Bienvenue à l'Alliance Française de Chicago, home for all things French, for all Chicago!

Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story

What’s New

Splendid Soups

Splendid Soups

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:15 am

Be prepared for cooler weather with a repertoire of classic comfort soups from France.  They include French Onion Soup (Chicken Stock), Leek and Potato Soup and Billy Bi  (creamy mussels soup).   

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La grande littérature : Le Colonel Chabert

La grande littérature : Le Colonel Chabert

Mardi 22 Octobre 2019 à 18:30

Trois ateliers autour de trois grands classiques de la littérature française à redécouvrir, avec un brin d’irrévérence mais beaucoup de sagacité, en compagnie de Thomas Pavel, professeur à l’université de Chicago.   

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Trivia Night · The Paris of Amélie

Trivia Night · The Paris of Amélie

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Come test your knowledge of the Paris depicted in Amélie, the gem created by Jean Pierre Jeunet.

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Tintin's 90th birthday

Tintin's 90th birthday

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

On the occasion of the 165th Anniversary of the Consulate of the Kingdom of Belgium in Chicago (1854-2019), Honorary Consul Van Halteren will present Tintin, a true "Belgian Hero."

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The Night Eats the World

The Night Eats the World: a Halloween screening!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Zombies have been seen all around the world, but very rarely in Paris. Waking up after a party with the worst kind of hangover, Sam discovers that the streets are filled with the undead.

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La Belle et la Bête / Beauty and the Beast

La Belle et la Bête / Beauty and the Beast

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Before Disney Studios’ version of the fairy tale, there was Jean Cocteau’s. A beautiful young woman, named Belle, take her father’s place as a prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.

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More about the Alliance Française de Chicago

All year round, skilled teachers, authors, performers and artists share their passion for the French language and its various cultures with curious minds like yours. No need to speak French to come participate! Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of public programs (most in English), our wonderful library and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.

The Alliance Française de Chicago is an independent not-for-profit organization and is not a French government agency.