UPCOMING EVENTS

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CinéSalon Series

Isabelle Huppert On Screen

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.

Luncheon + Talk

Art and Wine at Versailles

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
12:30pm

FIAF Skyroom

SOLD OUT

Enjoy an intimate luncheon, featuring exclusive French wines and a fascinating conversation between Catherine Pégard, President of the Château de Versailles, and Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, co-owner of Château Mouton Rothschild. The conversation will be led by Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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FIAF:TALK

Philanthropy: Private Wealth, Public Actions

Monday, April 29, 2019
7pm

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Due to scheduling conflicts, this event has been canceled.

Focus on French Cinema

Invisibles

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
4pm
Followed by a wine and beer reception

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

When a town in France decides to close a homeless shelter for women, the social workers have only three months to help its residents get back on their feet and reintegrate into society. Directed by Louis-Julien Petit, the film humorously honors the resiliency of the human spirit.

Focus on French Cinema

In the Move for Love

US Premiere

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
7:30pm

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

After 10 years together, two children, and a dog, Romane and Philippe find that they have fallen out of love. Rather than separate completely, they decide to create two distinct living spaces in their home. Directed by and starring real-life couple Romane Bohringer and Philippe Rebbot.

Post-screening Q&A with co-directors Romane Bohringer and Philippe Rebbot. Followed by the Festival’s Closing Night Party.

Exhibition

Elodie Blanchard
Fabrications

Opening Reception
Wed, May 1, from 6:30–8:30pm

On View
May 1–June 1, 2019

FIAF Gallery

Award-winning French artist and designer Elodie Blanchard brings her signature vision and playfulness to the FIAF Gallery with a special exhibition featuring four unique projects created with a wide range of textiles and stitching techniques, in collaboration with WantedDesign, as part of NYCxDESIGN.

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CinéSalon Series

Burning Bright:
New French Filmmakers

Tuesdays, May 7–Jun 25

Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers has become an annual highlight at FIAF. This year, we showcase recent noteworthy films by nine exciting young filmmakers, including seven US and NY premieres.

First Tuesday

Rendez-Vous: Member Night!

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
6:30–8pm

FIAF Skyroom

On May 7, we’re celebrating Member Night at FIAF First Tuesday! Join us for conversation en français, wine, and the CinéSalon screening of Love Blooms featuring a Q&A with director Michaël Dacheux. Members AND their guests can attend for free!

Theater

The Heart
Réparer les vivants

US Premiere

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:30pm

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

An international best-seller, Maylis de Kerangal’s poetic medical masterpiece The Heart is a stirring race against time that unfolds over the 24-hour deadline to transplant a human heart. See a special 300th performance of the award-winning play adapted, performed and directed by French actor Emmanuel Noblet. In French with English supertitles.

FIAF:Cinema

My Son

Weekend Screenings

Friday–Sunday, May 10–12, 2019
Friday–Sunday, May 17–19, 2019
Times to be announced

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Christian Carion places long-time collaborator Guillaume Canet in unique shooting conditions to create this searing portrait of a man out of control, a father forced into violence by his desire to protect his seven-year-old son.

First Tuesday

Rendez-Vous: Les Voyages

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:30–8pm

FIAF Skyroom

Join fellow French-speakers of all levels at FIAF for a special travel-themed evening with wine and games!

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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–May 10

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

Hosted by FIAF

NEXT STOP

Wednesday April 10, 2019 at 7pm
Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 4:30pm & 7pm

NYC Department of Education Theater Program presents NEXT STOP, an original musical created by inspired and creative public school teens from the All IN(clusive) All-City Theatre Ensemble. A team of professional theater artist educators guided the teens as they created this original work.

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.

The Heart
Réparer les vivants

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:30pm

An international best-seller, Maylis de Kerangal’s poetic medical masterpiece The Heart is a stirring race against time that unfolds over the 24-hour deadline to transplant a human heart. See a special 300th performance of the award-winning play adapted, performed and directed by French actor Emmanuel Noblet. In French with English supertitles.

Kids & Family

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.

Rendez-Vous: Fromage Edition

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
6:30–8pm

Join fellow French-speakers of all levels at FIAF for conversation, a special cheese and wine tasting, and fromage-themed trivia!

Rendez-Vous: Member Night!

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
6:30–8pm

On May 7, we’re celebrating Member Night at FIAF First Tuesday! Join us for conversation en français, wine, and the CinéSalon screening of Love Blooms featuring a Q&A with director Michaël Dacheux. Members AND their guests can attend for free!

Rendez-Vous: Les Voyages

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:30–8pm

Join fellow French-speakers of all levels at FIAF for a special travel-themed evening with wine and games!

At the Library

Practice your French in the FIAF Library!

Cercles de lecture

Thursdays at 6:30pm

Join fellow FIAF Members at monthly book groups in the Library and explore French literature while honing your language skills. You’ll read and discuss, en français, books chosen from a variety of genres—biography, fiction, non-fiction, and more.

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

March 15–April 11, 2019

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.

FIAF Montclair
Spring Open House

Sunday, March 24, 2019
1–4pm

Join us at our spring open house in Montclair — enjoy free French classes for all ages and save on memberships and upcoming spring and summer classes.

Rendez-Vous in Montclair

Friday, April 12, 2019
6–9pm

Kick off your weekend with an evening of art and mingling en français at FIAF Montclair. Join us for the opening reception from 6-7pm for Crime Against Nature, a new exhibition by artist Gwenn Seemel, and then stay to practice your French (all levels) at Rendez-Vous from 7-9pm.

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Crime Against Nature

Opening Reception
Friday, April 12, from 6-7pm

On view through May 9

FIAF Montclair presents Crime Against Nature, a new exhibition by artist Gwenn Seemel. Meet the artist at the opening reception on Friday, April 12, from 6-7pm.

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