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Champs Elysées Film Festival Starts Today!

One of our favorite film festival, the Champs-Élysées Film Festival is back for a 9th edition in 2020! Created by renowned French producer and distributor Sophie Dulac, it showcases French and American independent movies including feature and short films premieres and competitions, master classes… This year’s guests of honor are directors Stephen Frears and Edgar Wright. The festival should have been held from June 16-23 throughout theaters ...


Harpist Brandee Younger’s new album ‘Soul Awakening’

We have been following Brandee Younger, both her music and on Twitter @Harpista for several years now, and we realized we never posted anything about her. An oversight, and the release of her latest album last year gives us the opportunity to share with you this talented harpist. A native of Long Island, New York, Younger began her harp studies as a teen, and has been performing across genres from traditional harp repertoire to jazz and other popular ...


NOH8 Campaign x K-Swiss Pride Classic VN

June marks Pride Month, and American tennis brand K-Swiss joins forces with NOH8 Campaign on a special, limited-edition version of their iconic Classic VN for Pride Month 2020! NOH8 Campaign was founded by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and his partner Jeff Parshleyand, it is a charitable organization whose mission is to promote LGBT marriage, gender and human equality through education, advocacy, social media, and visual protest. Visit their website ...


#ExploreFrance Plex’eat Shields #LouvreChezVous Oignons & Croissants

This new Twitter Ba(a)zar is dedicated to France, its famous museums, its many places of interest and some creative ‘alternatives’ (you will understand what we’re refering to soon enough). The country is not under lockdown anymore but yet it’s still impossible to come from abroad to visit it. So until everyone will able to safely travel to France again, we selected tweets allowing you to (virtually) discover the country! ...


Artist pays tribute to supermarket cashier Aïcha Issaudonene

French Artist and photographer Roger Daniel Pérez pays tribute to Aïcha Issaudonene who died from the coronavirus. The 52-years old employee had worked for almost 30 years as a cashier at Carrefour Supermarket in Saint-Denis, a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris and she died on March 26 after contracting the virus. Issaudonene’s death triggered anger and shock, France was already on lockdown but many considered that supermarket workers were ...


2K Announces Mafia: Trilogy

Time for videogames and more specifically Mafia. 2K Games and Hangar 13 crime dramas have sold more than 18 million copies worldwide and the full Mafia: Trilogy has been (officially after a news leaked last week) unveiled today. However, Mafia: Definitive Edition, Mafia II: Definitive Edition, and Mafia III: Definition Edition are also for sale individually. For the first time on modern consoles, you will be able to live the life of a gangster across ...


Deerskin by Quentin Dupieux starring Jean Dujardin and Adèle Haenel

Jean Dujardin, again. In 2011 we published a blog post by Max Dana: Hollywood’s Golden Age is back with The Artist, and in 2012 da-eYe celebrated French silent movie The Artist after it carried off the top prize at the 2012 Academy awards. So when we heard about Deerskin, we were very excited about it: the French black comedy is written and directed by Quentin Dupieux (‘Rubber‘, ‘Reality‘) and it’s starring Academy Award ...


‘Mundo Paralelo’ by Monsieur Periné

Monsieur Periné is a group formed in 2008 and despite what you may think, they’re not French but their name definitely is! They hail from Colombia and the first time we heard the song ‘Suin Romanticón‘ was when Max Dana sent us the link to the video with a note: ‘Play the video!‘. We did and after a magical first listen it was stuck in our head, even though their best-known single is ‘Bailar Contigo‘. The ...


Le Fooding guide launches ‘Plat de résistance’ in France

Lockdown in France has been lifted today allowing non-essential shops and businesses to reopen although bars and restaurants will remain closed until further notice; they have been fully shuttered since March 15 and their owners are reeling from the shutdown (read our post about online platforms J’aime Mon Bistrot, Sauve Ton Resto, Bar Solidaire). As a consequence, some of them are setting up food trucks and started takeaway services to help maintain a ...


Becoming, a Netflix documentary about Michelle Obama

Becoming is a Netflix documentary based on the memoir of former United States first lady Michelle Obama published in 2018, produced by the Obama’s entertainment company, Higher Ground and directed by Nadia Hallgren. If you didn’t read the book yet, then you should watch the 90-minute film about the inspiring life of Michelle Obama. We learn more about how she experienced racism both at a young age and as a student at Harvard and Princeton, the ...






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