SPOTLIGHT: HENRI LANGLOIS

  We couldn’t imagine cinema without the name of Henri Langlois, but somehow not many people know him. He really is a big deal and he might just be the reason why we are able to see À Bout de souffle on Netflix today. It all started when Henri Langlois (1914 – 1977) began a […]

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SPOTLIGHT: HENRI LANGLOIS

  On ne pourrait pas parler du cinéma sans évoquer le nom d’Henri Langlois, et pourtant il n’y a pas beaucoup de gens qui le connaissent. C’est vraiment un réalisateur important et c’est pour cette raison (peut  être) qu’on peut voir À Bout de souffle sur Netflix aujourd’hui. L’histoire d’Henri Langlois (1914-1977) a débuté quand […]

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WHAT TO DO IN PARIS IN NOVEMBER

Français  Music Transient Festival – Paris, 5th to 8th November 2015          Transient Festival returns to Paris for the second time. This cutting edge electronic music festival will bring the cream of innovative techno producers and experimental sound artists to a yet-to-be-announced inner-city venue. It is a festival that promotes digital culture in many […]

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What to do in Paris in December

„It’s cold outside…“ but luckily you can find vin chaud and roasted chestnuts on every street corner, plus plenty to keep you occupied until Noël. Winter Fun While it’s too cold for most outdoor sports at the moment, it’s the perfect time to strap on a pair of ice skates. There’s rinks being set up […]

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What to do in Paris in October

All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey, but there’s no need to book the first flight to California. Paris is still buzzing with activity this October. Film Most famous for The 400 Blows, François Truffaut is the subject of a huge retrospective at the Cinémathèque Française covering his work as a director, […]

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SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK: MARCEL CARNÉ

  This week the spotlight is on Marcel Carné, an innovative filmmaker who led the poetic realism movement and was arguably considered the most admired French filmmaker of his era. He produced his great works just before the mid-twentieth century, some of which include; “Quai de Brumes” (1938); “Les Portes de la Nuit” (1946); and […]

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Brune/Blonde at the Cinémathèque Française

Eyebrows were raised when the Cinémathèque Française announced its October – January exhibition ‘Brune/Blonde’, so Jen Wallace decided to pay a visit to see if hair in Cinema really was the cultural-talking point that the exhibition claimed it to be. Throughout cultural history, hair is something that has always defined an era and played an […]

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