Thursday, November 18, 2010 (14)

Nov 18, 2010
October 16, 2010
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 18: An n' Pale/ Cafe Conversations with Val-Inc.

  • Nov 18, 2010 from 12:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: Bubble Lounge
  • Description: Join Haiti Cultural Exchange once a month for a conversation with a person of interest in our community. These discussions are designed to provide a glimpse into the person’s life, interests, inspirations, and work.Please join us this month at BUBBLE LOUNGE in Tribeca on Thursday, November 18 at 5 pm. Our special guest will be Val Jeanty, better known as Val-INC. She will be spinning her unique style of music and present, Sound Rite a short documentary by filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary.Val-INC incorporates the musical traditions of her ancestors past into the future. Born and raised in Haiti, Val’s percussive culture is the foundation of her creations. For the past 10 years she has lived and worked in New York City defining her new genre as “Afro Electronica.” She is a percussionist and turntabalist, using technology to lead listeners into her dreamlike expressionism of Afro, Creole and electronic compositions with moving results. Her live Afro Electronica installations have been showcased at
  • Created by: Rachel - Haiti Cultural Exchange
  • Immigration

  • Nov 18, 2010 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Midtwon
  • Description: Conférence sur l'immigration jeudi 18 novembreConférence gratuite sur les visas et Carte VerteEVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT US TEMPORARY & PERMANENT VISASJeudi 18 Novembre 2010 à 18H15 dans les bureaux de Margaret Zawadzka Midtown New YorkGràce à VoilaNewYork, il est facile de rencontrer en toute confidentialité un avocat spécialiste de l'immigration aux Etats- Unis et d'apprendre comment obtenir un visa, qu'il soit temporaire ou permanent ( Carte Verte).Les sujets abordés portent tant sur des généralités que sur des points très spécifiques.Vous pouvez exposer des questions ou faire part d'une situation précise en toute confidentialité. L'avocat prendra en compte ces sujets lors de sa présentation. Vous pouvez également contacter directement l'avocat à INFO [@] MAZLEGAL.COM ATTN: SEMINARPour en savoir plus et les inscriptions
  • Created by: Cyril Toullier
  • Beaujolais Nouveau 2010

  • Nov 18, 2010 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: FIAF: Gallery &Tinker Auditorium
  • Description: The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is calling all wine-lovers and Francophiles for the latest edition of the annual Beaujolais Nouveau Fête. FIAF is offering thirsty New Yorkers the chance to be among the first to taste the new vintage on the American shore, while also providing a sampling of French music, entertainment, and joie.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
  • French Culture Nights Bring Art, Music and People Together to Westchester - Nov. 18

  • Nov 18, 2010 from 1:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Top of the Roc – Avalon on the Sound
  • Description: The second French Culture Nights will offer a pleasing variety of talented artists making this evening an enjoyable opportunity for French Culture Lovers of all backgrounds to mingle and enjoy the arts.Held on Thursday, November 18, from 6.30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Top of the Roc –Avalon on the Sound - an upscale lounge with breathtaking views of Manhattan.The event will also offer the much anticipated Beaujolais Nouveau 2010 and wines from the Beaujolais region, while enjoying a fine selection of French cheeses and pâtés.FEATURED PERFORMERS- Music by Swing and Bossa French singer Christine Capdeville ( Sculptures and paintings by Pierre Henry Guerard (www. DJ and ambiance music by drummer-percussionist Manu Leger ( DETAILSTickets will be $20 until November 15, $25 until the day of the event - noon and $30 at the door. Admission includes a free copy of the new HOT Guide to French Culture.“Apéro”
  • Created by: Enrique Gonzalez
  • Cinema Thursdays : Pétain, un héros si populaire

  • Nov 18, 2010 from 2:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall - Columbia University Morningside Campus
  • Description: Documentary directed by Serge de Sampigny, 2010, 90 min.In French without subtitlesSpecial guest moderator Robert Paxton will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the screening. Robert Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Columbia University, and specializes in the social and political history of Modern Europe, particularly Vichy France.This new documentary looks at the relationship between Philippe Pétain and the French from the Battle of Verdun in 1916 through the Vichy years, when Pétain was acclaimed as the hero and savior of defeated France, and ends with his trail in 1945. The film is being broadcast for the first time on France 3 television on November 15, 2010. This is the first showing of the film in the U.S.
  • Created by: Carly DeFilippo