The Spring Program starts on April 12th, 2021
Ronald Blunden is a dual citizen of France and the United States. He is a Senior Vice President of Hachette Livre, the third largest trade publishing company in the world, the first in France and the fourth in the United States.
Friday 2 April, 12pm
Author James McAuley tells the story of "The stolen Renoir: the fate of a painting and a family in wartime France."
Tuesday 6 April, 10am
Welcome to our monthly Cafe, free and open to all.
Saturday 10 April, 1pm
On the rich history of the Olympic Games, the values that they impart and the upcoming role of France in the 2024 Olympic Games.
13 & 14 April, 5:15 or 8:15pm
Online conversation meeting open to all AF members across the country. Every second Tuesday and Wednesday of the month.
Tuesday 13 April, 2pm
Janet Skeslien Charles about her new novel, The Paris Library, based on the true WWII story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris.
Friday 16 April, 11am
A virtual private tour of the Franco-American Museum of Blérancourt Castle - the only museum in France dedicated to the relationships between France and the US.
Saturday 17 April, 1pm
Janet Hulstrand about her book Demystifying the French: How to Love Them and Make Them Love you.
Tuesday 20 April, 10am
This month's fiction book is Tribaliques, a collection of 8 short stories by Congolese author Henri Lopes.
Wed. 21 April, 6:30pm
Join Didier Kabing for a presentation about his native country: the Democratic Republic of Congo, a giant in the heart of Africa.
Thursday 22 April, 7pm
A fascinating insight into the popular Parisian cemetery Père-Lachaise, by author and photographer Carolyn Campbell.
Friday 23 April, 5pm
Make your favorite drink and join us for a Happy Hour of French conversation.
Tuesday 27 April, 11am
A virtual art tour with docent Diane Beckman about African Arts.
Wed. 28 April, 6:30pm
A conversation with Samuel Yemey about his journey from Kinshasa to North Carolina.
Friday 30 April, 5pm
Watch a French movie at your convenience and join us for a discussion. This month's selection: Bienvenue à Marly-Gomont (The African Doctor) by Julien Rambaldi.
Useful French expressions you wouldn't be able to understand from individual words alone.