Archive for the Francophonie Category

Press Release: Bastille Day in Rochester

Alliance Française and Grand Rounds bring France’s National Holiday to Southeast Minnesota What is happening in Rochester on Bastille Day? On Friday, July 13, from 5 to 7 pm, Alliance Française and Grand Rounds Brewing Co are hosting an outdoor Bastille Day celebration with live music. Be

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Press Release: Bastille Day 2018 – French festivities in St Paul

Press Release: Bastille Day 2018 – French festivities in St Paul

Bastille Day 2018 What is Bastille Day? Each year on July 14, France commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille fortress, which was the turning point of the French revolution. Much like Independence Day in the United States, the French celebrate with all things that symbolize France:

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Press Release: Celebrating Vietnam

Alliance Française to Celebrate Vietnam during the Mois de la Francophonie The mois de la francophonie is an international celebration of all things French and French-speaking! The Alliance Française is excited to invited renowned writers, local artists and others to celebrate Vietnam this March. Join the Alliance

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An Interview with Kim Thúy

An Interview with Kim Thúy

An Interview with writer Kim Thúy by Alan Fernald, AFMSP Outreach Coordinator 2/23/2018 When was the moment you first realized you would write? I had never thought I could write since I don’t master any language well enough. How to write when the words I own are

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Press Release: Writer Kim Thúy at the Alliance Française

Press Release: Writer Kim Thúy at the Alliance Française

Renowned Vietnamese-Québécoise Writer to Sign and Read from Books Join Kim Thúy at the Alliance Française Minneapolis-Saint Paul on Tuesday, March 6th for a reading and signing of her books, Ru and Vi. We are excited to feature Vietnam as we celebrate 2018’s international month of la

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Festinema Junior 2018

Alliance Française MSP in collaboration with the Delegation Generale AF USA and the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul present: Festinema Junior 2018, 5th Annual Youth French Film Festival. March 5-9 Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul’s Screen #3 at St. Anthony Main Theatre. Each film will

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Fête d’Hiver

Merci à tous pour venir à la Fête d’Hiver! We would like to thank everyone who attended our annual Fête d’Hiver celebration this past weekend. This year the event featured traditional French holiday food and drink such as bûche de noël and vin chaud. Our younger guests created hand-printed santas

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Upcoming Literary Events

A conversation with author Kim Thúy

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Conversing with Camille Laurens

On September 18, the Alliance Française Mpls/St. Paul kicked off its Autumn of Authors with celebrated French feminist author Camille Laurens. She spoke about her new book, Who You Think I Am, which discusses the difficulties that older women face while dating online and offline. Read the synopsis

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LUMIÈRES FRANÇAISES

A week-long festival highlighting the brightest talent in French independent cinema presented by the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul at the St. Anthony Main Theatre. Lumières Françaises introduces an exciting new generation of rising French-language talent on both sides of the camera, from rebellious comedies to exquisite dramas

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