MARCH 27, 2017

ARTE, the European culture channel, now available in the US


Over 400 programmes are available to stream worldwide on the ARTE in English website, including documentaries, investigative reports and concerts. New shows are added every week. ARTE, the European culture channel, launched this free VOD offering in English over a year ago to supplement its French and German programming.

MARCH 22, 2017

Attention book-lovers! Albertine Prize is just around the corner


Attention book-lovers: you are invited to take part in The Albertine Prize selection process!

MARCH 21, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Matthew Kent

Nominees revealed for the Albertine Prize, Nina Leger receives the 2017 Prix Anaïs Nin, Celebration of International Women's Day, Alain Mabanckou and Mathias Énard long-listed for the Man Booker International Prize, and Gaël Faye's translation of Petit Pays and release of Irruption

MARCH 15, 2017

French Voices Grantees Seeking American Publishers

By Angélique Boutefol

The French Voices Award honors both translators and American publishers for their work with the goal of creating a series of U.S.-published books representing the very best of contemporary French writing in every field. We believe that all 10 award winners currently looking for a home have the potential to touch American readers.

MARCH 13, 2017

Discover the Best of New French Fiction!

By French Culture

We are thrilled to announce the first Albertine Prize, a reader's choice award for contemporary French fiction in English translation.

MARCH 10, 2017

A Conversation With Sarah Kaminsky and Mel Urbach

By French Culture

On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, Albertine welcomed Sarah Kaminsky and Mel Urbach for a conversation around the life of Adolfo Kaminsky as a forger during World War II, depicted in Sarah Kaminsky’s biography Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger’s Life. Deputy Cultural Counselor Thomas Michelon welcomed the audience with the follow opening remarks.

MARCH 9, 2017

Emel Mathlouthi Announces Tour

By Francerocks

Tunisian protest artist, Emel Mathlouthi, creates expansive electronic music paired with traditional Tunisian instruments and rhythms. On the heels of her new release, Ensen, she will tour Europe in April and the US in May.

MARCH 7, 2017

Cirva - call for a production residency / visual artist

By French Culture Arts

The Cirva (International Glass and Visual Arts Research Centre) launches a call for a residency in 2017-2018, intended to a visual artist.

MARCH 2, 2017

Women's Day 2017 French Movie Selections from Under the Milky Way


Celebrate Women's Day, March 8, 2017, with Under the Milky Way's movie selection!

MARCH 1, 2017

French Voices Award Ceremony

By French Culture

On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, the French Voices Award Ceremony took place at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. In 2006, the French Cultural Services and FACE Foundation created French Voices, a program that supports the translation of contemporary French titles into English and support their publication in the United States.

MARCH 1, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

Daewoo receives the 2016 French Voices Award Grand Prize, Pen World Voices featuring French Writers, Pascal Kramer Rewarded for a Storied Career, Emma Ramadan on the Compelling and Challenging Aspects of Translation, A footage revealed of a man who might be Proust

MARCH 1, 2017

Francophonie Festival 2017: Francophone and Friends Family Picnic - Not to be missed, register now!


Join Atlanta's French-speaking community and friends for hours of family fun, food and entertainment! Enjoy a delicious picnic inspired by the Francophone world, children's activities (including a Bouncy Castle), an award ceremony and prizes for the Children's Drawing Contest winners. Register now!