Paris Update Events 12.02.2020

Links to events happening this week in Paris

February 12-16

International festival of music films

The FAME festival features movies with titles like Fuck Fame and Baloji Meets Marvin Gaye in Ostende, and includes concerts and DJ sets.

 Gaîté Lyrique and other locations, Paris

Hôtel de Ville, Paris
February 14

Valentine’s Ball

Paramour Le Bal is a charity ball in Paris’s beautiful Hôtel de Ville to raisefunds for AIDS research.

Hôtel de Ville, Paris

Through March 1

Godard retrospective

Iconic New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard is celebrated through film screenings, discussion groups and lectures.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through February 28

Giant installation art

Le Forêt Escargot is a huge snail structure built by renowned street artists from discarded objects and waste. Open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 1-6pm, free entry.

Hôpital de la Rochefoucauld, Paris

Through February 24

Encounters of art old and new

For Construire comme Perriand, three young architects created “modules for living” in response to the work of designer Charlotte Perriand. An evening event will take place on February 7.

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Through February 16

Free subtitled French films

My French Film Festival offers frees streaming of French movies.


Through March 8

Light installation

Festival Lumières Sauvages: over 700 animal installations are lit up for a fairytale atmosphere in the grounds of a chateau. Above: © Zoo Safari Thoiry.

Zoo Safari, Thoiry

February 14-July 12

Contemporary art exhibit

Forty works of art showcasing the heart as a visual symbol of romance are exhibited for Coeurs du Romantisme dans l’Art Contemporain.

Musée de la Vie Romantique, Paris

February 12-16

Massive art salon

Some 2,000 artists show their work at Art Capital.

Grand Palais, Paris

February 22-23

Huge vintage fair

The Salon du Vintage returns to Paris, bringing vintage designer clothes and accessories, rare vinyl records and classic cars.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

Through March 1

Installation art

Irish artist Sam Keogh shares Knotworld, a unique exhibition about the underbelly of the city.

Centre Culturel Irlandais

Through March 8

World’s Fair architecture

An exhibition at the Musée Roybet Fould, Architectures Éphémères, looks at temporary buildings created for 19th-century World’s Fairs in France.

Courbevoie, Île-de-France

February 15

French film with English subtitles

Lost In Frenchlation presents a Valentines screening of « Play », directed by Anthony Marciano.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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