Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> All about documentary films: screenings, talks, workshops and online offerings. Forum des Images, Paris, through July 31.
> Jazz festival in the Paris suburbs with international and French acts. Various locations, through June 29.
Champs-Elysées Film Festival
> Franco-American film festival, with American independent films, French and American short subjects, and premieres attended by cast and crew. Various locations, Paris, through June 14.
Changements de Têtes
> Festival of films about disguises, masks and transformation, along with them Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Ed Wood and Lost Highway. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through June 30.
> Festival of short films. Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis, June 15-25.
> Festival promoting the work of young European photographers. Centquatre & Gare de l’Est, Paris, through June 26.
Festival de Saint Denis
> Music festival featuring both stars and young talents. Various locations, Saint Denis, through June 24.
Festival des Cultures Juives
> Jewish cultural festival: films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences. Various locations, Paris, June 14-28.
Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through July 19.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> The popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 2.
> A music/multidisciplinary festival in connection with the “Art Pauvre” (Arte Povera) exhibition at the Centre Pompidou poses the question: What does “poor” mean in art and innovation today? Ircam, Paris, through July 2.
Futur en Seine
> Contemporary art meets digital design at this festival. Various locations, Paris and Ile-de-France, June 9-19.
Kiosques en Fête
> The bandstands in Paris’s parks come alive with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.
Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 19.
Nuits en Or
> Thirty-three short films from around the world. UGC Ciné-Cité Bercy, Paris, June 13-15.
Opéra Côté Cour
> Free outdoor opera performances. Cour Saint-Emilion, June 12, 19, 26 at 3:30pm and 5pm.