Cultural Immersion


At the Alliance Française, learning French goes hand in hand with discovering the culture of the French-speaking world. You have exclusive access to cultural resources and you can take part in cultural events as you continue learning French.

Free subscription to Culturethèque

Culturethèque (“CultureLibrary”) is a digital library offered when you enrol a course with us! It can be accessed via a computer or a mobile telephone anywhere in Belgium. Using this portal, you can consult e-books, audio books in simple French, press titles, comic books… and much more!

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Activities in our exhibition gallery

Exhibitions in our gallery lead to teaching projects carried out with students from the Alliance Française Bruxelles-Europe: written works, audio recordings, verbal exchanges with francophone artists, etc.

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Cine Club

When you enrol with the AF, you can attend a free screening of a subtitled French film every month.

Where? In the Alliance Française’s premises
Who is eligible? AF student card holders

Here are our upcoming events:

 


15 September at 12.30pm - Meeting point: the Alliance Française
Get ready for a journey with a difference! From myths and discoveries to the chaos and cohesion of the 20th century, a teacher will take you on a journey along the path of Europe’s history and challenges you to contemplate your future. Register here!


22 September at 12pm - At the Alliance Française
From the streets of Calcutta, to a female wrestling ring in Katmandu or in an Olympic swimming pool in Auckland, get ready for a unique and unusual journey into the world of sports! 


29 September 2017 at 12.30pm - At Alliance Française
A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.

WELCOME DRINKS

WELCOME DRINKS

6 October 2017 at 12pm - At Alliance Française
Come and meet the other Alliance Française learners over a drink and a “French hit songs” karaoke! See you at the library!


13 October 2017 at 12.30pm - At Alliance Française
Moscow, early 90s. Polina, aged 8, is a gifted ballerina. From a modest background she joins the prestigious school of Professor Bojinsky, who trains dancers for the Bolshoi. From success to disillusion, we follow Polina's incredible destiny.


20 October at 12.30pm - Meeting point: the Alliance Française
Go explore Brussels’ heart with your photo camera or smartphone! Direction the Marolles! Your guide Florence will introduce you to the wonders of this popular and historical neighbourhood of Brussels. 


27 October at 12.30pm - Meeting point: the Alliance Française
Experience European politics as never before at Europe’s largest parliamentary visitor centre and see why 1.5 million people have already visited the Parlamentarium! Register here for the visit. 

WELCOME DRINKS

WELCOME DRINKS

3 November at 12pm - At Alliance Française
Come and meet the other Alliance Française learners over a drink and a “French hit songs” karaoke! See you at the library!


10 November 2017 at 12.30pm - At Alliance Française
To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.


17 November at 12.30pm - Meeting point: the Alliance Française
Brussels pays tribute to characters and authors of the Franco-Belgian comics on the city walls. From Tintin to Spirou, or Lucky Luke, Yoko Tsuno, Natacha, Astérix… Get to see not less than sixty characters while walking out of touristic paths and discover the authentic Brussels. 


24 November at 12.30pm - Meeting point: the Alliance Française
With Rencontres sur les routes d’Europe, the photoreporter Bertrand Vandeloise takes us on a journey from Morocco to Calais, via Jordania. An original insight!

WELCOME DRINKS

WELCOME DRINKS

1 December at 12pm - At Alliance Française
Come and meet the other Alliance Française learners over a drink and a “French hit songs” karaoke! See you at the library!


6 December at 12.30pm  - Meeting point: the Alliance Française
A teacher will make you discover the remarkable collection of Old Masters, witnessing to a rich and creative past, covers a period running from the 15th to the 18thcenturies. Register here for the visit.


15 December 2017 at 12.30pm - At Alliance Française
Clément, a young philosophy teacher from Paris is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair-stylist, who becomes his lover.