Calendar of Events | Alliance Française Dubai | Nov 2014

'Rendez-vous Cinema' at Alliance Francaise Dubai
French movie with English subtitles - 'Le fils de l'autre' (2012) from Lorraine Levy with Emmanuelle Devos, Pacal Elbé et Jules Sitruk (1h15)
Right before being involved in the Isreli army do be drafted, Joseph discovers that he is not the biological son of his parents but has been exchanged with Yacine, child of a Palestinian family from Cisjordan.The life of the two families is deeply turned upside down by this information and force them to reconsider their identities, their values and their convictions.

Date & time: Monday November 3 at 8pm
Where: Alliance Francaise Dubai, Oud Metha, street 18, close to American Hospital
Free Entry | with English subtitles

Painting exhibition - Zahidah Zeytoun Millie & Geraldine Chansard
Alliance Francaise Dubai has the pleasure of welcoming the French artist Géraldine Chansard and the Syrian artist Zahidah Zeytoun Millie for an exceptional Franco-Syrian art exhibition from Monday November 12 to Sunday November 30.
‘Connection’ results from their artwork meeting. Honesty in expression of emotion and musical mood is reflected in their art work. Their differing inspirations in approach come together in their shared ambition to touch the viewer.

Date: from Nov1st till Nov 30th
Opening: Tuesday November 12 at 8pm
Where: Alliance Francaise Dubai, Oud Metha, street 18, close to American Hospital
Free Entry | RSVP to to attend the opening

Every year in France, Image en Bibliothèques organizes the Month of Documentary. Movies buffers can enjoy French documentaries worldwide.This year Alliance Francaise Dubai joins the event with the screening of two French documentaries about illegal immigrants and environmental issues: 
- 'L'escale': from Kaveh Bakhtiari (1h40)
Documentary on illegal immigrants in Europe. Amir has travelled illegally from Iran to Greece. His flat has become a transit hub for other immigrants waiting for papers. For them this destination is only the first stop of his journey to join western countries.
- 'Au-delà du nuage': from Keiko Courdy (1h34)

Documentary on the inhabitants of Fukushima after the natural disaster of the 11th of March 2011 and the way they try to rebuild the city, their lives and dream of a new world.

Date & time:
L'escale: Sunday November 23
Au-delà du nuage: Monday November 24 at 7pm
Where: Alliance Francaise Dubai, Oud Metha, street 18, close to American Hospital
Free Entry | with English subtitles

Piano Recital Fanny Azzuro - Sponsored by Societe Generale

Alliance Francaise Dubai has the pleasure of welcoming French pianist Fanny Azzuro for an exceptional music recital on Tuesday November 25 at 8:00 pm, at DUCTAC Centerpoint Theater. Fanny Azzuro will delight DUCTAC’s audience with melodies of Debussy, Albeniz, Rachmaninov, Ravel, and Kapustin.

Date & Time: Tuesday November 25 - at 8pm
Where: DUCTAC Centrepoint - Mall of the Emirates
For information and registration, contact Alliance Française, Oud Metha. Tel. 04 335 8712
Ticket: AED 120/ person 

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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