Paris

Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun – At Paris, New York & Canada

Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun – At Paris, New York & Canada

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Works by Queen Marie Antoinette’s favourite painter Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun are at Paris till Jan 11, in New York after Feb 15 and in Canada from June 10

Henry IV of France Legacy: Place des Vosges, Marais in Paris

Henry IV of France Legacy: Place des Vosges, Marais in Paris

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Recently Jo Bayley was in Paris where daily in the Marais district many enjoy the good life especially in the Place des Vosges legacy of King Henry IV the Great

Paris: City of Light and Love – Part 2, Jo Bayley On Tour

Paris: City of Light and Love – Part 2, Jo Bayley On Tour

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Is it possible to fall in love all over again? Can a city bewitch with her charms over and over? And can new joys be discovered after many years away? Well, if we are talking Paris, then the answers are yes, yes and yes! Sometimes we can be surprised by…

PARIS: City of Love and Light – Jo Bayley Touring Stylishly

PARIS: City of Love and Light – Jo Bayley Touring Stylishly

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Ah Paris, you can’t help but love this city. Where to eat? What to see? Where to shop? Wanting to discover new places and sights, we decided first on our “to do” list was the Chateau at Versailles. Having been to France many times it was the one place on…

The Bélier Family – La Famille Bélier, Controversy & Charm

The Bélier Family – La Famille Bélier, Controversy & Charm

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20th century father of psychology Carl Jung said ‘everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves’. This is an appropriate comment for those who attend the 2015 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival at Palace Cinemas in Australia and encounter The Bélier Family. Extraordinary crowds…

Gemma Bovary – Vive La Difference, French Film Festival 2015

Gemma Bovary – Vive La Difference, French Film Festival 2015

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Gemma Bovary is a sensuous handsome film with impressive acting and super scenery, a delightful reworking of an iconic French satirical tale with a modern twist

Diplomacy – A Conversation to Save the City of Lights, Paris

Diplomacy – A Conversation to Save the City of Lights, Paris

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The art of conversation, honed by the French and delivered so persuasively by Swedish Consul General Nordling, saves Paris from destruction at the end of WW II

French Film Festival 2015 – Art of Pleasure @ Palace Cinemas

French Film Festival 2015 – Art of Pleasure @ Palace Cinemas

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Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Australia at Palace Cinemas nationally offers a rich selection of beguiling French stories above love, longing and life

Folies Bergére – Brigitte a Shepherdess Living The Good Life

Folies Bergére – Brigitte a Shepherdess Living The Good Life

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Marc Fitoussi, Folies Bergére with Isabelle Huppert is a contemplative portrait of a country landscape and marriage in need of renaissance, brilliantly achieved

My Old Lady – Paris, Wisdom, Age and Finding your Destiny

My Old Lady – Paris, Wisdom, Age and Finding your Destiny

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In the picturesque historically important Marais district of Paris a drama surrounding the life of one old lady played by Maggie Smith unfolds in engaging style