• 20th Chicago European Union Film Festival

    17 February 2017

    20th Chicago European Union Film Festival

    From March 3 through 30, the Gene Siskel Film Center welcomes you to our 20th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival. The largest festival in the nation showcasing films of the European Union nations, this anniversary festival presents Chicago premieres of 62 new feature films representing all 28 EU nations.

  • Upcoming French Events in the Midwest - February 2017

    6 February 2017

    Upcoming French Events in the Midwest - February 2017

    Stay up to date with cultural events in the Midwest with the Cultural Service of the French Consulate in Chicago’s newsletter! Highlights include CCN-Ballet de Lorraine from Nancy presenting a wide-ranging program to celebrate Merce Cunningham’s legacy and new contemporary French choreographers, and many more!

  • Author & Académie française inductee Dany Laferrière coming to (...)

    31 January 2017

    Author & Académie française inductee Dany Laferrière coming to (...)

    Dany Laferrière is one of today’s most original writers in French, rooted both in Haiti and Quebec. He is the first Quebecer and the second black writer, after Senegalese writer and statesman Léopold Sédar Senghor, to be inducted at the prestigious Académie française in Paris. The author of some 23 novels, he first made a mark in 1985 with a witty, semi-autobiographical novel How to Make Love to a (...)

  • EXPO CHICAGO 2017 Announces New French Curators

    19 January 2017

    EXPO CHICAGO 2017 Announces New French Curators

    EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, is proud to announce the selected curators for the IN/SITU and EXPO VIDEO programs, in addition to the inaugural curator for the EXPOSURE section. Showcasing large-scale installations and site-specific works throughout Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, IN/SITU will be curated by the Centre Pompidou Foundation Curator of (...)

  • Best Baguette Competition comes to Chicago!

    1 January 2017

    Best Baguette Competition comes to Chicago!

    Nominate Chicagoland’s Best Baguette! It’s time to show your favorite baker some love! After New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and Washington, French Morning, a news site for French expats, is bringing the Best Baguette competition to Chicago.

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