Paris Update Events 20.03.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

March 20-24

Contemporary Greek films

The Panorama du Cinéma Grec Contemporain presents recent films made in Greece

Cinéma le Grand Action, Paris

March 23

Corbu’s poetry

The poetry of architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier, is brought to life by Sophie Lannay for Printemps de Poètes. 

Appartement-Atelier de Le Corbusier, Paris

March 31-April 13

Women’s music festival

The focus is on diversity at Les Femmes s’en Mêlent, a festival highlighting women in the independent music scene. Past years have helped bring artists such as Christine & the Queens and Clara Luciani to success. Above: Tiny Ruins, one of the bands playing this year.

La Trabendo, Paris

Through June 6

Festival of innovation

100% festival showcases cutting edge theatre, dance, and art over several months.

La Villette, Paris

March 26

Free concert in the Marais

Each Tuesday in March at 12:30, talented cellists will play for free. No reservation necessary.

Église des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

March 21-24

International food festival

Discover cuisines and chefs from over 60 countries and French regions at la découverte des cuisines et Le Village International de la Gastronomie.

Jardins du Trocadéro, Paris

March 28-31

Art fair

Drawing Now focuses on contemporary drawing.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

March 29-31

Contemporary drawing fair

Ddessin presents 20 galleries featuring the work of young artists.

Atelier Richelieu, Paris

March 27-April 1

Drawing fair

The Salon du Dessin presents 39 top galleries specializing in Old Master, modern and contemporary drawings.

Palais Brongniart, Paris

Through March 25

Fresh French film

Alexandre Leter’s Pau, a surrealist film about grief that was made when the filmmaker was just 17, will play daily in the Latin Quarter with the director on hand to answer questions.

Cinéma Saint André des Arts, Paris

22 March-April 19

Suburban jazz festival

Banlieues Bleues brings major jazz acts to the northern suburbs of Paris.

Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis

Through April 6

“Transdisciplinary” festival

Étrange Cargo presents original contemporary performances.

Ménagerie de Verre, Paris

Through March 31

European film festival

L’Europe autour de l’Europe screens rarely seen European art films by the likes of Scotland-based director Laura Carreira and Portuguese Patricia Pinheiro de Sousa.

Various venues, Paris

March 15-24

International documentary film festival

Cinéma du Réel presents a diverse range of films and includes two competitions.

Various locations, Paris

Through March 31

Paris in pictures

Blogger and photographer Richard Nahem presents 12 years’ worth of photos of the City of Light.

Hôtel Pont-Royal, Paris

Through March 30

Fine art photography

Alexandra Gibson’s project The Collective Dream spans seven years and 16 countries.

Silencio, Paris

March 15-24

Antique fair on the Impressionists’ island

Find unique antiques and attend collectors’ events at this 98th edition of the Foire de Chatou.


March 20-April 3

Bruno Nuytten retrospective

The renowned French director and cinematographer will host screenings of films from throughout his career.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

March 19-26

Israeli Cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Israelien presents features, short films, classics and more.

Cinéma Majestic Passy, Paris

Through March 31

Spanish film festival

La Fantastique Espagnol celebrates the best fantasy and horror films from Spain since 1960.

Forum des Images, Paris

March 23

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents L’Ordre des Médecins (Breath of Life), directed by David Roux. Screening at 8pm, followed by a Q&A with the director.

Club de l’Étoile, Paris

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