The close-to 10,000 members of this New York in French community is a perfect example of the increasing interest in all things French by both the francophone and non-francophone population in New York City.
In an interview with the New York Post, French expat Brunot, who was lived in New York for two years, claimed, “there are French people…
Added by Earlene Cruz on May 18, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Before the Peace Corps was present in Tunisia in the early 1960’s, there was little interest for Tunisians to immigrate to the United States. It wasn’t until then, through the perceived generosity and hospitality of the Americans in Tunisia, that an interest was sparked to travel to the United States.
The American-Tunisians population continued through…Continue
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Haiti Cultural Exchange | Haiti Film Fest 2013; May 9-12, will include the opening night celebration, an emerging filmmakers event and two full days of free films from contemporary Haitian filmmakers, films about Haiti’s Diaspora, as well as films from the beginning of Haiti’s presence on-screen. Ranging…Continue
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In May 1624, the ship “Nieu Nederlandt” carried about 30 Belgian families to the Manhattan Island Coast, what is today Governor’s Island. The families then dispersed throughout the northeast into Delaware, New Jersey, and Connecticut, mostly remaining in New York City. It is said that when Henry Hudson sailed up the New York river, three Belgians accompanied him, exemplifying the…Continue
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Lebanon itself is a mosaic, a country of many ethnical, linguistic, and religious denominations, making it a perfect fit for the inherent nature of New York City. It is a nation of blended cultures, where Arabic, French, Greek, and Armenian can be spoken, and the most religiously diverse country in the Middle East.
The first Lebanese immigrant to set shore on the United…
Added by Earlene Cruz on March 1, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
The picture above hints at the reality of a vibrant Haitian community in the East Flatbush region of Brooklyn: it is one of music, dance, and overall cultural solidarity.
The solidarity extends to those who are not of Haitian descent, evident through the diversity of the students of La Difference Auto School (turned dance school by night), which aims to spread the…
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Presented in association with L’INSTITUT FRANÇAIS and the CULTURAL SERVICES OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY, "The French Old Wave" is a four-week, 53-film festival celebrating the Golden Age of French Cinema in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, starts this Friday, August 17 at…Continue
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Maison 140 Photograph: Ilenia Martini…
Added by Laurence Fayard on June 25, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Je suis Yasmine, la nouvelle assistante de Manisha Snoyer, Directrice d'Act French.
J'ai le plaisir de vous annoncer qu'un nouvel "Atelier Francophone" se tiendra le 6 Juin.
Vous pouvez vous inscrire ici :…Continue
Added by Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher on May 30, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments
Our French language classes draw on a combination of grammar, theater exercises and work on contemporary Francophone scenes to help students learn to speak French with fluency & confidence. They are a prerequisite to our pure "acting in French" class for students who are French or already have a strong French foundation. Wine tasting with every class.
New classes start in January 2011
We also offer acting in…Continue
Added by Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher on December 21, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments