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Silence... Moteur... Action !

It's Cannes season! Missed your invite this year? Have a festival chez vous by screening a past prizewinner from the library!

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If Not for the Center...

I’m not a professional fundraiser and never thought that I would be writing an “annual appeal letter,” but when asked to do so for the…

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Le monde entier rêve de Paris

There was once a French TV commercial for the Aéroports de Paris with the tagline, “Le monde entier rêve de Paris” (The entire world dreams…

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La Fête du Muguet / La Fête du Travail

The first of May is a two-in-one holiday in France! It is both May Day (La Fête du Muguet) and Labor Day (La Fête du…

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Fun with French Idiomatic Expressions

Has anyone ever told you they have the cockroach? Or that they drink like a hole? Idiomatic expressions can be funny to hear in another…

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Notre-Dame de Paris: Rebuilding Our Grande Dame

Yesterday, the world watched in despair as one of its most recognizable historic landmarks burned. The City of Lights was illuminated in the worst way…

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Fabulous French Inventions

This spring, the French Cultural Center will launch a new series on “French Innovation” highlighting advancements in medicine, fashion, and aerospace...all from France! This eye-opening…

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Meet Christine Smith

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Re-Introducing Adèle : A Bilingual Conversation with Leïla Slimani

On Saturday, February 23, the French Cultural Center and the Consulate General of France in Boston were honored to welcome bestselling author Leïla Slimani for…

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Happy National Reading Awareness Month!

Happy National Reading Awareness Month! In addition to our global celebration of le mois de la Francophonie, March has many special observance days that match…

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin this month for an in-depth discussion of Le fils naturel by Denis Diderot.

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Lecture

From Versailles to the Stars

French 'Firsts' Will Transform Air Travel

Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

An air travel lifestyle that Jules Verne could only imagine now is on the cusp of becoming reality! Join us for the final program of our French Innovation series and learn what's next in aviation and space innovation from three innovators linked to the French tradition.

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Workshop

Un Mois, Un Livre: Carmen

de Prosper Mérimée

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin this month for an in-depth discussion of Carmen by Prosper Mérimée.

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