Fête de la Rentrée 2022

A Fall Open House Celebration
Tuesday, September 6–Friday, September 9

You’re invited to Fête de la Rentrée, a week-long celebration to kick off FIAF’s fall season. Join us for a series of free events that highlight FIAF’s wide range of educational and cultural offerings including free French film screenings, a rooftop dance party, an exhibition opening, free French trial lessons for all ages, and more. Throughout the week, 10% discounts will be available on memberships and fall French classes.


Schedule:


Exhibition

Omar Ba
Clin d’oeil

On View: Sep 9–Oct 28

FIAF Gallery


In conjunction with his solo show at the new location of TEMPLON Gallery in Chelsea, FIAF presents one of Omar Ba’s most important historical works, Clin d’œil à Cheikh Anta Diop-Un continent à la recherche de son histoire (2017). The artwork, presented on corrugated cardboard spanning the entire height of the FIAF Gallery, pays homage to Senegalese historian and politician Cheikh Anta Diop.

Film

The World After Us

Le Monde après nous

NY Premiere — Free!

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
4pm & 7:30pm

FIAF Florence Gould Hall


Happy Hour from 5:30–7:30pm for screening attendees!

Dir. Louda Ben Salah-Cazanas, 2021
In French with English subtitles

Labidi’s days of food delivery work and roomates might finally be over when he receives word that his first book will be published. At the same time, he strikes up a whirlwind romance with a student, Elsa. Never one to give up, Labidi’s world is a frantic comedic jaunt of juggling love, life and his passion all in efforts to make ends meet.

Learn French

Fall French Classes Open House for New Students

Take a Free Trial French Class

Adults: Tuesday, September 6
Toddlers to Teens: Wednesday, September 7

In Person at FIAF / Online


Fall French classes begin September 19. Take a free trial French class in person or online during Fête de la Rentrée 2022 and get a taste of our fully immersive language learning format. Led by FIAF’s outstanding teachers, free trial classes are offered for adults on Tuesday, September 6 and for kids on September 7. New adult students can save 10% on their fall class when they sign up between September 6–9.

Party

Sunset Soirée
at Le Bain

Featuring the DJ duo, Each Other

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
5–10pm

Le Bain at The Standard Hotel


FIAF is thrilled to partner with TEMPLON gallery as we return to Le Bain to celebrate the opening of TEMPLON’s new space in Chelsea and kick off the fall Arts and Cultural Season! Dance the night away with sets by the French-American DJ duo, Each Other (Justin Strauss & Max Pask), while enjoying the city’s spectacular views.

Become a Member

Membership Open House

Get 10% Off Memberships!

Tuesday, September 6–Friday, September 9
10am–6pm

FIAF Reception Desk


FIAF Membership is available at a range of levels. Each comes with a specific selection of benefits including free French films at CinéSalon, discounts on all cultural programs including performances, talks, special screenings, and wine tastings, access to our onsite and digital libraries, and more!

Stop by FIAF Manhattan’s Reception Desk during the Open House to learn about Membership benefits and sign up with a 10% discount!