Yasmina Khadra (1955 - ) est le nom de plume de Mohammed Moulessehoul, un écrivain algérien. Officier dans l’armée algérienne, il a voulu protéger son identité et écrire malgré la censure ; il a donc adopté le nom de sa femme pour ses œuvres.

Après avoir quitté l’armée, il s'est exilé en France et a révélé son identité. Son écriture crée un portrait honnête de la vie et montre la réalité du conflit en Algérie. Son roman Ce que le jour doit à la nuit a été adapté en film.

Les romans de Yasmina Khadra

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Rebecca Fofonoff

Assistant Librarian

A Boston native, Rebecca first encountered France through classic novels and poetry. She went on to earn a degree in French literature at Boston University, and has spent time living and working in France. She enjoys learning about the many sides of French and francophone culture.

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Les Gardiens du Jardin

Gouache and ink drawings by Mary Beth McAllister

From May 18, 2017 To Jul 5, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 PM

This exhibition features a collection of whimsical gouache and ink drawings of French characters inspired by and fashionably dressed as French packets of garden seeds.

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New Members Event

Soirée Libanaise

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

SOLD OUT. Explore the colorful culinary tradition and wines of Lebanon, mingle with fellow new members, and discover every corner of the Center!

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French Cultural Center: Cine Club
Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

Having just been injured in a mugging, Eddie earned the sympathy and attention of his estranged family and got back on his feet. The same cannot be said for Ahmed whose life starts falling apart after he's wrongly accused of the crime. When the case against Ahmed starts to unravel, Eddie has to go back on the defensive.

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