Paris Update Events 23.01.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

January 29

Fiction and non-fiction readings

The Paris Vignettes Writers Collective presents their winter public reading, with original works in English by six writers.

Falstaff Café, Paris

January 18-26


Paris Cocktail Week offers master classes, special restaurant menus with cocktail/food pairings and other festivities.

Various venues, Paris

Through January 27

Dorothea Lange’s photographs

The Politics of Seeing celebrates the renowned American photographer, known for her work documenting the interwar years in the US.

Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris

Through February 18

Free subtitled French films

My French Film Festival offers frees streaming of French movies.


Through February 28

Flashback to the 80s

The protagonists of Jean-Jacques Beineix’s iconic ’Diva’ (1981), which will feature as part of the France Années 80 series.
The protagonists of Jean-Jacques Beineix’s iconic Diva (1981), which will feature as part of the France Années 80 series.

France années 80 celebrates the generation of filmmakers who defined the aesthetic of a decade.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through 9 February

Alternative art exhibition

The Rosa Brux collective presents “Action Directe, Discours Indirect,” an exhibition about trade union activists in collaboration with Videobox.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

Through February 11

Éric Rohmer

A  retrospective of the work of the experimental French director.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through February 21

Winter sales

Official six-week retail sales period.

All over France

February 14

Valentine’s Ball

Lookahead to Valentine’s Day: don’t miss tickets for the Paramour Le Bal, a charity ball raising funds for AIDS research in Paris’s beautiful Hôtel de Ville.

Hôtel de Ville, Paris

January 24

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Les Invisibles, directed by Louis-Julien Petit.

Luminor Hotel de Ville, Paris

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