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It's the end of the ski season in France with most resorts that haven't already closed doing so this weekend although a dozen or so will stay open for one ore two more weeks: Chamonix, Val d'Isere, La Clusaz and les Arcs are among the resorts aiming to go another week whilst Tignes and Val Thorens will ...
“Diamantino,” which was pitched during last year's Work-in-Progress section at Les Arcs Film Festival, follows an imaginary Portuguese soccer star – a ... “Nos batailles,” Guillaume Senez's follow-up to “Keeper,” toplines French star Romain Duris as a dedicated labor activist who is forced to start acting as a ...

Club Med has made a shiny virtue of its all-inclusive ski holidays with a family flavour – and will do so again in December when its new baby, Les Arcs Panorama, breathes its first in the French Alpine resort of Les Arcs 1600. This fresh-faced four-star will boast indoor and outdoor pools, children's clubs, ...
It looks like it may be a snowy few days ahead for Les Arcs, which already has one of the deepest snow bases in France, and will be open longer in the season than most resorts in the country. The resort already has a 3.2 – 4.1m base and still has almost all of its runs groomed and lifts operating. Forecasts ...
Sweden beat France in the final, while Germany beat Austria to come third. As has been seen so many times this season, Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen finished first and second in the GS on 17th March, while Olympic silver medallist Victor Muffat-Jeandet came third to clinch his first World Cup ...
Forty new snow cannons have been installed on the slopes above Villaroger to make sure there is enough of the white stuff to keep the village accessible throughout the ski season, and link it to the vast ski terrain of Les Arcs and La Plagne. Next year another 26 cannons will go in, at a total cost of €1.8m, ...

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What is the current avalanche risk in the Northern French Alps/Savoie region? There are five avalanche danger levels from 1, low risk of avalanche, to 5 extreme risk of avalanche. Currently the avalanche risk rating varies between 3 and 4. Off-piste snow depths are exceptionally good for this time of the ...
“What Will People Say” premiered at Toronto in the Platform section and won the Audience prize at the AFI Fest. At Les Arcs, “What Will People Say” also earned a special mention from the Young Jury. Haq who attended the French Alps-set festival, also received the Sisley Prize which is given every year to ...
But while some come to Les Arcs to see the films, many go to seek partnerships for future projects at the co-production market – a major part of the festival. German producer Jamila Wenske, whose film 'Freedom' is being screened as part of this edition's German Film Focus, has come to seek co-funding for ...
Lukas Dhont's “Girl,” a compelling Belgian project about a 15-year-old transgender girl who dreams of becoming a ballerina, scooped the TitraFilm Award at Les Arcs Film Festival's work-in-progress section. Produced by Belgium's Menuet, Frakas Productions and the Netherlands' Topkapi Films, “Girl” tells ...
Christmas is fastly approaching. The season for family gatherings, general merriment and, of course, the all-important gift-giving! If you still haven't found that special present for the skier in your life, we have compiled a list of perfect gifts to bring to the slopes of Les Arcs.
The ninth edition of the Les Arcs Industry Village, held as part of the Les Arcs European Film Festival in the French Alps (Dec 16-23), has unveiled its two ... Is All There Is from director Andrea Caccia (Italy) producer Marco Alessi of Dugong Films (Italy), with Picofilms (France) and Rough Cat (Switzerland).
First Les Arcs snow report 2017/18 season ... There is a thick layer of snow from the very top of Les Arcs all the way down to its lowest point (in Bourg St Maurice). ... I did have the pleasure of riding the massively revamped Pre Saint Esprit lift which, at 2850 metres in length, is the longest chairlift in France.
“Echo,””The Orphanage,””Patrol Cars” and “Starve” are among the promising projects which will be presented at the 9th edition of Les Arcs European Film Festival's industry village kicking off this weekend in the French Alps. The Coproduction Village will showcase 21 European feature films in ...
Where To Ski or Board in France This Week End... 28.12.2017. After a dry and sunny week over Christmas the snow in back falling on the French mountains and the current.
Les Arcs then hosts the only 4* French qualification round for professional shredders who are hoping to qualify for next year's prestigious World tour. During Freeride week, spectators can watch as the athletes take on the unpisted slopes of the mountain, tackling vertiginous drops whilst demonstrating ...
The film, a Romanian-French co-production, follows the fortunes of Radu ... in the film at last year's Les Arcs European Film Festival in France.

