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Take a Virtual Vacation With the 12 Best Movies Set in France

Two years into the global coronavirus pandemic and the resulting travel restrictions, we’re  really missing visiting Paris – and some of our other favorite places in France. Since we can’t get there for real at the moment, we’ll settle for a cinematic journey instead. Our correspondent and resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 best movies set in Paris or France for a virtual vacation trip or a home movie marathon.

best, most insightful feature films and documentaries to watch right now about Black Americans and history

14 Feature Films and Documentaries Best about Black Americans

The quest to become a more effective ally of the Black community in the U.S. begins with an earnest attempt to understand the actual lived experience of African Americans. There are many ways to do so. One is by watching one or more of the masterful films about Black lives and race in America. There are hundreds of them, and our resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 14 excellent films to start with. What movies are the best to watch to better understand Black lives in America and the corrosive effects of racism? These are our picks of 14 of the best, most insightful feature films and documentaries to watch made by and/or about African-Americans and the history of Black people in the U.S.

The luxury calendar is our insider's guide to the top 25 luxury events in the world of January 2022 in fashion, culture, art and more

Luxury Dream Events: World’s Top 25 on the Calendar in January 2022

Our Luxury Calendar provides a comprehensive overview of the top events unfolding around the world every month. Some are micro-luxuries (like a really good book) and others are on a grand, epic scale. Personally, if schedules and money were no object, and we could do anything we’d like, here are our top picks for the best luxury events and experiences in the world in January 2022. Consider it your luxury calendar of the can’t-miss events in fashion, art, music, sports, travel and culinary arts in the month of January 2022.