Friday, April 19, 2013 (8)

Apr 19, 2013
March 28, 2013

  • Mar 28, 2013 to May 10, 2013
  • Location: Lincoln Plaza Cinema
  • Description:

    Gilles Bourdos's exquisite new film RENOIR, chronicles the celebrated artist's twilight years, his relationship with his son - the future director Jean Renoir - and the two men's relationship with Andrée, the painter's final muse and future wife of Jean.

    Selected in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard and Lincoln Center’s Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, RENOIR is scheduled to open in New York (Lincoln Plaza Cinema) and Los Angeles on Friday, March 29 followed by a national release.

    Set on the French Riviera in in the summer of 1915, Gilles Bourdos’ lushly atmospheric drama RENOIR tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, in declining health at age 74, and his middle son Jean, who returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. The elder Renoir is filled with a new, wholly unexpected energy when a young girl miraculously enters his world. Blazing with life, radiantly beautiful, Andrée  (César-nominated newcomer Christa Théret)

  • Created by: Aimee Morris
March 31, 2013
  • Spring 2013 French Classes at FIAF Are Now Open for Registration!

  • Mar 31, 2013 to Jun 15, 2013
  • Location: FIAF
  • Description:

    Spring 2013 
    April 1–June 15
    Register Now!

    This spring, French is in the air!

    Take a class at our flagship on 60th Street in Manhattan, in Montclair, NJ, or at our Brooklyn location.

    French classes for Toddlers, Kids, Teens, and Adults start April 1.

    11-Week Session Session Dates

    April 1–June 15 
    Once or twice a week 
    1½, 2, or 3 hours per week

    5½-Week Sessions 
    April 1–May 7 
    May 8–June 13
    Twice a week 
    6 hours per week

    2-Week Immersion 
    May 20–May 30 
    June 3–June 14 

    mornings or evenings 
    15 hours per week


    No classes Monday, May 27 
    Make-up Friday, June 14 (except Immersion Sessions)

    By choosing to learn French at FIAF, you join a large and diverse network of students—over 6,000 per year. FIAF has been offering the highest-quality French instruction for over 100 years and remains the only language school in New York dedicated to teaching French.

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April 9, 2013
  • Season of Cambodia Festival: Cambodia, The Memory Workshop: Artworks by Vann Nath, Séra, and Emerging Cambodian Artists

  • Apr 9, 2013 to May 4, 2013
  • Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall at Columbia University
  • Description:

    In connection with this exhibit, will be a conference at the Maison Francaise, April 10-12 on Creation and Postmemory

    Two Locations of exhibit:

    Columbia Maison Francaise, East Gallery, Buell Hall

    Campus entrance at Broadway and 116th st.

    Works by Vann Nath and Séra

    **Exhibit opening April 10, 6-8 p.m. Performance by Séra at 6:30 p.m. RSVP required for opening, information coming soon.

    The Maison Francaise will be used for the related conference April 10-12 (RSVP required). Exhibit open for public viewing April 13-May 4. Generally open Mondays-Fridays, 12-5:30 p.m., plus first and last Saturdays (April 13 and May 4, 12-5:30 p.m.). Please check back here for any exceptions or changes to this schedule.

    The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies

    1161 Amsterdam Avenue (south of 118th Street)

    Drawings by Séra and works by 12 young Cambodian Artists: Bor Hak, Both Sonrin, Chea Serey Roth, Chin Borey, Kong Channa, Long Reaksmey, Nov Cheanick, Pen Robit, Sok Chanlina, Tieth

  • Created by: Columbia Maison Francaise
April 18, 2013

  • Apr 18, 2013 to May 31, 2013
  • Location: Lincoln Plaza Cinema and Sunshine Cinema
  • Description:

    Writer-director François Ozon (Swimming Pool, Under the Sand, , 8 Women, Potiche)’s deliciously twisted new film, IN THE HOUSE (Dans la Maison) starring  Fabrice Luchini, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and newcomer Ernst Umhauer is scheduled to open in the US on April 19 in New York (at Lincoln Plaza Cinema and Sunshine Cinema) and Los Angeles followed by a national release.

    Francois Ozon's new film is the story of Claude (César nominee Ernst Umhauer,) a 16-year old boy who gradually insinuates himself into the house of a fellow high-school student, Rapha (Bastien Ughetto,) and writes about his schoolmate's family in essays that perversely blur the lines between reality and fiction, for his jaded literature teacher, Germain (Fabrice Luchini). Increasingly intrigued by this gifted and unusual student, Germain rediscovers his taste for teaching, but the boy’s intrusion sparks a series of uncontrollable events. Kristin Scott-Thomas plays Germain’s wife, Jeanne, a contemporary a

  • Created by: Aimee Morris
  • Casting French Canadian Actors

  • Apr 18, 2013 to Apr 19, 2013
  • Location: Creative Media Design
  • Description:

    Creative Media Design, a small boutique voice-over recording studio in Manhattan, is currently casting a new project in French Canadian, and are searching for new actors.

    Please give me a call or shoot me an e-mail to discuss!

    All the best,



  • Created by: Kim Souza
  • Concert - Sonia Wieder Atherton

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 4:00pm to Apr 20, 2013 at 4:00pm
  • Location: The Kitchen
  • Description:

    U.S. Premiere
    Sonia Wieder-Atherton
    Odyssey for Cello

    and Imaginary Choir

    Thursday–Saturday, April 18–20, 2013


    Co-presented with The Kitchen

    Following acclaimed performances at Le Poisson Rouge, award-winning French-American cellist Sonia Wieder-Atherton returns to New York to present a new creation inspired by music from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. A moving dreamscape constructed from sounds that transcend cultures and genres.

    “Watching Sonia Wieder-Atherton play is like watching Rudolf Nureyev dance.”Time Out New York

    Presented in conjunction with an exhibition at The Kitchen by Sonia Wieder-Atherton’s close collaborator, Chantal Akerman. For info, click here.


    The Kitchen
    212 West 19th Street
    New York, NY 10011

  • Created by: FIAF
April 19, 2013
  • Teacher's Professional Development Workshop at FIAF

  • Apr 19, 2013 from 5:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: FIAF, Le Skyroom
  • Description:

    Comment concevoir un cours thématique en classe de FLE ? 
    WKTEACH Friday, April 19, from 9am–4pm 
    FIAF, Le Skyroom 
    Presented by Marie-Christine Massé and Marie-Laure Hoffmann 
    FIAF Members $80 / Non-Member $90 
    Includes lunch (12–1pm) 

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    Marie-Christine Massé: Assistant Professor of French, Interim Chair, Foreign Languages Department The New School for Public Engagement 

    Marie-Laure Hoffmann: Enseignante de français au niveau secondaire et universitaire depuis plus de 25 ans, Marie-Laure Hoffmann est aussi la présidente de l'AATF (American Association of Teachers of French) pour l'Etat du New Jersey. Mme Hoffmann dirige régulièrement de nombreux ateliers pédagogiques pour professeurs de langues sur une variété de sujets allant de l'enseignement de la littérature à l'utilisation de la technologie. Mme Hoffmann est chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques.

    Cet atelier sera consacré à la création de nouveaux cours thématiques pour une approche pouvant intégrer plusieurs

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