FIAF Cercle d’Amis

Join an intimate circle of friends who share your passion for all things French! Whether or not you speak French, delight in French culture, art, literature, wine and cuisine at exclusive events specially curated for this group.

Meet luminaries from French arts and culture, engage in discussions with best-selling authors, attend behind-the-scenes tours, private luncheons, and other VIP events in an exclusive social circle chaired by FIAF Board Member Marie-Noëlle Pierce. Most events take place in English, with translation or supertitles provided for ones in French.

The contribution portion of your membership provides vital funds to help support FIAF’s cultural and educational programs.

Cercle d’Amis benefits:

  • Exclusive invitations to all Cercle d’Amis events
  • Complimentary tickets for sneak previews and film premieres, and select performances
  • 2 free tickets to a FIAF event of your choice, subject to availability
  • 4 guest passes to CinéSalon, FIAF’s weekly film series

New virtual benefits:

  • FREE weekly streaming access* to French films including our current virtual CinéSalon series Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers
  • FREE one-month membership to Sundance Now with access to all its online movies and TV shows including the hit French spy series The Bureau
  • FREE tickets for members-only virtual events, including Rendez-Vous, Yoga en français, trivia parties, talks with renowned authors, chefs, and artists, and more.
  • FREE access to Culturethèque digital library

Plus, enjoy all the benefits of a basic membership

  • FREE admission to weekly CinéSalon film screening and wine reception.
  • FREE admission to monthly Rendez-vous evening of wine and conversation.
  • Discounts for all FIAF cultural events including performances, wine tastings, talks, and more.
  • Advance notice of upcoming events via email and the seasonal calendar of events in the mail.
  • Invitations to member events throughout the year including parties, film premieres and special screenings, and FIAF Gallery openings.
  • $5 discount on workshops at the FIAF Language Center
  • Borrowing privileges at the Haskell Library and a discount on Library programs including monthly book club and game nights.
  • 24/7 access to Culturethèque digital library of more than 250 French magazines, daily newspapers, children’s books, music, podcasts, and more, for download or streaming
  • Discounts on dining, travel, beauty, and more with FIAF’s partners!

$500
$450 tax-deductible

Memberships take 1-2 business days to process.

Questions? Contact us at membership@fiaf.org or 646-388-6607.