Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Statues of Buddhist monks meditate on a spectacular sunset in the Bois de Vincennes. © Paris Update

What's Happening in Paris This Week

For full details about an event, click on the title to visit the official Web site (in English when available).

January 18-26

Drinkathon

Paris Cocktail Week offers master classes, special restaurant menus with cocktail/food pairings and other festivities. Above: a pistachio cocktail created especially for Cocktail Week at Bar Bisous in the Marais.

Various venues, Paris

January 16-22

Cheap films

During the Festival Cinéma Télérama, you can see a selection of last year’s best films for only €3.50 each with the pass available in Télérama magazine or on the Télérama website.

Various cinemas, all over France

January 18–February 18

Free subtitled French films

My French Film Festival offers frees streaming of French movies.

Online

January 19

Night of reading

Author readings, retrospectives on writers and other events fill France’s libraries and bookshops for the third edition of Nuit de la Lecture.

All over France

Through January 27

Dorothea Lange’s photographs

The Politics of Seeing celebrates the renowned American photographer, known for her work documenting the interwar years in the US.

Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris

January 10-24

Photography exhibition

Irani photographer Nora Kabli seeks to challenge false perspectives on her country.

Cultural Centre of Iran, Paris

Through 9 February

Alternative art exhibition

The Rosa Brux collective presents “Action Directe, Discours Indirect,” an exhibition about trade union activists in collaboration with Videobox.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

Through February 11

Éric Rohmer

A retrospective of the work of the experimental French director.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through February 21

Winter sales

Official six-week retail sales period.

All over France

January 17

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Amanda, directed by Mikhaël Hers.

Cinéma Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris