Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> A festival of films on a timely subject, including Lars von Trier’s Epidemic and William Friedkin’s Bug. Forum des Images, Paris, through Jan. 25.
Festival Cinéma Télérama
> €3.50 admission to a selection of last year’s best films with purchase of Télérama magazine. Various cinemas, Jan. 21-27.
> Contemporary arts festival: dance, film, theater and more. Various venues, Paris, through Jan. 26.
Homage to Georges Simenon
> Some of the many films based on the books by the great mystery writer. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Jan. 22.
> Outdoor skating at the Hôtel de Ville, Paris, through March 1.
> Festival of films by the king of Westerns. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Feb. 23.
My French Film Festival
> Online festival of subtitled French features and shorts. Free streaming. Jan. 16-Feb. 16.
Paris-Modiano, Aller Simple
> Catherine Deneuve and Sami Frey read from the works of Patrick Modiano, 2014 winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. Free. Reservation required. Théâtre de la Ville, Paris, Jan. 19.
> Retail sales all over France: through Feb. 17.