Film & TV : Intouchables

The French movie “Intouchables” was released in 2011. This movie, directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, was met with great success across the entire world.

Driss, played by Omar Sy and Philippe, a billionaire played by Francois Cluzet meet during a job interview for a full time care giver position as the businessman became heavily handicapped after a paragliding accident.… Read More

Artist Spotlight: Pablo Picasso at the MOMA

Pablo Picasso was born in Spain in 1881. Yes you read that right, Spain. Now you may be wondering, why would we at The French Language Salon want to write about an artist that wasn’t French? In the early 1900s, Paris was known as the art capital of Europe – where a young Picasso made his home, and some of the most influential modern art of the 20th Century.… Read More

Artist Spotlight: Édith Piaf, The Little Sparrow

Believe it or not, it’s time to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the acclaimed film La Vie en Rose.  A biographical masterpiece about the life and times of France’s greatest entertainer of the 20th Century, Édith Piaf.  To honor this remarkable woman, and her large body of work we’re dedicating this Artist Spotlight to her.… Read More

Artist Spotlight: French artists Daft Punk are scheduled to make a rare appearance at The Grammy’s this weekend!

It’s no secret that this is Daft Punk’s world, and we’re all just living in it. Since the debut of this electronic duo, audiences everywhere have been dying to get a glimpse at the men behind the helmets. A much more difficult task than you would believe.… Read More