Your Week at French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF): French Spy Comedy, La piscine, Summer French Classes, and More!

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Highlight of the Week

Special Screening
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe

Mon, Jun 8 at 7:30pm

“Wacky French spy comedy”The New York Times

Catch Pierre Richard in his career-defining role as the hilariously oblivious Le Grand Blond avec une Chaussure Noire, a bumbling symphony violinist targeted as an enemy spy by the French secret service. Be among the first to see the remastered version of this classic from director Yves Robert. In French with English subtitles.

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Cultural Events
CinéSalon • Jean-Claude Carrière
La piscine

Tue, Jun 9 at 4 & 7:30pm

A couple’s (Alain Delon and Romy Schneider) seemingly idyllic life unravels with the arrival of a former lover and his precocious daughter (Jane Birkin) in this thriller from Jean-Claude Carrière.

Introduced at 7:30pm by French designer Maud Heline. Wine reception after both screenings.

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Fashion at FIAF • Visual Arts
Grégoire Alexandre

On view thru Jun 13

An exhibition of playful and sublime fashion photography from visionary French photographer Grégoire Alexandre.

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French for Adults
Summer French Classes
Jun 22–Sep 4

Make this your summer of French! Find the perfect fit for your schedule with the choice of 10-week, 5-week or 2-week classes. Check out new Saturday classes and the Summer Refresher courses.

Save with code “FIAFNEW” thru June 15.

Manhattan • Brooklyn • Montclair • Online

Upcoming Workshops

Beginner A1 / Advanced Beginner A2 level
Sat, Jun 6 & 13: Bonnes vacances ! Immersion Day
Mon, Jun 15: Phonetics

Intermediate B1 level & above
Fri, Jun 12: Idioms
Fri, Jun 19: Slang
Sat, Jun 20: Bonnes vacances ! Immersion Day
Tue, Jun 30: Literature — New!

Advanced B2 / Expert C1/C2 level

Fri, Jun 5: History – Les années De Gaulle
Thu, Jun 11: Regions – Bordeaux et Aquitaine
Fri, Jul 17: Wine – Bordeaux et Bourgogne

French for Ages 1–17
Spring Workshops

Sat, 1:30-2:30pm: Yoga (ages 3 & 4)
Sat, 1:30-2:30pm: Art (ages 4–6)
Sat, 2:45-4:45pm: Photography (ages 11–14)
Tue, 10-11am / Wed, 3-4pm: Cooking (ages 2–4)
Thu, 2:30-3:30pm / Fri, 10-11am: Music (ages 2–4)

Summer Day Camps & Classes
Ages 1–17 • Jun 15–Aug 21

Send your child to FIAF for an unforgettable summer of fun and learning—all en français ! Activities change each week and feature exciting themes. Save with our 10% multiple-session and 5% sibling discounts!

Browse ProgramsRegister Online

Programs at the Haskell Library
Programs for Kids

Les petites histoires du samedi
Saturdays, 11:30am (ages 4-6) / 1:15pm (ages 2-4)
Favorite children’s books come to life in the library.

L’Heure du conte (ages 4–6)
Wed, Jun 10 at 3:45pm
Songs and stories in French.

Petites oreilles (ages 2–3)
Thu, Jun 11 at 10:30am
Storytime designed especially for toddlers.

Programs for Adults

Homework SOS
Wednesdays, from 6:30–7:30pm
Get help on your French homework.

Faites vos jeux ! Taboo
Thu, Jun 11 at 6:30pm
Practice French while playing Taboo.

Become a Member
Win a Trip to Paris for Two!

Join FIAF for a chance to win round-trip tickets on Air France or Delta Air Lines and a stay at Hotel Sofitel Paris La Défense. Offer ends June 30.

Join or renew with code VOYAGE15

Around Town
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Films on the Green
Caramel by Nadine Labaki
Jun 5
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The Museum at FIT
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada in Conversation with Ariele Elia and Elizabeth Way
Jun 9
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Beacon Theatre
Gad Elmaleh
Jun 16
Info & Tickets
World Music Institute
King Sunny Adé with Special Guest Wunmi
Jun 26
Info & Tickets


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