abroad

2016 a poor year for French cinema abroad

France — Link

Figures show French-made films sold 34 million tickets abroad last year, a fall of 70 percent compared to 111.4 million in 2015, a bumper year.

Rising number of wealthy French fleeing abroad

France — Link

A total of 3,744 people who earned 100,000 euros per year or more left France in 2013, a 40 percent increase on 2012.

Hollande tells French not to risk lives

International — Link

French president warns citizens living in or travelling to 'high-risk' areas abroad not to do anything that could increase threat of kidnapping.

French films reach record box office revenue abroad

France — Link

At home the industry faces criticism, but French exports brought in nearly $1.2 billion in international markets last year and sold 140 million tickets.