Quoi de Neuf in and around DC? 

Thursday, April 15 @ 11:30 AM EST | French Series: Notre-Dame-de-Paris: Rebuilding A Legacy | Discussion panel with Peter Kovler, Olivier Latry, Stephen Murray and Michel Picaud. Moderated by Washington Post's Philip Kennicott | by French Embassy in the US

On April 15, the second anniversary of the devastating fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, the Embassy of France in the United States welcomes you to a special French Series devoted to the monument, its history and the reconstruction efforts. Register here. 

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Thursday, April 22 @ 7:00 PM EST | Virtual Talk Back: Marius Petipa: French Master of Russian Ballet | Discussion panel following the screening of the movie (Free screening available to AFDC members, contact: director@francedc.org).

Trailer to the movie:

Panel participants include:

Julie Kent, Artistic Director, The Washington School of Ballet

Marina Harss, Dance Writer for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Nation

Dr. Tim Scholl, Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature at Oberlin College

These experts in their field will discuss the social and political contexts of Petipa's work, his legacy and ongoing influence on ballet today, including contemporary reconstructions by Alexei Ratmansky and other choreographers. A Not-To-Miss wonderful conversation about the classical repertoire, the legacy of Marius Petipa, and what makes Swan Lake the most iconic ballet in the world.

To attend the live virtual talkback over YouTube on April 22https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdpAeWXsY7Y

IFcinéma à la carte

Une offre de films à découvrir en ligne

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IFcinéma à la carte est de retour et vous accompagnera tout au long de l'année 2021 !

Accédez aux films ici. Attention, différentes dates de disponibilité aux Etats-Unis pour différents films.