3 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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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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13 Past Events in “Francophonie”

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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

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. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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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

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 1 to 3 years old

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 3:30 PM To 4:00 PM

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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Saturday, March 11, 2017 2:30 PM To 5:30 PM

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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Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

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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Lecture

Bernar Venet at MIT

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

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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