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Exhibition   Screening   Special Event
L'Histoire de France
racontée par la pub
  IFI French Film Club:
Fidelio, L'Odyssée d'Alice
  AF Irish Network
Annual meeting

1 October – 27 November
Admission free

This exhibition presents a series of humorous highlights of French History through the representation of a series of key historical figures who shaped the French imagination.
Colourful and stylised, these advertisement posters, chosen form the rich collection of the Bibliothèque Forney, cross historical boundaries and propose a new twist on history and memory.

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Tuesday 6 October – 6.30pm
€8.90 / €7 AF & IFI Members

Lucie Borleteau’s debut feature Fidelio, Alice’s Journey stars Ariane Labed as Alice, a thirty year old engineer and the only female crew member aboard a vast cargo ship called the Fidelio.
Director of the Alliance Française Philippe Milloux will introduce the film and a raffle for a free 8 week-long French Course will be held just before the screening!

Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Dublin 2


Thursday 8 October
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The Alliance Française Network in Ireland, including Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford and Wexford, will gather again this year following an invitation from the Délégation Générale de la Fondation Af to attend a workshop in Dublin on strategy, development and governance.

It will be another opportunity for the Alliances to explore ways to build stronger relations with the French Embassy in Ireland in the fields of linguistics and culture.


Workshop   Talk   Training
Alliance Française Choir
New season
  Café Historique:
The Martello Towers
  La phonétique en classe
1/2: Rythme & intonation

Every Wednesday 12.45-2.00pm
1st October - 9 December
€55 / €50 for AF members

The AF Choir will resume its activity under the direction of Lucie O’Flynn. The repertoire is mainly French and in a variety of styles, from the medieval to the contemporary, without forgetting songs from around the world. The sessions begin with a good warm-up and vocal work. The choir will work towards a Christmas concert.


Thursday 8 October – 6.30pm
Admission free / RSVP

A failed assassination attempt links Killiney Bay and Napoleon. This talk will outline the defences of the bay against a French invasion (1793-1815) and the subsequent history and recent restoration of one of the Martello Towers (including display of a scale model).

Talk in French  Q&A in French/English.


Thursday 15 October 6.00-8.00pm
Admission free / Registration

In partnership with the French Embassy in Ireland, the AF offers free monthly workshops for French Teachers throughout the school year. This workshop aims to teach some easy ways to help students better their pronunciation. We will concentrate on the rhythm of French as well as the importance of the intonation to understand and produce an oral message.