The 14th annual Atlanta Francophonie Festival, a multi-cultural event geared to Atlanta’s diverse community of French-speakers (known as francophones), will be held March 16-26.

Among the highlights are screenings of a new film from Switzerland, Real Life is Elsewhere, on March 22 and the French/Belgian film A Cat In Paris on March 23 at the Alliance Française in Midtown. The free screenings begin at 7 p.m. with English sub-titles.

There will also be “immersion days” at local middle and high schools, as well as a teacher’s workshop. On March 24, a Friendship Brunch at Violette will provide an opportunity to mingle and connect with Atlanta’s French-speaking community in all its diversity.

For the full schedule of events, visit