The American actor Sean Penn is to receive an honorary French film award Cesar next February in Paris in recognition of being a cinema "living legend".
France and Germany say they will boost cooperation in the fight against jihadi propaganda and online recruitment.
Blasphemy does not exist as a legal offence in France.
French radical film-maker René Vautier died on Sunday aged 86. He claimed to be the "most censored director in France."
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