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After a fantastic opening night, the Alliance Française French Film Festival continues on until 18 April, as well as our special Encore Screenings, 19-22 April. Take this opportunity to become more familiar with French culture and the French language; our teachers can help you if you need. The Alliance will be offering special workshops during the first week of holidays until the start of Term 2 on 29 April. And last but not least, our AGM will be held at our premises, 319 Young Street Wayville, at 6.30pm on Wednesday 10 April 2019.

Wine and Cheese Night

Sink or Swim
(Le grand bain)

Thursday 4 April
Palace Nova Eastend

6:15pm Reception
7pm Screening

Dive into this refreshing comedy, which has been making waves as French cinema's biggest hit of the year with its superstar cast of French screen legends. Enjoy it with a glass of Bordeaux and Beyond wine and cheese from Bottega Rotolo!

Tickets and information here

One Night in Québec, Canada

The Fall of the American Empire
(La chute de l'empire américain)

Thursday 11 April
Palace Nova Eastend

6:15pm Reception
7pm Screening

Join us for this witty and sardonic thriller that looks deep into Québec society, with finger food by Les Deux Coqs and drink provided for you to enjoy. This special night is supported by the High Commission of Canada in Australia.

Tickets and information here

Closing Night

Kiss & Tell
(Voyez comme on danse)

Thursday 18 April
Palace Nova Eastend

6:30pm Reception
7pm Screening

All good things must come to an end - so join us for the last screening of the Festival with finger food by Les Deux Coqs, wine by Bordeaux and Beyond and Trenel Wines, cheese by Fromagerie Guilloteau, and this intergenerational family comedy, starring some of the all-time greats of French cinema.

Tickets and information here

A Man in a Hurry
(Un homme pressé)

Alain is a high-profile businessman who has put his work ahead of his personal life. When he suffers a major stroke, he finds himself stripped back to zero. With the help Jeanne, his speech therapist, Alain rebuilds his life and his relationship with his daughter.

Tickets and info here

By The Grace of God
(Grâce à Dieu)

Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day, he discovers that the priest who abused him as a child is still working with children. A harrowing tale which grapples with themes of lost innocence, the abuse of trust and the often futile search for revenge.

Tickets and info here

Family Photo
(Photo de famille)

Gabrielle, Elsa and Mao are three adult siblings leading very different lives. Their father has taken up with a much younger woman and their mother drives them crazy. Their grandfather's passing forces a reunion, raising the question: what to do about their grandmother?

Tickets and info here

Term 2: 29 April - 8 July

Enrolment for Term 2 courses at the Alliance Française are now open
for kids, teens and adults! Our courses are available for all ages, levels
and proficiencies, just get in touch with us and we will help you find
the class that is just right for you!

Contact us by phone at 8272 4281 or by email at

Let's Speak French! + @ LotFourteen

We are happy to announce a Saturday morning class for adults in the
Adelaide CBD at LotFourteen (site of the Old Royal Adelaide Hospital,
North Terrace) for our beginners course: Let's Speak French! +

Starting in Term 2, the class will be held from Saturday 4 May, 9:30am to 12pm.
If you've always wanted to learn French, now is the time, enrol online today!
If you have any questions, contact us by phone at 8272 4281 or by email.

April Holiday Courses: 15-18 April

Wanting to refresh your French or get a headstart?
We are offering workshops and intensive courses during the autumn break.
No registration free required.
Enrolment now open online.

Improve your pronunciation through different exercises.
Open to students of all levels.

Nature et fonction des mots (Beginners)
Nature et fonction des mots (Intermediate-Advanced)
Learn the terminology of French grammar and how to differentiate the nature of a word from its function to help you learn French grammar.

Listening A1
Listening A2-B1
Train your ears and improve your listening through useful exercises to help you identify the type of message heard like dialogues and announcements.

Cinema workshop : « Behind the Limelight »
Do you love cinema and the French language? We're offering you the opportunity to combine both during an initiation to film analysis where you will watch a short movie and analyse it in French. One thing is for sure: you will start watching all movies with a fresh and more critical eye! For levels B1 and above.

If you have any questions, contact us by phone at 8272 4281 or by email.

French Intensive for Year 11 and 12

For students studying Year 11 or 12 SACE or IB, we offer our French intensive course for more preparation. This course will help students brush up on their grammar, listening, comprehension, and written and oral skills; and prepare Year 12 students for the SACE Continuers French exam, focusing on three strands: Communication, Understanding Language and Understanding Culture.

Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April from 10am to 1pm.

Online enrolment now open

Members of the Alliance Française d'Adélaïde are entitled
to 25% off General Admission Adult tickets (saving $5.50)
as well as $5 off tickets for our Special events!

To purchase your Alliance Française Membership, visit our Members page. Two discount tickets per membership card per session will apply. Proof of concession/membership must be presented at the cinema box office to obtain discount. To see all ticketing information for our French Film Festival films, visit the French Film Festival website.

Special Student Price

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the French Film Festival, we are offering an exclusive deal for full-time students. $5 special tickets on the following films:
Revenge (Revenge)
Knife+Heart (Un couteau dans le coeur)
The Night Eats the World (La nuit dévoré le monde)
The Wild Boys (Les garçons sauvages)
Genesis (Genèse)
Sophia Antipolis (Sophia Antipolis)
Pearl (Pearl)

PLUS, Under 25 & Full Time Students can get general admission tickets to all other French Film Festival films for only $15.50 (excluding special events). This is a great opportunity to discover some very good French cinema!

Want a drink before or after your film?

Head down to La Buvette Drinkery and show your Alliance Française
French Film Festival ticket for a film viewed on the same evening
to take advantage of this special offer:
$7 French Sparkling
$7 Kronenbourg 1664 on tap
$7 Pastis Ricard

If you're seeing a film at Palace Nova Eastend, take the tram
from the Botanic Gardens stop down to the Adelaide Train Station
and find La Buvette on Gresham St!





Alliance Française d'Adelaïde Inc.

319 Young Street
Wayville SA 5034
+61 (0) 8 8272 4281


Opening Hours:

Monday - Thursday:
 9am - 6:30pm
Friday: 9am - 3:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Sunday & public holidays: Closed

School Holidays:

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 3:30pm
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays: Closed

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