AFP partners with the French Consulate in Los Angeles for the centennial of ROMAIN GARY's birth


The Consulate General of France in Los Angeles is honoring the centennial of Romain Gary’s birth on Thursday May 15th with a book signing by his biographer David Bellos and a cocktail reception at the Egyptian Theatre, followed by a screening and discussion of The Roots of Heaven (film adaptation of Gary’s novel by director John Huston).

AFP is partnering with the Consulate for this commemoration by providing a dozen photographs from its archives to illustrate Romain Gary’s days in Los Angeles as a diplomat and Hollywood director.

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