Paris Update This Week’s Events
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Where to watch the American elections in good company
> Don’t stay at home on this crucial night. Join the crowds at Joe Allen, Harry’s New York Bar, the Mairie du 3ième arrondissment (7pm-9pm), the Carreau du Temple (9pm-7am) or Radio France. Nov. 8.
Master of Indian cinema
Festival Satyajit Ray. Cinémathèque
Française, Paris, Nov. 2-Dec. 14.
Films based on books
>Festival International du Film Adapté de Livre: Feature films and a master class with writer and publisher Richard Joffo. Fontainebleau, Nov. 4-6.
Defending human rights onscreen
> Festival Cinéma et Droits Humains: Feature and short films backed by Amnesty International Paris. Reflet Médicis, Paris, Nov. 2-8.
Focus on photos in Saint Germain
> Festival Photo Saint Germain: Special photo shows in Left Bank galleries, museums, cultural centers and bookshops. Various locations, Paris, Nov. 4-20.
19th-century literary treasures on the block
> Auction of books and manuscripts
dating from 1790 to 1900, including works by Flaubert, Goethe and Schopenhauer (1819), from the library of Pierre Bergé. Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, Nov. 8-9 (preview Nov. 4-7).
> Festival Cas d’Écoles: films about school, from Goodbye, Mister Chips to Les 400 Coups. Forum des Images, Paris, through Nov. 18.
Classic Danish films
> Festival of movies by Carl Theodor Dreyer. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Nov. 6.
Cultures of the world onstage
> Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 20.
Contemporary arts festival
> The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world. Various venues, Paris, through Dec. 31.
Music & more in park bandstands
> Kiosques en Fête brings life to the bandstands in Paris’s parks with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.