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Don't miss the Jour d’Artistes (The Artists' Day) which will take place on Saturday, November 28 between 10 AM and 5 PM (Central Time). Télérama and CENTQUATRE-PARIS in collaboration with the Institut Français organize this creative event, so we can listen and support more than 20 artists and learn from their experiences during the pandemic. Stay at home and enjoy the event!


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Do you want to practice your French speaking skills? Our popular French Conversation Meetup event is a great opportunity to practice your speaking skills and expand your social network. It will take place on Tuesday, November 17 for advanced levels (B2-C1). Hurry up to register because the number of spots is limited. Speak French with us!


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Do you want to practice your French speaking skills? Our popular French Conversation Meetup event is a great opportunity to practice your speaking skills and expand your social network. It will take place on Tuesday, November 10 for intermediate levels (A2-B1). Hurry up to register because the number of spots is limited. Speak French with us!


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We are happy to inform you about a Speak Dating event which will bring together the members of other Alliances Françaises located in Canada. It will consist of several short one-on-one meetings. The event will take place on Saturday, October 17 from 3 PM to 4.30 PM (central time). This is a great opportunity to practice your speaking skills and expand your social network. The participation is limited to our current students and members. Let us know by noon on October 15 if you would like to participate in this event!


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The Institut Français organizes the online Animated Film Festival from October 14 to 31. As part of this event, 2 full-length and 13 short French and African films will be accessible online, for free and without prior registration. Click on the link below to participate in the festival!


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This Saturday, at noon, we invite you to meet the author Kim Thúy. Kim Thúy is a Montreal-based award-winning novelist and short story writer. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, she and her family were among thousands who fled the country on boat after the fall of Saigon. They later settled in Quebec, without speaking French. Now, Kim Thúy writes in French and is a very successful author!


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We are looking for performers to participate in Make Music 2020! Presented by the 9 Alliances Françaises of Canada, Make Music will feature amateur and professional artists from different linguistic and ethnic backgrounds, to represent Canada’s diversity. This celebration will take place online on June 21st. 


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We are pleased to present our Comic Contest in collaboration with the Alliance Française network in Canada! You are invited to prepare a short comic, in French, on the following theme: “While human beings are confined, animals take back their power on earth…” Draw the rest of the story! Participants will be divided into three age categories: children (7-12 years old), teens (13-17 years old) and adults.


 -   | 100 Arthur Street
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Our now famous Alliance Française French Film Festival is back this year for the 6th time! On the menu : comedies, drama movies, documentaries, animation films...and more!

Spoken Word #3 - Season 2019-2020

Spoken Word #3 - Season 2019-2020
 -   | Alliance Française du Manitoba, 934 Corydon Ave.
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In partnership with la Maison Gabrielle-Roy, come and join us for the third Spoken Word night of the season 2019-2020. Alliance Française du Manitoba's SPOKEN WORD PROJECT series is a regular event offering an open mic to all: francophones, anglophones, franglophones, whatever floats your boat! Come share your words in French and/or English and/or any language you wish to use, and help us build a strong community of poets. Bring your voice and your instruments, we'll be there to listen. It is a safe space to express yourself ! 

French Game Night

French Game Night
 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Come with your friends, family or by yourself to share a fun night with us by playing board games in French. As usual, we will pick a new selection of games that will entertain both kids and adults. Do not hesitate to bring your own favourite board game. This event is opened to everybody, no matter what your level of French is. See you there!


 -   | Alliance Française du Manitoba
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Alliance Française of Manitoba is planning a series of 60 min Carnival-themed arts and crafts after-school activities, en français, from February 4th to 7th, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM! Participants will be familiarized with French terminology relating to Carnivals, in a fun and dynamic setting. Every day, the focus will be on a different art scene: theatre with puppets, magic tricks, singing, dance.


