The French Cultural Network in the UAE presents

Little one or young at heart, you are definitely in for a real treat with the Ciné Folie Children Film Festival! 

Let's celebrate the Francophonie with a 3-day festival featuring exclusive movies & activities. Come discover at our Cinema the stories of Stinky Dog, Marona's Fantastic Tale, Bécassine, Ernest & Celestine, My Family and the Wolf and The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily. Children will have fun at our Cooking and Djembe Workshops


Enjoy a special Concert by Pascal Gallet broadcasted live from France and a Storytelling performance by Paola Balbi. Looking for Christmas gifts? Wander at our Christmas Bazaar with almost 30 exhibitors! Have a look at the Art Exhibition by Marc Ferrero at our Gallery & Machine à bulles Digital Comics at our Library. We look forward to welcoming you for these moments of conviviality and sharing, see the full program below! Seats are limited, register now! Follow our Facebook event 😉

Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha

Friday 11 December

9:30 am - Kids Film 

Stinky Dog

in French without subtitles

Ages 3-5  

11 am - Kids Film

Marona's Fantastic Tale

in French with English subtitles

From 6 years old

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11:30 am & 1:30 pm - Cooking Workshops

Make your own Christmas cakes!

Ages 5-10

2:30 pm - Kids Film

My Family and the Wolf

in French without subtitles

From 6 years old

5 pm - Kids Film

Bécassine

in French with English subtitles

From 7 years old

4 pm - Storytelling performance in French

Traditional Emirati tales of strong women by land & sea - From 4 years old

Saturday 12 December

9:30 am - Kids Film 

Ernest & Celestine 

in French with English subtitles

 Ages 3-5  

11 am - Kids Film

Marona's Fantastic Tale

in French with English subtitles

From 6 years old

2:30 pm - Kids Film

The Bears' Famous Invasion

in French with English subtitles

From 8 years old

10 am to 5 pm - Christmas Bazaar

Find the perfect gifts, almost 30 cool exhibitors will be there!

3 pm - Music Workshop

Come have fun playing Djembe!

Ages 3-7

4 pm - Concert by Pascal Gallet

Family concert by the famous French classical pianist - From 5 years old

Sunday 13 December

9:30 am - Kids Film 

Stinky Dog

in French without subtitles

Ages 3-5  

11 am - Kids Film

My Family and the Wolf

in French without subtitles

From 6 years old

5:00 pm - Kids Film

Bécassine

in French with English subtitles

From 7 years old

2:30 pm - Kids Film

The Bears' Famous Invasion

in French with English subtitles

From 8 years old

The films are brought you by                               

Oud Metha - Main Office

Street 18, Oud Metha, Dubai

Email: info@afdubai.org

Tel 04 335 8712 // 056 218 0546

Opening Hours

Sunday to Wednesday: 9 am to 7 pm

Thursday & Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm

Closed on Fridays

Knowledge Park - Annex

Block 2B, GF Unit G04, Al Bourooj St

Email: infodkp@afdubai.org

Tel 04 244 6563 // 050 503 4331

Opening Hours

Sunday to Wednesday: 10 am to 6:30 pm 

Saturday: from 9 am to 5 pm

Closed on Thursdays & Fridays

Ajman University - Annex

Building J2 B, Ground Floor

email: infoajm@afdubai.org

Tel 054 995 1261 // 06 705 5017

Our doors are closed but we are still open online and available by phone & email!