Catherine Leroux is awarded the Prix France-Québec; the Société des gens de lettres re-thinks author revenue sources; and a new study on e-reading in France is out.
Abderrahmane Sissako Won Best Director Award at the 50 Edition of Chicago International Film Festival
Director Abderrahmane Sissako won few days ago the Silver Hugo grand prize for best director for his film Timbuktu, at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival.
For the occasion of the second edition of Lyon Lumière Festival’s Classic Film Market, Cohen Film Collection has acquired North American rights to eight films from Gaumont.
French cinema will be well represented at the 87th Academy Awards next February 22nd, with 2 French films and 11 French co-productions out of the 76 features which are running the Oscar race.
Free Training Session for Teachers of French as a Foreign Language – Using French Media in the Classroom
How should media be used in the French classroom? What are the best methods for helping students develop critical thinking skills with regards to news and information? How can analyzing French media help students learn about French culture? The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United-States offer a training session to middle, high School and university teachers of French to address these questions.
Certainly, geometry in the 21st century with physical application, will involve the study of new kinds of objects with categorical structures playing a primordial role. Maxim Kontsevich has been a force of nature in creating these new categorical structures in the last 20 years.
On October 9th, 2014, Consul General of France Pauline Carmona decorated Robert Pogue Harrison with the insigna of Chevalier of the Order of Arts et Lettres for his commitment and dedication to French-related research fields.