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Featuring exclusive interviews, FrancoFiles seeks to take every francophile in the U.S. on a transatlantic rendez-vous with notable French and American guests. Hear experts talk firsthand about their experiences of the collaborations and cultural crossover between two oldest allies. From the pre-revolutionary era to today’s modern tech movement, explore with FrancoFiles the ever-evolving relationship between France and the US. Brought to you by the Embassy of France, support from France-Amérique Magazine. Follow us on Twitter & IG @francofilespod, subscribe, review, and drop us a comment. More information about our podcast: www.franceintheus.org/francofiles

FrancoFiles Embassy of France in the U.S.

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Featuring exclusive interviews, FrancoFiles seeks to take every francophile in the U.S. on a transatlantic rendez-vous with notable French and American guests. Hear experts talk firsthand about their experiences of the collaborations and cultural crossover between two oldest allies. From the pre-revolutionary era to today’s modern tech movement, explore with FrancoFiles the ever-evolving relationship between France and the US. Brought to you by the Embassy of France, support from France-Amérique Magazine. Follow us on Twitter & IG @francofilespod, subscribe, review, and drop us a comment. More information about our podcast: www.franceintheus.org/francofiles

    Villa San Francisco - Engaging artists and community worldwide

    Villa San Francisco - Engaging artists and community worldwide

    Villa San Francisco is a French-founded international space for dialogue between artists and community seeking to connect innovative ideas to solutions that respond to global and local challenges. Today, we speak with Melanie Desliens Flint, a founding member of Villa San Francisco and an integral part of the international Villa Network's expansion to the United States.

    • 20 min
    Bastille Day – Then & Now – The history & present culture of France’s National Day

    Bastille Day – Then & Now – The history & present culture of France’s National Day

    IN DEPTH – “Is it a revolt? No, sire, it is a revolution!” Hop on this time-machine as we take you back to July 14, 1789 with special guest Gary Girod of the ‘French History Podcast’. Explore & understand the series of events leading up to the storming of the ‘Bastille’ and how it forever changed the tides of history. Learn about the profound social effect of France’s National Day post-WWI and the present-day celebrations on the Champs-Elysées.

    • 32 min
    "We Return Fighting" - WWI and the experiences of African Americans at home and in France

    "We Return Fighting" - WWI and the experiences of African Americans at home and in France

    IN DEPTH – Dive with us into the profound and differing experiences of African Americans in France and in the U.S. during World War I. Gain insight into this particular and important part of our shared history with guest curator, Krewasky Salter from the Smithsonian exhibit "We Return Fighting - World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity" shown at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

    • 28 min
    The Michelin Guide – How a French tire company became the world’s leader in food excellence.

    The Michelin Guide – How a French tire company became the world’s leader in food excellence.

    IN SHORT – For the past 14 years, Michelin Guide has brought its team of incognito restaurant reviewers and experts to explore the delectable and wide-array of restaurant options in the United States. Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes episode with Gwendal Poullennec, the International Director for The Michelin Guide, as he reveals the how the red guide has brought “France to the US” and how its influence has transformed consumers’ restaurant experiences and altogether the fine dining industry.

    • 12 min
    Biodiversity – What have we done? What can be done? Two scientists answer our questions.

    Biodiversity – What have we done? What can be done? Two scientists answer our questions.

    IN DEPTH – You’ve heard the word "biodiversity" countless times: on the news, on political speeches, in decisions-maker meetings... What does it mean? As voices for biodiversity and the planet continue to grow louder, we sat down with a French and an American scientist to know what is actually at stake.
    Fighting inequalities related to environmental degradation is a priority of the French Presidency of the G7, that's why the Environment Ministers from the G7 Member States and other countries or institutions signed the Metz Charter on Biodiversity in May 2019.

    • 15 min
    Discover the Residence of France! The DC mansion has become a hot spot for the French-American bond.

    Discover the Residence of France! The DC mansion has become a hot spot for the French-American bond.

    IN SHORT – You’ve most definitely heard about the events held in that amazing place!
    Located in the Kalorama area in DC, the Residence of France is one of the most impressive mansion in DC. The French tricolor flag has flown over the Kalorama Residence for more than three-quarter of a century. Its is a place of welcome and of celebration, but above all a symbol of the strength of the ties that bind France and the US. Interested in knowing the behind the scene organisation, staring protocol rules and famous attendees?

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

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Jessica P.

I’m excited for season 2! Thanks for this great podcast (useful for my international studies too!)

Pconfavr ,

Great podcast

Excellent host and great subject of discussions. Definitely recommend it !

Bo from Austin ,

Exceptional

A wonderful collection of audio stories that are extremely unique. I learn something every time.

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