Calendar- January

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Have you got free time and you’re at a loss as to what to do? Are you wondering what’s going on in Paris this month? Is there a good exhibition? Do you want to go to the cinema but you don’t know which film to choose? Here is a selection of exhibitions and movies that we advise you to go see.

If your iPhone and your iPad are your best friends, ÉCU’s team has got something for you. Until January 30th, David Hockney trade his paintbrushes for his fingers to paint on the iPad and iPhone. Don’t miss this exhibition from this Pop Art master of the 60‘s, he exhibits his new «paintings» at the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent, 5 avenue Marceau 75116 Paris.

Attention all followers of art house film, Jean-Marie Straub is back on the big screen with «O somma luce» where the french filmmaker celebrates his come-back with this film. This artisan of auteur cinema is frequently opposed to the cinema industry and if you like literary text and pieces of music you should be charmed by Straub’s world. Projection at the Reflet Médicis, 3 rue Champollion 75005 Paris.

Lovers of Truffaut and Godard shouldn’t miss «Deux de la vague», a film about Truffaut and Godard’s collaborations during their careers. If you’re interested by their works you should be captivated by this film which includes images, old archives and televised clips :)

Has location cinema always fascinated you? Until February 13th, the ‘Monuments Stars du Cinéma’ exhibition takes place at the Conciergerie. It’s a good opportunity to rediscover locations, sets, costumes and film extracts to show how important they are in a movie. Rendez-vous at the Conciergerie,1 Quai de l’Horloge 75001 Paris.

Do you like suspense? Did Psycho terrify you? Don’t miss the retrospective of the master of suspense – Alfred Hitchcock. Do you have good memories of The Man Who Knew Too Much and Rope? Or maybe you would like to discover new Hitchcock films. Well we found a way to grant your wishes. Hitchcock season until February 28th at the cinémathèque, 51 Rue de Bercy 75012 Paris.,308.html

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The European Independent Film Festival discovers, promotes and projects only the BEST independent films from around the world every year in Paris, France.

The selected titles represent the pinnacle of contemporary filmmaking talent from around the world and compete for the title of "Europe's Best Independent Film".

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