An education outreach initiative that offers students in the tri-state area the unique opportunity to attend award-winning performances and films selected for their artistic excellence and connection to French and Francophone cultures.
Open to All Students: French as well as non-French speakers from K to 12th grade.
Free for Public Schools: Tickets are always free for public and charter schools and affordable for others ($5 per student for films, $8 per student for performances, free for chaperones).
Daytime Performances: Events take place in FIAF’s 360-seat theater on weekday mornings, to suit school schedules.
Post-Show Discussions: After each event, students participate in an interactive Q&A session with the artists, which helps them build a stronger comprehension of the arts.
Study Guides: Committed to creating impactful and long-lasting experiences for students, FIAF helps educators prepare their classes through study guides, which include detailed content about the event and suggestions for pre-/post-event activities.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 11am Followed by a Q&A with the musicians
FIAF Florence Gould Hall
All grades • 60 min
People of Earth will perform original music from their dynamic repertoire of pan-Caribbean music, lead interactive activities, and share personal stories of exploration and cultural connection within the Francophone world and the Americas. The concert will transport students into a unique musical world!
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 11am Followed by a Q&A with a special guest
FIAF Florence Gould Hall
Grades 6 & up • 115 min • In French with English subtitles
In this engaging César-winning documentary, ecological rights advocate Cyril Dion and actress-filmmaker Mélanie Laurent take us on a journey to meet the pioneers who are re-inventing agriculture, energy, democracy, and education. The film gives us a hopeful glimpse of what tomorrow’s world could be.
An intimate story told through the voices of two children who rebel against gender stereotypes and societal expectations, She No Princess, He No Hero engages students with contemporary issues, while exposing them to international artistic creation and inter-cultural dialogue.
FIAF Young Audience Programs are supported by the Fondation d'entreprise Engie and, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The programs are also made possible by the generous support of our donors.
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