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Movie screening “Un Drôle de Paroissien”

Thursday, January 29, 2015 06:30 pm
AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Drive, 48301 Bloomfield Hills
PLOT: The financial situation of the aristocratic family Lachenaye is becoming dramatic. All they have left of their past prosperity is a tradition of idleness that their irresponsible son George seems to be...
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Picnic for French Institute Students

Sunday, May 31, 2015 01:00 pm
French Institute of Michigan 7100 Lindenmere Drive Bloomfield Hills 48301
All the students of the alliance Française are welcome to join us Sunday 31st of May for a fun outdoor picnic! Everyone participating is invited to bring their picnic material, food, blankets and sunshades...
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Screening of “Les petits ruisseaux”

Friday, June 26, 2015 06:30 pm
French Institute of Michigan, 7100 Lindenmere Drive Bloomfield
PLOT "Emile, widowed and in his seventies wants to have a pleasant retirement made of little habits and peaceful hobbies. He happily lives his retirement days  and frequently goes fishing with his also...
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French boy’s choir

Saturday, July 25, 2015 07:00 pm
Lady of La Salette Roman Catholic Church, 2600 Harvard Road, BerkleyDisco
Discover the young singers of Lambersart in Concert. The choir is conducted by Jérome Cupelli and the organist is Martine Bétremieux. The admission is...
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Screening of “Lulu femme nue”

Friday, August 28, 2015 06:30 pm
French Institute of Michigan, 7100 Lindenmere, Bloomfield Hills
PLOT: After a failed job interview, Lulu decides to not return home, leaving her husband and their three children in the lurch. She hadn’t planned anything; it all happened quite simply. She takes a few days...
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Open season concert

Saturday, September 26, 2015 07:00 pm
Birmingham Congregational Church, 1000 Cranbrook Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI
We want to celebrate with you the beginning of the season and our: “New Alliance” by an OPEN SEASON CONCERT at the Congregational Church of Birmingham. The concert will be featuring two famous violinists...
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Movie screening: “Pas son genre”

Friday, October 2, 2015 06:30 pm
French Institute of Michigan 7100 Lindenmere Dr. Bloomfield Hills
PLOT: Clément, a young philosophy teacher from Paris is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair-stylist, who becomes his lover. They're free in their hearts and bodies and could share...
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Concert of the French singer Eric Vincent

Friday, October 9, 2015 07:00 pm
The French singer Eric Vincent is touring in the USA! He will be performing at Oakland University in Rochester (Dodge Hall, Room 201, 2200 North Squirrel Road) on Friday, October 9th from 7-pm to...
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DeLuxe French Lucheon – French restaurant “Cuisine” in Detroit

Sunday, October 25, 2015 02:00 pm
French Restaurant 'Cuisine' 670 Lothrop Detroit
In the heart of mid-town Detroit, nestled across from the Fisher Theatre at 670 Lothrop, is a gem of a French restaurant called Cuisine.  Members and Friends of the Alliance Française will have an...
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2015 Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration: First wine of the Harvest !

Thursday, November 19, 2015 06:00 pm
The Stabd Bistro: 34977 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009
Celebrate the uncorking of this year's Beaujolais Nouveau as we take over The Stand Gastro Bistro in Birmingham, Michigan on Thursday, November 19, 2015. We will once again offer an exclusive Georges...
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Movie screening: Louise Wimmer

Friday, November 20, 2015 06:30 pm
Alliance Française de Détroit, French Institute of Michigan 7100 Lindenmere Drive, Bloomfield Hills
The movie starts at 7pm. From 6:30 to 7pm you can enjoy some social time. Refreshments and drinks will be served. The movie is in French with English subtitles. After a difficult break-up, Louise Wimmer...
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Movie screening “Respire”

Friday, February 26, 2016 06:30 pm
FIM / AFD 1700 Lindenmere Drive, 48301 Bloomfield Hills
PLOT: Melanie Laurent's teen psychological drama Respire stars Josephine Japy as Charlie, a seventeen-year-old who does well in school and seems to have everything going for her. When the much more...
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Fête de la Francophonie

