Monday, October 24, 2016 (6)

Oct 24, 2016
September 17, 2016
  • NYC in a Citroen 2CV

  • Sep 17, 2016 at 2:00am to Nov 30, 2016 at 6:45pm
  • Location: around NYC
  • Description:

    Balade à New York en 2CV

    See New York City from a French perspective. Disrcete, personal and friendly with a bilingual host 

    Airport, office, hotel, promotion, restaurant, video production, VIP's, and all occasions

    Voir New York City avec une perspective française. Discret, personnel et amical avec un hôte bilingue
    Aéro, bureau, hotel, promo, pub, resto, video, VIP et pour toutes les occasions
  • Created by: Henri L
October 4, 2016
  • French Comics Framed Festival

  • Oct 4, 2016 at 2:00pm to Nov 5, 2016 at 3:00pm
  • Location: The Cooper Union, Founadation buiding, 7 East 7th St, NY 10003
  • Description:

    Jusqu’au 5 novembre, la bande dessinée francophone s'affiche à New York, avec une exposition au Cooper Union building et une série de rencontres avec des graphistes et auteurs du neuvième Art, dans différents lieux. Entrée libre.

  • Created by: Agnes Kerr
October 6, 2016
  • BEING 17

  • Oct 6, 2016 to Nov 18, 2016
  • Location: Lincoln Plaza Cinema and IFC Center
  • Description:

    Strand Releasing is pleased to announce the US release of BEING 17, acclaimed French director André Téchiné (Wild Reeds, Thieves)’s moving exploration of adolescent sexual awakening, with a script co-written by director Céline Sciamma (Girlhood), starring the great Sandrine Kiberlain (Mademoiselle Chambon,) Kacey Mottet Klein (Sister, Gainsbourg), Corentin Fila, and Alexis Loret. BEING 17 is scheduled to open on Friday, October 7 in New York at Lincoln Plaza Cinema and IFC Center followed by a national release.

    Unfolding over four seasons in the arresting, mountainous setting of the French Pyrénées, BEING 17 is the story of Damien (Mr. Mottet Klein) and Thomas (Mr. Fila,) two French teenagers from very different upbringings who go to the same high school but are constantly fighting. When family circumstances bring Damien’s mother, Marianne (Ms. Kiberlain) to invite Thomas to live with them, the young men are forced to coexist and work through their emerging and complicated desires.


  • Created by: Aimee Morris
October 14, 2016
  • Rody Paints Romantic Visions of the City of Light at Agora Gallery NYC!

  • Oct 14, 2016 at 7:00am to Nov 3, 2016 at 2:00pm
  • Location: Agora Gallery
  • Description:

    NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Parisian artist Rody in Idiosyncratic Expressions. The exhibition will open on October 14th, 2016 and run through November 3rd, 2016 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 20 from 6-8 PM. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend.

    Image: Rody,Mid-day in Paris,Oil on Canvas,35.5''x 35.5''

  • Created by: Lee Eagle
October 24, 2016
  • Chauvet's Theaters: A centenary celebration of Haitian playwright and novelist Marie Chauvet

  • Oct 24, 2016 from 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Location: Segal Theater, CUNY Graduate Center
  • Description:

    FREE + Open to public. First come, first served.

    Join us for a celebration of the 100th birthday of Haitian playwright and novelist Marie Chauvet.

    Marie Chauvet was forced to flee Haiti after publishing works critical of the race and class structures undergirding Haitian society and politics during the totalitarian regime of François “Papa Doc” Duvalier. Her most well-known work, the trilogy Love, Anger, and Madness, was first published in Paris in 1968 with the support of Simone de Beauvoir, bringing her much acclaim and putting her life in great danger. Exiled from Haiti, leaving her affluent family behind, Chauvet spent the final years of her life in New York City, where she worked as a maid and died in relative poverty in 1973. It is only in the last two decades that Chauvet’s work has been given critical attention, enjoying re-editions in French and translations in English and Spanish. Though best known as a novelist, Chauvet was also a playwright, and much of her prose fiction is w

  • Created by: Alessandra Benedicty
  • French Literature in the Making: Jean-Michel Ribes in conversation with Olivier Barrot

  • Oct 24, 2016 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Location: La Maison Française of NYU
  • Description:

    JEAN-MICHEL RIBES is an actor, playwright, screenwriter, director, filmmaker; managing director, Théâtre du Rond-Point, Paris; author of Musée haut, musée bas; Théâtre sans animaux (Molière Award).

    is a journalist, author, and television personality who plays a prominent role in French cultural life. He hosts the daily literary program Un livre un jour on France 3 and TV5. He also directs a series of public discussions with actors of the Comédie Française. His most recent books are L'Ami posthume (2008), Ciné Club (2010), Le Fils Perdu (2012), La Revue Blanche (2012), Un livre un jour, un livre toujours (2014), and Mitteleuropa (2015). He is in his ninth year of hosting French Literature in the Making at NYU, which inspired his Paris series of conversations with playwrights, "Mots en scène."

    In French.

    Free and open to the public.

  • Created by: La Maison Française of NYU