Through February 8
The official winter retail sales period.
Paris & most of France
Through February 14
Subtitled French films
French movies streamed online during the My French Film Festival. Feature films are free in many countries, and short films are free worldwide.
Readings, retrospectives on writers and other events in French libraries, bookshops, museums, etc. for the sixth edition of Nuit de la Lecture.
All over France
Through February 16
Festival of dance
Performances by dancers of all ages, professional and amateur, all over Paris and its suburbs for Faits d’Hiver.
Various venues, Paris & suburbs
Entry to the Pinault art collection at the Bourse de Commerce will be free between 5pm and 9pm on Saturday, February 5. Reserve a ticket on the website.
Bourse de Commerce, Paris
Opera for kids
An adaptation of Verde’s opera Rigoletto for young people. Children can sing along during the interactive performances.
Théâtre de Champs-Elysées, Paris
Students design new Europe
After three days of reflection for EuroFabrique, students from top European art, design, theater and film schools will present their ideas about the future of Europe to the public on Feb. 10 from noon to 9pm.
Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris
Through January 30
Evolution in lights
L’Évolution en Voie d’Illumination: this year’s Jardin de Plantes festive illuminations will focus on the process of evolution.
Jardin de Plantes, Paris
Through February 13
La Nouvelle Vague
The films of New Wave director Jacques Rivette are celebrated in a retrospective. Above:His 1958 film Paris Nous Appartient will be screened on January 19 and 27.
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
French movies with English subtitles
Lost in Frenchlation presents a Spanish-language special: Parallel Mothers, directed by Pedro Almodóvar.
Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris
Save the Musée de l’Éventail
A crowdfunding campaign is underway to help save the Musée de l’Éventail, Paris’s museum of fans and fan-making.