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Cultural Agenda October 2016

We are delighted to announce our new programme of events and activities which we hope will please each of you!

Have a look at our new programme of cultural events and activities!

For more information about our events and activities, please click on the images below.


Until Saturday 29th October

Photography Exhibition on Marseille

To highlight the twinning between Glasgow and Marseille, the Alliance Française de Glasgow, in partnership with Street Level Photoworks, is running a special exhibition, showing a series of works about the city of Marseille by photographers Franck Pourcel and Yohanne Lamoulère.


Friday 7th October, 4-6 pm

Ciné-goûter: Le Jour des Corneilles

The Alliance Française is delighted to invite children and their family to a special screening of the animated film Le Jour des Corneilles.

We will be serving a goûter (drinks & snacks) before the screening which will start at 4.15pm.


Tuesday 11th October, 7-8.30pm

Café scientifique : Faut-il avoir peur des tornades solaires ?

As part of World Space Week,Nicolas Labrosse, professor at the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow will talk about his research on sun tornados.


Wednesday 12th October, 2-3.30pm

Café Littéraire : Composition française : Retour sur une enfance bretonne - Mona Ozouf (2009)

"A la maison, tout parlait de l’appartenance à la Bretagne... L’école, elle, au nom de l’universelle patrie des droits de l’homme professait l’indifférence aux identités locales. Quant à l’Eglise, la foi qu’elle enseignait contredisait celle de l’école comme celle de la maison."


Friday 21st October at 12noon / University of Glasgow / Document Film Festival

Screening: La Commune ( Paris, 1871) (2000) by Peter Watkins

As part of the Document Film Festival, the Alliance Française de Glasgow is delighted to support the screening of Peter Watkins’ masterpiece La Commune (Paris,1871).


Wednesday 26th October, 6-8pm.

French Quiz Night

Test your knowledge of French culture and join us for a great evening of fun !
Try to answer questions on various topics such as French geography, music, cinema, gastronomy, sport, etc., with many prizes to be won!

Suitable for all levels !


Sunday 30th October, 7pm / GFT / Afican in Motion Festival

Screening: La bataille d’Alger (1966) by Gillo Pontecorvo.

(Re)Discover Gillo Pontecorvo’s legendary re-telling of the struggle for Algerian independence from France on the 50th anniversary of its release.


Wednesday 2nd November, 7.30pm/ AF Glasgow / Afican in Motion Festival

Screening of the animated film Adama (2015) by Simon Rouby.

Discover the coming-of-age tale of Adama, a young West-African boy who sets off accross Europe in search of his older brother during WW1.

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