Paris Update Events 08.04.2024

Links to events happening this week in Paris

April 12

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Quitter la Nuit, directed by Delphine Girard.

L’Entrepô, Paris

April 12-14

Massive book fair

The Festival du Livre brings together publishers, authors and book lovers.

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris

Through April 14

Films on art

The Journées Internationales du Film sur l’Art presents recent films and homages to Patrice Chéreau, Jean-Luc Godard and Carlos Saura, plus sessions with videographer and artist Mohamed Bourouissa. Above: A scene from Barbet Schroeder’s charming documentary Ricardo et la Peinture.

Louvre, Paris

April 19-21

New independent films

Filmmakers from around the world are spotlighted at ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival.

Les 7 Parnassiens, Paris

April 19-21

Women entrepreneurs

The theme of Festival Empow’Her this year is “Act for a Feminist World.”

Centquatre, Paris

April 20

Free stuff exchange

Help save the environment by recycling stuff at the Giant Free Troc Party swap event. Online registration (required) opens on April 16 at noon.

Académie du Climat, Paris

April 26

Œnological journey

Wine expert Charlie Arturaola guides a voyage through Chinese vineyards during his latest Travel in a Glass of Wine dinner. Wine and three-course meal included. Reservation required.

Novotel Belleville, Paris

March 29–April 28

Cutting-edge creativity

Festival 100% spotlights up-and-coming artists across a range of disciplines.

La Villette, Paris

April 27-28

Nerds United

Exhibitions, performances, escape games, cosplay shows and more await fans of everything from manga to heroic fantasy, Star Wars and superheroes at the Paris Fan Festival.

Paris Expos, Porte de Versailles, Paris

April 6-June 2

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.

Centquatre, Paris

Through June 2

Indoor/outdoor street art

The Colors festival invites street artists to decorate an abandoned house, this one in a Paris suburb. Reserve online.

37, ave. Roger Salengro, Champigny-sur-Marne

June 2-7

Literary lessons

This year’s weeklong Paris Writers Workshop will feature masterclasses and more led by Lan Samantha Chang (director of the Iowa Writers Workshop), Jennifer Lauck, Kevin Brockmeier, Diane Lake, Heather Hartley and Don George. Early-bird registration is now open.

Reid Hall, Paris

March 20-June 21

Drawing season

Le Printemps du Dessin presents exhibitions and workshops highlighting this accessible art form across the country.

Various venues, France

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