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Hippocrate

Benjamin (Vincent Lacoste), a 23-year-old medicine student is doing his first residency internship in the hospital department led by his father, Professor Barois (Jacques Gamblin). But things are not going the way they should and Benjamin faces patients, their families, medical attendants and his colleague Abdel (Reda Kateb), a more experienced foreign doctor.


The Connection (La French)

1975: Pierre Michel (Jean Dujardin), a judge, arrives in Marseille with his wife and children. His task is tackle organised crime. On the opposite side: Gaëtan Zampa (Gilles Lellouche), head of the...


Clouds of Sils Maria (Sils Maria)

Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) used to be quite famous when, aged 18, she played the role of Sigrid, a young and charming girl who drives an older woman, Helena to suicide. Twenty years later, she...


Girlhood (Bande de filles)

When she learns that she will not be able to get to high school, Marieme starts skipping school. She meets three young free-spirited girls, changes her name and style and starts stealing. But her...


Timbuktu

Kidane (Abel Jafri), his wife Satima (Hichem Yacoubi), their daughter Toya and their shepherd Issan are spending quiet days in the Malian desert, near Timbuktu. But when Kidane accidentally kills a...


Love at First Fight (Les Combattants)

Arnaud is about to spend a peaceful summer when he meets Madeleine, during a self-defence contest on the beach. He falls in love with this young fighter and slowly becomes a different man, gaining...


The New Girlfriend (Une Nouvelle Amie)

« A New Girlfriend » Francois Ozon's latest audacious new movie, is a tasteful mix of elegance and wit.


French Riviera (L'homme qu'on aimait trop)

Based on real 1970's events, André Téchiné's last film revisit the unexplained disappearance of a casino manager's daughter.



Notre Dame de France celebrates its 150th anniversary

This anniversary year is an opportunity for Notre Dame de France to rejoice in the richness of its community today: a rich programme for the whole year.


Classical music back to categories

LMFL XIX International Summer course

Language and Music for Life runs a programme of intensive music and language courses to help young people develop their talents. Stunning locations, world-reknown teachers and supportive environment : a perfection combination which provides a life changing experience.


Et Patati Patata opens a new French school in Fulham

Due to high demand, Et Patati Patata are launching a Saturday morning French school in Fulham. Et Patati Patata will teach all levels, in very small groups (only 11 pupils per class). They will...

 FREE  Franglish - Language Exchange

FRANGLISH is a weekly French/English and Spanish/English language exchange event taking place in bars in the heart of London. Participants come to practice a foreign language and make friends in a...


Kamao Quartet Live at Sands Films, Rotherhithe

Fronted by singer and guitarist Jean de Talhouët, the band includes clarinet, gypsy guitars, and double bass, Kamao create a beautiful and rich sound that complements the vocals with haunting and lyrical harmonies. Their repertoire ranges from hot swinging jazz featuring captivating virtuoso improvisations, to the saddest gypsy ballads, the liveliest waltzes, as well as original compositions.

 FREE  A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the French Institute

After a phenomenal success at the Aix-en-Provence Festival and worldwide in 1991 & 1992, Robert Carsen’s enchanting production of Britten’s operatic masterpiece returns to its birthplace, the...

 FREE  Bruce Brubaker Plays Philip Glass at the French Institute

With the exception perhaps of Glass himself, there is no finer interpreter of Philip Glass’s music in the world than Bruce Brubaker, a highly respected New York pianist who trained and now teaches...

 FREE  The Sparrows of Paris - vintage french chansons

Parisian chanteuse Carolyn Saint-Pé and the musicians of The Sparrows of Paris transport you in time and space to Paris of the 1920s to 50s with a mix of chansons and popular tunes of the period....

The Sparrows of Paris - Vintage french chansons and jazz at The Green Note

Jazz singer Carolyn Saint-Pé and the musicians of The Sparrows of Paris return to celebrated Jazz club The Green Note for an intimate concert of French chansons and jazz.


Pierrot Lunaire at the Bridewell Theatre

Théâtre Volière presents Pierrot Lunaire! This Dance Theatre features the original song settings of the French poet Albert Giraud's poems. The story takes place in an English country house circa 1890; where a French governess shares with her young charge her passion for Pierrot Lunaire's poetry. Isolated and homesick, she finds herself increasingly haunted by the Pierrot's enigmatic figure.


Suite Française - DVD release

"Suite Française" will be available on DVD and Blu-ray from 27th July 2015. Directed by Saul Dibb, and starring Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas and Matthias Schoenaerts, this movie has been said to be "an intoxicating love story" (Radio Times) and "a love story that will make you swoon" (Heat).


Exhibitions back to categories

 FREE  Drawing on Style: Irwin 'Bud' Crosthwait 1914-1981

GRAY M.C.A leading specialists in Fashion Illustration and Modern Art are holding a selling exhibition of the work of respected Canadian War Artist, Fashion Illustrator & Modern Painter Irwin ‘Bud’ Crosthwait (1914 – 1981) at Gallery 8, St James's London.


 FREE  French Musette La Guinguette at Borough Market

To celebrate Bastille Day, the fun French Musette Social Dance La Guinguette aux Moineaux returns to London at renowned Borough market on Sunday 12th July from 1pm to 3pm. As part of the Bastille...

New French Faces at Ciné Lumière

Starting in June, Ciné Lumière wil be hosting the New French Faces film series, highlighting some of the rising stars of French cinema (Anaïs Demoustier, Reda Kateb, Raphaël Personnaz, Adèle...


French band La Femme at Koko on 24 November

The French band La Femme will be in London in May to perform its psych pop punk music at Koko! The group released their debut album Psycho Tropical Berlin in April last year.


Outdoor Events back to categories

6 hour day trip to the Cotswolds from London Paddington

Escape for a day in the Cotswolds, board a minivan for a trip through hidden villages, enjoy an invitation into a traditional cottage, savour an excellent English cream tea.


Bastille Day Party with The Hamiltons

Come and party in the Studio on Bastille Day with The Hamiltons, London’s new bi-lingual music sensation. Blasting onto the scene at this year’s London Festival of Cabaret, the renowned brother and sister lead their euphonious band through the stunning self-reflexive ballads of Edith Piaf, the scandalous and bizarre works of Serge Gainsbourg, and the beautiful odes to Paris of Yves Montand.


Plays/ Opera back to categories

Consolation at the Bridewell Theatre

Théâtre Volière presents the European Premiere of their tragi-comedy Consolation. Set in Southern France, Consolation is about the relationship between a young French actor who plays a Cathar knight in a Visitor's Centre, and a middle-aged English woman who believes she has experienced a past life as a Cathar heretic in Languedoc during the thirteenth century.


Workshops back to categories

 FREE  Scrapbooking Workshops

You need creativity in your life? You love making lovely things with your hands and you want to share a happy moment with friends and receive some free scrapbooking materials? Host a Stampin'Up workshop and learn new techniques of Scrapbooking to make cards, mini albums or layouts and have fun with your friends!



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