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France is a hub of culture, and of all kinds of art. Whether in Paris or beyond, Culture in France, relays the latest performance events.

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Culture in France - Who stole Goya's head? A new documentary asks questions about the treatment of artists

Vying for a prize in the Fipadoc international competition category in Biarritz in January 2019 is Oscuros y Lucientes. Madrid director Samuel Alarcon's second film digs into the mystery surrounding Goya's lost head. Despite the serious subject, Alarcon raised a few laughs during the film's French première.

4 MINJAN 25
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Culture in France - Who stole Goya's head? A new documentary asks questions about the treatment of artists

Culture in France - 'Caravaggio in Rome' - Paris museum hosts rare exhibition

Caravaggio in Rome: Friends and Foes is a compact yet intense exhibition running at The Jacquemart-André Museum in Paris. Some of the most important works of the early 17th-century Italian painter, as well as those of his peers and his disciples, are on display.The exhibition explores the painters' milieu, highlighting themes like music, games, romance and religion. RFI's Rosslyn Hyams speaks to Pierre Curie, curator of the Jacquemart-André Museum and co-curator of Caravaggio in Rome.

9 MINJAN 15
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Culture in France - 'Caravaggio in Rome' - Paris museum hosts rare exhibition

Culture in France - Giacometti's rough-edged frailty on show in Paris

Paris's Maillol Museum was founded in 1995 by Dina Vierny, a model and close associate for 19th and 20th-century sculptor Aristide Maillol. It is currently showing the works of Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, along with several works by artists such as Maillol, Aguste Rodin and Germaine Richier. Interesting to compare. To listen to Rosslyn Hyams's radio report click on the arrow in the top right hand of the photo.

9 MIN2018 NOV 15
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Culture in France - Giacometti's rough-edged frailty on show in Paris

Culture in France - Paris exhibition maps out post-WWI turmoil in the east

An exhibition that is part of the French centenary commemorations for the end of World War I provides a fascinating historical and geographical eye-opener, centred on the peace treaties signed after the war and what came next in central and eastern Europe, as well as in the Middle East.

9 MIN2018 NOV 7
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Culture in France - Paris exhibition maps out post-WWI turmoil in the east

Culture in France - Films ‘Shock Corridor’ and ‘Day of the Outlaw’ adapted on stage

At the National Drama Centre in Montreuil, a suburb east of Paris, director Mathieu Bauer's double-bill Nuit Américaine adapts two US movies for the stage. Bauer says it's like "diving into the history of cinema and of the US" at the same time. Click on the arrow in the top right-hand of the photo to listen to the RFI English Culture in France broadcast on 17 October 2018, and hear actors Clément Barthelet and Rémi Fortin talk about their experiences in the plays.

9 MIN2018 OCT 26
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Culture in France - Films ‘Shock Corridor’ and ‘Day of the Outlaw’ adapted on stage

Culture in France - Central and east Africa and other hotspots in photos in Bayeux

Rosslyn Hyams visits powerful exhibitions of photos taken in central and east Africa, mainly of refugees and internally displaced people near and on the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where long-awaited elections are slated for December 2018.

9 MIN2018 OCT 26
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Culture in France - Central and east Africa and other hotspots in photos in Bayeux

Culture in France - From James Bond to Marie Antoinette - films shot at the Vaux Le Vicomte palace

In this week's Culture in France, RFI's Rosslyn Hyams visits the Vaux le Vicomte Fait son Cinéma exhibition in the 17th Century palace and gardensnear Paris. The grounds and rooms have featured in some 50 movies over the past half-century since opened to the public in 1968, a revolutionary year. Click on the arrow on the photo to hear the feature.

10 MIN2018 OCT 11
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Culture in France - From James Bond to Marie Antoinette - films shot at the Vaux Le Vicomte palace

Culture in France - Paris museum's fresh look at the legacy of performer-rights campaigner Paul Robeson

Culture in France this week climbs to a niche in the Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac museum in Paris, for a small but powerful exhibition about the life and times of Afro-American international actor, singer, rights campaigner, Paul Robeson.

10 MIN2018 SEP 19
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Culture in France - Paris museum's fresh look at the legacy of performer-rights campaigner Paul Robeson

Culture in France - Les Rencontres d'Arles - America Great Again

America Great Again was a major section of one of the biggest photography conventions in the world, held in the picturesque southern French town of Arles. Rosslyn Hyams reports on the higlights of Les Rencontres d'Arles, which runs until 23 September 2018. Listen to this week's Culture in France by clicking on the arrow on the photo.

9 MIN2018 SEP 13
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Culture in France - Les Rencontres d'Arles - America Great Again

Culture in France - Paris summer festival offers culture for all ... for free

Still a busy cosmopolitan city, Paris winds down in the summer. But in July the annual performing arts festival, Paris l'été, occupies some of the spaces vacated by schoolchildren and holidaymaking Parisians in public buildings and outdoors, including one of the municipal swimming pools.

