series
POSTPONED | The Confession Embassy of France - La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC
  • French Authors on Tour
    The Book Department at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York offers financial support to American institutions wishing to host French authors for readings, signings, and symposia. We collaborate with universities, libraries, bookstores, publishing houses, and other venues across the United States to organize events with visiting authors.
  • Marianne Midwest Series
    Marianne Midwest Series is a series of web debates on contemporary topics produced annually by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Chicago in partnership with the France Chicago Center at the University of Chicago and the Alliance Française de Chicago to bring together American and French points of view, and to reach satellites locations. The programs take place in Chicago but are broadcast via webcast to other locations throughout the Midwest.
  • Call for Applications: 2019 BIEF Fellowship
    Applications are now open for the ninth edition of the Fellowship in Paris program organized by the Bureau international de l'édition française with the support of the Centre national du livre and the Société française des intérêts des auteurs de l'écrit. From March 16-22, 2019, the Fellowship will welcome fourteen representatives of foreign publishing houses specializing in literature and the humanities in Paris to participate in "B to B" meetings with French publishers as well as visits to publishing houses and bookstores. 
  • Méthode Room | Chicago
    Curated by independent curator Guillaume Désanges and organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Chicago in partnership with many cultural institutions, Méthode Room is an international residency program that fosters French-American collaborations through cultural and civic engagement in the South Side of Chicago.
  • Films on the Lake | Chicago
    Films on the Lake is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in Chicago parks by the Cultural Services at the French Embassy in Chicago as part of the Chicago Park District's Movies in the Parks.
  • Jazz & New Music Program
    The Jazz & New Music program is designed to encourage the creative and professional development of French jazz and contemporary composers, musicians and ensembles in the U.S. American institutions as well as French artists can apply until March 2, 2020 for projects taking place between September 1, 2020 and August 31, 2021.
  • French Immersion
    French Immersion is a program initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and developed to support emerging and innovative French creators.
  • Kids Trail
    Designed as a yearlong artistic journey, Kids Trail offers children and adults the opportunity to explore French arts and culture through a variety of disciplines: cinema, theater, design, dance, visual arts, philosophy, music and literature.
  • Films on the Green
    Films on the Green is an free outdoor French film festival in New York City parks organized annually by the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and NYC Parks.
  • Young French Cinema
    YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA is a program of UniFrance films, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring French films with no US distribution to art house cinemas, film societies, the Alliance Française network, and American universities.
  • The Tournées Film Festival
    The Tournées Festival aims to bring contemporary French cinema to American college and university campuses. The program distributes close to $200,000 in grants annually to encourage schools to begin their own self-sustaining French film festivals. The Tournées Festival has partnered with more than 600 universities, making it possible for more than 500,000 students to discover French-language films.
  • CinéSchool
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, the network of the Alliances Françaises in the United States, and the Institut français, are proud to present a new educational program : “Cineschool.” This Film and audiovisual program provides schools, Alliances Françaises and cultural institutions with a film catalogue and trilingual educational portfolios designed for children and teenagers from four to eighteen years old.
  • Publishing Grants & Prizes
    The Book Department at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy works to promote French and Francophone literature and to encourage English translations of French works. We oversee three grant programs to help publishers and translators with acquisition of rights cost and translation cost.
  • Best of French Short Films from the Clermont-Ferrand Festival
    Best of French Short Films, a program launched by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US in 2016, offers non-commercial theaters a selection of short films that were presented at the most recent International Short Film Festival - Clermont-Ferrand. 
  • Centre National du Livre Translator Residencies
    The Centre national du livre (CNL) offers grants to foreign translators who wish to spend time in France to complete a translation project of a French work into their own language.
  • ARTE Docs USA
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and ARTE, the European cultural TV channel, are thrilled to offer ARTE Docs USA, a list of documentaries, for American Universities, non profit institutions, schools and Alliances françaises.
  • Mediamerica
    Created in 2004, Mediamerica.org is administered by the Film, Television and New Media Department of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States. The website is a resource for French professionals in the industry. 
  • FACE Contemporary Theater
    FACE Contemporary Theater, a French-American grant program, is dedicated to fostering innovative artistic collaborations in the field of theater and to contributing to the dynamism of intercultural dialogue and exchange between France and the U.S.
  • Etant Donnés: French-American Fund for Contemporary Art
    Étant donnés Contemporary Art aims to strengthen ties between France and the U.S. in the field of contemporary art by fostering active collaboration and encouraging long-lasting partnerships between French visual artists, curators and collectives and American curators and cultural institutions. The fund supports the discovery of emerging talents, while also sustaining interest in established artists. Furthermore, it has been instrumental in creating a network of curators from France and the U.S. Since its inception, Étant donnés has developed an international reputation by allocating over $3 million to fund more than 300 projects and 16 curators.
  • Meet: Residency for Writers and Translators in Saint-Nazaire
    For almost thirty years, the "Meet" — Maison des Écrivains Étrangers et des Traducteurs (the Foreign Writers and Translators House) — has welcomed writers and translators from all over the world. The resident is allocated a weekly grant and accommodated in an emblematic high-rise overlooking the docks and the shipyards of Saint Nazaire Harbour, on the Loire River estuary. The deadline for application is the end of February for a residency the following year.
  • Le Créative Lab North America
    Le Créative Lab: North America is a 8-day intensive program for startups from the cultural and creative industries willing to expand into the US market in the next 12 to 24 months. The purpose of this immersion into the New York and Montreal landscape is to help French entrepreneurs adapt their products or services to the American consumer and define a marketing strategy for the U.S. and French Canadian market, as well as establish contacts and networks to prepare for the product launch in the United States and Québec.