OCTOBER 24, 2014

French Books USA: Week In Review


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.

OCTOBER 23, 2014

Abderrahmane Sissako Won Best Director Award at the 50 Edition of Chicago International Film Festival

By Pauline Lamy

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.

OCTOBER 22, 2014

Lyon Lumière Festival’s Classic Film Market: Cohen Media Group ink bought 8 French films to Gaumont

By Pauline Lamy

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.

OCTOBER 22, 2014

13 French films and co-productions in the Academy’s Foreign Language Film Award 2015 Selection

By Pauline Lamy

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.

OCTOBER 17, 2014

Online Training for American Teachers of French

By Carolyn Collins

Starting this October, 16 American teachers of French in the United States will participate in an online training course entitled "La France en mouvement" (France in movement).

OCTOBER 17, 2014


By Adrien Sarre

WELCOME TO THE NEW GOLDEN AGE OF FRENCH TV SHOWSWriters Guild Theater - October 28, 2014 Join us for the 2nd annual gathering of top television industry leaders and discover what France has to of

OCTOBER 17, 2014

French Books USA: Week In Review


The Musée d'Orsay launches a website dedicated to Sade, and the winners of the Prix de la Langue Française and the Prix François Mauriac are announced.

OCTOBER 17, 2014

Free Training Session for Teachers of French as a Foreign Language – Using French Media in the Classroom

By Heather Kircher

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.

OCTOBER 16, 2014

A Conference in Honour of Maxim Kontsevich at the Simons Foundation, NYC

By French Culture

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.

OCTOBER 13, 2014

La Femme on Tour

By Francerocks

OCTOBER 10, 2014

Robert Pogue Harrison Decorated by Consul General of France in San Francisco


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.

OCTOBER 9, 2014

French Dual Language Programs in the U.S.

By Fabrice Jaumont

2015 Trends and Supports on French Immersion and Bilingual Education. A Report of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy to the United States.