11 novembre, 2006


En Français:
Speak French and enjoy wine, soda and snacks while mingling with others en français . Rendez-Vous now starts a half-hour later, allowing more lovers of the French language to join us after work!
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Tinker Auditorium
55 East 59th Street
In French, but exchange in English is welcome
Members FREE
Non-Members $12
Tickets at door

07 novembre, 2006

CinémaTuesdays: Jacques Audiard Retrospective

Jacques Audiard Retrospective
12:30, 4 & 7pm
De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté

(The Beat That My Heart Skipped)
Jacques Audiard, 2005. With Romain Duris, Niels Arestrup.
A man is caught between the dark side of his father's business and the beauty of his late mother's gift of music. Winner of eight César Awards, including Best Film and Best Director.
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Meet the Directors: Jacques Audiard and James Toback
Acclaimed screenwriter and director, Jacques Audiard will introduce his film The Beat that my Heart Skipped . The screening will be followed by a Q&A moderated by notorious director James Toback.

Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
In French with English subtitles
Q&A in French (translated) and English
Members FREE
Students $7
Non-Members $9
Advance tickets recommended
for 7pm screening
Tickets available at the Box Office

06 novembre, 2006

Francophone Lecture: Léopold Sédar Senghor - Philosopher of African Art

Francophone Lecture:
Léopold Sédar Senghor: Philosopher of African Art
Léopold Sédar Senghor was one of the greatest French-language poets of his time and a co-creator of the concept of Negritude, defined as a literary and artistic expression of the African experience. Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Northwestern University who is currently writing a book about Senghor, will discuss the Senegalese poet and statesman.
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Tinker Auditorium
55 East 59th Street
In French
Followed by a Q&A and reception
Members $8
Students $8
Non-Members $12

or 212 307 4100

02 novembre, 2006

Literary Workshops: With Novelist Faïza Guène

Literary Workshops:
With Novelist Faïza Guène
Join FIAF instructor Annie Heminway as she hosts novelist Faïza Guène for a reading, followed by a discussion. Faïza Guène's Kiffe kiffe demain , a bestseller in 2004, has been translated in twenty languages.
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Haskell Library
22 East 60th Street
In French - Advance Level
Wine & cheese will be served.
Students & Members $36
Non-Members $50
Call 646 388 6612