From Tehran to Paris: A study of a modern identity crisisBorn in Iran, raised in France and Canada, Mani Soleymanlou is currently exploring his identity on a Paris stage in an autobiographical play called “Un” (“One”). The question at th...
A rose-tinted look at French immigrationFrance has long prided itself on being a “terre d'accueil”, or land of welcome, but you might not know it from the anti-immigrant rhetoric that has crept into the mainstream,...
FRANCE - ART
In pictures: Memories of pre-war SyriaMany of Syria’s architectural and archaeological treasures have been destroyed during the country’s three-year civil war. A new photography exhibition in Paris highlights these pla...
FRANCE - ART
Van Gogh’s legacy gets new treatment in ParisA new exhibition in Paris dedicated to Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh puts forth two daring questions: Was he crazy? And who was responsible for his suicide at the age of 37?
France returns paintings looted by Nazis during WWIIFrance's culture minister returned three paintings seized by the Nazis during World War II to the heirs of their one-time owners at an official ceremony on Tuesday.
In pictures: Paris fashion week closes with Ghesquière’s Vuitton debutIn what was the final and most anticipated show of Paris fashion week, Nicolas Ghesquière proved he was the perfect choice to replace Marc Jacobs with his debut collection for Loui...
Harrowing drama "12 Years a Slave" wins best picture at 86th OscarsHarrowing historical drama "12 Years a Slave" won the coveted best picture Oscar on Sunday, at the climax of the 86th Academy Awards.
Coming-out comedy wins big at France’s top film awardsAn offbeat coming-out comedy stole the show at France’s top film awards on Friday, with Guillaume Gallienne (pictured) celebrating five César Awards for “Les Garçons et Guillaume,...
Belgian 'Maestro' Stromae cracks Anglo music marketCan a half-Rwandan, half-Belgian French-speaking music sensation break through on an international, English-dominated music scene? Stromae took his charm offensive to London this w...
FRANCE - EXHIBITION
In pictures: Young and old revel at Star Wars landing in FranceA young teen with a mop of brown hair peeking out of his grey hoodie slices the air with an invisible lightsaber.
Oscar host DeGeneres mocks French cinema in spoof videoA woman holding an umbrella in the sunshine, a mysterious man wearing a fake moustache and the moon reflected in a cup of black coffee.
Revered French 'New Wave' director Alain Resnais dies at 91Alain Resnais, one of France’s most prominent and beloved film directors, has died in Paris following a brief illness at the age of 91.
FRANCE - CUISINE
Michelin bestows rare third star on 'champagne chef' LallementFrench chef Arnaud Lallement (pictured) joined the exclusive group of three-star restaurant owners on Monday as the 2014 edition of the world famous Michelin Guide was unveiled at...