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Francophonie Festival 2014

  • Celebrating the French Language

    Welcome to the Atlanta Francophonie Festival Mais oui! Francophones are people who speak French – about 200 million in 57 countries. Every March, they celebrate their shared language and diverse cultures in Francophonie Festivals around the world. Below you will find pictures of our 2014 friendship Brunch Join us next year for the 2015 Atlanta’s Francophonie Festival The Festival is geared to Atlanta’s diverse community of French speakers and everyone wishing to discover (...)
  • Friendship Brunch

    Yearly Friendship Brunch! On March 23rd from 12:00 to 2:30pm Woodward Academy, College Park, 1662 Rugby Avenue, Atlanta 30337 Click on the link for directions $35 for adults $20 for children 10 to 16 free for children 9 and younger See menu below registration closed Brunch by A Culinary Affair. Dishes Fresh Fruits and Cheese Pâté de Foie, Smoked Salmon, Ham Slices, Olive Tapenade Assortment of Bread, Crackers, and Pastries Spinach and Mushroom Quiche Baked French (...)
  • Swiss Movie: Sister

    When: Saturday March 15th, 2014| 7:00pm Where: Alliance Française d’Atlanta-Midtown | Colony Square, Suite 561 | 1197 Peachtree St. NE. Atlanta, GA 30361 FREE ADMISSION Registration: Alliance Française d’Atlanta Sister directed by Ursula Meier A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests. Trailer Here Country: Switzerland Language: French with English (...)
  • Plays

    When: The Goat Farm, 1200 Foster Street in West Atlanta When: March 18-30 Registration: tickets on sale here Price: $12 The 15th Atlanta Francophonie Festival joins forces with The Nearly New Festival presented by the Goat Farm Arts Center and Théâtre du Rêve, the only French-speaking theater company in the country. The event includes readings of various plays from March 18 through 30. Plays feature the theme of women and children, (...)
  • Jazz Concert

    When: Friday March 14, 2014 |7:00 pm Where: Alliance Française d’Atlanta-Midtown | Colony Square, Suite 561 | 1197 Peachtree St. NE. Atlanta, GA 30361 Registration: Visit the Alliance Française of Atlanta website Free event Opening night of the Atlanta Francophonie Festival features a jazz concert by award-winning pianist Alex Bugnon of Switzerland. He studied in Paris and Salzburg, and his debut album reached the Top 40 on the R&B charts. Bugnon has also won two Soul Train music (...)
  • Belgian Film: Tango Libre

    When:Friday, March 28 at 7:00 pm Where: Alliance Française Midtown Colony Square, Suite 561 | 1197 Peachtree St. NE. Atlanta, GA 30361 Free Admission Registration: Alliance française Film from Belgium: Tango Libre directed by Frederic Fonteyne. A lonely prison guard is mesmerized by a woman in his tango class. They meet again when she visits her husband in the prison where he works and he is drawn into her complicated romantic life. Furious to learn his wife is dancing with (...)