France Category

March 31, 2019

Why Garfield phones have littered French beaches for 35 years

There’s no better symbol of plastic ocean pollution and ’80s consumerism gone wild than the Garfield phones of Brittany. The handsets, in the form of the aggressively unfunny cat, have been washing up on French beaches for decades. However, the novel…

March 30, 2019

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protestors March for 20th Consecutive Weekend Despite Bans and Injuries

Thousands of yellow vests marched peacefully in the streets of Paris

March 29, 2019

Agnès Varda, Influential French New Wave Filmmaker, Dies at 90

Ms. Varda was closely associated with the movement known as the New Wave, although her reimagining of cinematic conventions actually predated it.