March 2021: le mois de la Francophonie


Celebrate French-speaking cultures and the French language with us!

March is the month of Francophonie: the celebration of the French language all around the world.

In 2021, the Alliance Française de Seattle is curating a strong and diverse program of virtual events to engage the community of Francophiles in this month-long global celebration. Discover our March schedule below, including some local and international partnerships. 

Click on any event  to find out more or RSVP.

Looking Back: One Year Online at AFSeattle

Participate by March 1st. Results published March 6!

A Conversation with Leïla Slimani

Monday, March 1 at 9am

An event by the Embassy of France

NWFF Virtual Cinema: Un film dramatique

March 1-31

In partnership with AFSeattle

Rencontre de l'Alliance: Thierry Rautureau, The Chef in the Hat

Tuesday, March 2 at 4.30pm

Le Grand Concours

This annual competition of French is open to all students of French in grades 1-12. Contact your French instructor!

Les Histoires de Sophie

March 4 at 4.30pm &
March 11 at 4.30pm

Storytelling for kids! 

Elliott Bay Book Company welcomes Véronique Tadjo

Saturday, March 6 at 2pm
In partnership with AFSeattle

“French Like Moi: A Midwesterner in Paris”

Monday, March 8 at 6pm

IF Cinéma: Spécial Francophonie

March 9 - April 9 

Elliott Bay Book Company welcomes Viet Thanh Nguyen

Monday, March 15
In partnership with AFSeattle

Rencontre de l'Alliance: Philippe Huneault, Délégué du Québec à Los Angeles et Silicon Valley

Tuesday, March 16 at 4.30pm

Films du Québec: Grand Cru & Les Fleurs Oubliées 

GRAND CRU: from March 13 at 3pm until March 16 at 3pm

FLEURS OUBLIEES: from March 16 at 3pm until March 19 at 3pm

Ciné-Salon Spécial Québec

March 19 at 4.30pm

Free event!

Dictée Gabrielle Roy

March 18 at 3pm

French Fest 2021

Sunday, March 22

Dictée immersive dans le monde de Pagnol

Wednesday, March 24 at 4.30pm


AFSeattle is a 501(c)(3) educational and cultural non-profit organization registered in the state of Washington in 1987. It is a member of an 800+ network of Alliances Françaises around the world and aims to promote French language and Francophone cultures towards a variety of programs. Discover AFSeattle's membership program and ways to support here.