|Highlight of the Week|
| CinéSalon • Theater & Cinema
Venus in Fur
Tue, Sep 22 at 4 & 7:30pm
Our fall CinéSalon series featuring films celebrating the art of making theater kicks off with Venus in Fur, an adaptation of David Ives’ Tony award-winning play. Directed by Roman Polanski, Mathieu Amalric and Emmanuelle Seigner give electrifying performances in this witty and erotic exploration of the power dynamics between director and actress.
Q&A with playwright David Ives after the 7:30pm screening.
|French Classes for Adults
Don’t miss your chance to start speaking French this fall—classes and workshops start next Saturday, September 26.
|Add Flair to Your Fall. Learn French!
Sep 26–Dec 18
Whether you’re a complete beginner, fluent, or somewhere in between, we have a class for you!
In addition to language courses, we offer classes and workshops to polish up specific skills (grammar, listening, diction, etc.) or to learn about French culture and literature.
|French for Toddlers, Kids & Teens
Add some French fun to your child’s “Back to School” plans!
|Classes & Workshops for Ages 1–17
Sep 26–Dec 18
Find the parfait program for your child—from those new to the language to native speakers—at FIAF.
Our fully immersive classes are tailored to children’s age, abilities, and interests, and are offered weekdays and Saturdays at various times.
Fun and creative hourly workshops are also available with themes changing each week.
Save 15% when you enroll for fall, winter, and spring right now. Choose the special 3-term fee when you register for the fall class.
|Crossing the Line • Fall Festival
Head to Red Hook, New York Live Arts, New Museum, MoMA, and back to FIAF to see and become part of the performance.
| Gustavo Ciriaco & Andrea Sonnberger
Here whilst we walk
Sat & Sun, Sep 19 & 20 • Red Hook
MAZACCIO & DROWILAL
The Extra People
Fri & Sat, Sep 25 & 26 • FIAF
Jack Ferver & Marc Swanson
Adrian Heathfield & André Lepecki
| The Art of Sex & Seduction
Explore love, sex, and desire with a panel of experts: bestselling authors, sex therapists, and France’s most notorious dominatrix.
|Avec Plaisir: Ceremonies of Love & Desire
Wed, Oct 7
Project Passion: How to Rekindle the Spark
|Best of France in Times Square
Come check out FIAF and hundreds of other presenters when the Best of France extravaganza takes over Times Square!
|Best of France
Sat & Sun, Sep 26 & 27
From fashion and beauty, to travel, technology, gastronomy, art, culture and a kids’ zone, there will be something for every francophile at this showcase of the very best of France.
Not to be missed: Two exceptional Grand Wine Tastings with over 100 high-end châteaux and accompanied by a superb buffet of charcuterie, cheeses, and desserts. Led by top NYC sommeliers!
Plus, a VIP inaugural reception and party on Fri, Sep 25—limited tickets left.
|FIAF Membership Offer
Becoming a FIAF Member (or renewing) is extra sweet this month!
|Enjoy Tasty Treats from St Michel
To celebrate the start of fall, FIAF is giving each new and renewing Member a bag of mini madeleines and a box of chocolate cocottes from St Michel.
Enjoy our extensive collection of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs!
|Upcoming Programs for Adults
Cercles de lecture (Intermediate B1)
Cercles de lecture (Advanced B2)
|The Watermill Center
Fall Open House
Info & RSVP
Sep 30–Oct 3
Info & Tickets
Fall Benefit Recital
Info & Tickets
|Deals for Members
Enjoy discounts on French experiences around town.
|French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)|