Paris Update Events 20.11.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

November 24

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Un Métier Sérieux, directed by Thomas Lilti.

L’Entrepôt Cinéma, Paris

November 27

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Théorème de Marguerite, directed by Anna Novion.

Cinéma du Panthéon, Paris

Through November 27

Jewish world music

Concerts of Jewish/Yiddish music, from Yemen blues to Andalusian soul at the Festival Jazz’N’Klezmer.

Various locations, Paris & other French cities

Through November 25

Focus on photos in Saint Germain

Festival Photo Saint Germain: Special photo shows in Left Bank galleries, museums, cultural centers and bookshops.

Various locations, Paris

Through November 25

Yuk it up with Jerry

France’s inexplicably favorite American comedian takes center stage for the Jerry Lewis retrospective.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through November 26

Naples on film

Screenings of classic Italian films chosen by guest hosts Isabella Rossellini and Paolo Sorrentino at the festival Naples dans le Regard des Cinéastes.

Auditorium du Louvre-Michel Laclotte, Paris

Through November 26

Fine art fair

Eighty-six galleries will participate in this year’s top-rated art fair, FAB (formerly Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale).

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris

Through November 26

Craft fair

Artists and artisans sell their handmade objects at the Salon Ob’Art.

Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

Through November 26

French in photos

Famed enviphotographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will bring his photo studio to the Fondation GoodPlanet for a weekend to complete his project “Les Français.” To have your picture taken for it, just show up and sign up on Saturday or Sunday.

Fondation GoodPlanet, Paris

Through November 27

Poetry festival

Readings, concerts, performances and more with writers and experts at Festival Paris en Toutes Lettres.

Maison de la Poésie and other locations, Paris

November 28

Ukrainian voices

DUMKA, the Ukrainian National Choir, touring France November 25 to December 1, will perform works by Ukrainian composers in Paris on Nov. 28.

Église de la Madeleine, Paris

Through November 28

LGBTQI+++ film

Chéries Chéris, Paris’s international LGBTQI+++ film festival, returns.

MK2, Paris

Through November 30

Food porn

Bread will be the featured foodstuff for the Festival International de la Photographie Culinaire.

Various venues, Paris

December 1-2

Wine fair

The Grand Tasting features both big-name wineries and up-and-coming ones, along with master classes and food-and-wine pairing workshops.

Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

November 29-December 3

Crafty techniques

Are you into tufting, scrapbooking or embroidery? You might want to attend the Salon Créations & Savoir-Faire. Spotlight on Japan this year.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

November 30–December 3

Independent winemakers’ fair

French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for the Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

November 3–December 3


The festival Photo Days brings photography shows to 100 venues, including galleries, museums and festivals.

Various locations, Paris and environs

December 2–3

Open studios

Ateliers d’Artistes du Père Lachaise Associés presents Journées Portes Ouvertes, during which the area’s artists open their doors to the public.

20th arrondissement, Paris

December 1-4

Gourmet food fair

Just in time for Christmas, the Salon Saveurs des Plaisirs Gourmands brings together 300 gourmet food producers from the regions of France.

Espace Champerret, Paris

Through December 9

Immersive installation

Erik Rehl’s installation “Inner Fjell” spirals through a gallery space, transforming it into an emotional landscape.

Cinémorphe. Paris

December 8–10

Australian Aborigine cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Aborigène Australien will show avant-premières of four new films by Aborigine directors.

Cinéma L’Arlequin, Paris

Through December 16

Emerging artists

The Île-de-France department presents “FoRTE #5,” an exhibition of creative projects by emerging artists who received regional funding.

Frac. Romainville

Through December 21

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading international talents in art, dance, film, theater and more.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

November 18-December 24

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight.

Various venues, Paris suburbs

Through December 31

Free outdoor concerts

Free music in the bandstands of Paris’s parks and gardens for Kiosques en Fête.

Various locations, Paris

November 19-January 7

The lights go on

The golden holiday lights on the Champs-Élysées. will go on Nov. 19 at 6pm, an event closed to traffic and open to the public.

Champs-Élysées, Paris

December 27-January 7

Holiday wonderland

The Festival du Merveilleux returns with a fabulous celebration of all things fairground.

Musée des Arts Forains, Paris

Through January 8

Holiday markets

Mulled wine and gifts galore: a full list of holiday markets in Paris.

Various locations, Paris

November 19–January 14

Art in theater

The works of 50 artists fill the Bernard Jordan gallery space in the Théâtre du Rond-Point’s O. Bookstore for the exhibition “Le Bal du Rond-point.”

Théâtre du Rond-Point, Paris

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