All Blog Posts Tagged 'Africa' (11)

Free Outdoor Screening of CHOCOLAT by Claire Denis this Friday in Riverside Park!

"Chocolat" is a film of infinite delicacy. - Robert Ebert


Directed by Claire Denis, 1988, PG-13, 1h45

With Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Cécile Ducasse

Presented with the support of …


Added by Nathalie Charles on July 22, 2019 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Free Outdoor Screening of AYA OF YOP CITY this Friday in Tompkins Square Park!

From the graphic novel to the big screen!

AYA OF YOP CITY (Aya de Yopougon)

Directed by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, 2010, 1h24, France-Ivory Coast

With the voices of Aïssa Maïga, Tatiana Rojo, Tella Kpomahou

Presented in partnership with the…


Added by Nathalie Charles on July 10, 2019 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Lady Vous Ecoute "Une femme, un homme, un toit" on Telesud October 27, 2014 with Epee Ellong and Diane Chehab

In June, Earlene Cruz wrote this post about the book launch of De La Case A La Villa in New York:

More recently, Epee Ellong and DIane Chehab were interviewed by Lady Ngo Mang for Telesud (a French…


Added by Diane Chehab on November 2, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments

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Harlem: Entre Afrique et Amérique

Last June, students from the French Heritage Language Program at the International Community High School in the Bronx embarked on a video documentary class project to explore the richness of Harlem's Little Senegal. With the help of movie…


Added by Benoit Le Devedec on October 4, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Malian cultural center fêtes youth

           The Malian Cultural Center (MCC) celebrated the achievements of its students last Saturday with a Journée Internationale de l’Enfance party in Harlem.




Added by Margaret Donaldson on October 2, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Francophone Immigrants Receive Cultural Opportunities from French Language Program

Earlier this week I visited Brooklyn International High School (BIHS) to meet key people involved in the …


Added by Margaret Donaldson on September 19, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

De La Case A La Villa (From the Hut to the Modern Home) book to be published

 De La Case A La Villa” is a discussion and analysis of the evolution of housing in African architecture from traditional dwellings to the modern home. …

Added by Diane Chehab on June 6, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Summer and Fall classes at Montclair State University

Montclair State University, located in Montclair, NJ, 13 miles west of New York City, is pleased to offer “Women Writers of North Africa,” an intensive four-week three-credit summer graduate course taught in French.  The description follows below.  Please note that space is limited; if interested please register early.

For more information, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Emery (…


Added by Elizabeth Emery on May 4, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Article les Echos : Enseignement bilingue : une clé du développement de l'Afrique francophone ?

Depuis les indépendances africaines, le débat n'a jamais été résolu. Faut-il maintenir coûte que coûte l'enseignement du français (même s'il n'est pas parlé dans l'environnement familial) ou privilégier les langues locales au risque de limiter les débouchés de l'éducation (à l'international mais aussi parfois au sein d'un même pays) ? L'OIF et l'AFD testent actuellement une…


Added by Nathalie Charles on September 13, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Vickie Frémont, Paris - New York - Africa: artist and designer

Vickie Frémont has been designing and creating since she was 8 years old, drawing and painting without having ever been taught. At the age of 12 she began to sew, making dolls for her little…


Added by Diane Chehab on November 20, 2010 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

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