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Actu Vingtième - La burqa View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Interviewees on the streets of Paris protest the banning of the burqa in public places in France and offer their perspectives on this controversial issue.

Actus Quartier - Manif anti-nucléaire à Bastille View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Did you know that France is the most nuclear-dependent country in the world? These protesters are trying to change that statistic in their demonstration against nuclear energy in Paris's Place de la Bastille.

Alsace 20 - Rammstein à Strasbourg View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

German metal band Rammstein has no shortage of fans. Listen to devotees describe just what it is that makes the band compelling enough to sell out ten thousand tickets in just two days.

Alsace 20 - Arlette Grosskost et la burqa View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Arlette Grosskost, UMP (Union for a Popular Movement) representative and member of the Parliamentary task force on the burqa in France, advocates a law aiming to ban the wearing of the full-body veil in public. What’s your take on this controversial issue? Is it a question of women’s rights? Of religious freedom? Are arguments against the burqa perhaps another type of veil—to cover up underlying racism?

Alsace 20 - Météo du 2 juillet 2010 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Say you’re writing a poem in French, and you need to know how to compare your love to a beautiful sunny summer day. Unsure of the vocab? Listen to this weather report from local station Alsace 20 (covering the Alsace region of France) to pick up some useful weather lingo.

Alsace 20 - Météo des Maquilleurs View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Who doesn’t like a little fun makeup artistry with their morning weather report? Adèle lets us know what to expect weather-wise on Halloween, and gives us some costume inspiration too!

Alsace 20 - La chronique Mode de Caroline: mode éthique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

In this Alsace Vingt episode, Caroline interviews eco-friendly clothes designer Louise Geber, who owns a store in Strasbourg. There, you will be able to shop for fashionable garments and help the environment at the same time. To find out more, visit the store's website, www.vetementbio.com.

Angers 7 - Un lama en plein appartement

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

How would you feel about a llama walking around in your apartment? Nathalie and François love their friend Indira, even though she sometimes steals their bags of chips.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Journalists spent a week in Aulnay-sous-Bois interviewing young people about ongoing issues and clashes with the police. In the Cité des Trois Mille district, which includes 3,000 public housing units, cultural and sporting organizations are stepping in to make up for the lack of public services.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In the suburbs of Paris, women have formed an association called "Femmes-Relais" (Women's Relay) to support each other and their children in times of difficulty. Some parents worry their children are being held in police custody whenever they're late coming home. Politicians like Daniel Goldberg are taking an interest in the situation.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Many residents of Aulnay-sous-Bois have been reporting instances of police hostility in the town. In this segment, journalists show testimonies gathered from residents to a police official, who hopes that both sides will be able to rise above the situation and seek a permanent solution.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Activist, journalist, and documentary filmmaker Rokhaya Diallo talks about racial tensions between the police and young people in French working-class suburbs. She calls for better police training and more accountability to prevent violence against young people of color.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Rokhaya Diallo draws a parallel between incidents of racial discrimination and police brutality in the United States and similar incidents in French suburbs. She notes that young people are mobilizing and becoming more politically engaged in the aftermath of the infamous Théo case.

Ça Zap! - Johnny Hallyday est mort à 74 ans

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

France is mourning the death of Johnny Hallyday, the biggest French rock 'n' roll star of all time. With a career spanning fifty-seven years, over one hundred million albums sold, and dozens of hit songs, the "Elvis Presley of France" leaves a huge legacy to his fans who will still be able to enjoy his music.

Cap 24 - Charlie Hebdo, Alessandro Di Sarno enquête... View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Alessandro Di Sarno takes us behind the scenes of the highly controversial French newspaper "Charlie Hebdo." After due consideration and in honor of the victims of the tragic attack on the magazine, Yabla made the decision to keep this video.

Cap Caen Normandie TV - Danse - Héla Fattoumi se dévoile

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Héla Fattoumi, originally from Tunis, has taken her feelings on the full-body veil to the stage, in her dance performance piece “Manta.”

Festival du cinéma chinois - Coup d'envoi à Richelieu

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The town of Richelieu, named for the famous cardinal, organized a Chinese film festival. Already twinned with the Chinese town of Wuzhen, the town took an opportunity to celebrate both classic and newly released films from that country. The famous French director Claude Lelouch was the "godfather" of this initiative.

France 24 - Réchauffement climatique : un danger pour le vin français - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

How will climate change affect wine growing in France? Is the French wine reputation at stake? What can be done about it? Find out in this extensive news report.

France 24 - Réchauffement climatique : un danger pour le vin français - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In this video, Jean-Marc Touzard explains the effects of global warming on wine growing and the quality of the wine in France.

France 3 - Les conséquences de la crise du beurre View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Faced with a butter shortage in France, this bakery is among the few that are choosing to wait in hopes that the price of butter will drop. Apparently, customers are too fond of the bakery's delicious pastries to let a price increase deter them. After all, pastries are some of life's essentials in France...

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