Francophone Games to honour victims of Grand-Bassam shootingThe members of the N’Soleh dance troupe are among the more than 3,000 athletes and artists who will be participating in the Francophone Games, which begin on Friday in Abidjan,…
'Living Dead' director George A. Romero dead at 77US filmmaker George A. Romero, whose 1968 cult classic "Night of the Living Dead" spawned the zombie movie genre, died on Sunday aged 77.
Churchill's painting for actress Vivien Leigh goes on saleA still-life of roses by Winston Churchill, given to screen star Vivien Leigh, was unveiled to the public for the first time on Monday at Sotheby’s auction house in London.
Paris cancels Congolese concert after anti-Kabila protestsFrench police cancelled a concert by a Congolese singer on Saturday after violent protests around the venue by opponents of Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila.
Hadid, Jenner stun at Fendi to cap off Paris Couture WeekKendall Jenner and Bella Hadid were employed with devastating effect by design Maestro Karl Lagerfeld to cap Paris Haute Couture Week in Fendi's dramatic color-infused fur…
Simone Veil to be inducted into France’s famed PanthéonHolocaust survivor and women’s rights icon Simone Veil will be inducted into France’s famed Panthéon mausoleum, the final resting place of those who have made significant…
Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies aged 91It was a last-minute Christmas gift for his wife that inspired Michael Bond to create Paddington Bear, the marmalade-loving teddy in a duffel coat and floppy hat.
‘Nouvelle Cuisine’ pioneer chef Senderens diesLeading French chef Alain Senderens, one of the founders of the Nouvelle Cuisine movement, has died aged 77, food critic Gilles Pudlowski told AFP on Monday.
The birth of a film industry: Hollywood and World War IAs we mark the centenary of the United States entering World War I, FRANCE 24 brings you a documentary on the birth of Hollywood. Our journalist Florence Gaillard sheds new light…
Wonder Woman kindles controversy in the Arab worldShe may be 76 years old, but Wonder Woman is stirring passions like never before.
The secret behind capturing the best photo at CannesAs the Cannes Film Festival prepares for the all-important award ceremony on Sunday night, FRANCE 24 takes a look back at some of the highlights captured on the red carpet.
‘Nothingwood’ a tribute to cinema and AfghanistanLounging against cushions like a pasha while a multitude of hangers-on stream in and out of his Kabul office, Salim Shaheen thunders his assessment of Afghan cinema.