Only in France: Ten of the year’s most French stories

Our selection of the year’s most French stories feature wine, cheese, nutella… and, of course, a spot of naturism.
Parisians enjoy candlelit raclette dinner… on the Metro
When four tuxedo-wearing Frenchmen sat down for a meal of cheese raclette on the Paris Metro of all places, naturally news spread fast.
The diners chose the unusual spot of line 5 of the Paris Metro at Place d’Italie to enjoy their meal washed down by a few glasses of fine wine.
And it won’t come as a surprise that amused commuters took a moment to stop laughing and capture it.

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Kristen Stewart ditches high heels to go barefoot at Cannes

The actress seemed to be protesting against the red carpet dress code at the film festival.

Now it seems Kristen Stewart, a member of this year’s jury at the film festival, has flouted the ban on flat shoes – by instead going barefoot on the red carpet.

The Twilight actress wore black Louboutin heels as she arrived at the BlacKkKlansman premiere.

But before entering the screening of the Spike Lee film, she slipped off her shoes to walk up the stairs.

She was apparently not sanctioned for taking off her heels.

‘You cannot ask me to wear heels’

Last year, Stewart – who’s been known to wear trainers with dresses on the red carpet – spoke about the event’s fashion rules.

“There’s definitely a distinct dress code, right?” she told the Hollywood Reporter. “People get very upset if you don’t wear heels or whatever.

“I feel like you can’t ask people that any more – it’s a given. If you’re not asking guys to wear heels and a dress, you cannot ask me either.”

Source: Kristen Stewart ditches high heels to go barefoot at Cannes – BBC News

Cannes 2018

Official Cannes 2018 Poster

The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled its official poster for this year’s 71st edition, featuring an image from Jean-Luc Godard’s 1965 film “Pierrot le Fou.”

The poster, designed by 27-year-old graphic designer Flore Maquin, is inspired by the work of French stills photographer Georges Pierre and features “Pierrot le Fou” stars Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina.

The new poster shows Belmondo and Karina leaning out of their cars to share a kiss. The two play lovers on the run who settle for a time on the French Riviera, which is also where the Cannes Film Festival takes place.

Video Highlights Victoires de la Musique 2018 


The nominees:

Artiste féminine :
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Catherine Ringer

Artiste masculin
Bernard Lavilliers

Chanson originale
Dommage – Bigflo & Oli
Ton Mec – Kyo
Si t’étais là – Louane
Soprano – Roule

Album révélation
Comme on respire – Aliose
Petite Amie – Juliette Armanet
Présence – Petit Biscuit

Révélation scène
Eddy de Pretto
Gaël Faye

Album de chansons
Nues – Brigitte
L’un de nous – Albin de la Simone
Géopoétique – MC Solaar

Album rock
Puzzle – BB Brunes
Accidentally Yours – Lady Sir
The Evol – Shaka Ponk

Album de musiques électroniques ou dance
Deux – Alb
Temperance – Dominique Dalcan
Karmaprena – Fakear

Album de musiques urbaines
La Vraie Vie – Bigflo & Oli
Flip – Lomepal
La fête est finie – Orelsan

Album de musiques du monde

La Confusion d’Amadou & Mariam
Lamomali de -M-, Toumani Diabaté, Sidiki Diabaté, Fatoumata Diawara
Mogoya d’Oumou Sangaré

Concert ou spectacle musical
Tour de Camille
Depardieu sings Barbara , Gérard Depardieu
& Tour , Julien Doré

Audiovisual creation 
Basic of Orelsan
Provided with Gauvain Sers
Territory by The Blaze