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Supporting French-American Cultural Exchange in Education and the Arts



Artistic Funds

Contemporary
Theater


Etant Donnés
Contemporary Art
 


The Contemporary Theater program fosters innovative artistic collaborations and co-productions in theater, and contributes to a dynamic intercultural dialogue between France and the United States. It aims to encourage projects that push aesthetic boundaries and reflect the cultural and artistic diversity seen in theater today.
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Etant donnés Contemporary Art aims to strengthen ties between France and the U.S. in the field of contemporary art by fostering active collaboration and encouraging long-lasting partnerships between French visual artists, curators, and collectives and American curators and cultural institutions. The fund supports the discovery of emerging talents, while also sustaining interest in established artists.
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FUSED:
French U.S. Exchange in Dance
 



French
Voices

 


FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance fosters dialogue, strengthens professional relationships, and sparks creative artistry through cultural exchanges by introducing choreographers and performers whose works had never or rarely been seen in the partner country.
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French Voices recognize both the original work and the quality of the translation. A committee of independent professional experts selects works epitomizing the many facets of a vibrant French literary scene. Awards go to books representing new trends in fiction, or graphic novels and underrepresented perspectives or points of view in non-fiction.
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Jazz &
New Music
 

Tournées
Film Festival
 


The Jazz & New Music program is designed to encourage the creative and professional development of French jazz and contemporary composers, musicians and ensembles in the U.S.
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Tournées Film Festival aims to bring French cinema to American colleges and university campuses. Our objective in providing nearly $200,000 in Tournées Film Festival grants every year is to fund festival endeavors that can eventually become permanent and self-sustaining.
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Cultural Programs & Festivals


A Night of Philosophy
& Ideas
 



Films On
The Green

 


A Night of Philosphy & Ideas is an all-night marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music. Join us and be a part of this free-12 hour exchange of ideas, featuring top philosophers from around the world.
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Films on the Green is an annual, free, outdoor film festival in New York City organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the City of New York Parks & Recreation, and FACE Foundation.
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French
Immersion
 

Kids
Trail
 


French Immersion will bring French creators or producers to the US on the occasion of a screening or presentation of their work during a significant festival or program identified by the Cultural Services team.
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Designed as a yearlong artistic journey, Kids Trail offers children and adults the opportunity to explore French arts and culture through a variety of disciplines: cinema, theater, design, dance, visual arts, philosophy, music and literature.
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Oui
Design
 

   


Oui Design has been developed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassyand its partner foundation FACE, in order to foster creative exchange in design between France and the U.S. Launched in 2016, it is the first program initiated by the French Embassy to support fruitful and durable partnerships between design professionals on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Language & Education Programs


French Dual
Language Fund
 

French Dual
Language Program
 

The French Dual Language Fund aims to expand and strengthen existing French dual language education programs throughout the country, and support the launch of new programs.
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The French Dual Language Program provides high-quality bilingual education to children in public schools across New York City. Currently 1,300 students are served by this program but the need is far greater with 22,000 children living in French-speaking homes with little or no access to education in French.
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French Heritage
Language Program
   
   


The French Heritage Language Program is an education program created to help francophone immigrants and young Americans with francophone background to maintain their linguistic and cultural heritage. For more than 11 years now, it has been dedicated to supporting underserved French-speaking youths making French an asset for new Americans.
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Research & Higher Education Funds


Community College
In France
 

Partner University
Fund
 

Under Construction.
 


Launched in 2017, the Thomas Jefferson Fund supports new collaborations and the most innovative projects between promising young researchers in France and the United States. The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to foster forward-looking collaborative research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and of Science for Society that addresses the most pressing global challenges.
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Thomas Jefferson
Fund
 
   


Launched in 2017, the Thomas Jefferson Fund supports new collaborations and the most innovative projects between promising young researchers in France and the United States. The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to foster forward-looking collaborative research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and of Science for Society that addresses the most pressing global challenges.
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FACE Foundation - Chapters


FACE
In Chicago
 

FACE
In Los Angeles
 

Under Construction
 


The Los Angeles Chapter of FACE Foundation is committed to fostering connection between the city of Los Angeles, the southwestern region of the United States, and the nation of France. By focusing on three main cultural fields: Art, Education, and Cinema, FACE in Los Angeles engages, entwines, and elevates the offerings of these communities.
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FACE Foundation


972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10075