Highlight of the Week
Talk & Book Signing
From Jacques Pépin to André Soltner, many French chefs have chosen New York City as the place to pursue their craft.
On June 4, meet some of the great figures of French cuisine in Manhattan, including chefs Alain Ducasse and Anita Lo, along with Maguy Le Coze, co-owner of Le Bernardin, and learn how they have shaken up the culinary scene
|Art de Vivre/Talks
France’s best-selling novelist Marc Levy presents his new thriller, Replay on the occasion of its release in English. Enjoy a glass of champagne after the talk.
Discover how place influences taste during this wine and cheese pairing exploring the concept of terroirs. Enjoy six wines, delicious breads, cheese, and charcuterie.
|CinéSalon + Special Sneak Previews
Introduced at 7:30pm by author Guy Sorman.
Catch a special screening of Marin Karmitz–A Life at the Movies and enjoy an exclusive conversation with Karmitz himself, one of France’s most important film producers.
Watch as a young Yves Saint Laurent transforms into one of the most important names in haute couture in this captivating story about the making of an icon.
Never before released in the U.S., this “beautiful and bittersweet romantic comedy” (Variety) is part of Eric Rohmer’s acclaimed series Tales of the Four Seasons.
|FIAF First Tuesdays
FIAF First Tuesdays
CinéSalon: The Rendez-Vous of Déjà Vu
Meet the Author: Alexander Lobrano
Free French Workshops
Last chance! Join FIAF in May and receive a basket of cheeses, including Roquefort Société, a rich and creamy Président Camembert, and a crumbly Valbreso feta.
|French for Toddlers, Kids, and Teens in Manhattan
Upcoming Workshops for Toddlers
Les petits artistes (ages 2–4)
Les petits chefs (ages 2–4)
Send your young explorateurs on a journey of French discovery with day programs led by experienced teachers and guest artists. Full of fun activities like cooking, yoga, museum visits, and more!
Groups also offered for Native French-Speakers.
|French Classes & Workshops in Manhattan
Plan your French staycation! All your favorite classes are offered with even more flexibility over the summer. Need to learn French faster? Take a 2-week immersion class and cover multiple levels quickly. Prefer a slower pace? Take a 5 or 10-week class. Check out specialized courses like Etude d’une oeuvre littéraire, and more!
|New Acquisitions List
April & May 2014
Check out great new titles: latest best-sellers, DVDs, books for kids, and more.
à petits pas: Story Hour (ages 2–3)
L’Heure du conte (ages 3–6)
Library Programs for Adults
Cercles de lecture (Advanced Beginner A2)
Faites vos jeux ! Scrabble
|Brooklyn Classes & Events
Join us for Rendez-Vous in Brooklyn and enjoy a fun evening of conversation en français, delicious wines, and tasty amuse-bouches.
Summer Classes in Brooklyn
|New Jersey Classes & Events
France’s best-selling novelist Marc Levy comes to Montclair to present his new thriller Replay. Followed by a book signing and a glass of wine. In English.
Summer Classes for Adults, Kids,
Adults have the choice of convenient 5 and 10-week classes, while kids (ages 5-10) and teens (ages 11-17) can enjoy French immersion and cultural fun over 1 or 2-week sessions throughout the summer.
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|French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
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