The French comic book series starring Asterix and Obelix is well-known across the world. What do these two Gallic villagers represent?
French director Julia Ducournau won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival for her subversive body horror “Titane”. She talks about the importance of choreography, Vincent Lindon, and how she struggles to write about love.
The tapestries of “The Lady and the Unicorn” at the Musée de Cluny in Paris have enchanted many artists, novelists and poets. What do they represent?
David France talks about how he made “Welcome to Chechnya”, a harrowing yet inspiring documentary about LGBT persecution in Chechnya and the activists that oppose repression.
The game of Ouscrapo is at once fun, in the spirit of cooperation, and full of the limitless poetic potential of language.
In 1939, the 26-year-old Pole Andrzej Bobkowski found himself stranded in France. He started to keep a diary of his everyday experiences as an outsider in an occupied country. We present a selection of entries covering a bicycle trip from southern France to Paris.
Gilles Clément talks about becoming a landscape designer, respecting and working with nature, and why the entire planet is one big garden.