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Film Series
French Films at the Minneapolis Film Festival Outdoor and Virtual screenings Minneapolis, MN
May 15
Performance
Live Ideas 2021: Qudus Onikeku, QDance Co. Online Panel, Screening & Conversation

Videos

Replay event: Unmasking Masks, Part 2
Replay event: Unmasking Masks, Part I
Our one-day livestream event, "Unmasking Masks", took place on April 16, 2021 and brought together artists, curators, anthropologists and researchers from across the Southern U.S., France, and Mexico to explore the varied aspects of masks and their unsettling contemporariness. Read more about Replay event: Unmasking Masks, Part I
Albertine Prize 2020 Award Ceremony
  On December 9th, the 2020 Albertine Prize was awarded to American readers’ favorite work of Francophone fiction translated into English. Watch the video to hear the announcement of the winner and a discussion featuring the winning author and translator. Read more about Albertine Prize 2020 Award Ceremony
Chavirer: A Conversation with Lola Lafon & Laure Murat
Igifu: A Conversation with Scholastique Mukasonga & Kaiama L. Glover
New MississippiS: Some Situated Stories on Contemporary Ecologies | Atlanta
In these times of planetary troubles, the works of art and archives can help us to tell historically situated and pluralized stories about contemporary ecological issues. Using the South of the Mississippi River as an emblem of the markers of environmental problems, we consider the intersection between exploitation, ecologies, and people in two locales in the American South. This project New MississippiS is a digital and artistic reading of multiple museums’ archives and collections. Read more about New MississippiS: Some Situated Stories on Contemporary Ecologies | Atlanta
Les Inséparables with Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir & Judith Thurman
Professor and publisher Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir and author and New Yorker staff writer Judith Thurman discuss Les Inséparables, a novel by Simone de Beauvoir written in 1954 and released for the first time in fall 2020. Read more about Les Inséparables with Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir & Judith Thurman
Three Rings with Daniel Mendelsohn & Édouard Louis
“Alaïa-Adrian: Masters of Cut” with Olivier Saillard at SCAD FASH Atlanta
Throwback to A Night of Philosophy & Ideas
A Night of Philosophy & Ideas is an annual nocturnal marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music. Inspired by La Nuit des idées, a project of the Institut Français, various events take place around the world, including in US cities like New York. There, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy traditionally co-presented the event at the Central Library branch in Grand Army Plaza.  Read more about Throwback to A Night of Philosophy & Ideas