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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).
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
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
My French Film Festival offers frees streaming of French movies.
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
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
Irani photographer Nora Kabli seeks to challenge false perspectives on her country.
Cultural Centre of Iran, Paris
Through 9 February
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
A retrospective of the work of the experimental French director.
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
Through February 21
Official six-week retail sales period.
All over France
Lost in Frenchlation presents Amanda, directed by Mikhaël Hers.