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French up your life!

We are a non-profit ACT association and a registered charity which promotes the French language and cultural exchange in Canberra since 1943. We are part of a network of 800 Alliances françaises in 137 pays.

Term 4 is starting on October 13, late enrolment is still possible!

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CURRENT EVENTS


Exhibition Jean-Yves Camus "Landscapes. Territoires rêvés" - Oct. 22nd to Nov 11th

Exhibition Jean-Yves Camus "Landscapes. Territoires rêvés" - Oct. 22nd to Nov 11th
We are very happy to receive the exhibition "Landscapes. Territoires rêvés" by famous French photographer Jean-Yves Camus.
Opening on October 22nd at 7pm by M. Eric Soulier, Cultural Councellor at the French Embassy. Free entry. Cheese and wine.


Volunteers needed for our Christmas Fair

Volunteers needed for our Christmas Fair
If you want to help and enjoy our Christmas Fair as a volunteer - for the bar or the animations - please let us know. We need you to make this day even more magical! Contact Hannah: events@afcanberra.com.au





 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Open Day and Christmas fair - Saturday Nov. 8th - 10am to 3pm

Open Day and Christmas fair - Saturday Nov. 8th - 10am to 3pm
A lovely day at the Alliance for an early taste of Christmas: our Christmas Fair and Open day will host stands of French food, French and Australian handcraft products, various activities for the youngs and youngs at heart, and music bands. We will also offer free placement tests and presentations of our classes, and all registrations on that day will get a 10% discount!

If you would like to have a stand at the fair to promote your creations or talent, contact Hannah at events@afcanberra.com.au.


Beaujolais Nouveau Party - November 20th at 8.15pm

Beaujolais Nouveau Party - November 20th at 8.15pm
Celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau at the alliance, in a convivial atmosphere, with music, cheese, dry sausages, rillettes, and a raffle with amazing prizes!
$30 for non members, 15% discount for members. Includes a glass of wine, cheese and charcuterie.


Christmas Party - December 11th at 8.15pm

Christmas Party - December 11th at 8.15pm

Come and have a great time at our annual Christmas dinner party. If you can sing, dance, play an instrument or act, let us know and you can be included in the programme. Bring your own dessert and a $5 max. gift for the present exchange.

$30 for non members, 15% discount for members. RSVP before December 9th.


A man escaped - Bresson - 1956

A man escaped - Bresson - 1956

A Man Escaped is a 1956 French film directed by Robert Bresson. It is based on the memoirs of André Devigny, a prisoner of war held at Montluc prison during World War II. Bresson, like Devigny and the character Fontaine, was imprisoned by Nazis as a member of the French Resistance.
Mademoiselle C - Constant - 2013

Mademoiselle C - Constant - 2013

DVD
As one of the most revered doyens of modern fashion, Carine Roitfeld’s tenure as editor-in-chief at Vogue Paris defined a new age of French fashion. An absolute embodiment of chic, her close friends include such industry icons as Karl Lagerfeld, Giorgio Armani and Jean Paul Gaultier.
Following Carine Roitfeld as she embarks on the launch of her new magazine, the documentary Mademoiselle C. is a delicious immersion in the glamourous world of the catwalk. In contrast to her NYC counterpart, Anna Wintour (The September Issue), Roitfeld is revealed as a warm and charming figure behind her façade as a shrewd and canny entrepreneur.
De rouille et d'os - 2012 - Audiard

De rouille et d'os - 2012 - Audiard

DVD
Rust and Bone (French: De rouille et d'os) is a 2012 French–Belgian romantic drama film  based on Craig Davidson's short story collection of the same name.
Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
The artist - Hazanavicius - 2011

The artist - Hazanavicius - 2011

DVD
Hollywood 1927. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), it seems the sky's the limit - major movie stardom awaits. The Artist tells the story of their interlinked destinies
HeartBreaker - Chaumeil - 2010

HeartBreaker - Chaumeil - 2010

DVD
Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.