... French oak desk by Maurice Flachet (£1,500-2,500) and, from the 1960s, a set of four 'Les Arcs' chairs by Charlotte Perriand (£800-1,200).
Save 20 per cent on Christmas skiing in Les Arcs with Ski Collection on .... Ski France is offering 10 per cent off its properties across the French ...
A highliner inches across a perilously thin cord in the French ski resort of Les Arcs. Every April, hundreds of the world's best highliners and ...
Since the Brexit vote, political relations between Britain and France have ... But when it comes to skiing and snowboarding, French resorts are ...
... Les Arcs Festival, Neue Visionen's Torsten Frehse Receives French ... encourage the distribution of German films in France and reversely.
No less than a month later, I'm dragging my board onto a gondola in Les Arcs, France, while Italian ex-pro snowboarder Beto Iacchini gives me ...
Les Arcs is part of the famous Paradiski ski area which combines the ski areas of both ... Food is a great part of life in the French Alps, and with all those outdoor ...
... breaking speed records on a bike on both volcanic ash and ski slopes having first achieved the world record on snow in 1994. He broke the record again in 1999 and again on 21 April 2000, when he reaches 222 kilometres per hour (138 mph) at Les Arcs.
On April 17, 2003, in Les Arcs, France, the skibob world speed record was set by Romuald Bonvin of Switzerland. His skibob, equipped with a windshield and a bobsled-type nose, was clocked at more than 125 mph.
The 57-year-old Briton has been doing thwse snowscapes every winter since 2004, when he trod the snow at a ski resort in Les Arcs, France. Since then he's made many patterns at many locations, producing more than 250 "drawings" in different scales.
The 57-year-old Briton has been doing those snowscapes every winter since he began in 2004 at a ski resort of Les Arcs in France. Since then, he has trodden on snows of many textures and locations, producing more than 250 "drawings" in different scales.
Spring is an amazing time to visit the Alps. The weather is often superlative and suntan lotion is an absolute necessity. Skiing is a lot more comfortable as the temperatures rise, meaning thermal underwear can be safely left in the chalet and ...
Cannes debutants could include US-set coming of age drama Lean On Pete from Andrew Haigh; Rungano Nyoni's Africa-set I Am Not A Witch, a hit at the Les Arcs co-pro market last December; and Michael Pearce's serial killer lover story Beast. Lynne Ramsay ...
The Portes du Soleil is a vast region spanning 12 resorts between Mont Blanc in France and Lake Geneva in Switzerland, although several gaps in the lift system means it trails the 3 Vallees in size despite the advertised 650 kilometers of pistes ...
Up until now, he set multiple records at the French ski resort of Les Arcs and on a volcano in Nicaragua among others.
The French half-term begins at the start of February and so the number of skiers enjoying the slopes has increased. However, with so many pistes open and all of the lifts running, there is still very little queueing and always somewhere to go to avoid ...
Snowmobiling is considered a "dangerous activity" so is highly regulated in France. Since 1990, there has been only one company in Les Arcs licensed to provide snowmobile tours, ArcAventures. I joined them for an early-evening tour of the ski area and ...
Only Austria and France have more than 10 resorts each that generate more than one million skier visits per season. .... One of the ways that the French ski industry is trying to accomplish this is the completion of the Les Arcs ski resort Mile 8 ...
He also holds the world record for a production bike on snow, 210.4kph, which he did in 2007 at Les Arcs in France. "It's a standard mountain bike so there's no part on the bike that you cannot buy," he said.
Aside from a world premiere at Locarno in August, Glory won best film at Les Arcs European Film Festival in December where it played alongside titles such as Home, Layla M and Lady Macbeth.
Having premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival at the end of 2016, it has already won two awards - for Best Actor (Tudor Istodor) and a Jury's Special Mention at Les Arcs European Film Festival. Fixeur centers on a young journalist who ...
The third big dump of snow this season looks like it's heading our way this weekend, with a forecast showing up to nearly 1 metre in places.
Train - Todays train strike is causing serious disruption to local train services with only one out of four trains running between Marseille and Les Arcs and one out of two between Marseille and Nice. TGV services are not effected. Court - The Alpes ...
He splits his time between offering expert advice on snowboard equipment and shredding the pistes of Les Arcs. James has spent half of his life as a seasonnaire and is completely fluent in French, allowing him to help snowboarders with their particular ...
Action Outdoors is the UK partner of UCPA, a French non-profit organisation that provides excellent value accommodation for younger people, although recently they have extended their service to families and individuals up to the age of 55 years old ...
Les Arcs are to stage what they say is the first ever ski-then-mountain-bike downhill relay in France this April. The event, which is along similar lines to events such as the Ski-To-Sea races at Mt Baker in the USA and others staged annually in ...
May I suggest skiing at Alpe d'Huez or Les Arcs Paradiski later in the season? At altitude the season continues well into April with plenty of sun ... After lunch at the Altibar restaurant it was now time for the three hour transfer to Les Arcs 1800 ...
In the summer, mountain biking and road biking are very popular in Les Arcs and the roads of the Tarentaise are frequented by lycra-clad men, women and children on two wheels.
Les Arcs 1950 in France is a pedestrian-only ski resort that's ski-in and ski-out, giving you access to Paradiski, the world's second largest ski area, in a calm atmosphere where beginner runs are just steps away from the accommodations.
Surprisingly, this is the first five-star property in the entire Paradiski area, which is one of the largest winter playgrounds on earth, combining the high-altitude French resorts of Les Arcs and La Plagne. The sister hotel of the equally high-end Koh ...
Les Arcs, France (23 January 2017) - The next generation of New Zealand freeride athletes is making its mark on the world stage, with a Kiwi landing on the podium at a Junior Freeride Tour competition for the second weekend in a row.
Les Arcs is the French ski resort for skiers, an integral part of the 2nd largest ski area in the world, Paradiski, with its 425km of pistes.
Practically the first, and last, thing I did this week, when the snow had settled and the lifts had re-opened after the deluge, was take the Aiguille Rouge gondola to the top of Les Arcs before snowboarding all the way down to Villaroger. This is ...


 

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