Rochester Events

Année Culturelle à Rochester

P’tit Dèj: First Saturdays in Rochester

Pratiquez votre français en savourant un bon café et des viennoiseries !

Join us every first Saturday of the month.

Our former hosts Fiddlehead Coffee Co. are in the process of moving and re-opening, so October Petit Déj will take place outdoors at the Rochester Farmer’s Market.

Find us next to Le Petit Café‘s coffee and bread truck so you can support them and enjoy a treat while you chat in French!

Ciné Club Schedule 2018

Third Wednesdays, every other month, 6:30 pm, at Rochester Public Library

Note: September’s Ciné Club will be taking place exceptionally at Mayo Civic Center! Meet us in Riverview Room C for the screening.

Mercredi, le 19 septembre : Irréprochable. Un film de Sébastien Marnier. Année de sortie : 2016. Durée : 1h 43min, Genre : Drame. Langue : Français sous-titré anglais.

Wednesday, September 19: Irréprochable. A film by Sébastien Marnier. Release date: 2016. Length: 1 hour 43 min. Genre: Drama. Language: French with English subtitles.


Sans emploi depuis un an, Constance revient dans sa ville natale quand elle apprend qu’un poste se libère dans l’agence immobilière où elle a démarré sa carrière, mais son ancien patron lui préfère une autre candidate plus jeune. Constance est alors prête à tout pour récupérer la place qu’elle estime être la sienne.

At age 40, Constance is fired from her job as a real estate agent. She faces severe financial problems. She can’t afford to rent her flat and she can’t find another job in Paris. With no other option, she decides to call her former boss, from the small agency in La Rochelle where she started her career. To her surprise, he is actually hiring. When he explains that he already found someone, Constance refuses to believe him thinking she’ll get the job because of her experience and extensive qualifications. But she doesn’t. Instead, the company hires Audrey, a younger woman. This turn of events is too much for Constance to take… Watch as she pushes the limits in Irréprochable.

Past Events in Rochester

Alliance Française is grateful for all the opportunities we’ve had to connect with Rochester’s francophone and francophile communities! Voilà quelques de nos souvenirs préférés à Rochester :
Here are some of ou favorite memories in Rochester:

Fête d’été

A celebration of summer and all things French hosted by nos amis at Grand Rounds Brewing. We celebrated la France with face painting, live music by Mark Stillman & Dave Stenshoel, trivia, wine and crêpesMerci à tous qui sont venus !

Bastille Day 2015 – 2017

Though we sadly had to miss celebrating Bastille Day in 2018 in Rochester due to inclement weather, the AF hopes to return in coming years to celebrate with you again via good music, good wine and live performances. Merci beaucoup à Mayo Clinic for the support they’ve offered in past years that have helped make our celebration possible! Stay tuned for info on Bastille Day in 2019…

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Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
113 N First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tel: 612 332 0436

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