Winter 2017

Theatre - Irish Premiere
La Comédie française
January 26th
La Comédie française is coming to Ireland!
Do not miss the launch of the world-famous Comédie française live broadcast season at the Alliance française.
On the programme of this special evening : Roméo & Juliette (English subtitled).
And a special raffle!

ADMISSION FREE with reservation: BOOK HERE

Worth noting : Le Misanthrope by Molière and Cyrano de Bergerac by Rostand will be screened at Omniplex Rathmines.

Thursday, January 26th - 6 pm
@Alliance française, 1 Kildare Street Dublin 2

This event is organized by Cultural Cinema and the Alliance française.

Higher Education
Campus France at NUI Galway
January 25th

Campus France Ireland will be at NUI Galway Working & Travelling Abroad Fair.

Any questions related to studies and jobs in France? Do not hesitate to visit us!
A presentation will be given at 1pm.

Wednesday, January 25th - noon to 3pm
@NUI Galway, University Road, Galway

Talk with Philippe Claudel
February 3rd

Philippe Claudel, well-known French author and filmmaker, will be at the Alliance française for a special evening.
Feel like having a chat with him? Do not miss his exclusive interview on his career followed by a Q&A with the public.

Il y a longtemps que je t'aime awarded at César ceremony in 2009 for the Best First Feature Film will be screened at the IFI the day after.
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Friday, February 3rd
@Alliance française, 1 Kildare Street

This event is organized by AMOPA Ireland in partnership with the Alliance française and the French Embassy.
French teachers : spend 2 weeks professional visit in a school in France
Developed in partnership with the Department of Education and Skills, the French / Irish Teacher Professional Visit Scheme allows up to 18 teachers from France to visit second-level schools in Ireland for two weeks and up to 18 Irish teachers of French to visit second-level schools in France for two weeks on similar terms.

The objective of the scheme is to facilitate applicants in professional development area and to develop school partnerships.
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Applications for 2017/2018 are open until February 17th.

University & Francophonie
University debating contest in French


Get prepared for the Month of Francophonie!

You are a student in higher education and feel like challenging your French? Build a team and take part into the debate.
More information and registration HERE

Registration deadline is on February 28th.
The Ambassadors' Literary Award
Portrait of authors and translators nominated - Episode 3
Maintenant ou jamais (The Thrill of it all) Joseph O'Connor, translated by Carine Chichereau.
Joseph O'Connor
Journalist for over 10 years, Joseph O'Connor has written 13 books and got nominated to literary prizes for some of them. His work has been translated into several languages.

His last novel The Thrill of it all (Maintenant ou jamais) is shortlisted for our Ambassador's Literary Award.

Carine Chichereau

Translator from English to French, she has worked on over 70 novels and articles for the literary review Europe.

Her translating eye has arrived to Ireland lately as she worked on Jamie O'Neill, Darragh McKeon and Joseph O'Connor books.

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PhD & Francophonie
Take part in "My thesis in 180 seconds... in French"

Are you a PhD student & itching to test your French skills?

Look no more and take part in the first My Thesis in 180 seconds…in French organized in Ireland on the occasion of the Month of la Francophonie 2017.
180 seconds will be given to you on Thursday, March 23rd!

More information and registration on our website.

Deadline for registration is on March 2nd.
The 2017 Ulysses laureates are out!
14 French-Irish teams out of 60 have been selected for this 2017 call.

Now 20 years old, the scheme fund 175 projects these last ten years.

Learn more about the 2017 laureates and the Ulysses scheme thanks to some facts and figures about these last ten years!

My French Film Festival

January 13th to February 13th
With over 6.5 million of viewings in 2016, My French Film Festival is back with 10 new feature films and 10 new short films.

Aiming at supporting and presenting the diversity of French cinema, the selection is organized this year in 6 themes: Coming of age, We are family, Love & friendship, Psycho, A Woman's life, Midnight screenings.

Join the jury presided over by Pablo Trapero, the famous Argentinian filmmaker, by the choosing your favourite films.
Have a look at the official selection and start watching HERE.
Discover France
Graphic Design Festival

January 11th to February 22nd
Graphic design invades Paris!
Launched on January 11th, the first edition of the Graphic Design Festival will run until mid-February.
On the programme indoor and outdoor exhibitions, workshops, conferences... to highlight graphic trends nowadays through an international lens.

Open to professionals, students or curious people, this new festival aims at being a meeting point and a platform for innovations discovering.
Check out venues and events.
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