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Arts + Culture |

French Film Friday: Ready for some action?

In the words of Rihanna, here’s to the freakin’ weekend! To help you get in the weekender zone, we bring you a selection of French films that we love, hate, or think you should watch just to say you’ve watched them. This week we talk action…


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French Music Monday: Eurovision history 101

Here at Ma Vie Française™ we understand that Mondays can be a drag, so we bring you a selection of French musicians and French-language songs to help start your week. Because if you’re going to force yourself through a Monday, it might as well have theme music. This week it’s French Eurovision history…



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French Music Monday: Oh Christmastime

Here at Ma Vie Française™ we understand that Mondays can be a drag, so we bring you a selection of French musicians and French-language songs to help start your week. Because if you’re going to force yourself through a Monday, it might as well have theme music. We’ve got some French Christmas carols for you this Monday…


Arts + Culture French Film Friday |

French Film Friday: ‘Tis the season

Joyeux Noel my French and francophone friends, Merry Christmas! Or if you’re not into Christmas, then Hanukkah Sameach! Joyous Kwanzaa! Blessed Yule! Eid Mubarak and Shubh Diwali (retrospectively)! Or we’ll just keep it simple and say: Happy Holidays! We’re talking Christmas movies this week…


Arts + Culture French Film Friday |

French Film Friday: Our bucket list

In the words of Rihanna, here’s to the freakin’ weekend! To help you get in the weekender zone, we’ll be bringing you a selection of French films that we love, hate, or think you should watch just to say you’ve watched them. This week we’re talking about our personal favourites…


Arts + Culture French Music Monday |

French Music Monday: Our bucket list

Here at MaVieFrançaise™ we understand that Mondays can be a drag, so we bring you a selection of French musicians and French-language songs to help start your week. Because if you’re going to force yourself through a Monday, it might as well have theme music. I turned to the team this week for their top French music picks…



Reportage + Société |

Gay marriage in France, I say: Yes

Earlier this month François Hollande introduced a bill to legalise gay marriage and allow gay couples to adopt. The draft legislation will be debated in parliament in January. But despite the backing of 65% of the French population¹, it is being protested by thousands of people all over France.