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Bon Voyage

an exhibition by artistGana Roberts6 April – 3 May 2017 Bon Voyage is an enquiry into the interaction of contingency and freewill in the shaping of identity. The video presentation reflects on a self’s tumbling journey in a world devoid of stable reference. This enquiry segues into a more collective mode, and looks at identity in the current […]

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Lifelong Learning Fest 2017 at AFCork

Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2017 at AFCork

We are proud to take part again this year in the 14th Cork Lifelong Learning Festival. With a motto Investigate – Participate – Celebrate, the Festival promotes and celebrates learning of all kinds across all age groups, abilities and interests.Events at Alliance Française de Cork (admission free, all welcome):Monday 3 April 2017@1.30 – 2.15pm BORDEAUX – A […]

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10 Expressions you'll hear in Paris by AFCork

10 Expressions You’ll Hear In Paris

Ah, Paris…The city of lights, love and art… We all know it as a wonderful destination for a romantic city break… …but what about Parisians themselves? The city dwellers don’t exactly have a reputation for being the friendliest or most welcoming of people. However, what if you could use some typical Parisian expressions to win them over? We’ve put […]

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28th Cork French Film Festival

28th Cork French Film Festival

Under the patronage of His Excellency Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland28th Cork French Film Festival brings you a sensational programme with a strong emphasis on contemporary French Cinema, dynamic directing, a wealth of new releases, and a host of up and coming new names from France. Cork French Film Festival is especially honoured to welcome […]

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Cork french film festival

Call For Volunteers – 28th Cork French Film Festival

If you are interested in cinema and have some free time, join 28th Cork French Film Festival volunteer team! 5th  – 12th March 2017 Positions include but are not limited to:Technical support, festival film production team, marketing, social media support, welcoming, ushering, and others. Volunteers attend film screenings for free. Download  CFFF17 Volunteer Application Form HERE and CFFF17 Volunteer Declaration Form HERE Return […]

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Open Evening AFCork

Open Evening

If you are interested in joining a French or Irish course, but have some questions to ask first, we are hosting an Open Evening before Spring term starts, so as to meet you and answer your questions. Come & see our premisses (classrooms, Galerie, médiathèque). 7pm join a FREE 30min French class with our senior […]

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Christmas Markets in Brussels

Christmas Markets in Brussels (25/11-1/01)

Time flies… it’s already December and 2016 is almost over… Even though we cannot say that this year has been the happiest one for French and Belgian people, today we invite you to travel to the heart of Europe for Christmas. On paper, Brussels can be kind of bland – for a lot of people, […]

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What's a Beaujolais Nouveau

What’s a Beaujolais Nouveau?

Did you know that the third Thursday of November is the official day for the release of the newest wine on the market, Beaujolais Nouveau? As stipulated in the French law, Beaujolais Nouveau will be released onto the market at the stroke of midnight – precisely 12:01 am. Each autumn this release is followed by […]

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7 Best French TV Programmes For Learning French

Well, I know, it isn’t always easy to learn a foreign language… that learning process sometimes can seem a bit too tedious… But there’s a way to improve your language skills that’ll entertain you and be useful in equal measures – watch some TV series… This way, while following a compelling story and having some […]

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Pierre Etaix at Cork French Film Festival 2012

Un géant du cinéma français nous a quitté

The great Pierre Étaix, a giant of French cinema, has sadly passed away on Friday 14th October 2016. Étaix, clown, magician, screenwriter, actor-director, was one of the kings of French Comic Cinema, having worked in the course of his outstanding career with greats like Jacques Tati and Jean-Claude Carrière, with whom he became firm friends. […]

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