Atlanta International Startup Exchange

For a third year, sister cities Atlanta and Toulouse are selecting promising startups to participate in a week-long residential exchange. Toulouse startups will participate in the 2018 Venture Atlanta conference while taking advantage of Atlanta’s business landscape, which includes the … Read More

Humanitarian Forum: Gender-based violence in emergency settings

  When society breaks down due to war or disaster, women and girls are often the first to feel it. This forum focuses on gender-based violence in regions undergoing conflict or other types of emergencies via two panels. “When #MeToo … Read More

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

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

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

Singing Africa | Ibeyi in Concert at the Variety Playhouse

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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

Crystal Peach Awards

  The 2018 annual Crystal Peach Awards luncheon, which will feature Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as keynote speaker, recognizes four outstanding corporate honorees for their commitment to economic growth, innovation and the expansion of commercial relations between France and … Read More

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