UPCOMING EVENTS

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Jacques Becker:
Liberating Cinema

CinéSalon Series
Tuesdays, Jan 8–Feb 26

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

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Bubbles & Joy:
Champagne & Macaron Tasting

Wine Tour de France
Wed, Feb 20 at 7pm

Taste six premium Champagnes from three storied labels, Ayala, Besserat de Bellefon, and Laurent-Perrier, paired with delicious sweet and savory macarons by Thierry Atlan!

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The Paris Opera & Ballet

Les Contes d’Hoffmann

NY Premiere HD Screening
Opera
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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Taming Nature:
Animated Perspectives

Exhibition
On view through 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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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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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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A Special Evening
with Isabelle Huppert

Sun, Mar 24
Screening at 5pm
Conversation at 6pm

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

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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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The Paris Opera & Ballet

Thierrée / Shechter / Pérez / Pite

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

Introduced by Adrian Danchig-Waring, Principal Dancer with NYC Ballet.

Featuring four contemporary choreographers’ work for The Paris Opera’s resident ballet company, this diverse program includes James Thierrée's take-over of the Palais Garnier’s public spaces, Crystal Pite’s dazzling The Seasons’ Canon, Iván Pérez’s premiere for ten male dancers, and Hofesh Shechter’s new version of The Art of Not Looking Back.

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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, exhibitions, and film screenings for families presented by FIAF Montclair.

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).

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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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