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Actu Vingtième - Le vide-grenier View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A vide-grenier (“empty-attic”) is a combination of a flea market and a yard sale: a place where anyone can rent a booth and sell all the old things they don’t need anymore. Come see what the residents of this Parisian neighborhood are selling!

Actu Vingtième - Le Repas des anciens View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Who says that old people don’t know how to party? This event, organized by a local Lions Club, brought together a number of senior citizens for a day of dancing, schmoozing, and even romance.

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.

Actu Vingtième - Fête du quartier Python-Duvernois View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, West Africa

The Python-Duvernois neighborhood, on the outskirts of Paris, is having its annual neighborhood fair (you can also find coverage of last year's fair here on Yabla). The locals look forward to getting together, meeting new neighbors, having fun, and eating yummy food prepared by some of the residents.

Actus Quartier - Fête de la rose au caviar rouge View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The French Socialist Party held its second Fête de la rose (Rose Festival) in June 2011, thirty-three years after its first. The festival was filled with games and speeches (and cotton candy), in preparation for the French primary elections.

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

Enjoy a stroll through the Python-Duvernois neighborhood fair, where a lot of activities are going on––food stands, bike rides, and much more!

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

The Python-Duvernois neighborhood, in Paris's 20th arrondissement, is having a block party filled with games, music, and food. There's even a stand on alcoholism prevention, complete with beer goggles!

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

The locals interviewed at the Python-Duvernois neighborhood fair defend the reputation of their area and compete to win a roll of paper towels (or perhaps something a little more prize-worthy).

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

In this next installment of Télé Bocal's coverage of the Python-Duvernois block party, we hear from a group of kids who've made a courageous trip down an enormous slide, and from a municipal advisor who shares with us her inspiring message of solidarity.

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France, Morocco, West Africa

Viewer Discretion Advised

Our delightful young guide takes the opportunity to explain why she loves her neighborhood of Python-Duvernois. We meet some of the locals, including an aspiring Michael Schumacher and some young footballers.

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.

Actus Quartier - Devant la SNCF View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A group of people gathered in front of the SNCF (French National Railway Company) headquarters to claim the use of empty buildings owned by the latter. Many people who are homeless or live in unsanitary conditions could greatly benefit from those vacant buildings.

Actus Quartier - Bêtes de scène ? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

People on the street are asked their opinions about including animals in circuses. Most people object to the practice, but some are undecided.

Alphabétisation - des filles au Sénégal

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The actress Aïssa Maïga talks about her work for UNESCO, which has partnered with Always to promote literacy among women and girls in Senegal and other countries.

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 - Alsace: les plus belles déco de Noël! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Some Alsace residents take Christmas decorating very seriously. From two men who go all out with phantasmagoric light displays to a woman who opts for a subtler, 1940s décor, you'll find some different takes on what it means to be in the "Christmas spirit" in this video.

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.

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