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Our next Term will start from February 4th. Come for a free placement from January 21st

Chritmas Special   Masterclass / Tasting   Screening / Competition
Alliance Française
Gift Voucher
  Cooking with
Le Skinny Chef
Santa & Cie
For Courses and Memberships
Available for €25, €50, €100 and €199 (fee for a full course)
including a free French Verb Wheel!

Longing for something different? At your wits’ end to know what to buy for Christmas? Why not consider an Alliance Francaise Gift Voucher?
Our gift vouchers can be used for French courses but also for Membership that will allow your loved one to access our French Library, the online platform Culturethèque our cultural events and enjoy special discounts in French shops, restaurants and services!
A sure way of bringing that certain je ne sais quoi to both Christmas and the New Year!


Tuesday 18 December – 6.30pm
Admission free 

French Chef Aymar Gourdet, also known as Le Skinny Chef, is back with us for a Christmassy cooking demonstration and tasting: Chicken liver parfait, magret duck, red cabbage fondue, festive vegetables, cranberry and vintage port sauce, and to top it all off, quick and easy Christmas desserts!
We are thrilled to present this live masterclass, which you’ll be able to follow step by step thanks to the French Library's state-of-the-art video system. On top of getting ideas for your Christmas dinner, everyone will get a chance to take part in the tasting!
Join us to celebrate the festive culinary season!


Thursday 20 December – 7.40pm
€5 with a free glass of wine / Free for Premium Members  

Join us every month for a subtitled screening of one of the most popular box-office hits in French cinema history, preceded by an informal presentation with a free glass of wine!
This month, discover the 2017 family comedy Santa & Cie written and directed by Alain Chabat and starring Audrey Tautou. Follow the adventures of Santa wandering the streets of Paris in search of meds for his army of diseased elves!

The Cinéclub is free for AF Premium Members. Win tickets on our Twitter!

Exhibition   Screening/Competition   Workshop
Photo Exhibition:
Shooting Stars
  IFI French Film Club:
An Impossible Love
  First Fortnight: Children Wellbeing Workshop

Until 11 January
Admission free

The Shooting Stars exhibition curated by DartBLAY offers a photographic glance at the legends of French cinema from the 60s and 70s, prominent film personalities that have become cult symbols.
Passionate about cinema, DartBLAY is Marie Darblay, a cinema enthusiast who since 2015 has been collecting  vintage photos from the cinematic world: on-set photographs, cult scenes, press shots and black and white portraits.
Her first exhibition of exceptional prints from her personal collection, Legends  organized in Paris in 2016, has led to a series of exhibitions related to her life-long passion.


Tuesday 8 January – 6pm
€9.90 / €7.80
AF & IFI Members

The latest offering by acclaimed French director Catherine Corsini (Summertime, Leaving, Replay) is based on the celebrated novel Un amour impossible by Christine Angot.

A chronicle of the unconditional love between a mother and her daughter, from 1958 to the present day, which is endangered by an unsteady and manipulative father.

As always, Alliance Française Members get a 20% discount and free tickets on our Twitter!

Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Dublin 2


Saturday 12 January – 11-12.30pm
Admission free

Alliance Française Dublin is hosting a Children's Wellbeing Workshop as part of First Fortnight European Mental Health, Art & Culture Festival (3-20 January 2019). The workshop will use storytelling, arts & craft and other creative activities to help children explore their feelings and emotions and develop connection with others. For children aged 7-11.
From 7 to 19 January, The French Library will also be displaying a selection of comic books for both children and adults on the topic of mental health. The First Fortnight Festival team will be in attendance for the opening on Monday 14 January at 5pm to provide information to members of the public.