Friday, March 18, 2016 06:00 pm
AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Drive. 48301 Bloomfield Hills
Family Event - The Francophonie is an annual celebration about the French language. Did you know that there are 29 French speaking countries in the world? Join us at the French Institute to celebrate it! There...
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La Marche du Nain Rouge

Sunday, March 20, 2016 12:00 pm
at Second Avenue and Canfield - Midtown Detroit
La Marche du Nain Rouge has become an annual Detroit Midtown tradition for all ages. Legend has le Nain that appears in the city before a major catastrophe. So each Spring, this event draws thousands of...
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Movie Screening: Le Jour de Fête

Friday, March 25, 2016 06:30 pm
AFD / FIM 7100 Lindenmere Drive 48301 Bloomfield Hills
PLOT: French Classic: comedy, directed by Jacques Tati in 1949. Francois is a contented and happy postman in a small, unhurried French village. He is at ease with his job and leisurely performs his duties,...
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Support Alliance Française of Portoviejo – Ecuador

Sunday, May 15, 2016 12:01 am
Urgent appeal to help the Alliance Française in Ecuador, destroyed in a recent earthquake  You are aware of the terrible earthquake which just struck Ecuador. We informed you of the human losses suffered by...
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Movie screening “La vie et rien d’autre”

Friday, May 20, 2016 06:30 pm
AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Drive 48301 Bloomfield Hills
SUMMARY: At the end of World War I, Major Delaplane (Philippe Noiret) has a grim assignment ahead of him -- he must count the corpses left on the battlefields and determine their identities. While in the...
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Enjoy the summer : Picnic and Pétanque

Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:00 pm
at the Alliance Francaise de Detroit
Join us Sunday 26th of June for a fun outdoor picnic! Everyone participating is invited to bring their picnic material, food, blankets and sunshades (hopefully we will need them!) to share a nice moment...
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Fête de la Bastille

Thursday, July 14, 2016 07:00 pm
Edsel and Eleanor Ford House 1100 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
Save the date! Come celebrate the French fête de la Bastille the 14th of July at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, 1100 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores. The evening will include hors d'oeuvres,...
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Detroit French History Cruise

Sunday, July 17, 2016 03:00 pm
Departing from Stroh's River Place dock
EMBARK ON THE DETROIT FRENCH HISTORY CRUISE ! "Embarquez pour une croisière historique du Détroit"   Come Cruise with us!  Join us for a specially prepared historical tour of the French experience at...
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Movie Screening “Les Souvenirs”

Friday, August 26, 2016 06:30 pm
at AFD/FIM
PLOT:  When Romain’s 85-year-old grandmother Madeleine has a fall, Michel and his brothers decide to place her in a retirement home.    Madeleine runs away after finding out her son sold her...
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Movie Screening ”Attila Marcel”

Friday, September 23, 2016 06:30 pm
at the AFD/FIM
PLOT: Raised by his aunts, Annie and Anna, who wanted him to become a piano virtuoso, 33-year-old Paul Marcel has never spoken a word since his    parents’ death when he was two years old. To help...
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Detroit Art tour

Saturday, October 8, 2016 02:00 pm
Discover some of Detroit's best art spots and meet several local artists! Register online or call us (248)...
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Concert Classique

Saturday, October 29, 2016 07:30 pm
Congregational Church of Birmingham
Join us for a “Concert Classique” featuring Michèle Renoul, an internationally renowned French pianist in repertoire ranging from the baroque period to  contemporary works. She will be interpreting...
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Beaujolais Nouveau 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016 06:00 pm
Cuisine Restaurant 670 Lothrop Detroit, MI 48202
Join us for the "Beaujolais Nouveau 2016" with the French American Chamber of Commerce. Celebrate the uncorking of the 2016 Beaujolais Nouveau at the award-winning French restaurant Cuisine in Downton...
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Second-hand French book sale!

Thursday, December 1, 2016 08:30 am
AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Drive, Bloomfield Hills
Come by the Alliance and shop for second-hand French books! On Thursday, December 1st from 8.30am to 6.30pm or on Saturday, December 3rd from 10 am to 12pm. If you are also interested in giving a second...
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Enjoy the French Galette!

