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The French island of Oléron.

How a rooster's crow silenced France

A court case is rising through the French judicial system, and it is all because of a rooster named Maurice.

06/09/2019
Back to school (illustrative)

French-language ideologies create conflict in Morocco

North African country’s parliament approves draft law to teach topics in French despite controversy within ruling party.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
24/07/2019
Director Agnes Varda at the 9th Governors Awards in Los Angeles, 11/11/2017.

Agnes Varda, grande dame of French cinema, dies aged 90

A close contemporary of cinema legends such as Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, Varda won the Berlin Film Festival's Berlinale Camera lifetime achievemennt award only last month.

By REUTERS
29/03/2019

Stripping down in ‘Naked Normandy’

Quirky ensemble resembles the character actors Frank Capra assembled for his classic comedies.

French PM cancels visit, cites ‘domestic’ reasons

Among the domestic issues on Philippe’s agenda are a number of strikes on the horizon.

23/05/2018
General view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

Beaux chants! France-Israel cultural season takes shape

Ambassador to France Aliza Bin Noun emphasized that the cross-cultural season is not a PR campaign, but a truly magnificent opportunity for both sides to learn about each other.

By RINA BASSIST
24/04/2018
CLAUDE LANZMANN

Claude Lanzmann does it again

The French director has a new film as hard-hitting as 'Shoah.'

By BERNARD EDINGER
28/01/2018

Erdan asks for probe of guillotine sign at protest

Protester Amit Brin, who held the sign, wrote on his Facebook page that he was a pacifist who did not intend to encourage violence.

Coco Chanel in 1920

Coco Chanel used Nazi laws against Jewish partners, said film

'The No. 5 War' is slated to screen at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival tonight

17/12/2017
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