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Bertrand Pierre - Si vous n'avez rien à me dire View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Mellow musician Bertrand Pierre sets the poignant poetry of French grand écrivain Victor Hugo to slow and soulful musical compositions. A man of many talents, Bertrand Pierre is also quite a performer live and acoustically.

La Conspiration d'Orion - Conspiration 3/4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

How would you feel if you found out that a government research program could effectively control the climate, remotely and silently destroy anything and everything, and manipulate human behavior? Sound like science fiction? Watch the latest installment of the Orion Conspiracy, and decide for yourself.

La Conspiration d'Orion - Conspiration 2/4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Part Two of this “documentary” takes us further into the world of unidentified flying objects and government cover-ups. According to the film’s creator, “This film is neither a work of fiction, nor a documentary. Forget the words ‘esoteric’ or ‘fantastic,’ here we’re speaking about reality...”

Le Journal - La tuberculose View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Tuberculosis remains a deadly disease—affecting nine million people annually and killing one person every fifteen seconds. The recent development of drug-resistant strains of the bacteria has made TB even more threatening. Especially affected are areas without the proper means of fighting the illness, places like Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and many areas in Africa. According to the WHO, five billion dollars would be required to effectively combat the disease.

Le Journal - Le mensonge View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Her stirring, tragic story has moved millions of people. As an eight-year-old Jewish girl during World War II, she was taken in by wild wolves and walked for thousands of kilometers in search of her family. Sound too implausible to be true? Turns out it is. Her story is fiction, and, in fact, she’s not even Jewish. Though she may be the James Frey of French World War II tales, her lawyer claims she’s done nothing wrong.

Farmer François - Le stand de légumes

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

Feast your eyes on some of the finest organic produce Quebec has to offer! Farmer François shows us all the best of November’s fruits and vegetables — from the staples, like apples, potatoes, and garlic, to the less usual offerings, like black eggplant and kohlrabi.

La Conspiration d'Orion - Conspiration 1/4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Step inside the world of the Orion Conspiracy, a fictionalized (or is it?) documentary produced and directed by Seb Janiak. Part One will leave you asking questions, and eagerly anticipating the next installment.

Interviews à Central Park - Henri View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Hear from Henri, the youngest member of our favorite French team, in the last of our Central Park interviews.

Le Journal - Le libre-service en pharmacie? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Those of us who live in the United States are used to being able to buy some medications right off the shelves. But in France, until very recently, you weren’t able to purchase painkillers without first speaking to a pharmacist. Now certain painkillers are available on a self-serve basis, but are pharmacists ready for this change?

Interviews à Central Park - Les 24 Heures du Mans View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

How long would you like to spend driving a race car around a track? An hour? Two? How about twenty-four? In the third in our series of Central Park interviews, we hear from a Le Mans native about the famous 24 heures du Mans.

Le Journal - Maison écologique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

José Bové may be famous for having dismantled a McDonald’s, but it turns out he also knows a thing or two about building houses — all in line with his alterglobalist ideals!

Annie Chartrand - Grandir bilingue View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

The lovely singer tells us in franglais about franglais. She discusses her experiences growing up bilingual in Quebec, her international travels, and why it’s not always a good idea to tell someone if you’ve ripped your pants…

Interviews à Central Park - Discussion politique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

We’re back in Central Park! This time, French teens Barbara and Lorraine discuss politics, including the recent controversial Contrat Première Embauche and President Nicolas Sarkozy. (Love him or leave him? The girls don’t quite agree…)

Neimo - Interview de Neimo

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

“From Scratch” is not only the name of Neimo’s first album, it also sums up their ethos. Original and full of energy, Neimo is a distinctive part of a rock and roll trend: made in France but sung in English! According to the band, rock and roll is best done in its original language. Hear about how they mix their inspirations and influences with their innovation.

Le Journal - Sarkozy en Afrique du Sud - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

On the final leg of French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit to South Africa, the leader meets with Nelson Mandela (after visiting the cell where Mandela was imprisoned for twenty-seven years), and speaks about the importance of being a uniter—not a divider.

Annie Chartrand - Sa musique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

From dreams to reality, putting forth “a little bit of energy each day,” Annie Chartrand, a vocalist who debuted singing behind her bathroom door, burst onto the music scene in 2006. Here is an interview with the singer of Ma blonde est une chanteuse [My Girlfriend Is a Singer]—a group that's actually part of a love story…

Interviews à Central Park - Différences culturelles View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

What are the cultural differences between Americans and the French? Hear the opinions of this French family visiting New York. What do you think? Are the French really more attentionnés? Who holds more compelling church services? And most importantly, who has the best hamburgers?

Ma blonde est une chanteuse - Annie

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Canada

Annie shows off her skills as a chanteuse, her sharp wit, and her penchant for penning clever lyrics in this rockin’ number from her band Ma blonde est une chanteuse. See if you can count how many of Annie’s personae you catch a glimpse of, and how many of her Annie-mated wordplays you follow in this fun video. Beware: the song is seriously catchy and may leave you wanting more!

Les Héritiers - Les bonnes recettes - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

Ever heard of a pleurotte mushroom? Lacking as we are in mushroom expertise, neither had we—until we visited the kitchen of Les Héritiers, that is! What’s better than getting to watch a scrumptious dish of pleurottes, brie, escargots, and garlic, all together in a puffed pastry, be prepared before your eyes? Getting to eat it, of course!

Le Journal - Sarkozy en Afrique du Sud - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

A first look at French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit to South Africa. He proposes a new axis in the capital’s “Francafrican” politics and shores up relations with English-speaking Africa.

French Punk - Frustration

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Rock and roll, garage, hard-core, street punk — from Black Flag to Agnostic Front to Crisis, Frustration isn’t just a sentiment, it’s a way of life! With Frustration, “Your life will be sadder, but it’ll be more lucid.”

Le Journal - La bougie du sapeur View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

This newspaper, called “The Sapper’s Candle” (a “sapper” is traditionally a military man who disarms mines), only comes out on the leap year. But how can a periodical published only on February twenty-ninth be financially sound? Maybe it’s true: less is more.

Les Héritiers - Les bonnes recettes - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

For more than ten years, Les Héritiers [The Heirs] restaurant in Montreal, which specializes in French cuisine made from Quebecois ingredients, has been concocting dishes like risotto with marinated ginger and rack of lamb with garlic and rosemary sauce. But the food isn’t the only reason for the popularity of Les Héritiers: you can bring your own wine!

Le Journal - La grippe aviaire - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Billions (oui, milliards!) of birds migrate from Africa every year, and with bird flu developing rapidly, their arrival to France is closely monitored at the Marquenterre National Park. Learn how French scientists and engineers there have taken innovative measures to make it difficult for the virus to settle in the mud where the birds like to feed.

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