Calendar of Events | Alliance Française Dubai | Mar 2015

March 8th - Dubai YTU and Alliance Francaise Dubai celebrate the International Women Day

Conference and Networking Breakfast - 'Dubai Women Getting Into Business'.

Four successful women entrepreneurs will share their experience. The conference will be followed by a networking breakfast.

Jumana Al Darwish, Co-founder 'The Happy Box'.

Mona Tavassolo Founder and Director Mompreneurs Middle East.

Julie Leblan, Owner at, founder of the 'Women in Network'.

Maria Conceicao,  founder of Maria Cristina Foundation in Dubai.

Date: March 8th, 2015

Timings: 9am to 11:30am

Location: Ritz Carlton Hotel at JBR

Tickets: AED 100

Reservations available at 

March 8th - at 8pm at Alliance Francaise Dubai, Oud Metha - "Pearls of the Emirates' by Kyra Dupont
French-Swiss journalist and writer Kyra Dupont will present her new book about Women in the UAE 'Pearls of the Emirates'. Joining the conversation,  Sylvain Lepetit, journalist awarded with Albert Londres Price and his counterpart Miyuki Droz Aramakion will talk about the current situation of women in Pakistan and in Afghanistan. Sylvain Lepetit and Miyuki Droz Aramakion are French citizens living in the UAE.

Date: 8 Mars
Time: 8 pm
Language: French
Location: Auditorium Alliance Francaise - Oud Metha
Free Entry

March 11 - 'Cinema Under the Stars' at Seville's terrace, Wafi
French movie with English subtitles - 'Radiostars' (2012) from Romain Lévy with Manu Payet, Clovis Cornillas and Douglas Attal (1h40)

A new film about a group of radio presenters is impressing French audiences. Radiostars tells the story of a group of friends on a road-trip, but it is also an autobiography of the director Romain Levy.

Date & time: Wednesday March 11, 8:30 pm
Where: Wafi Mall - Seville's Terrace
Free Entry | with English subtitles

March 16 to 19 - 'The Mural for the Peace' - A travelling show presented by Museum of the Americas

The Mural For The Peace, organized by the Museum of the Americas in Doral, Florida, is formed by 108 small size artworks by artists from 40 countries. The Mural for The Peace is a traveling show that will be taken to as many countries as possible. Starting in Houston (Texas) where the International Office of the Museum of the Americas is located, the exhibition first stopover will be Dubai.

For press release and images, click here:

Date: Opening on Tuesday March 16th at 8pm - exhibition on til March 19th 
Location: Auditorium Alliance Francaise - Oud Metha
Free Entry

March 18th to 21st - francOFilm Festival 2015

The French Embassy/ IF with Alliance Française Dubai are thrilled to announce ‘francOfilm Festival 2015’ from March 18th to 21st at VOX Cinemas at Mall of Emirates, Dubai. The highly anticipated event will celebrate francophone days in the UAE on the silver screen. 

The 5th edition of francOfilm festival in Dubai is in partnership with Dubai International Film Festival, Dubai Culture and TV5 Monde Orient with the priceless cooperation of Alliance Francaise Dubai.

For full festival program, images and trailers, click here:

Dates: March 18 to 21
Tickets: AED 25 - All movies are with English subtitles

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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+971 50 553 8757