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Au Fil du Siècle tapestry exhibition weaves French history in colour since WW1

By Rosslyn Hyams

In this week's Culture in France, Christiane Naffah-Bayle curator of an exhibition of official French tapestry called  'Au Fil du Siècle' - 'A Century-long-thread' talks about textile works which have recorded French history, art and social trends from 1918 up till today. Some of the best pieces in the collection of the famous Manufacture des Gobelins, from 1918 up to today, are showcased in the Galerie de Gobelins until September 2018.

Central and east Africa and other hotspots in photos in Bayeux

Films ‘Shock Corridor’ and ‘Day of the Outlaw’ adapted on stage

From James Bond to Marie Antoinette - films shot at the Vaux Le Vicomte palace

Paris museum's fresh look at the legacy of performer-rights campaigner Paul Robeson

Olivier Py addresses the challenges of this year's Avignon Festival

Remembering La Belle Ouvrage of Mai 68 during Cannes Director's Fortnight

Exploring South African photography at the Paris Pompidou Centre