March is Le mois de la Francophonie, a global celebration of the diversity and richness of the French language, culture, heritage. Throughout the month, we invite you to explore a variety of events and activities happening in-person and virtually across the United States.
Atlanta Francophonie Festival
Atlanta, GA (in-person and virtual)
March is #Francophonie and the 2022 Atlanta Francophonie Festival is here! It’s an opportunity to celebrate & promote the French language, and cultural and linguistic diversity.
Jukebox: An American Dream Made in Quebec and Les Libres
March 10, 13, 24, 27, 6:30p.m. ET
The Quebec Government Office in Atlanta will screen two virtual documentaries (Jukebox: An American Dream Made in Quebec and Les Libres). Free registration here.
March 20, 7:00 pm ET
The Consulate General of Canada to the Southeast United States thanks its partners Francophonie Atlanta, Consulate General of Canada in Miami, Consulate General of Canada in Dallas, and Quebec Government Office in Atlanta, as they look forward to a concert on International Francophonie Day, March 20 at 7 p.m. ET by Canadian singer-songwriter Nadia Essadiqi who performs globally as La Bronze. The Quebec artist with Moroccan origins is the reflection of an uninhibited, beautiful and fierce generation. Her music presents a rich and contrasting mix of alternative pop, with electronic and rock influences. Free registration: http://ow.ly/XHxg50I6XYA
More Francophonie Atlanta Festival events can be found at https://www.
Film screening: Comme une vague (Big Giant Wave)
Friday, March 18
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm ET
Georgetown University, O Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
The Québec Government Office in Washington and Georgetown University present the film “Big Giant Wave” by Marie-Julie Dallaire and Jean-Marc Vallée.
Film Screening – “Language is a Love Story”
Wednesday, March 23, 6:00 pm ET
The Embassy of Canada presents a virtual screening of Andres Livov’s 2019 film “Language is a Love Story”. The film focuses on Miss Loiseau and her adult French class in Montreal, mostly comprised of recent immigrants to Canada. If you are interested in viewing the film, please register here: https://rsvp.theworldsbest.events/_d5lo0
Nuit de la Poésie, 5e édition
Thursday, March 24
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm ET
AFDC Poetry Night is back with its 5th edition! Join us for a “nuit de la poésie,” a relaxed evening where you will hear select poems from around the French-speaking world.
Film Screening – “The Greatest Country in the World”
Thursday, March 24, 12:00 pm – Sunday, March 27, 12:00 pm
The Québec Government Office in Washington and Georgetown University present a virtual screening of Ky Nam Le Duc’s 2019 film “Le meilleur pays du monde” / “The Greatest Country in the World” Part of the 2022 FrancophonieDC Festival
Virtual Concert with Woodney Pierre
Available until March 28
The Embassy of Canada in Washington is proud to partner with L’Alliance nationale de l’industrie musicale (ANIM) to present an exclusive concert by Canadian singer-songwriter Woodney Pierre. Available February 28 – March 28, 2022 on Facebook and YouTube.