What's happening in Paris this week? (June 18-23)

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The Editor

## Tuesday, June 18th

Meeting Rebecca Zlotowski at Gaze's Ciné Club outside the walls

It's that time of year again! The Champs-Élysées Film Festival is back from June 18th to 25th on the iconic avenue, showcasing the best of French and American independent cinema. As part of the festival, the feminist magazine Gaze is taking their Ciné Club outside the Gaîté Lyrique auditorium to cinema Le Balzac for a special night of screening and discussion. Founder Clarence Edgard-Rosa will be hosting the event, this time joined by director Rebecca Zlotowski (known for films like "Les Enfants des autres" and "Une fille facile"). The focus of the evening will be Zlotowski's pick, the Icelandic drama "The Juniper Tree" from 1990.

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Cine Club Gaze Hors les Murs
Cinema Le Balzac
1, rue Balzac - 8th
June 19, 2024 at 7pm
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As part of the Champs Élysées Film Festival
From June 18 to 25
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Wednesday, June 19

Discover the works of Auguste Herbin at the Montmartre Museum

This is the very first retrospective exhibition dedicated to the 20th-century painter, and it is one of the most picturesque museums in Paris that offers it to us. Discover the full range of Auguste Herbin's work, from post-impressionism, fauvism to cubism, in a colorful exhibition. The exhibition traces the different periods of the painter's creation with often unpublished works. You are the stars that have their rightful place in the history of modern art. Visit them all summer on the most beautiful hill in the capital! 🌟 

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Summer Fun
At Gaîté Lyrique
3bis, rue Papin - 3rd
From June 21 to September 8, 2024
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Celebrating Women's Power at the Festival of Spells

The Majestic Bastille cinema hosts the very first edition of the Festival of Spells. Join us for this magical celebration of women's power and creativity, featuring films, workshops, and more! Don't miss out on this enchanting event.

Welcome to the feminist and inclusive Spells festival! This event is all about celebrating and exploring the stories of marginalized female figures, some of whom have been unfairly labeled as "witches". With a mix of fiction, documentaries, archives, and discussions, the festival aims to ignite conversations about the history, present, and future of women. The festival kicks off the day after the summer solstice with a screening of two delightful short films followed by a lively panel discussion. And on Saturday, get ready to be spellbound by the captivating film "The Witch" directed by Robert Eggers and starring the amazing Anya Taylor-Joy. Don't miss out on this magical and empowering event! Join us in celebrating the resilience and power of women from all walks of life. It's going to be a truly enchanting experience! ✨🔮🌟
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Saturday, June 22

Get ready to party at the Freestyle Extra festival in La Villette!

Celebrate street culture in a big way this weekend! The Freestyle Extra festival in Paris is all about urban cultures - from performances to dance, music, fashion, street art, and sports. This event is part of the Cultural Olympiad and promises a day and night of fun in two different locations: the Prairie du Cercle Nord during the day, and Le Périphérique in the evening. Don't miss this visual feast!

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Freestyle Extra Festival
Parc de la Villette
211, avenue Jean-Jaurès – 19th
Saturday, June 22 from 2:30pm to 2am and Sunday, June 23 from 2:30pm to midnight
Free entrance
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Sunday, June 23

Stroll among the artists at the Création Market

After 24 wonderful editions, the Création Market is back every Sunday in the Montparnasse district. It is THE essential meeting on the Left Bank as soon as the sun shines, satisfying both art lovers and curious visitors. Head to Boulevard Edgar Quinet, a true artistic meeting place and open-air gallery, for a journey through French expertise with exhibitions, sales, and artist selections.

They have a lovely market called The Creation Market on Boulevard Edgar Quinet. It's open every Sunday from 10am to 7pm until September 8, 2024. For more info, head on over to their page. Happy shopping! 🎨🛍 #ParisMarket #CreationMarket #Montparnasse #Artists #ParisCreators.