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You love French language or culture.
Vous parlez français? or You are learning French or just interested in French or French speaking cultures.... Join us! We offer 2 events weekly and 1 big event each month! Every Tuesday : movie in french with english subtitles @7:00pm
Every Thursday : Apero conversation from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

One event (or more) each month : conference, concert,...
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Tuesday Movie Night: Le potager de mon grand-père

Alliance Francaise de San francisco

Tuesday Movie Night !!! Every Tuesday we organize a screening of a Francophone movie with English subtitles. “Le potager de mon grand père” by Martin Esposito (2016) Genre: Documentary Martin visits his grandfather who has lost his wife and is working on their beloved vegetable garden. The grandfather takes this opportunity to teaches him about gardening, their history and his past. Trailer: http://www.allocine.fr/video/player_gen_cmedia=19560764&cfilm=243350.html FR Chez son grand-père, Martin est venu se ressourcer, aider et partager des moments de vie. L’aïeul lui transmettra son savoir, un peu de ses racines et les secrets de ce potager cultivé par amour pour sa femme disparue. C’est un hymne à la vie et à cette nature que nous devons protéger. The theater doors open 25 minutes before the movie starts. You are welcome to wait in the library if you arrive before then. The movie is free but we appreciate a donation of $5 for which we will thank you with a glass of French wine before the movie starts. RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuesday-movie-night-le-potager-de-mon-grand-pere-tickets-57146590992

Tuesday French Movie Night: Jappeloup

Alliance Francaise de San francisco

Tuesday Movie Night !!! Every Tuesday we organize a screening of a Francophone movie with English subtitles. “Jappeloup” by Christian Duguay (2013) With: Guillaume Canet, Marina Hands, Daniel Auteuil Genre: Biopic, Drama In the 80’s, Pierre Durand gives up his career as a promising lawyer and decides to focus on his passion: show jumping. He is banking on a young horse no one really believes in: Jappeloup. Too short, too stubborn, he has many flaws but also a great potential. From competition to competition, the duo progresses and start to be recognized in the equestrian world. But the LA olympic games are huge failure and Pierre and Jappeloup have to get back in shape for the next olympics... Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xnnmaw6eDcc FR Au début des années 80, abandonnant une carrière d’avocat prometteuse, Pierre Durand se consacre corps et âme à sa passion, le saut d’obstacle. Soutenu par son père, il mise tout sur un jeune cheval auquel personne ne croit vraiment : Jappeloup. Trop petit, trop caractériel, trop imprévisible, il a de nombreux défauts mais une détente et des aptitudes remarquables. De compétition en compétition, le duo progresse et s’impose dans le monde de l’équitation. Mais les JO de Los Angeles sont un terrible échec et Pierre prend alors conscience de ses faiblesses. Avec l’aide de Nadia, sa femme, et de Raphaëlle, la groom du cheval, Pierre va regagner la confiance de Jappeloup et construire une relation qui va les mener aux JO de Séoul en 1988. The theater doors open 25 minutes before the movie starts. You are welcome to wait in the library if you arrive before then. The movie is free but we appreciate a donation of $5 for which we will thank you with a glass of French wine before the movie starts. See you there! RSVP :https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuesday-french-movie-night-jappeloup-tickets-57146961099

Tuesday French Movie Night: Louise en hiver

Alliance Francaise de San francisco

Description Tuesday Movie Night !!! Every Tuesday we organize a screening of a Francophone movie with English subtitles. “Louise en hiver” by Jean-François Laguionie (2016) With: Dominique Frot, Diane Dassigny, Antony Hickling Genre: Animation Louise, an old lady, finds herself stranded in a seaside resort after the last train of the holiday season has left the station. But far from panicking, the fearless Louise decides to stay, no matter what awaits her. And the worst does await her: foul weather, heavy rains, high tides. Under such circumstances, will this new Robinson achieve her goal and manage to survive amidst the raging elements? Trailer: http://www.allocine.fr/video/player_gen_cmedia=19565026&cfilm=242171.html FR Louise, une vieille dame, se retrouve isolée dans une station balnéaire après que le dernier train de la saison soit parti. Au lieu de paniquer, Louise décide de rester et d’affronter les éléments et sa solitude. Parviendra-t-elle à surmonter ce challenge? The theater doors open 25 minutes before the movie starts. You are welcome to wait in the library if you arrive before then. The movie is free but we appreciate a donation of $5 for which we will thank you with a glass of French wine before the movie starts. See you there! RSVP : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuesday-french-movie-night-louise-en-hiver-tickets-57147395398

Tuesday French Movie Night: 9 mois ferme

Alliance Francaise de San francisco

Description Tuesday Movie Night !!! Every Tuesday we organize a screening of a Francophone movie with English subtitles. “9 mois ferme” by Albert Dupontel (2013) With: Sandrine Kiberlain, Albert Dupontel, Nicolas Marié Genre: Comedy Ariane Felder, a young judge and hardened bachelorette, is pregnant. To her surprise and according to the paternity test, the father is none other than Bob, a criminal suspected of having committed a terrible assault. Ariane, who doesn’t remember anything, tries to understand what could have happened and what to do next... Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzZBp0NYRxA FR Ariane Felder, jeune juge aux mœurs strictes et une célibataire endurcie, est enceinte. A sa grande surprise, et d'après les tests de paternité, le père de l'enfant n'est autre que Bob, un criminel poursuivi pour une atroce agression. Ariane, qui ne se souvient de rien, tente alors de comprendre ce qui a bien pu se passer et ce qui l'attend.. The theater doors open 25 minutes before the movie starts. You are welcome to wait in the library if you arrive before then. The movie is free but we appreciate a donation of $5 for which we will thank you with a glass of French wine before the movie starts. See you there! RSVP : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuesday-french-movie-night-9-mois-ferme-tickets-57148121570

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