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France

  1. close read
    To Understand Athena, Watch The Battle of AlgiersWhat the films have to say about the long-lasting impact of colonial structures is as illuminating as it is rare.
  2. biennale cinema 2022
    Ath-e-na, Ath-e-na, Ath-e-naRomain Gavras’s electrifying new film turns an uprising in a French housing project into a brutal, riveting Greek tragedy.
  3. extreme heat
    Fires Break Out Around London As Heat Wave Sets U.K. Temperature RecordEurope’s historic heat wave is breaking more temperature records while firefighters struggle to contain wildfires in France, Spain, and Portugal.
  4. politics
    Why France Is So Vulnerable to ExtremismThat Marine Le Pen even has a shot to win the presidency speaks to the country’s political transformation
  5. a long talk
    Aline Was Inspired by a True DivaHow do you write, direct, and star in a Céline Dion biopic? According to Valérie Lemercier, you start by changing the singer’s name.
  6. oscars 2022
    Rita Moreno Loves Her Oscars Hat, Sue Her “I love the way I look. Kill me.”
  7. crime
    Epstein Associate Jean-Luc Brunel Found Dead in Paris PrisonThe modeling agent, who was facing multiple allegations of rape and sexual assault, was found hanged in his cell.
  8. le sigh
    Lucas Bravo Shares the Pain of Being Hot and FrenchThat guy from that thing hates being famous so much, you guys.
  9. politics
    Someone Put France’s Trump-y Presidential Candidate in a HeadlockÉric Zemmour’s first rally was marked by tension and violence, an atmosphere that matches his rhetoric.
  10. foreign interests
    Why France Is So Angry at the U.S. Right NowA huge shift in Washington’s strategic approach to China was bound to piss some people off.
  11. we’ll never be royals
    Kate Middleton’s Brother Got MarriedSurrounded by his six dogs in the south of France, how nice.
  12. obits
    Jean-Paul Belmondo, Icon of the French New Wave, Dead at 88He starred in Godard’s Breathless.
  13. movie review
    Isabelle Huppert Plays a Parisian Drug Lord in Mama WeedThat’s it. That’s the review.
  14. france
    French President Emmanuel Macron Gets Slapped in the FaceA nation known for living out its politics on the street continues to do so.
  15. first person
    My Hijab Has Always Been My ChoiceI’m not voiceless, and neither are the Muslim teen girls France wants to silence.
  16. cesar awards
    French Actress Dons Donkey Costume, Strips Nude in César Awards DemonstrationCorinne Masiero protested pandemic closures during Friday’s ceremony.
  17. movie review
    Think of Netflix’s Sentinelle As John Wick on the RivieraDon’t let this hidden Netflix action gem slip through the cracks this weekend.
  18. power
    France Is Finally Setting an Age of ConsentAmid mounting public pressure, the government seeks to set the age of sexual consent at 15.
  19. achievements
    French Madman Breaks Intense Pizza RecordIt is literally the world’s cheesiest pie.
  20. covid-19
    Second Coronavirus Wave Propels European Countries Into Lockdown 2.0France, Germany announce lockdowns that will last at least a month. “We no longer have control of the spread of the virus,” Chancellor Merkel warned.
  21. power
    Three Dead in Knife Attack in FranceThe attack comes amid a period of growing tension in France over secularism and religious equality.
  22. niche drama
    Father and Son Embroiled in Frenchest Feud of All TimeJean-Paul Enthoven and his son Raphaël — both famed philosophers who both dated Carla Bruni — have fallen out over Raphaël’s novel.
  23. innovations
    I Want to Eat in the Weird French LampshadesIn fact, I am desperate to eat in the weird French lampshades.
  24. art
    See Jean Jullien’s Escapist Paintings From the French CountrysideThe artist’s diary of his family in lockdown, watching the spring arrive.
  25. coronavirus
    France Moves Domestic Abuse Victims Into Hotels Amid Coronavirus LockdownThe government says it will subsidize 20,000 nights of hotel accommodations.
