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MFA French Film Festival 2018

The annual Boston French Film Festival is arriving on July 12 at the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts). It will present films not yet in American cinemas and, some, we might never get to see elsewhere. It goes through the … Continue reading

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Sharing May Weather With Paris

The same cold, rainy weather that was hitting our Northeast was also assailing France. Regardez l’éclair qui émerge de la Tour Eiffel avant hier. May we both get better weather in June! (Photo credit meteo-paris.com via ABC News)

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10 Best French Novels to Read Now

France is the “guest of honor” at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. Here are recent novels by some of the French writers who will be there. Etienne and I read “Meursault, Contre-Enquête” in its French original and recommend it … Continue reading

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L’admiration de France pour la jeunesse américaine

Michèle nous écrit: Etonnante, admirable jeunesse américaine! Cette génération nous en impose. J’espère qu’elle va obtenir un changement dans les lois et dans les esprits. Donc, il ne faut jamais désespérer…   She wrote this on a day France experienced … Continue reading

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Bannon assuring the FN of Victory

BANNON IS SPREADING HIS FIRE IN FRANCE BUT DOESN’T SPEAK FRENCH AND HIS TRANSLATOR ISN’T SURE OF HERS EITHER! Who would have believed that Steve Bannon, after being fired by Trump, is now bringing his fiery support to Marine LePen … Continue reading

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Trump et Macron

Nous sommes tous soulagés que le 14 juillet se soit bien passé en France et que nous ayons – la France et l’Amérique – survécu. Mais pourquoi Macron a-t-il invité Trump et pourquoi Trump a-t-il accepté?

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Bastille Day photo

Voilà Andy P. qui montre sa francophilie à la fête hier soir!

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