9 Oct 2017

APTA EXPO 2017: France leads the Field at Public Transport’s Premier Showcase

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More than 40 French companies will participate in this year’s American Public Transportation Association EXPO in Atlanta, including 15 at Business France’s French Pavilion, where new technologies in public transport will be on display. France will be one of the … Read More

26 Oct 2017

tête–à–tête | A Contemporary Music Premiere ft. Philippe Hurel

Atlanta  based musicians Sprite Crawford, Stuart Gerber, and Matthieu Clavé and soloists of Ensemble Fa, a Paris-based contemporary music ensemble, will present an evening of contemporary music featuring the world premieres of commissioned works of French composer Philippe Hurel and … Read More

27 Oct 2017

Filming Africa | Screening and Discussion with “Félicité” Director Alain Gomis

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Acclaimed French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis discusses his latest feature-length film, which follows Félicité, a determined single mother, through the bustling city of Kinshasa, Congo RDC in a striking portrait of contemporary Africa. Strong and independent, Félicité spends her evenings singing … Read More

3 Nov 2017

Picturing Africa | A Conversation with Photographer Omar Victor Diop

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Senegalese photographer Omar Diop breaks the mold of traditional photography and conveys a universally relevant message through his images; Diop fascinates with his unanticipated perspective on African culture and history. Diop shot “The Future of Beauty” in 2011, and most … Read More

30 Oct 2017

Singing Africa | Ibeyi in Concert at the Variety Playhouse

Franco-Cuban duo Ibeyi will perform at the Variety Playhouse on October 30th as part of their North American tour. The daughters of venerated Cuban percussionist Miguel “Angà” Diaz, Franco-Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Diaz have gained international acclaim in their … Read More

18 Oct 2017

2017 FACC Crystal Peach Awards

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The Crystal Peach Awards recognize corporate honorees who exemplify commitment to economic growth, product excellence and innovation, community involvement and to the expansion of commercial relations between France and the Southeastern United States. Every year this event attracts more than … Read More

18 Oct 2014

Street Performance: “Je suis, I am” by Association Manifeste and CORE Performance Company

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  Following last year’s successful collaboration between Association Manifeste and CORE Performance Company, France-Atlanta 2014 is proud to be showcasing another creative effort by the Toulouse and the Decatur-based companies. In their new collaborative piece, CORE Performance Company and Association … Read More