Calendar of Events | Alliance Française Dubai | Feb 2015

'Cinema Under the Stars' at Seville's terrace, Wafi
French movie with English subtitles - 'Dream House' (2006) from Dany Boon with Dany Boon, Michèle Laroche and Daniel Prévot (1h40)

A skinflint husband at last decides to be generous to his wife by offering her the gift of a country house. But he can't refrain from doing it on the cheap and therefore chooses to work with a dubious real estate agent and bungling workmen, who soon turn his surprise into a nightmare.

Date & time: Wednesday Feb 11, 8:00 pm
Where: Wafi Mall - Seville's Terrace
Free Entry | with English subtitles

Perceptions of Dubai - Photo exhibition by Isabelle Viallaneix and Valerie Ward

The exhibition ‘Perceptions of Dubai’ is a photographic exhibition portraying a human kaleidoscope of a vibrant city and its hidden treasures unveiled in a creative way.

Perceptions of Dubai is part of DXB3 initiative which was initiated in February 2014 by two French women based in Dubai, Isabelle Viallaneix, photographer and Valerie Ward, journalist.

20 photographs and texts in English and Arabic will be showcased during one month at the Sofitel JBR Dubai, in partnership with Alliance Francaise Dubai.

Perceptions of Dubai shines a light on moments shared by different cultures that cross paths in Dubai, in different neighborhoods, depicting local street life with a human element.

The exhibition offers a distinctive visit to Dubai through a human and artistic exploration of a city in constant change.

This exhibition is an enjoyable and enlightening experience presented in three different languages (French, English and Arabic) for a diverse audience of local and international guests whilst embracing the younger generation.

Date: January 28 to February 28
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Plantation – Sofitel JBR
Free entry

Conference by Habiba Al Marachi, member of the Emirates Environmental Group

« Public and private partnerships: the key pillars to develop a Green Economy».

The critical issue of the partnership imperative in the light of the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals,  highlighting the need for multi sector and cross sector collaboration to breathe life into the  Sustainable Development Goals.

Conference organized by Alliance France Dubai and the French Business Council following the selection of Paris to host the 21st conference of the parties on climate change in 2015. On this occasion, the Alliance Francaise Dubai & The French Business Council will be organising a series of conferences and events about climate changes.

Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time: 8pm
Where: Alliance Francaise Dubai, Oud Metha, street 18, close to American Hospital 
Free Entry | RSVP to

About Alliance Française Dubai

Alliance Française Dubai is a non-profit organization that keep aiming “To be the French Institute and the French Cultural hub of choice in Dubai for learning the French language, and for the promotion of French & Francophone cultures in a thriving environment.”

Alliance Française Dubai is extremely active on the cultural scene of the UAE. They promote visual and performing arts not only for French and Francophone artists but especially for other artists of various nationalities.

Tel: 04 335 87 12 

Opening hours from Saturday to Thursday from 8:30am to 6pm

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