Friday, November 12, 2010 (8)

Nov 12, 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
November 11, 2010

  • Nov 11, 2010 at 2:00pm to Nov 13, 2010 at 12:30pm
  • Location: La Maison Française of NYU
  • Description: A Florence Gould EventCelebrating the Centennial of Jean Genet’s birthIn English and in French.Jean Genet in the USAThursday, November 117:00 - 9:00 p.m.Jeannette Seaver : ChicagoMovie screening Jean Genet in Chicago(Frédéric Moffet; 2006)Roundtable 1968: Chicago Democratic ConventionBarney Rosset, Jeannette Seaver, Phil WattsFriday, November 122:30 - 4:00 p.m.JoAnn Akalaitis in conversation with Jennifer Tipton, on her production of The Screens at the Guthrie Theater Richard Schechner on his productions of The Balcony and The Maids4:30 - 6:00 p.m.Roundtable The Blacks in 1961Edmund White, Christopher McElroen, André Gregory, Marianne de Pury,Tom Bishop (moderator)7:30 - 9:00 p.m.Ralph Heyndels : Les Noirs sur la blancheur livide: ou le sens possible de l’AmériqueVéronique Lane : Jean Genet et la Beat GenerationSaturday, November 132:30 p.m.Albert Dichy : Notes inédites de Genet sur l'Amérique : lecture commentée3:30 - 5:30 p.m.Roundtable 1970: Genet and the PanthersThomas Spear, Tom B
  • Created by: La Maison Française of NYU
November 12, 2010

  • Nov 12, 2010 from 1:30pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Lycee Francais de New York
  • Description: Festival d'automne du Lycee Francais de New York 2010Soirée Dégustation le vendredi 12 novembre de 18h30 à 21h: RESERVE AUX ADULTES. $30 à l'avance, $40 sur place (dégustation de mets et "open bar" inclus). Live music.FOIRE AUX LIVRES FRANCAIS et ANGLAIS
  • Created by: Jeanine Efthimiou