Sunday, November 7, 2010 (12)

Nov 7, 2010
September 25, 2010
October 16, 2010
October 21, 2010
  • Le Forgeron du Fer, 1st retrospective of Alain Douillard

  • Oct 21, 2010 at 2:00pm to Nov 12, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Magen Gallery
  • Description: Spanning over a forty-year period, Le Forgeron du Fer focuses on Douillard’s most prolific work and features over 60 works in sculpture and decorative arts. Douillard’s approach to both is a visceral experience as opposed to a highly intellectualized process. Entering a space of communion with the work, Douillard gives precedence to the primal aspect of creation while allowing a deeply personal experience to immerge.
  • Created by: New York in French
October 22, 2010
  • Teachers' Workshop Program

  • Oct 22, 2010 at 1:30pm to Dec 17, 2010 at 12:30pm
  • Location: Tinker Auditorium
  • Description: Venue: Tinker AuditoriumPrice: $20 per workshop / $15 for FIAF MembersEnrich Your Teaching with Resources from the FIAF LibraryFriday, October 22 at 5:30pmPresenters: FIAF Haskell Library TeamMarket Your French ClassFriday, November 19 at 5:30pmPresenters: Astrid Larson, Language Center Coordinator;Emmanuel Lainé, VP, FIAF Language CenterLearn and Teach with TV5MONDEFriday, December 17 at 5:30pmPresenter: Michelle Belneau, FIAF InstructorAbout the Program"Le fait d'être à l'Alliance avec d'autres professeurs de FLE a été un grand plaisir. Depuis 5 ans à NY, c'est la première fois que j'ai l'occasion d'une rencontre comme celle-ci. Merci !"— Jose Eduardo Vasconcellos GuimaraesUnder the guidance of certified native-speaking educators, current and future French teachers improve their instruction of French to primary students, secondary students, and adults. These affordable workshops offer teachers the opportunity to learn practical strategies, share experiences, and develop specific peda
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
October 27, 2010
  • Write About Now

  • Oct 27, 2010 at 3:30pm to Dec 1, 2010 at 2:30pm
  • Location: Le Skyroom at FIAF, 22 E 60th Street (between Park & Madison Avenues)
  • Description: Write About Now presented by FIAF, in partnership with BookForum and Villa GilletWednesday, October 27 at 7:30pm; Stranger Than Fiction: Characters as OutsidersWednesday, December 1 at 7:30pm; In Character: The Role of the Participatory JournalistThe French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, along with Bookforum and Villa Gillet, are proud to present a new literary program, Write about Now, a forum for French and American-based authors to meet in conversation. In these unique one-to-one dialogues, writers will engage in dynamic discussions, each organized around a topic that constitutes a cultural common ground and jumping-off point for fascinating literary exchange. Noted editors from Bookforum will moderate.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
November 2, 2010
  • CinémaTuesdays: Dutronc! Dutronc! Dutronc!

  • Nov 2, 2010 at 8:30am to Nov 30, 2010 at 2:00pm
  • Location: FIAF - Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street
  • Description: The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, will take a look this November at one of France’s most enduring and beloved performers, singer and actor Jacques Dutronc. Dutronc! Dutronc! Dutronc! is the first ever North American tribute to the films of Jacques Dutronc, featuring his work over the years with outstanding directors, and including a special “Meet the Actress” screening of the film Van Gogh (1991) with the César award-winning Elsa Zylberstein.$10; $7 students; Free for FIAF | 800 982 | 212 355 6160
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
November 4, 2010
  • Paris / New York: Crisscross Views

  • Nov 4, 2010 at 2:00pm to Jan 29, 2011 at 2:00pm
  • Location: FIAF • Gallery
  • Description: The Gallery of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, is proud to present from November 4-January 29, 2011, a new exhibit that examines sources of inspiration from two parallel cities, Paris / New York: Crisscross Views. A rare loan from the Maison Européene de la Photographie (MEP) to coincide with the “Mois de la Photo” (Photography Month) in Paris, the exhibit includes striking French and American photography on view for the first time in New York City.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
  • Saturday Night Party at 49 Grove!!

  • Nov 6, 2010 at 7:15pm to Nov 7, 2010 at 12:00am
  • Location: 49 Grove
  • Description: Friends,Come and join us Saturday Night for an awesome party at 49 Grove!Everyone is free on my list. Ladies drink free at my table.Do mention Rory's Guestlist at the door for free entry.RSVP to: Please text me at 347.425.4231Dress code is a must (Dress to impress): Collared / Dress shirt, dress shoes for guys, and heels are highly recommended for ladies.49 Grove is one of the best lounges in the city, and is conveniently located in the West Village.Let the party begin!!
  • Created by: Rory
  • PSG-OM au Nevada Smiths Bar - En direct

  • Nov 7, 2010 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Nevada Smiths Bar
  • Description: SG-OM arrive ce dimanche à 15h au Nevada Smiths Bar. Venir en avance, avec couleurs et voix pour les chants du PSG! Les marseillais au fond du bar et nous devant comme d'hab. Tout se passe dans une ambiance sereine, dans le respect des supporters adverses, qu'on se le tienne pour dit! On n'est pas là pour faire la police mais pour supporter notre club et montrer notre enthousiasme.Nous organisons un brunch avant le match pour ceux qui veulent! Pour plus de détails, m'écrire ici. Je ne répondrai qu'aux mels qui me mettent une adresse mel perso.A dimanche,Allez Paris, allez PSG.PierrePSG New York Club de Supporters
  • Created by: Pierre Watiez

  • Nov 7, 2010 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: La Maison Française of NYU
  • Description: EVENT SOLD OUTThe acclaimed German filmmaker, director of Young Törless; The Tin Drum (1979 Academy Award, Best Foreign Language Film; Palme d'Or); Un amour de Swann; Death of a Salesman; The Handmaid's Tale; Homo Faber; and Strajk – Die Heldin von Danzig, among many others, speaks about his childhood in Germany, his education and early professional life in France, his love of cinema, and his career in Germany, France, and the U.S.
  • Created by: La Maison Française of NYU