Fête de la Francophonie 2019

Fête de la Francophonie 2019

We are inviting you to a series of special events on Wednesday 20th March to celebrate la Fête de la Francophonie 

  • Join us for our special café littéraire, 2-3.30pm 
La femme qui fuit,
Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette (2015)

Please note that you must book in advance at the Language Office.

Fees: £15 (novel included in the price). If you already have a copy of the book, the cost to attend this event is £13 per person.

  • Celebrate la Francophonie at the Library!

Join us in the Library all day for fun activities such as a memory game, selfie station and a special dictée!

Our dictée will take place at 5pm. 

Click here to register online.

  • Screening of African short films, 6-8pm 

Don’t miss our special screening of African short films! This event will be introduced by Dr. Lizelle Bisschoff, lecturer in Film & Television Studies at the University of Glasgow & trustee of the Africa in Motion Film Festival.

  • Afrique sur Seine (1955)
    Directed by Mamadou Sarr & Paulin Vieyra.
  • Petite Lumière (2003)
    Directed by Alain Gomis (Sénégal)
  •  Madama Esther* (2013)
    Directed by Luck Razanajaona (Madagascar)
  • Les avalés du Grand Bleu (2014)
    by Maxime Kossivi Tchincoun (Togo)

77 minutes. In French with English subtitles.
Films marked with * are in French with no subtitles.

Free event but ticketed. Click here to register.  

Donation box available at the event, click here to  donate to the AFG online.

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