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Today's Youth in Film

Some of the biggest recent successes of French cinema are portraits of today's youth. This leads me to today's blog post about coming of age…

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A la rencontre des auteurs: prix littéraires 2016

Chaque automne en France, c'est la "rentrée littéraire", une saison où de nombreuses oeuvres sont publiées et mises en avant lors d'une série de remises…

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Revue de presse: les Coups de coeur du New York Times

Rebecca et moi avons compilé pour vous une sélection d'ouvrages traduits en anglais et qui ont attiré l'attention du New York Times. Nous partageons des…

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Interactive Picture Books for Children

Picture books have come a long way! Before interactive eBooks even existed, paper books had already exploded with creativity. Today, there are many ways that…

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Nature in Film

With the recently gorgeous weather here in Boston, we start dreaming of new horizons, and spending more time in nature. How about one of these…

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Nul en sciences mais curieux d'apprendre?

Pas besoin d’avoir 20/20 en math ou de préparer une thèse de chimie nucléaire pour s’intéresser à la science. Vous est-il déjà arrivé de vous…

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So you barely can say "Bonjour"? It's not too early to dive into French culture

As a beginner-level student of French, or someone who is still contemplating learning French, you might be feeling like you are at the bottom of…

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Siblings' wild ride into freedom at this month's Ciné-Club de l'Alliance

Five teenage girls with hair flying away as they ride in the back of a truck in the sunset. Five pairs of legs intertwined as…

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Quand la réalité flirte avec la fiction

Les auteurs de romans s’inspirent de plus en plus de faits réels, que ce soit des faits divers, des réalités sociales contemporaines, ou la politique.…

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Saveurs Littéraires, Poésie Culinaire

Quel est le point commun entre un écrivain goncourisé et un chef étoilé ? Le processus créatif, pardi ! Cette association surprenante a été vue…

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Upcoming Events

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Exhibition

Les Gardiens du Jardin

Gouache and ink drawings by Mary Beth McAllister

From May 18, 2017 To Jul 5, 2017

On view at the Center until July 5

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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Bastille Day Party 2017

A celebration of liberté, égalité and fraternité

Friday, July 14, 2017 6:00 PM To 11:00 PM

Bastille Day returns to Marlborough Street on Friday, July 14 for a celebration of Francophone cultures filled with live music, dancing, festive food and drinks. After a sold-out event in 2014, 2015, and 2016, you won't want to miss this signature Back Bay festival.

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Bastille Day VIP Reception 2017

support our community celebration

Friday, July 14, 2017 6:00 PM To 11:00 PM

Celebrate Bastille Day with fellow culture enthusiasts and sponsors at our VIP Reception featuring an open bar, complimentary French hors d’œuvres and desserts and direct views of the concert stage!

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