  26. coronavirus
    Behold: The LVMH Hand SanitizerFrench health authorities will be dispensing hand sanitizer out of Dior hand-soap pumps.
  27. coronavirus
    Reckless and Unrepentant Smurfs Continue Their DefianceA French mayor defended the recent mass gathering of Smurfs.
  28. coronavirus
    The Louvre Reopens After 3 Day Closure Amidst Growing Concerns About CoronavirusWe’ll hang it in the Louvre… with our complimentary small bottles of hand sanitizer.
  29. power
    A Celebrated French Writer Has Been Charged with PedophiliaAfter decades of writing about sexually abusing children — to widespread acclaim — Gabriel Matzneff will stand trial.
  30. french stuff
    Michelin Guide Demotes Paul Bocuse’s Restaurant to Two Measly StarsThe restaurant had received three stars, the guide’s highest rating, for more than five decades straight.
  31. international intrigue
    France Is Rallying to Save Its Cherished, Endangered CafésPresident Emmanuel Macron will launch a $165 million effort of help struggling small-town bistros.
  32. the french
    French Court Holds Company Liable for Worker’s Death During Business-Trip SexA French man died after committing adultery on a business trip. Now his employer must compensate his family for his “industrial accident.”
  33. lawsuits
    Michael Jackson Fan Groups are Suing over Finding NeverlandThree groups are suing Jackson’s accusers in France for €1 each.
  34. tout va bien
    All the Details From Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas’s Second WeddingThe couple got married again, this time in France.
  35. fancy diners
    Everything You Need to Know About Mirazur, the ‘Best’ Restaurant in the WorldAnd why you don’t need to lose your mind over this particular list.
  36. lists
    Here Are the ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ for 2019The always-controversial ranking of restaurants arrives — and Noma isn’t No. 1.
  37. france
    French President Macron Vows to Rebuild the Notre-Dame in Five YearsThe historic cathedral suffered immense damage from the fire.
  38. notre-dame
    Notre-Dame Cathedral Will Survive Fire With Major LossesThe medieval Catholic cathedral will reportedly survive the fire, but with catastrophic losses to the building’s interior and exterior.
  39. notre-dame fire
    What’s Left of Notre-Dame’s Art?First responders rushed to evacuate the artworks housed inside the cathedral.
  40. late capitalism
    Let Them Do Molly! Versailles Is Holding a RaveVIP tickets to “Versailles Électro” will feature free champagne and an unlimited buffet.
  41. animals
    It’s Happening. The Chickens Are Fighting Back.Chickens at a farming school in France killed a fox who entered their henhouse. Are we next?
  42. lists
    French Chef Literally Cannot Get Rid of Michelin StarsSébastien Bras tried to relinquish his Michelin stars. The restaurant guide gave him some anyway.
  43. france
    Turns Out People Would Rather Not Dine Out NakedThe French nudist restaurant had a good run!
  44. world view
    Macron Wanted to Lead the World. Now He’s Struggling to Lead France.Despite positioning himself as a foil to Trump and a leader on climate change, Macron will be lucky if he can quell France’s yellow vest protests.
  45. life in pixels
    Did Facebook Cause Riots in France?If you’re blaming the gilets jaunes on Facebook, you might be missing the forest for the trees.
  46. france
    What Will Follow Emmanuel Macron?France’s yellow vests are right to be angry, and the French left must be ready to answer them.
  47. global politics
    France’s Yellow Vest Protests Are a Backlash Against More Than Macron’s Fuel TaxThe tax may have been the spark, but the deeper cause is a feeling that Macron’s centrist policies aren’t doing enough to address inequality.
  48. wine war
    Trump Now Mad About Wine Prices or SomethingAn early morning tweet targets the wines of France.
  49. diplomacy
    Don’t Get Donald Trump Started About France“They were starting to learn German in Paris before the U.S. came along,” Trump said, on the anniversary of the 2015 Paris attacks.
  50. street harassment
    French Man Who Hit Woman After She Told Him to ‘Shut Up’ Sent to JailMarie Laguerre was assaulted in Paris after telling off a cat-caller. The video went viral — and helped make street harassment illegal in France.
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