Heidi Ellison

Heidi Ellison, a long-time Paris resident, is a freelance journalist specializing in art, travel and literature. Her articles have been published in dozens of international publications, and she has contributed to a number of guidebooks on Paris and France.

L’Innocent

A Question of Innocence

October 26, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Film

L’Innocent is not really sure what kind of film it is. It’s a kind of stylish mystery/thriller/family drama, like Sophie Marceau’s latest, Une Femme de Notre Temps, but it’s also a kind of heist film, a kind of comedy and … Read More

Paris Update Events 02.11.2022

October 25, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

November 4 French film with English subtitles Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Sixième Enfant, directed by Léopold Legrand. L’Entrepôt, Paris November 6 Soirée in aid of Ukrainian culture  United Artists for Ukraine will auction off artworks and stage a party … Read More

Paris Update Events 19.10.2022

October 18, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

October 20 French film with English subtitles Lost in Frenchlation presents La Page Blanche, directed by Murielle Magellan. Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris Through October 22 Orlando revisited Joseph Nechvatal, creator of virus-modeled artificial life computer-assisted paintings and animations, presents … Read More

Oskar Kokoschka: Un Fauve à Vienne

Wild Thing

October 12, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) was a wild young thing in staid turn-of-the-20th-century Vienna. A critic even called him the Oberwildling, or “head savage” of the exhibition ”Kunstschau,” where he exhibited his illustrated poem “The Dreaming Youths,” a tale of teenage sexual … Read More

Notre Café

Where to Lunch in Paris

October 12, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Restaurants

Readers, I may have found the perfect lunch spot for you. Picture a restaurant with not only a bright, clean, attractive interior but also a beautiful terrace in a quiet garden courtyard, where you can lunch on tasty, super-fresh, reasonably … Read More

Paris Update Events 12.10.2022

October 12, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

October 15 French film with English subtitles Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Tigre et Le Président, directed by Jean-Marc Peyrefitte. Club de l’Étoile, Paris October 11-15 Italiano in Paris Italian culture is on show around the city for the Festival Italien … Read More