9 MIN2018 JUL 19
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Culture in France - Paris summer festival offers culture for all ... for free

Latest Episodes

Culture in France - Who stole Goya's head? A new documentary asks questions about the treatment of artists

Vying for a prize in the Fipadoc international competition category in Biarritz in January 2019 is Oscuros y Lucientes. Madrid director Samuel Alarcon's second film digs into the mystery surrounding Goya's lost head. Despite the serious subject, Alarcon raised a few laughs during the film's French première.

4 MINJAN 25
Comments
Culture in France - Who stole Goya's head? A new documentary asks questions about the treatment of artists

Culture in France - 'Caravaggio in Rome' - Paris museum hosts rare exhibition

Caravaggio in Rome: Friends and Foes is a compact yet intense exhibition running at The Jacquemart-André Museum in Paris. Some of the most important works of the early 17th-century Italian painter, as well as those of his peers and his disciples, are on display.The exhibition explores the painters' milieu, highlighting themes like music, games, romance and religion. RFI's Rosslyn Hyams speaks to Pierre Curie, curator of the Jacquemart-André Museum and co-curator of Caravaggio in Rome.

9 MINJAN 15
Comments
Culture in France - 'Caravaggio in Rome' - Paris museum hosts rare exhibition

Culture in France - Giacometti's rough-edged frailty on show in Paris

Paris's Maillol Museum was founded in 1995 by Dina Vierny, a model and close associate for 19th and 20th-century sculptor Aristide Maillol. It is currently showing the works of Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, along with several works by artists such as Maillol, Aguste Rodin and Germaine Richier. Interesting to compare. To listen to Rosslyn Hyams's radio report click on the arrow in the top right hand of the photo.

9 MIN2018 NOV 15
Comments
Culture in France - Giacometti's rough-edged frailty on show in Paris

Culture in France - Paris exhibition maps out post-WWI turmoil in the east

An exhibition that is part of the French centenary commemorations for the end of World War I provides a fascinating historical and geographical eye-opener, centred on the peace treaties signed after the war and what came next in central and eastern Europe, as well as in the Middle East.

9 MIN2018 NOV 7
Comments
Culture in France - Paris exhibition maps out post-WWI turmoil in the east

Culture in France - Films ‘Shock Corridor’ and ‘Day of the Outlaw’ adapted on stage

At the National Drama Centre in Montreuil, a suburb east of Paris, director Mathieu Bauer's double-bill Nuit Américaine adapts two US movies for the stage. Bauer says it's like "diving into the history of cinema and of the US" at the same time. Click on the arrow in the top right-hand of the photo to listen to the RFI English Culture in France broadcast on 17 October 2018, and hear actors Clément Barthelet and Rémi Fortin talk about their experiences in the plays.

9 MIN2018 OCT 26
Comments
Culture in France - Films ‘Shock Corridor’ and ‘Day of the Outlaw’ adapted on stage

Culture in France - Central and east Africa and other hotspots in photos in Bayeux

Rosslyn Hyams visits powerful exhibitions of photos taken in central and east Africa, mainly of refugees and internally displaced people near and on the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where long-awaited elections are slated for December 2018.

9 MIN2018 OCT 26
Comments
Culture in France - Central and east Africa and other hotspots in photos in Bayeux

Culture in France - From James Bond to Marie Antoinette - films shot at the Vaux Le Vicomte palace

In this week's Culture in France, RFI's Rosslyn Hyams visits the Vaux le Vicomte Fait son Cinéma exhibition in the 17th Century palace and gardensnear Paris. The grounds and rooms have featured in some 50 movies over the past half-century since opened to the public in 1968, a revolutionary year. Click on the arrow on the photo to hear the feature.

10 MIN2018 OCT 11
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Culture in France - From James Bond to Marie Antoinette - films shot at the Vaux Le Vicomte palace

Culture in France - Paris museum's fresh look at the legacy of performer-rights campaigner Paul Robeson

Culture in France this week climbs to a niche in the Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac museum in Paris, for a small but powerful exhibition about the life and times of Afro-American international actor, singer, rights campaigner, Paul Robeson.

10 MIN2018 SEP 19
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Culture in France - Paris museum's fresh look at the legacy of performer-rights campaigner Paul Robeson

Culture in France - Les Rencontres d'Arles - America Great Again

America Great Again was a major section of one of the biggest photography conventions in the world, held in the picturesque southern French town of Arles. Rosslyn Hyams reports on the higlights of Les Rencontres d'Arles, which runs until 23 September 2018. Listen to this week's Culture in France by clicking on the arrow on the photo.

9 MIN2018 SEP 13
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Culture in France - Les Rencontres d'Arles - America Great Again

Culture in France - Paris summer festival offers culture for all ... for free

Still a busy cosmopolitan city, Paris winds down in the summer. But in July the annual performing arts festival, Paris l'été, occupies some of the spaces vacated by schoolchildren and holidaymaking Parisians in public buildings and outdoors, including one of the municipal swimming pools.

9 MIN2018 JUL 19
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Culture in France - Paris summer festival offers culture for all ... for free