9 Upcoming Events in “Francophonie”

Exhibition

RAW: Portraits of Artists

by Bernar Venet

From Mar 3, 2017 To May 2, 2017
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

Join us on Thursday, March 2, for an exclusive artist lecture at 6:00 PM (RSVP only) and the opening reception and official kickoff of le mois de la Francophonie at 7:00 PM!

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Lecture

Bernar Venet at MIT's Wong Auditorium

A lecture with world-renowned artist Bernar Venet about the influence of science and mathematics on his artwork

Friday, March 3, 2017 12:15 PM To 2:00 PM
At Wong Auditorium at MIT Get Directions

Conceptual artist and sculptor Bernar Venet will give a special lecture at MIT where he will address his decades of work and the influence of science and mathematics on his artwork.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: La langue française autour du monde

A look at French outside of France

Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

This month's Atelier découverte will highlight les mots de la francophonie: expressions, dialects, and variations of French spoken around the world.

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Screening

Ciné Francophonie: Le journal d’Aurélie Laflamme

The diary of Aurélie Laflamme

Saturday, March 11, 2017 2:30 PM To 5:30 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

Aurélie Laflamme feels all alone in the universe. Between joy and sorrow, successes and failures, love and friendship, we follow Aurélie as she finds her very own place in this universe.

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

Story time in French for children 1 to 3 years old

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 3:30 PM To 4:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French! We welcome families with children 1-3 years old to this story time.

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Book Club

Bouillon de Lectures: La littérature canadienne

Célébrons le mois de la francophonie en littérature

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

This month's book club will focus on Canadian literature, from classics like Les Anciens Canadiens, one of the first Quebecois novels, to contemporary favorites from Michel Tremblay and Denise Bombardier.

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

Story time in French for children 3 to 4 years old

Saturday, March 18, 2017 11:00 AM To 11:30 AM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French! We welcome families with children 3-4 years old to this story time.

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Workshop

Un Mois, Un Livre: Le dernier frère

de Nathacha Appanah

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

In celebration of Le Mois de la Francophonie, join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of Le dernier frère by Nathacha Appanah.

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Screening

Francophonie Film Festival: Polina, danser sa vie (2016)

Screened at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

Thursday, March 30, 2017 At 7:00 PM
At Coolidge Corner Theatre Get Directions

Co-presented with the Consulate General of France in Boston. In this film, a young girl from a modest Russian family studies classical ballet. After many difficulties, she succeeds as a young woman to enter the prestigious Bolchoi. However she turns to modern dance, then improvisation, then choreography.

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7 Past Events in “Francophonie”

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Célébrons le Mois de la francophonie avec ce roman Tunisien.

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CineClub-Conquerants
Thursday, March 17, 2016 7:00 PM To 9:00 PM

A screening of Xabi Molia's Les Conquérants, an adventure comedy about half-brothers seeking to undo a family curse, as part of the Francophonie Film Festival.

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Workshop

Atelier d’écriture rap avec Webster

le rappeur sénégalo-québécois stimule la créativité des jeunes

Saturday, March 12, 2016 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM

Teens with a passion for hip-hop or rap can join Sénégalo-Québécois rapper Webster for a hands-on workshop where they'll learn about the structure and form of classic hip-hop, then write and read aloud their own creations.

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Concert

Emel Mathlouthi

the voice of the tunisian revolution

Thursday, March 10, 2016 7:00 PM To 8:30 PM

Listen to Emel's gorgeous, intricate sound as it moves between rock, trip-hop and electronica, all interlaced with classical Arabic tradition.

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Book Club

Bouillon de Lectures: Littérature haïtienne

Célébrons le Mois de la francophonie en littérature

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Découvrez des auteurs haïtiens comme Frankétienne, Dominique Batraville and Yanick Lahens dans le contexte du Mois de la francophonie.

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Performance

Lecture théâtrale: Meursault, contre-enquête

écrit par Kamel Daoud - Prix Goncourt du premier roman 2015

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Guy Ben-Aharon directs Nael Nacer in a staged reading of Meursault, contre-enquête by Kamel Daoud, considered a literary and historical retelling of Albert Camus' celebrated novel, L'Étranger.

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