French movies with English subtitles
Lost in Frenchlation presents Sans Toit ni Loi, directed by Agnès Varda.
Luminor Hotel de Ville, Paris
Restored film festival
The latest edition of Toute la Mémoire du Monde brings to light the work of archivists, studios and laboratories to preserve film footage from the past.
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
Contemporary French literature
The festival Effractions presents brings 50 authors together “to explore the links between reality and fiction.”
BPI, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Off the beaten track
Tired of the usual vacation destinations? The Salon du Voyage Insolite offers plenty of ideas for weird and wonderful trips. Free admission, but online reservation required.
Cirque d’Hiver, Paris
Silent film, a classical orchestra and Javanese gamelan music come together in a performance by Garin Nugroho.
Musée du Quai Branly, Paris
The organizers of Challenge Ma Terre have racked their brains to cut back on the eco-footprint of this 10K race.
Place de la République, Parise
Racing in nature
Eco-Trail offers a variety of eco-responsible races, from 80K trail to 10K Nordic walking. Above: Bucolic setting for a run. Photo: Vincent Krieger
Paris and suburbs
The Carnaval des Femmes brings back to life the historic Fête des Blanchisseuses, a costumed parade first organized by Paris’s laundresses. Starts and ends at the Place du Châtelet after marching through the Marais.
Place du Châtelet, Paris
Antique fair in a bucolic setting
A visit to the Foire de Chatou antique market and regional products fair makes a great weekend outing.
St Patrick’s Day celebrations
A range of events at the Irish Cultural Centre for Ireland’s patron saint day.
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
For the three days of Printemps du Cinéma, films cost only €5 in participating cinemas
Various cinemas, France
Through March 24
Through the Looking Glass
Explore imaginary worlds envisioned by great directors in a variety of cinematic forms at the Mondes Parallèles festival.
Forum des Images, Paris
Printmaking on parade
Galleries from across Europe present fine etchings, engravings and lithographs to celebrate the art of printmaking at the Paris Print Fair.
Réfectoire du Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris
March 24–April 2
Women behind the movie camera
The theme of the Festival International du Film de Femmes de Créteil, whose guests this year will include Nobel prizewinner Annie Ernaux, is “The Road to Emancipation.”
Various venues, Paris & Créteil & online
March 24–April 2
International documentary film festival
Cinéma du Réel presents a diverse range of films and includes two competitions.
Various venues, Paris
Through April 2
Half off your meal
One thousand restaurants in Paris and around France, some with Michelin stars, offer special meals at a 50 percent reduction for the Festival TheFork
Various locations, France
Through May 15
Road trip through France
“Planète France” is an outdoor exhibition of photographer Loïc Lagarde‘s colorful travel shots of the regions of France, from Montmartre to Mont Saint-Michel.
Bercy Village, Paris
March 25-May 21
Young European photographers
The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.
March 20-June 21
Le Mois du Dessin becomes Le Printemps du Dessin: exhibitions and workshops highlighting this simple and accessible art form will take place across the country.