Art and culture
International Festival of ... Photojournalism
Founded in 1989, the year that marked photography's 150th anniversary, with the name Visa pour l'image, "the idea was to create a ... photography festival dedicated entirely to photojournalism, as there had never been one before" (J.-F. Leroy, founding director).
Biennale des Antiquaires (Antique ... Dealers Biennial)
Karl Lagerfeld has accepted, for the 26th Antique Dealers Biennial, to create an ephemeral world in the Grand Palais that will serve as a stage for ... the thousands of art objects on show.
The Avignon Festival
The Avignon Festival, founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar, is one of the most important international events in contemporary theatre arts.
The Chorégies d'Orange, unseperable from the antic theatre hosting them, are currently the most ancient and prestigious lyrical festival in ... France.
The son of screenplay/dialogue-writer Michel Audiard, the film-maker Jacques Audiard made a lasting name for himself with De battre mon cœur ... s'est arrêté (The Beat That My Heart Skipped) and Un prophète, (A Prophet) which have received a large number of Cesars.