Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> Hadja Lahbib’s documentary Patience, Patience T’iras au Paradis, recounts the story of the slamming, dancing and singing Tata Milouda,who became a star at 60 and inspired other North African immigrant women to change their lives. Maison de Métallos, Paris, Nov. 29. Free; reserve here.
French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation presents Houda Benyamina’s Divines, winner of the Camera d’Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, preceded by a drinks party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, Oct. 28.
Festival of American films
> The Festival TCM Cinéma opens with a free screening of La Classe Américaine: Le Grand Détournement, a movie made with clips from old American films put together to tell a new story. Cinéma Les Fauvettes, Paris, Nov. 24-27.
Sunday gallery hopping
> One hundred art galleries open exceptionnellement on Sunday and hold special events. Various locations, Paris, Nov. 27, noon-7pm.
> 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, Nov. 25-26.
Independent winemakers’ fair
> Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants: French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for popular wine fair. Porte de Versailles, Paris, Nov. 24-Nov. 28.
> Mulled wine and gifts galore. A full list of Christmas markets in Paris. Various locations and dates.
> Solidarité Sida is still raising money, this year with a circus gala, to fight the epidemic that killed 1.2 million people in 2015. Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, Nov. 28
Contemporary art fair
> 125 artists show their work at MACparis. Espace Champerret, Paris, Nov. 24-27.
> The Experiences Art Fair shows art in empty buildings. 14 Place Jacques Bonsergent, Paris, Nov. 28-Dec. 6.
African music and film
> Africolor cultural festival. Various locations in Paris suburbs, through Dec. 24.
Master of Indian cinema
Festival Satyajit Ray. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Dec. 14.
Cultures of the world onstage
> Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 20.
Contemporary arts festival
> The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world. Various venues, Paris, through Dec. 31.
Music & more in park bandstands
> Kiosques en Fête brings life to the bandstands in Paris’s parks with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.