Paris Update Events 06.03.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

March 8

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Sans Toit ni Loi, directed by Agnès Varda.

Luminor Hotel de Ville, Paris

March 8–12

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

March 8–12

Contemporary French literature

The festival Effractions presents brings 50 authors together “to explore the links between reality and fiction.”

BPI, Centre Pompidou, Paris

March 10-12

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

March 10-12

Genre mixing

Silent film, a classical orchestra and Javanese gamelan music come together in a performance by Garin Nugroho.

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris

March 12

Eco-responsible footrace

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

March 18

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

March 19

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

March 10-19

Antique fair in a bucolic setting

A visit to the Foire de Chatou antique market and regional products fair makes a great weekend outing.

Chatou, Île-de-France

March 15-19

St Patrick’s Day celebrations

A range of events at the Irish Cultural Centre for Ireland’s patron saint day.

Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

March 20-22

Cheap films

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

March 23-26

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.

Centquatre, Paris

March 20-June 21

Drawing season

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.

Various venues, France

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