Monthly archive for April 2017

Silent, Short, Animated Films

On Thursday, April 20, Alliance Française had the pleasure of hosting film maker, and director, Serge Avedikian. We watched three of his animated short films, all without words, and were amazed by the artistry, and poignant nature of each. In between films, Avedikian offered us his insights

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Rochester Education

Alliance Française is delighted to offer French classes in Rochester beginning May 6, 2017! Minneapolis – Alliance Française will offer three six-week class sessions each year in in Rochester, beginning May 6 at the 125 LIVE center for active adults, located at 125 Elton Hills Drive NW.

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2017 Gala Auctions

Un grand merci à nos donateurs:  Alexis Bailly Vineyard; wine and food lover’s basket Barbette; gift certificate Bellecour; gift certificate Be’Wiched; gift certificate Bibelot Shops; gift certificate Borough; gift certificate Broders’ Minneapolis; gift card Café Latté; gift certificate C’est Chic; sun hat and certificate Children’s Theater Company; Four

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French tour at WAM

Wednesday evening, Alliance Français hosted an introductory architecture tour of the beloved Weisman Art Museum en français. We were able to learn about the wonderful architect Frank Gehry, the mastermind behind the beautiful structure of the WAM. The tour was led by Elisabeth Holod, and she was able to

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We ended le Mois de la Francophonie with a word from the wise- women!

Alliance Française ended le Mois de la Francophonie (3/31) by hosting round table discussion of women, who spoke of  the woman’s role within Senegal in relation to cultural practices, ways of life, and gender relations. We heard many different perspectives from the women, with an added emphasis on women’s

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Who will be the next president of France? You decide!

Last night (4/10), Alliance Française welcomed members all over the Twin Cities community to engage in an educational discussion of French politics. The discussion, led by panelists Mary Curtin (from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs), Tom Hanson (from the Alworth Institute for International Affairs), and Selim Rauer (founder

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