Africa, home to the largest number of French speakers, plays a key role in the present and future of the French language.
Matisse: Life & Spirit is a celebration of the creativity of the master of colour.
It’s one of the most common expressions used in French but also one of the most controversial. A linguist explains why “pas de souci” is no mere English import.
Recent polemical debates over French rappers Youssoupha and Médine show that rap is still not accepted by the political mainstream.
The tradition of performing in a mask, from china to France, shows how it can be just as evocative and entertaining.
Looking at his brilliant career is looking into Algeria’s relationship with its history and identity, but also questioning what it means to be exiled.
On the month of the Francophonie’s 50th anniversary, it’s time to think about the untold story of French connections across the Canada-U.S. border
In a turbulent period of French history, women’s journals started to agitate for legal, political and cultural rights.
An emerging genre of fiction in France is providing an unlikely brand of escapism.
The French writer’s work and life make perfect cinematic subjects.
Changes in the way we pronounce certain sounds tell us a lot about our changing values.
For the millions celebrating on the Champs-Elysées last month, Frenchness was not just an idea, it was an intense shared experience. But what happens to that identity when the celebrations end?
The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven around 1500, have been called the ‘Mona Lisa of the Middle Ages’. While they make for breathtaking viewing, their threads are encoded with much meaning.
Many prominent women are concerned that France’s long history of ‘libertinage’ is threatened by what they see as a witchhunt against men.