Sunday, January 22, 2017 03:30 am
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere drive, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Enjoy French galette and cider as well as children entertainment at 3:30pm. Register...
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Movie Screening ‘Coup de Chaud’

Friday, January 27, 2017 06:30 pm
At the AFD/FIM
PLOT: In a small village of the South of France, life is made difficult by a sweltering heat wave and its corollary, a worrisome lack of water. Everyone is under great pressure, especially the farmers whose...
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Game Night

Saturday, February 11, 2017 07:30 pm
At AFM/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr, Bloomfield Hills
 Come practice your French while having fun Join us for a casual, friendly evening playing one of France's favorite cards game : FRENCH TAROT This event is for adults anf teenagers (12 yrs and...
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Dany Laferriere Conference

Monday, February 13, 2017 07:30 pm
At Wayne State University The Armenian Room, 226 Manoogian Hall 906 W Warren, Detroit, MI 48201
Monday February 13th, 2017 At Wayne State University The Armenian Room, 226 Manoogian Hall 906 W Warren, Detroit, MI 48201 Plan $7 for parking Elu à la prestigieuse Académie Française en 2015, l'auteur...
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Movie Screening “Les neiges du Kilimandjaro”

Friday, February 17, 2017 06:30 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr., Bloomfield Hills
It premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. It won the audience award and the Silver Spike at the Valladolid International Film Festival. Plot:  At a French shipyard,...
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One Woman Show “Pardon my French”

Saturday, March 4, 2017 08:00 pm
Wayne State University, General lecture 5045 Anthony Wayne, Room 150 Detroit, MI 48202
Join us for the first Renée-Caude Theriault one woman show "Pardon My French" - Les aventures d'une Francophone aux Etats-Unis When ? March 4th, 2017 At 8:00 pm Where ? At Wayne State University, General...
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4th Annual French Youth Film Festival

Monday, March 13, 2017 08:30 am
At The Maple Theater and Kitchen 4135 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield Twp, MI 48301
From March 13th to 15th, 2017 At The Maple Theater and Kitchen 4135 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield Twp, MI 48301 In March 2017 l'Alliance Française de Détroit/French Institute of Michigan in partnership with the...
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Plume d’Or Competition

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 06:00 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr Bloomfield Hills
Join us to participate at the 17th Plume d'Or Competition The Association Défense de la Langue Française under the patronage of Jacky Deromedi, senator, offers a Frenh Language Competition for students...
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Clôture de la Francophonie – Potluck and Movie Screening “Le Nouveau”

Friday, March 31, 2017 05:30 am
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
In March, the movie will be "Le Nouveau". Join us for a potluck at 5:30pm bring a francophone dish or drink. The screening will start at 7:00 pm ( Free for potluck participant). Plot: "Benoit, the new...
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Spring Break

Saturday, April 1, 2017 12:00 am
TheAFD/FIM will be closed for Spring Break, April 1st – April...
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An American in Brussels

Friday, April 21, 2017 06:30 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr Bloomfield Hills
John Woodard, student in the advanced conversation class, will talk about his experience of living in a Francophone country : BELGIUM where he spent a year in Brussels. He will discuss languages differences...
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Movie Screening – Je ne suis pas un salaud

Friday, April 28, 2017 06:30 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100, Lindenmere dr Bloomfield Hills
Join us to watch the French Movie of the month "Je ne suis pas un salaud" a drama by Emmanuel Finkiel. Having just been injured in a mugging, Eddy earned the sympathy and attention of his estranged family and...
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Art Exhibit in Detroit

Saturday, April 29, 2017 02:00 pm
Russell Industry Center 1600 Clay St, Detroit, MI 48211
Join us to discover some of Detroit's best art spots and meet several local artists On the program : 2:00 pm - Park and discover the Russell Industrial Center. 2:20 pm STOP 1 – The African Bead Museum: a...
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Theater Workshop Show

Sunday, May 14, 2017 05:00 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr, Bloomfield
The theater workshop of the Alliance Française de Détroit presents "Les Saynètes en folie under the Aurore Decaillon leadership, on Sunday May 14th, 2017 at 5:00 pm The session all students of our acting...
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Movie Screenning – Versailles

Friday, May 19, 2017 06:30 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr, Bloomfield Hills
Join us for the Movie of Month " Versailles" by Pierre Schoeller with Guillaume Depardieu an emblematic french actor. This movie won Plot : A young mother Nina and her son Enzo find themselves sleeping on...
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Detroit French History Cruise

