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Thanksgiving Break

FIAF Manhattan will close at 3pm Wed, Nov 21 and reopen Mon, Nov 26.
Box Office will be closed on Thu but open Wed (12-7pm), Fri (12-7pm), and Sat (12-4pm).

FIAF Montclair will be closed Tue-Sun, Nov 20-25.

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Perks • Complimentary FIAF Membership

All students enrolled in a FIAF class receive a complimentary one-year FIAF Individual Membership. Children and teenagers taking French classes at FIAF receive a complimentary Family Membership. As FIAF Members, students gain privileged access to all the cultural events taking place in FIAF’s theater, library, and Skyroom.

Membership Benefits

  • Enjoy discounted tickets to all FIAF cultural programs.
  • Sip wine with friends after enjoying the best of French cinema at CinéSalon every Tuesday. Admission to CinéSalon is free for FIAF Members!
  • Get exclusive invitations to sneak previews of the newest French films.
  • Join a community of Francophiles at our many social events like Rendez-Vous, our happy hour at FIAF First Tuesdays, where you will make new friends, meet French people living in New York, and speak en français.
  • Browse the leading French library in the United States, the Haskell Library, and enjoy its extensive collection of films, music, and books for adults and children.
  • Access 400 French magazines and more on your computer or iPad, thanks to FIAF's digital library, Culturethèque.
  • Practice your French at our state-of-the-art learning facility, the Alexandre and Jacques Léviant Centre d’Auto-Apprentissage, exclusively at the Haskell Library.
  • Bring your kids to FIAF Family Saturdays where they will enjoy CinéKids screenings, cooking workshops, Story Hour, musical performances, and more.

Check out additional benefits here.

Special Upgrade
A complimentary Individual Membership can be upgraded to a Family Membership at a special discounted price and will include benefits for two adults and up to four children ages 18 and under. Please email us at for information.

Questions about FIAF Membership?
Please contact our Membership office by phone at 646 388 6607 or email at


Please Note

Your complimentary FIAF Membership is valid for exactly one year from the registration date of your most recent FIAF class. Your membership card will be mailed to you two to three weeks after your class registration is confirmed. If you lose your membership card, there is a $10 fee for a replacement card.

Students taking five hours or more of private lessons are also eligible for a free FIAF Individual Membership.

Children and teenagers taking a FIAF class receive a complimentary Family Membership with benefits for two adults and up to four children ages 18 and under.

Students enrolled solely in workshops do not receive free FIAF Memberships.

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