Phaidon buys French magazine

<p>Art book publisher Phaidon Press has bought the monthly film magazine <em>Cahiers du Cin&eacute;ma</em>, from La Soci&eacute;t&eacute; Editrice du Monde (<em>Le Monde</em>).<em> Cahiers</em> was founded in 1951 and featured writings from Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut. Cahiers also publishes a range of books on cinema. <br /><br />Richard Schlagman, Phaidon owner and publisher, said: &quot;I am delighted to have taken custody of this venerable title. The magazine has had an extraordinary history, although in recent years it has struggled. I am determined to once again make <em>Cahiers du Cin&eacute;ma</em> play a central role in the world of filmmaking and indispensable to its participants and aspirants.&quot;<br /><br />David Guiraud, director general of <em>Le Monde</em>, said: &quot;We are convinced that Phaidon will continue to develop <em>Cahiers du Cin&eacute;ma</em> and all its current activities, in full respect of the history and the values of this mythical revue.&quot; </p>