 -   | Canadian Museum for Human Rights | 85 Israel Asper Way
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A global event to celebrate the flow of ideas between countries, cultures, topics, and generations
The Alliance Française du Manitoba, in partnership with the Institut Français, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, ICI Manitoba, and CBC Manitoba, will hold the second edition of The Night of Ideas on January 31st 2020, starting 5PM, at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg). On this occasion, the Alliance Française du Manitoba will join the program of Friday Night Rights offered by the Museum.
The Night of Ideas is a free global event initiated by the Institut Français and celebrated around the world in order to celebrate the flow of ideas between countries, cultures, topics and generations. Each year, the Night of ideas gives the opportunity to discover the latest discoveries in knowledge and arts, to listen to the ones who contribute to bring more ideas to their field, and to take part in the discussion about the main issues of our times.


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Are you game for the game? Our Game Night returns on January 29, at 7PM at Alliance Française du Manitoba (934 Corydon Avenue). Swing by the Alliance Française, bring your board game if you want and join the fun!


 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Let’s start the year with the screening of a funny comedy, A clever crook. You will discover the story of a police commissioner who is waiting for retirement with mixed enthusiasm when a theft of paintings catches his attention. Is it the elegance of the process? The audacity of the crime? The beauty of the stolen work? He starts searching for an atypical thief, a real draft, an acrobat in his spare time. The movie will be presented in French and subtitled in English. Free entrance, come with your family and friends!

Spoken Word #2 - Season 2019-2020

Spoken Word #2 - Season 2019-2020
 -   | Maison Gabrielle Roy, 375 Rue Deschambault, Winnipeg
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In partnership with la Maison Gabrielle-Roy, come and join us for the second Spoken Word night of the season 2019-2020. Alliance Française du Manitoba's SPOKEN WORD PROJECT series is a regular event offering an open mic to all: francophones, anglophones, franglophones, whatever floats your boat! Come share your words in French and/or English and/or any language you wish to use, and help us build a strong community of poets. Bring your voice and your instruments, we'll be there to listen. It is a safe space to express yourself ! 

Holiday Closure

Holiday Closure
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The Alliance will be closed from December 22 to January 1, 2020 (inclusive). We will reopen on January 2 for our regular hours. But don't worry, you can still register for courses on our website!

CinéFEEL special kids : Charlie's christmas

CinéFEEL special kids : Charlie's christmas
 -   | Alliance Française du Manitoba, 934 Corydon Ave.
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Get your child in the Christmas Spirit for our December CinéFEEL movie screening! We have chosen the cartoon Charlie’s Christmas. They will discover the story of a child found in a basket on a cold winter day, by the postman Grand-Jacques. Charlie goes everywhere with his rattle and he holds a number of secrets. The cartoon is open to everybody and everyone of all ages! There will be snacks and drinks to go along with the movie! The movie will be presented in French and subtitled in English.

French Game Night

French Game Night
 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Save the date for our next board game night! We selected a wide range of games adapted to all ages : The roleplay Les Loup-garous de Thiercelieux, the games Pandémie, Timeline, Catane and many more! Please feel free to bring your own games if you want to. We hope to see you for this special night  that you will remember for a long time!


 -   | Frenchway Café | 238 Lilac Street
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This is an exclusive event for our students and their friends. We are celebrating the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau, the famous vin primeur from Southern France. The Beaujolais Nouveau is fermented for only a few weeks and made available around the world on the same day!

Documentary Film Month: Boxing Libreville

Documentary Film Month: Boxing Libreville
 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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The Alliance Française du Manitoba is pleased to present three movie screenings, on the occasion of the Documentary Film Month.
On November 20th, we will screen Boxing Libreville. This documentary is about the struggles of a young Gabonese man, Christ, in his journey to be a boxer and how it is mirrored in the struggle for democracy in the country.
The movie will be presented in French and subtitled in English.


