Canada Comes to Dieppe

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 15 September 2017 > What's On

After the Deauville American film festival and before the Dinard British film festival, Dieppe will host its fourth Canadian Film Festival from 20 to 26 September. Like the country it honours, the Dieppe festival is multilingual, with films in French, English and the Inuit language Inuktitut in competition. The festival trailer gives a taster of … Continue reading “Canada Comes to Dieppe”

2017 Deauville American Film Festival winners

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 11 September 2017 > What's On

“A Ghost Story”, “Brooklyn Yiddish”, “The Rider” win Prizes at 43rd Deauville American Film Festival. David Lowery’s A Ghost Story is the big winner of the 43rd Deauville American Film Festival winning three awards on 9 September : the Jury Prize the Revelation Prize the Critics’ Prize A Ghost Story is a supernatural drama with Casey Affleck and Rooney … Continue reading “2017 Deauville American Film Festival winners”

Rocking to the Classics

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 07 September 2017 > Celebrate

The biggest music festival in the world isn’t Glastonbury or Lollopallooza, it’s a classical music festival: the two-month annual BBC Proms series in London. Started in 1895 with the specific aim of popularising classical music, the final night of the series, the Last Night of the Proms, is now an institution watched by millions around … Continue reading “Rocking to the Classics”

Hollywood on Sea

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 31 August 2017 > What's On

The cream of Hollywood talent will be on display once more on the Normandy coast from 1 to 10 September for the 43rd Deauville American Film Festival. The festival seems to expand every year and now includes not just the feature-film competition, tributes and premières, but a selection of documentaries on American themes and “Season … Continue reading “Hollywood on Sea”

Win a Trip to Roman London

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 14 August 2017 > In the News

Win a trip to London to discover the city’s Roman past. The City of London, the “Square Mile” which is the oldest part of the city, dates from AD50 when the Roman invaders founded Londinium, which they built into the country’s largest city. For almost 400 years, it was a hub of Roman culture and … Continue reading “Win a Trip to Roman London”

Comic Con Paris

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 21 October 2016 > What's On

After New York Comic Con and C2E2 in Chicago, Comic Con Paris will take place from 21 to 23 October. It is the European reference in terms of pop culture. After a successful first edition, and more than 30 000 visitors, Comic Con Paris comes back with a second edition, for the best of entertainment. … Continue reading “Comic Con Paris”

And the winner is…

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 04 October 2016 > What's On

The 27th edition of the Dinard British Film Festival marks the triumph of Sing Street. The film swept the board with wins in four categories: – The Golden Hitchcock Jury Grand Price Cine + – Hitchcock for Best screenplay, by Allianz – Hitchcock of the Audience Premiere – La règle du jeu Heartbeat Hitchcock. Sing … Continue reading “And the winner is…”

Dinard British Film Festival

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 23 September 2016 > What's On

From 28 September to 2 October, Dinard will celebrate the 27th edition of its British Film Festival. This year, the jury will be headed by French director Claude Lelouch who will personally award the Golden Hitchcock. There are six films in competition and a whole host of homages and premieres, to catch the best new … Continue reading “Dinard British Film Festival”

Festival America Literary Celebration in Vincennes

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 06 September 2016 > What's On

For its eighth edition (8-11 September), Festival America offers a plethora of activities around literature in the Americas. There is a day for school groups on Friday 9th. This year’s Festival America has something for everyone. Readings, talks, workshops, beautiful exhibitions and translation “jousts” are all part of the programme. Look out for several events … Continue reading “Festival America Literary Celebration in Vincennes”