Le Festival <i>Chéries-Chéris</i>,  une arme contre l’hétéronormativité
Cinema / Cultural Diversity / Culture / Gender Studies / Visual Media

Le Festival Chéries-Chéris, une arme contre l’hétéronormativité

Brandissant son festival de cinéma comme une arme militante contre l’hégémonie hétérocentrée, le président de Chéries-Chéris, Cyril Legann, cherche à fédérer les LGBTQ+ de Paris. Il leur offre une programmation aussi diversifiée qu’ils et elles le sont. Depuis sa naissance, le cinéma est une arme ; l’incarnation technologique de « la puissance meurtrière des images »[1], dont parle … Continue reading

<i>Välkommen</i> to Sweden in Paris
Cultural Diversity / Culture / Design / In English

Välkommen to Sweden in Paris

  Since 1971, the Swedish Institute has tried to promote Scandinavian culture to a Parisian and French audience. Through events and exhibitions, the institution offers an inventive and unique perspective on the Swedish society usually associated with a minimalist lifestyle and refined design.          In early October, the sun was shining in … Continue reading

Giving children the gift of language and culture
Cultural Diversity / Culture / In English / Language in Society

Giving children the gift of language and culture

Every year, students travel all around the world to pass on their own culture thanks to the CIEP organization. At the CIEP, a team takes over the challenge of the language assistants and makes this wonderful exchange possible. Among this team, we talked to one of the oldest members: the very British Jennie Burke.  For … Continue reading

Korean rap wave sweeps foreign shores
Cultural Diversity / In English / Portraits

Korean rap wave sweeps foreign shores

The Korean-American rapper Okasian began on November 17th and 18th his first European tour. He evokes his future plans with the mainstream South Korean scene and the different appreciations of trap music genre across the world, causing him to experience most of his success outside South Korea.  The Currency Exchange Tour #1 marks the beginning of … Continue reading

The Colored Theater of African-Americans
Cultural Diversity / Sociology of the Media / Theatre

The Colored Theater of African-Americans

Why are African-American theaters still numerous in America, putting their cultural background up front? When looking at the missions and productions of these theaters, one can notice that specific groups of people are being targeted. Their vision of community thus tends to be different from other theaters in general. Theaters can either claim to address a … Continue reading

“A million to one, outsiders…” – Sounds and songs between connection and rejection
Australian Culture / Cinema / Cultural Diversity / Culture / Visual Media

“A million to one, outsiders…” – Sounds and songs between connection and rejection

In Warwick Thornton’s film Samson and Delilah, the two main characters rarely speak. While their communication consists mostly of signs and actions, the music and the noises speak up in the clearest ways about two clashed worlds. In this loaded atmosphere, two young aboriginal adolescents search for a possible future somewhere between their own traditional … Continue reading

The Internet : A tool to promote Lingala to young Congolese descendants
Cultural Diversity

The Internet : A tool to promote Lingala to young Congolese descendants

Thanks to the development of afro-centrist movements on the Internet, groups of young Congolese born in Europe, wishing to learn their mother tongue have emerged. To meet their expectations, web sites with different subjects were created to encourage the learning of Lingala on the Internet. The promotion of lingala in the world was essentially made … Continue reading