|Highlight of the Week|
| Add Flair to Your Fall. Learn French!
Sep 26–Dec 18
Don’t miss your chance to start speaking French this fall. 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 (pronunciation, vocabulary, etc.) or learn about French culture and literature.
Choose from 11-week, 5-week, and 1-week classes, offered weekdays and Saturdays in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Workshops are usually 1 to 3 hours.
|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 (Art, Cooking, Movement, and Music) 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.
|CinéSalon • Theater & Cinema
A charming farce from New Wave pioneer Jacques Rivette, followed by a wine and beer social.
| Who Knows? / Va savoir
Tue, Sep 29 at 4 & 7:30pm
Six people involved in a play find themselves cheating, stealing, dueling, and falling in and out of love as they mirror the twists on stage. Introduced at 7:30pm by theater maker Mathieu Bauer.
|Crossing the Line • Fall Festival
Week Three of the festival shines a light on immersive theater and the future of contemporary performance practice.
The Extra People
Fri & Sat, Sep 25 & 26 • FIAF
Melding the line between viewer and performer, The Extra People places you in the hands of British artist Ant Hampton as you make your way through a seemingly empty theater.
|Jack Ferver & Marc Swanson
Fri, Sep 25–Sun, Oct 4 • New Museum
Writer, choreographer, and director Jack Ferver and visual artist Marc Swanson take Jean Genet’s The Maids as a point of departure for a farcical and haunting attack on our culture of celebrity and greed.
|Adrian Heathfield & André Lepecki
Afterlives: The Persistence
Fri–Sun, Sep 25–27 • FIAF & MoMA
Artists, curators, and thinkers gather over three days to present talks and stage intensive conversations on vital issues for contemporary performance practice.
|MAZACCIO & DROWILAL
Thru Nov 7 • FIAF Gallery
Tue & Wed, Sep 29 & 30 • New York Live Arts
Iranian artist Ali Moini delivers a complex investigation of identity and oppression.
The tension between his selves—fictional, political, mythical, and real—becomes tangible onstage through a delicate dance in the midst of a constrictive set, striking projections, and meticulous sound design.
| The Art of Sex & Seduction
Panel discussions featuring 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
Times Square, 38th Street to 43rd Street
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!
Check out French books, magazines, CDs and DVDs!
|Program for Adults
Cercles de lecture (Intermediate B1)
Cercles de lecture (Advanced B2)
|Culturethéque: New Magazines
25 popular magazines added to Culturethéque including Capital, Ca M’interesse, Diapason, Gala, Géo, Historia, Le Figaro, L’Expansion, L’Expresse, L’Obs, Madame Figaro, and Sciences & Vie.
|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.
|Doctors Without Borders
Médecins Sans Frontières Séance D’Information
Free with RSVP
Inspired by Japan: Coffee Trends
Info & Tickets
Fall Benefit Recital
Info & Tickets
|Deals for Members
Enjoy discounts on French experiences around town.
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