Sunday, June 11, 2017 04:00 pm
Stroh's River Place
After last summer’s success, Alliance Française de Detroit / French Institute of Michigan is once again offering the historical tour of the French experience at the Strait aboard the lovely Diamond Belle 4....
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Movie Screening “Caprice”

Friday, June 23, 2017 06:30 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr Bloomfield Hills
Join us for the movie of the month "Caprice" a comedy-romance by Emmanuel Mouret. Friday June 23th at 6:30 Fee : $8 ($6 for AFD/FIM Members), snacks and refreshments are served Plot:  An average guy meets...
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Outdoor Game : Pétanque

Saturday, June 24, 2017 01:00 pm
FUN with PETANQUE! A tournament for all skill levels, and champions! Learn and promote this typically French game. It’s easy to learn but challenging to master!  Saturday, June 24th (Rain date June...
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Bastille Day

Thursday, July 13, 2017 06:30 pm
Detroit Historical Museum 5401 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48202
Come celebrate Bastille Day with us at the Detroit Historical Museum Thursday July 13th, 2017 Fee : $50/person (includes dinner and entertainment) What to expect ; - Art exhibit by USArt and Award...
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French Immersion Week

Monday, August 21, 2017 08:30 am
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr, Bloomfield Hills
AUGUST 21- AUGUST 24, 2017 From 8:30 AM to 12 PM Program for kids 5-9 years old This one week French Program will introduce children from 5yrs to 9yrs to the French Language through the Theme of Zootopia-...
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Movie Screening “L’Inspecteur Lavardin”

Friday, August 25, 2017 06:30 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr, Bloomfield Hills
Join us to watch French Movie of the month "L'Inspecteur Lavardin" a film by Claude Chabrol. Plot: Inspector Lavardin is induced to investigate the murder of a province's notable who was taking himself as...
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Open House

Thursday, September 7, 2017 06:00 pm
at the AFD/FIM
Meet the Alliance Française de Detroit/French Institute of Michigan staff, grab a glass of wine, take a placement test or just come discover what the AFD/FIM has to offer: events, book borrowing, French...
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The first annual Rendez-vous at Ste. Anne Parish de Detroit

Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:00 pm
Ste. Anne Parish de Detroit 1000 Ste. Anne Street Detroit, MI 48216
Come and meet Detroit as it was in 1701, immersed in French Canadian and Native American culture. You'll find it at the first Annual Rendez-vous, a festival and fundraiser celebrating the founding heritages of...
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“French Practice – Parlons Français!”

Thursday, September 21, 2017 09:00 am
At the AFD/FIM
Join the group  “Parlons Francais” at the AFD/FIM. An excellent way to practice your French skills with fun and a great opportunity to meet people of like interests!  Meet every other week for 2 hours...
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Movie Screening “Les Conquérants”

Friday, September 22, 2017 06:30 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmere Dr Bloomfield Hills, MI
Join us to watch the movie of the month "Les Conquérants" by Xabi Molia Plot : Half-brothers Noah and Gilead attend their archeologist father's funeral and, after recounting and comparing each other's...
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Soirées Littéraires – Club de Lecture

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 07:30 pm
Chez Edouard 30316 Stellamar Beverly Hills, 48025
Meet every month to go over and talk about a French book read during the month: September,27th  2017 : Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonard by Anatole France October, 25th  2017 : Les Désires de Jean...
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StoryTime with a children book author

Friday, September 29, 2017 03:00 pm
At AFD/FIM 7100 Lindenmer Dr, Bloonfield Hills
  Join us to listen to Nadine Robert read one of her book in French. The lecture will be following by an activity for children between 3 and 6 years. Who is Nadine Robert ? She is a Canadian children author...
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Mechoui and Belly Dance

Saturday, October 7, 2017 07:00 pm
At th Congregational Church of Birmingham 1000 Cranbrook Rd, Bloomfield Hills MI, 48304
Join us for an exceptional event around a famous North African dinner, the Mechoui and a Belly Dance with Dalila. During this event you can learn belly dance with Dalila ! Our program will be : 7pm -...