 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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The Alliance Française du Manitoba is pleased to present three movie screenings, on the occasion of the Documentary Film Month.
On November 14th, focus on the ecological transition with Qu'est-ce qu'on attend? (What are we waiting for?). The documentary tells the amazing story of the village of Ungersheim in France, a unique showcase of what’s possible with Transition, when it is supported by local authorities.
The movie will be presented in French and subtitled in English.


 -   | Alliance Française du Manitoba
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The Alliance Française du Manitoba is pleased to present three movie screenings, on the occasion of the Documentary Film Month. On November 7th, come and see À la recherche des femmes chefs (The Goddesses of Food). From 3-star chefs to female cooks, sommelières or entrepreneuses all around the world, meet innovative women who want to change the world through gastronomy. The movie will be presented in French and subtitled in English.

Halloween Game Night

Halloween Game Night
 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Save the date for our Halloween board game night!  Don't forget your most extravagant costume to have a good time with us!  We selected a wide range of games adapted to all ages : The roleplay Les Loup-garous de Thiercelieux, the games Pandémie, Timeline, Catane and many more!  Please feel free to bring your own games if you want to. We hope to see you for this special night  that you will remember for a long time!


 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Is your child avidly awaiting October 31st? Sign him up for the Halloween club! The Alliance Française of Manitoba is planning a series of 60-min Halloween-themed arts and crafts workshops, en français, from October 22nd to 25th,  4:30-5:30PM! Among the activities : mask making, cooking... Participants will become familiar with French terminology relating to Halloween, in a fun and dynamic setting. Then on Saturday October 26th, at 2PM, our location on Corydon will be transformed into a spooky haunted school with hidden treasures for children to find!

Spoken Word #1 - season 2019-2020

Spoken Word #1 - season 2019-2020
 -   | Alliance Française du Manitoba, 934 Corydon Ave.
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 In partnership with la Maison Gabrielle-Roy, the Spoken Word Project is back. Alliance Française du Manitoba's SPOKEN WORD PROJECT series is a regular event offering an open mic to all: francophones, anglophones, franglophones, whatever floats your boat! Come share your words in French and/or English and/or any language you wish to use, and help us build a strong community of poets. Bring your voice and your instruments, we'll be there to listen. It is a safe space to express yourself ! 


 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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For the October CineFEEL, we chose a beautiful movie dealing with handicap and the impact it has in a family. Elisa, a 17 years old teenager wants to enjoy her summer in the Vercors region in France. But things won't go as planned : her mom breaks up with her dad , leaving them taking care of Marion, her disabled sister. That heavy responsability will change her life and challenge her feelings. Free entrance + pop corn !

Game Night

Game Night
 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Are you game for the game? Our Game Night returns on September 26, at 7PM at Alliance Française du Manitoba (934 Corydon Avenue). Swing by the Alliance Française, bring your board game if you want and join the fun!


Thin air : in conversation

Thin air : in conversation
 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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The 2019 edition of Thin Air, the Winnipeg international writers festival, is just around the corner. From September 24th to September 29th the city will celebrate literature with a dozen of events planned throughout the week. The Alliance Française, always supporting francophone literature, is delighted to host a conversation night with 3 talented authors: Jean Chicoine, Monique Larouche, Christian Guay-Poliquin. If you want to have an idea about the books that will be discusted during the event, you can check out Le fermier de la noosfère, L’art du Tic-Tac and Le poids de la neige. It will be a unique opportunity for you readers to share your thoughts and questions with the authors. Whetheryou are an Alliance Française student, francophone or Francophile, you are more than welcomed to join us !

Fall Session begins. Registrations now open!

Fall Session begins. Registrations now open!

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Registrations for the Fall session are now open! Don't forget to check out our workshops, including the return of the popular French Happy Hour! Early-bird deadline is August 26th!

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 -   | Centre culturel Franco-Manitobain
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On September 4th, 21 francophone organizations will gather to let you know what's happening during the upcoming cultural season ! From games and workshops to live performances, this event will be full of surprises. The Alliance Française will be there to entertain you so come and have a fun time with us on that day! Free entrance, everybody is welcomed. 


