French philosopher and intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy is, most recently, the author of Left in Dark Times and, with Michel Houellebecq, of Public Enemies. In October 2010, Lévy published the twentieth anniversary issue of La Règle du Jeu, the
Letter from Bernard-Henri Lévy to Jean-Luc Godard. 1984. Probably during the first months of the year. Jean-Luc Godard was preparing to shoot Je vous Salue Marie [Hail Mary], in which he had offered me the role of Joseph. I met him late one afternoon in what was once the downstairs bar of the Hôtel du Pont Royal where I was in the habit of making dates I wanted to remain …
In 1990, Bernard-Henri Lévy and Gilles Hertzog, Jean-Paul Enthoven, Guy Scarpetta, Gabi Gleichmann, and others found La Règle du Jeu. The title is a double salute to Michel Leiris and Jean Renoir. The editorial committee includes Czelaw Milosz, Carlos Fuentes, Amos Oz, Mario Vargas Llosa, Susan Sontag, and Salman Rushdie. In it Lévy publishes the text of his report …
Roman Polanski brise le silence par ce texte confié à Bernard-Henri Lévy, directeur de La Règle du jeu. Communiqué des avocats américains de Roman Polanski par Doug Dalton, Bart Dalton et Chad Hummel "La décision du gouvernement suisse est la conséquence du refus par le système judicaire américain de fournir les pièces demandées". Inédit: la version intégrale de l’entretien …
Bernard-Henri Lévy ... He is a member of the Selection Committee of the Editions Grasset, and he runs the La Règle du Jeu ("The Rule of the Game") magazine. He writes a weekly column in the magazine Le Point and chairs the Conseil de Surveillance of La Sept-Arte. Through the 2000s, Lévy argued that the world must pay more attention to the crisis in Darfur. In Left in …
par Bernard-Henri Lévy. C'est au titre d'envoyé personnel du Président de la république que Bernard-Henri Lévy, le 29 septembre 2016, a prononcé ces mots. Débarquement : l’Ukraine à l’honneur par Gilles Hertzog. L’Ukraine sera présente sur les plages du …
The film is produced by Films du Lendemain, a production company created for the purpose by Lévy’s father, André Lévy, and François Pinault. The film is shown at the 1994 Cannes Festival in the section known as “Un certain regard,” curated by Gilles Jacob.
In January 2002, American journalist Daniel Pearl is taken hostage in Pakistan and then decapitated by a group of Islamic fundamentalists close to Al Qaeda. For a year, in Karachi, Kandahar, New Delhi, London, Washington, Los Angeles, Jerusalem, and Islamabad, Bernard-Henri Lévy retraces the journalist’s steps.
From September 1993 to March 1994, Bernard-Henri Lévy devotes nearly all of his time to filming Bosna!. Shot on the front lines and in besieged Sarajevo, in the heat of battle and in the caves where the city’s residents took shelter, the film provides a unique perspective on the Bosnian tragedy.
Lévy directed the widely panned 1997 romance film Day and Night. It is considered by critics the worst film of 1997 along with Batman & Robin. The movie received a 3.5 million francs public subsidy through the Commission des avances sur recettes, which at the time was chaired by Lévy.
At the time of Pearl's death, Lévy was visiting Afghanistan as French President Jacques Chirac's special envoy. He spent the next year in Pakistan, India, Europe and the United States trying to uncover why Pearl's captors held and executed him.
New Philosophers. After his return to France, Lévy became a lecturer at the University of Strasbourg where he taught a course on epistemology. He also taught philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure. He was a founder of the New Philosophers ( Nouveaux Philosophes) school.
Lévy was born in 1948 in Béni Saf, French Algeria, to an affluent Algerian Jewish family. His family moved to Paris a few months after his birth.
Lévy has been married three times. His eldest daughter by his first marriage to Isabelle Doutreluigne, Justine Lévy, is a best-selling novelist. He has a son, Antonin-Balthazar Lévy, by his second wife, Sylvie Bouscasse. He is currently married to French actress and singer Arielle Dombasle.
In February 2016, Lévy published a new book entitled L'Esprit du Judaisme. An English version, The Genius of Judaism, was published by Random House in January 2017.
Bernard-Henri Lévy (/leɪˈviː/; French: [bɛʁnaʁ ɑ̃ʁi levi]; born 5 November 1948) is a French public intellectual. Often referred to in France simply as BHL, he was one of the leaders of the "Nouveaux Philosophes" (New Philosophers) movement in 1976.
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