The cinema in Paris

The Montmartre Museum

Montmartre is one of Paris very famous arrondissement. Writers and painters love to settle there to find inspiration. The Montmartre Museum is a great place to learn more about the history and the changes that happened through the centuries and why the district so frequently appears in movies.
A not-to-be-missed exhibition is on display at the Montmartre Museum until January 2018. Thanks to short movies excerpts, original posters and costumes, enter the mythical universe of cinema and get acquainted by arty Montmartre.

The French Cinémathèque

Created in 1936, the French Cinémathèque is a private organism which is responsible for restoring, preserving and sharing France’s film heritage. The cinematheque hosts no less than 40,000 movies and thousands of documents related to cinema in its 12th arrondissement building.Temporary exhibitions often turn the spotlight on famous personalities, such as Tim Burton or Pedro Almodovar while permanent exhibitions allow visitors to learn about how cinema was born in France over a century ago.

5 restaurants where celebs like to eat

  • Le Gabriel **

Located in the hotel La Réserve, Le Gabriel is a 2 Michelin star restaurant. The chef, Jérôme Banctel, is known for his modern French cuisine based on the different seasons. In a Napoleon III style restaurant, you can enjoy a sumptuous dîner à la française prepared with passion.

  • L’Avenue

Located in the chic Avenue Montaigne, L’Avenue is a modern restaurant where stars often meet. If you want to eat traditional French food in a classy atmosphere, this place is made for you!

  • Les Deux Magots

Located in the 6th district of Paris since 1885, the brasserie Les Deux Magots still attracts artists, locals and travelers. Famous writers such as Verlaine or Rimbaud loved to spend time in what is today Paris’ oldest cafés.

  • La Closerie des Lilas

You can’t resist people-watching and would dream of spotting a film star while in Paris? This gastronomic restaurant is a good spot! Enjoy a meal under the veranda and taste some the French classics like the Crêpe Suzette.

  • Le Fouquet’s

Since 1899, the Fouquet’s embodies the Parisian spirit. At the corner of the Champs-Elysées and the Avenue George V, this famous restaurant prides itself in being related to cinema and the arts. For a creative meal in a trendy atmosphere, The Fouquet’s is the perfect place!