Iconic theatremaker Jérôme Savary dies
Argentinian-French theatre icon Jérôme Savary has died aged 70, following a battle with cancer.
Jane Campion to lead Cannes short film jury
New Zealand-born director Jane Campion has been announced as the President of the Short Film Jury at the upcoming Cannes…
France’s National Library wants to buy Sade’s sadistic manuscript
The National Library of France is eager to get its hands on Marquis de Sade’s ‘The 120 Days of Sodom’,…
French actors 'grossly overpaid'
French movie stars are the world's highest paid actors, beating Hollywood heavyweights, and copping criticism from a leading industry figure.
Jacques Tardi refuses Legion D’Honneur
The highest honour presented to civilians in France has been turned down by renowned cartoonist Jacques Tardi.
Les Rencontres d’Arles, Photography Festival in Arles, France: Part II
On Monday we ran Part I of Joel Simpson's review of Les Rencontres d’Arles, a huge lovesong to the art…
Les Rencontres d’Arles, Photography Festival in Arles, France: Part I
In part one of his feature from photographer's paradise, Joel Simpson reports on Les Rencontres d’Arles, Photography Festival in Arles,…