France-Atlanta is a yearly event series put on by the Consulate of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology since 2010. France-Atlanta 2019 featured over two dozen events across the realms of culture, science, humanitarian affairs and business. … Read More
Now that the 10th edition of France-Atlanta has come to a close, let’s take a look back at the residency of the Toulouse, France-based architecture firm BAST – Bureau architectures sans titre (“Untitled Architecture Office”), which took place October 21-29. … Read More
France-Atlanta, a series of events sponsored by the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology, hosted a humanitarian forum discussing logistics and supply chain management in international emergencies on Friday, Nov. 9 at the Rollins School of Public Health. The series focuses on innovation and French-American cooperation in science, business, culture and humanitarianism.
Atlanta is becoming a bona fide proving ground for French innovations accessing the U.S. market, bolstered by an array of longstanding city partnerships. That was the message of the French-American Chamber of Commerce’s 15th annual Crystal Peach Awards celebrating investment links between the Southeast U.S. and France.
The films, Night Replay, produced in 2012 by the French author and filmmaker Eléonore Weber, and Reconstitution of a Hunting Scene, produced in 2019 by the French artist and author Patricia Allio, are two documentaries at the intersection between fiction and reality that reconstruct a role-play. These films, which have been presented at various festivals in France and abroad (Belfort Film Festival, Hors Pistes – Centre Pompidou in Paris, CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, and IMDb in Montreal), have never before been presented in the United States.
Henri Dauman’s photography documents some of the most important events and personalities of the 20th century, from the Kennedys, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, to Buddhist priests in Vietnam and the Castro revolution. His images capture the American experience during the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. This Holocaust survivor and self-taught photographer produced iconic images for the covers of TIME magazine, LIFE magazine, and various other publications.
Representatives from Atlanta non-governmental and humanitarian organizations who use the French language in their profession will talk with area high school and university French classes about eld work in the Caribbean, West and North Africa, parts of Asia and other regions. The presentations will give students a broader understanding of humanitarian affairs and showcase how learning a second language opens exciting career paths at home and abroad.