 -   | Alliance Française du Manitoba, 934 Corydon Ave.
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Sink or Swim, one of the greats movies of the year, comes back on screen! Wednesday, August 28th at sunset, come and enjoy this movie under the stars in the parking at the back of the Alliance Française. This comedy is the story of a group of 40-somethings on the verge of a mid-life crisis who decide to form their local pool’s first ever synchronized swimming team – for men. But what was essentially fun times turns into a genuine challenge when the team decides to take part into the world cup in Norway. Laughs guaranteed!  The movie will be presented with English subtitles. Free entrance.


 -   | Alliance Française du Manitoba, 934 Corydon Ave.
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The My Tiny School family, has been travelling in a school bus turned into a mobile home to discover the different school systems around the world, for two years now. After crossing Europe, they are now in Canada. Don’t miss the chance to meet this Belgian family and see their bus at the Alliance, and hear more about their incredible and inspiring experience!

A102 Fast-Track Begins!

A102 Fast-Track Begins!

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Going on vacation this summer, but still want to squeeze in some French? Or maybe you've got spare time to make some real progress? Try our Fast-track courses! With courses twice a week (Tues & Thurs, 5:30 - 8:30), you can complete a level in just four weeks! Start with A101 from July 2 to July 25, then move on to A102 from July 30 to August 22.

Course Calendar  Register for any course  Register for A101 Fast-Track (July)  Register for A102 Fast-Track (August)


 -   | Saint-Boniface Cathedral
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Movies under the stars continues with the screening of the cartoon Kirikou and the Sorceress. It will take place in the splendorous Saint-Boniface Cathedral ruins.
The movie is about the story of the young Kirikou, who was born in an African village bewitched by the crual Karaba. Kirikou will try to free the village from the spell of this evil witch.
Don't forget to bring your camping chair ! The cartoon is appropriate for kids. Free entrance.


 -   | Maison des Artistes Visuels Francophones
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For the fourth year in a row,  the French community and the Alliance française du Manitoba wish all Winnipeggers to celebrate France's National Day, also known as Bastille Day
Blues Blanc Rouge is the ideal way to mark this special day. It is a free and public event, filled with local music as well with French wine and Manitoban cheese. Thanks to the support of La Maison des Artistes Visuels Francophones and of the 100 NONS, we plan on bringing life, culture and amusement in Saint-Boniface.

A101 Fast Track Begins!

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Going on vacation this summer, but still want to squeeze in some French? Or maybe you've got spare time to make some real progress? Try our Fast-track courses! With courses twice a week (Tues & Thurs, 5:30 - 8:30), you can complete a level in just four weeks! Start with A101 from July 2 to July 25, then move on to A102 from July 30 to August 22.

Course Calendar  Register for any course  Register for A101 Fast-Track (July)  Register for A102 Fast-Track (August)

Summer Session Begins!

Summer Session Begins!

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Registration for Summer session is NOW OPEN! Featuring once-per-week Standard courses (A101-A202), twice-per-week Fast-Track courses (A101 & A102), and four-times-per-week Intensive courses (A101-A201). Plus, our special summer workshops for A2 and up!

Course Calendar  Register 

CinéFEEL returns in June

CinéFEEL returns in June
 -   | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Ciné/Feel returns in June with the screening of the movie Maestro. A refreshing and poetic comedy full of humour! Pio Marmai plays Henri, a young and ambitious actor finds himself involved in a auteur film. Charmed by an actress on the set, the filming does not quite go as he had planned.


 -   | Maison des artistes visuels francophones (219 Provencher Boulevard)
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CDEM and Alliance française du Manitoba are launching a Movies Under the Stars program this summer for the first time, with a view to providing the province’s bilingual municipalities with an opportunity to hold outdoor movie nights in French.

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