UPCOMING EVENTS

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Protecting Paris and New York:A Cross-Cultural Dialogue Against Terrorism

Screening + Discussion
Mon, Mar 18 at 7:30pm
Screening in French with English subtitles, panel discussion in English

Join us for a special event looking at how Paris and New York City work together to combat threats of terrorism. A screening of the final episode of the Netflix documentary, November 13: Attack on Paris, will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Jules Naudet, one of the hostages held at the Bataclan, and counterterrorism experts from New York and Paris. Moderated by Matt Katz, reporter for WNYC.

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TILT Kids Festival 2019

Sat, Mar 2–Sun, Mar 31

TILT returns for a fourth edition with adventurous art for all audiences. Join us for theater, music, dance, visual art, circus, and more by celebrated and innovative French, Francophone, and American artists.

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Isabelle Huppert On Screen

CinéSalon Series
Tuesdays, Mar 5–Apr 23

Among the greatest actresses of her generation, Isabelle Huppert, throughout her career, has audaciously pursued morally complex roles, fearlessly embracing the fragility and ferocity of human nature. See ten notable films from her award-winning career and meet directors Mia Hansen-Løve and Claire Denis at Q&As following screenings on March 5 and April 2 respectively.

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A Special Evening
with Isabelle Huppert

Sun, Mar 24
Screening at 5pm
Conversation with Adam Gopnik at 6pm
In English
SOLD OUT

Join us for a special evening with celebrated French screen and stage actress Isabelle Huppert. A screening of I Love Isabelle Huppert (2017) at 5pm will be followed by an exclusive conversation with Ms. Huppert and journalist Adam Gopnik at 6pm.

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Wine Tour de France 2019

Mar 27–Jun 19
In English

Join industry experts for a series of masterclass tastings featuring some of France’s most prestigious wines, and get an insider’s perspective on some of France’s most unforgettable flavors.

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Guillaume Bresson

Momentum

Exhibition
Mar 6–Apr 17

Momentum, French artist Guillaume Bresson's first solo show in the US, will feature recent paintings that address current divisions in a globalized world—class struggles, migrations, and gender inequalities—drawing upon influences ranging from Caravaggio to Jeff Wall.

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First Tuesdays:

Rendez-Vous

Tue, Mar 12
6:30–8pm

Join fellow French-speakers of all levels at FIAF for Mardi Gras-themed games and wine.

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Young Audience Program

Various Events & Dates

New York City students from all five boroughs are invited to experience the best of French cultural and educational programming at FIAF through films, performances, and concerts. Study guides and post-show Q&As create an engaging learning experience.

FIAF Montclair Rendez-Vous

Events in Montclair

Now–Mar 17

Join us in Montclair, New Jersey for wine and conversation evenings, exhibitions, and film screenings for families presented by FIAF Montclair.

RECENTLY HELD EVENTS

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Jacques Becker:
Liberating Cinema

CinéSalon Series
Tuesdays, Jan 8–Feb 26

With richly detailed worlds, indelible characters, and a humanist outlook, Jacques Becker elevated genre filmmaking to an art form. This retrospective features some of his most celebrated films along with lesser known gems.

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Taming Nature:
Animated Perspectives

Exhibition
Jan 16–Feb 23

See recent video art by three exciting women artists from France: Vergine Keaton, Françoise Pétrovitch, and Christine Rebet. Their works explore how nature and humans adapt to changing and sometimes hostile environments.

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The Paris Opera & Ballet

Les Contes d’Hoffmann

NY Premiere
Opera HD Screening
Sun, Feb 24 at 1pm

Tenor Ramón Vargas stars in Offenbach's episodic romance Les Contes d'Hoffmann in a spectacular production directed by Robert Carsen and conducted by Paris Opera's Music Director Philippe Jordan. Screening will be introduced by conductor Joseph Colaneri.

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Champagne & Macaron Tasting

Wed, Feb 20 at 7pm

Discover the tradition behind the best sparkling wine in the world as you sample Champagnes from three storied labels: Besserat de Bellefon, Ayala, and Laurent-Perrier, each paired with a savory or sweet macaron from Thierry Atlan, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Chocolatier.

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The Paris Opera & Ballet

Thierrée / Shechter / Pérez / Pite

NY Premiere
Ballet HD Screening
Sun, Feb 3 at 1pm

Featuring four contemporary choreographers' work for The Paris Opera’s resident ballet company, this program includes diverse works by James Thierrée, Crystal Pite, Iván Pérez, and Hofesh Shechter. Screening will be introduced by Adrian Danchig-Waring, Principal Dancer with NYC Ballet.

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Animation First 2019

Fri, Jan 25–Sun, Jan 27

Join us for the second edition of FIAF’s wildly successful festival of French animation featuring provoking feature-length films, exciting shorts, immersive exhibits, video game demonstrations, panels with filmmakers, and much more.

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PROTOTYPE Festival

Stinney: An American Execution

Opera Work-in-Progress
Sat, Jan 12 at 5pm
Sun, Jan 13 at 3pm
Post-Show Talk on Sat, Jan 12

Based on a true story, this bold new opera by Frances Pollock, examines racial and social divides in a small town in South Carolina and the terrifying consequences it had on a fourteen year old black boy.

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Galette des Rois Celebration

Party
Tue, Jan 8, from 6:30–8pm

Start the New Year the French way with the delicious tradition of galette des rois and cidre!

Performances

PROTOTYPE Festival
Stinney: An American Execution

Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 5pm
Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 3pm
Post-Show Talk on Saturday, January 12

Based on a true story, Stinney: An American Execution, a bold new opera by Frances Pollock, examines racial and social divides in a small town in South Carolina and the terrifying consequences it had on a fourteen year old black boy.

FIAF First Tuesdays

On the first Tuesday of each month, FIAF invites members, students, and friends to our Skyroom for an opportunity to converse in French over a glass of wine.

Rendez-Vous:
Valentine’s Day Theme

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
6:30–8:30pm

Join fellow French-speakers of all levels at FIAF for Valentine’s Day themed-games and a wine tasting presented by Gabriella Fine Wines.

Events in Montclair

Join us in Montclair, New Jersey for wine and conversation evenings, art exhibitions, and film screenings for families.

Festinema Junior 2019

Monday, March 11– Sunday, March 17, 2019
Press & Teacher Screenings: February 19–21

Festinema Junior, a French film festival and educational program geared toward children and teens will present screenings from March 11 to 17 for families and school groups at Montclair Film, Montclair Public Library, and Montclair Art Museum (MAM).

Rendez-Vous in Montclair:
Special Francophonie Edition

Friday, March 15, 2019
6–9pm

FIAF Montclair invites you to a special Francophonie edition of Rendez-Vous! Preview artist Serge Hamad’s new exhibition, dance to live performances by Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza and Violette, and enjoy wine and delicious Haïtian snacks while you mingle en français.

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Temporal Perception

Opening Reception
Friday, March 15, 2019
6-7pm

FIAF Montclair presents Temporal Perception, a new exhibition by French-Algerian artist Serge Hamad. Meet the artist at the opening reception on Friday, March 15, from 6-7pm.

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Time / Date - Wednesday, January 2, 2019 11:00 am

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Time / Date - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 01:00 pm

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 04:00 pm

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