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Happy New Year! Our next French courses
will start from February 5th, come for a free
placement test
every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from January 15th

French Courses   Exhibition   Special Offer
  Photo (c) Marc Domage  
Free Assessments for
the upcoming term
  La Danse contemporaine
en questions
  Free Access to SpeakShake
for AF Students

From 15 January every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
Between 5 and 7pm – Admission free

The Spring Term is open to both former and new students General French courses, conversation courses, refreshers' classes, cultural workshops, preparation for exams, for adults and teenagers', children's & toddlers' courses are available all day from Monday to Saturday for 8 and 16 weeks.
Assessments are
free of charge and no appointment is required. You don't need an assessment if you are a complete beginner or if you are already a student, you can enrol directly online.


From 11 January
Admission free

Over the past three decades, the world of contemporary dance has evolved spectacularly in leaps and bounds through a multitude of different creative approaches to choreography. The Alliance Française Dublin in partnership with the Fondation Alliance Française will showcase in January and February an exploration of this  universe of movement and its evolution in France since the 80’s.
The exhibition was designed and coproduced by Centre National de la Danse and the
Institut Français. Photo (c) Marc Domage


Free from 15 January to 15 February
More information

SpeakShake is a platform for creating one-to-one online language exchanges with French native speakers.
Each 30-minute tandem conversation is guided by cultural topics of conversation, questions and key words to help you break the ice, broaden your vocabulary and gain oral fluency in the French language.

AF Dublin Students will be able to improve their oral French with SpeakShake for FREE from 15 January to 15 February using the promotional code: AFDublin.

Online Film Festival   Special Event   Special Event
2018 edition
  La Petite Nuit
des idées 2018
  La Nuit
des idées 2018

19 January - 19 February
More information is an online film festival, an innovative concept aiming to throw the spotlight on new generation French filmmakers, allowing web users across the globe to share their enthusiasm for French cinema.

After a record 2017, with close to 7 million viewings, the cosiest film festival in the world, which will take place from January 19 through February 19, 2018, is back with 30 features and short films accessible anywhere, anytime! Organized by UniFrance.


Thursday 25 January at 4pm
Admission free

Children from 5 to 11 years old will get the opportunity to join us for an interactive discussion and create a collective story by video conference with children from London, Paris, Dublin, Dakar and Marrakesh! The workshop will be led from Paris by the famous children books writer Anaïs Vaugelade.
Based on the game "Once Upon a Time ", kids will engage in short debates allowing everyone to share their views on various topics in a fun and educative way.
Presented by Institut Français Paris in association with Alliance Française Dublin and the Institut Français in London, Marrakech and Dakar.

The French Library, 1 Kildare Street, Dublin 2


Thursday 25 January at 8.20pm

In a society where multiple platforms allow anyone to broadcast and share images, can the images be the actor of change or are they just the witnesses?
The event will start with the Irish premiere of the documentary L’utopie des images de la Révolution russe. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the Power of images featuring director Emmanuel Hamon, screenwriter Thomas Cheysson, Dr Ailise Bulfin of UCD and Donald Clarke of the Irish Times.
Presented by Institut Français Paris and the French Embassy in Ireland in association with the Irish Film Institute.

Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Dublin 2