Dans notre voisinage - In our neighborhood
This page features events in our area not organized by the Alliance Française de DuPage but which have a French theme and which may be of interest to some of our members and friends.
If you have a program you wish to have considered for this page, please contact us.
College of DuPage Global Flicks Film Festival
“Sarah’s Key” (France) - March 14 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner
In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup in 1942. (111 min.)
Admission is free and open to the public. Click here for more information and a link to the Box Office for tickets.
French Cooking Class at Mon Ami Gabi, Oakbrook
Saturday, March 24, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Join Chef Bruce Williams for our Winter Cooking Class! Learn to prepare Wild Mushroom Tartare with cheese toast, Merguez Burger with cream cheese spread, signature hand-cut frites(!), and Malted Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches for dessert. Enjoy each course for lunch, paired with boutique French wines. We’ll send you on your way with a recipe booklet so that you can try your hand at these delicious dishes at home. The class is priced at $55 per person (gratuity not included).
This Spring we’re cooking up some changes and hosting our cooking classes on Tuesday nights. Save the date! Our next cooking class is on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 PM.
21st Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival
March 9 - April 5, 2018
The Gene Siskel Film Center welcomes you to our 21st Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival. This largest festival in North America exclusively showcasing films originating in the European Union brings the vibrant cultures of Europe to the comfort of your theater seat, with 61 Chicago premieres representing all 28 EU nations.
Catch the Wind
Fri, Mar 9 | Wed, Mar 14
Directed by Gaël Morel with Sandrine Bonnaire
Godard Mon Amour
Sun, Apr 1 | Wed, Apr 4
Directed by Michel Hazanavicius with Louis Garrel and Stacey Martin
Sun, Mar 25 | Thu, Mar 29
Directed by Xavier Beauvois with Iris Bry, Nathalie Baye and Laura Smet
Sat, Mar 17 | Thu, Mar 22
Directed by Arnaud Desplechin with Mathieu Amalric, Marion Cotillard and Charlotte Gainsbourg
Jeanette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc
Sun, Mar 11 | Thu, Mar 15
Directed by Bruno Dumont with Lise Leplat Prudhomme and Jeanne Voison
Fri, Mar 30 | Mon, Apr 2
Directed by Léonor Serraille with Laetitia Dosch and Nathalie Richard
Sun, Mar 18 | Mon, Mar 19
Directed by Tonie Marshall with Emmanuelle Devos and Suzanne Clément
This is our Land
Fri, Mar 23 | Wed, Mar 28
Directed by Lucas Belvaux with Émilie Dequenne and André Dussollier
Last update March 4, 2018