Guillaume Ramillien

Winner of the The Young Architects and Landscape Artists Contest (AJAP) in 2016, Guillaume Ramillien is part of a young generation of French architects who seek to reconcile reality and the imagination. He describes here how the environment informs the way a building is designed.

Updated on 25/05/2021

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Hubert Charuel

How can we showcase the rural world today in France? How can an epidemic affecting cows allow us to highlight all the unique, contemporary aspects of this environment? Meet Hubert Charuel, whose Bloody Milk (“Petit Paysan”) is his first feature film.

Updated on 10/05/2019

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Grenouilles : the game that will make you love languages !

Do you know what the Russian expression « to play in the box » means? Do you know how the English and Spanish translate our the famous french idiom « when hens will have teeth »? And what if a Belgian tells you he is « blue of you »?

 

To all fans of graphic expressions, in French and foreign...

Updated on 17/03/2021

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French schools of art and design exhibit in Milan

An experimental exhibition in Milan brings together remarkable projects around the theme of nature and environmentalism by students and young graduates from three prestigious French schools of art and design. Ambitious, stimulating and sometimes confusing, the exhibition offers food for thought and...

Published on 01/04/2019

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Fanny Chiarello

Shifting, radical and free, Fanny Chiarello appears to reinvent herself in each of her books. In A Happy Woman, she describes her encounter with American artist Meredith Monk, avoiding the clichés of the biographical genre.

Updated on 10/05/2019

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Joël Karekezi

Joël Karekezi, a young Rwandan director, scriptwriter and producer, invites his viewer to reflect on the absurdity of war but also, and above all, on forgiveness and hope. The Mercy of the Jungle (“La Miséricorde de la jungle”), his second feature film, has just won the Gold Stallion, the highest...

Updated on 10/05/2019

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Wùlu, by Daouda Coulibaly

The first feature film by Franco-Malian director Daouda Coulibaly, Wùlu immerses us in the daily life of a young bus driver from Bamako who finds himself involved in the hellish world of drug trafficking.

 

Published on 19/03/2019

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Catherine Meurisse

She was the only woman on the team of full-time artists at Charlie Hebdo. Catherine Meurisse narrowly escaped the 7th January 2015 terrorist attack on the satirical newspaper’s headquarters. She continues to draw despite her fallen comrades.

 

Updated on 19/10/2021

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Diving Horses, by Camille Grosperrin

In Diving Horses, Camille Grosperrin combines documentary and fiction around the last "diving horse", an almost extinct American attraction.

 

 

Published on 21/03/2019

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Eastern Boys, by Robin Campillo

Equal parts novelistic thriller and reflection on love and paternity, Eastern Boys lets Robin Campillo hone a unique gaze wherein the social chronicle takes on breath of lyricism.

Published on 22/03/2019

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Motion, by the Zahrbat company

By working with Ukrainian dancers accustomed to hip-hop battles, Brahim Bouchelaghem has created a work that combines the energy of improvisation with the rigour and poetry of choreography.

Published on 25/03/2019

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The Fruitless Tree (L'Arbre sans fruit"), by Aicha Macky

 A documentary exploring the issue of infertility in Niger, The Fruitless Tree describes, through the experience of the director herself, the struggle of these socially-ostracized women.

Published on 25/03/2019

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Yaron Herman

The extraordinary rise of the Franco-Israeli jazz pianist Yaron Herman has brought a breath of freshness and modernity to jazz without sacrificing the musicality of his compositions, which are meticulously executed with authentic virtuosity.

Updated on 27/03/2019

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