4 05, 2021

Colette, The Oscar-Winning French Film

2021-05-04T10:49:19+00:00

French film "Colette" has won the Oscar for best documentary short at the 93rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles. This week, discover more about this former Résistance fighter and her visit to the concentration camp where her brother died during WW2. Read the article here: https://madame.lefigaro.fr/celebrites/video-documentaire-colette-prime-aux-oscars-270421-196307

Colette, The Oscar-Winning French Film2021-05-04T10:49:19+00:00
4 05, 2021

Très Court International Film Festival at Alliance Française de Limerick

2021-05-04T15:11:46+00:00

Alliance Française de Limerick is delighted to be partnering with the Très Court International Film Festival 2021. The festival will be held online this year, so you can watch the "very short" films from the comfort of your own home! A bit about the festival: A "Très Court" is a 4 minutes max short movie. All kinds are represented: fiction, animation, [...]

Très Court International Film Festival at Alliance Française de Limerick2021-05-04T15:11:46+00:00
26 04, 2021

Free Online Screening: Le Mystère Henri Pick – Irish Premiere

2021-04-26T11:03:34+00:00

To celebrate La Fête de la Bretagne 2021, we are delighted to present the Irish Premiere of ‘The Mystery of Henry Pick’ by Rémi Bezançon, an entertaining comedy filmed in Brittany, adapted from David Foenkinos' eponymous novel and featuring Camille Cottin (Call My Agent) and Fabrice Luchini. In a bizarre Breton library that collects rejected, never published manuscripts, a young [...]

Free Online Screening: Le Mystère Henri Pick – Irish Premiere2021-04-26T11:03:34+00:00
26 04, 2021

Book Club: Le Petit Prince

2021-05-04T10:23:34+00:00

Our brand new book club is taking place this Thursday the 29th. The book is a French classic, Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Bill will be leading the discussion about the book over Zoom. It’s not too late to join, click the button below to register, or email Delphine at bonjour@aflimerick.org. REGISTER HERE

Book Club: Le Petit Prince2021-05-04T10:23:34+00:00
26 04, 2021

A Look At How The French Drank During Lockdown

2021-04-26T10:11:18+00:00

Delphine's French article pick of the week is this article from BFM Business about how French people's wine consumption changed over the course of lockdown. To read, click here: https://www.bfmtv.com/economie/consommation/rouge-blanc-rose-champagne-ce-que-les-francais-ont-bu-pendant-le-confinement_AN-202103260060.html   Image credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT

A Look At How The French Drank During Lockdown2021-04-26T10:11:18+00:00
26 04, 2021

Online Fête de la Bretagne, ‘Gouel Breizh’, Brittany Day

2021-04-26T09:49:21+00:00

Discover and experience Breton tradition, folklore and spirit! Every year in May, the Fête de la Bretagne, 'Gouel Breizh' brings together thousands of people all over the world. In Ireland, we invite you to celebrate this special occasion with an online programme of free events organised by Breizheire, the Galway-Lorient twinning committee, the French Embassy and the Alliance Française network in Ireland. Expect a beautiful musical performance by PIANOCEAN from her sailboat, [...]

Online Fête de la Bretagne, ‘Gouel Breizh’, Brittany Day2021-04-26T09:49:21+00:00
15 04, 2021

A List of France’s Most Iconic Places

2021-04-15T11:19:27+00:00

Let’s escape with this list of France’s most iconic places - to be seen at least once! Évadons-nous un peu avec ce Tour de France des endroits à voir absolument au moins une fois! Check out the article below from Vogue France: https://www.vogue.fr/lifestyle/article/30-lieux-iconiques-a-voir-au-moins-une-fois-dans-sa-vie-en-france   Photo Credit: Julian Elliott Photography

A List of France’s Most Iconic Places2021-04-15T11:19:27+00:00
15 04, 2021

Join Our New Book Club!

2021-04-15T10:57:42+00:00

Revisit beloved French classics with our brand new Book Club! This month, escape into the beautiful world of Antoine de Saint Exupèry's Petit Prince with Bill. The Book Club is starting on 29 April. Email Delphine at bonjour@aflimerick.org to sign up, or click the button below! REGISTER HERE

Join Our New Book Club!2021-04-15T10:57:42+00:00
15 04, 2021

Cambridge University Library Liberation Literature Lecture 2021

2021-04-15T10:50:30+00:00

Cambridge University Library is holding lecture on French Liberation literature. Check out the blurb below from Cambridge University Library below for details. The event is free to attend online, and will be held in French with English subtitles. Click here for more details about the event. To register to attend, click here. While historical facts remain the same, our understanding [...]

Cambridge University Library Liberation Literature Lecture 20212021-04-15T10:50:30+00:00
25 03, 2021

Beat the Doom and Gloom: The Secrets of Five Optimists

2021-04-15T11:30:36+00:00

This week, let's counteract the ambient gloom, let's talk about optimism! This article from Madame Figaro reveals the secrets of five optimists to stay upbeat in the current climate... Cette semaine, faisons contrepied à la morosité ambiante et parlons d'optimisme! Cet article extrait de Madame Figaro vous révèle les secrets de cinq optimistes pour garder le moral par les temps [...]

Beat the Doom and Gloom: The Secrets of Five Optimists2021-04-15T11:30:36+00:00
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