Focus Cirque in Normandy

The Institut français is joining forces with the 10th edition of the SPRING Festival in Normandy, the only contemporary circus festival in France taking place at the regional level, to put together a Circus Focus from 12th to 16th March.

With the support of France’s international cultural network...

Updated on 21/03/2019

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The Institut français at the Cannes Film Festival

The Institut francais and the French cultural network are fully committed to celebrate the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. On May 14th, the festival opens with a live broadcast of the opening ceremony on 8 screens of the Institut français worldwide, in Barcelona, London, Milano, Tunis, Marrakech, and in...

Updated on 27/05/2019

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Focus on digital mediation and cultural innovation

In order to carry on with their action of fostering the development of digital creation and cultural innovation, the Institut français and the French cultural network abroad have invited approximately fifteen foreign professionals, from June 24th to June 28th 2019 in Paris and La Rochelle, to meet...

Updated on 02/07/2019

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Mediterranean co-production workshop

In collaboration with the Institut français and the Région Sud under their partnership agreement, and with the support of the City of Marseille and the CNC, Meditalents is organising the first edition of its Mediterranean co-production workshop in Marseille on 5th, 6th and 7th April 2019.

Updated on 10/04/2019

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Workshop for agents of the cultural network at the ENA 2019 Spring University

Eleven agents from the French cultural networkabroad (SCAC, Institut françaises, Alliances Françaises) took part in a training course in Project Managementdeveloped in partnership with the ENA and the AFD, as part of the ENA 2019 Spring University around the theme Building the governance of a shared...

Updated on 10/04/2019

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Paris-Amsterdam Rendez-vous 2019

The Institut français promotes cross-cultural programming between the City of Paris and the City of Amsterdam as part of the “Paris-Amsterdam Rendez-vous 2019”, thus helping to deepen the dialogue between the two capital

Updated on 20/06/2019

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Novembre Numérique

Across the world, from New Zealand to Colombia, Hong Kong to Togo, Spain to Brazil, Germany to the Comoro Islands, artists, philosophers, gamers, entrepreneurs, creators and makers will explore the digital revolution in all its forms, practices, uses and challenges.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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The 32nd edition of the Angers First Film Festival

The Institut français is the international partner of the festival, whose 32nd edition will take place from 17th to 26th January 2020, and carries first films demonstrating innovative and creative cinematography beyond its borders.

Updated on 28/01/2020

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The night of all ideas

The Night of Ideas returns to more than 85 countries on 30th January 2020 with its 5th edition, based on the theme of ‘Being alive’.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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IFcinéma

The Institut français launches a brand new version of its film distribution platform developed by ARTE.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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2020, the year of the comic

The “9th art”, a new cultural frontier? From graphic novels to children’s comics, French manga and beyond, French comics are experiencing a renewed artistic energy driven by the diversity of forms and genres.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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Trianon Dialogue

Requested by Presidents Macron and Putin, the Trianon Dialogue has for the past two years supported initiatives to bring Russian and French societies closer together.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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LabCitoyen 2020

Every year in Paris, the LabCitoyen programme welcomes 60 French-speaking young people from universities, charities and non-governmental organisations who are involved in human rights initiatives.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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The Institut français Ateliers

Since the 2020 edition, adapted remotely and online due to the health crisis, the Institut français ateliers are intended to accompany the the cultural cooperation network throughout the year through a programme of workshops (videoconferences and webinars) and the regular provision of resources....

Updated on 09/12/2021

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The women behind the camera

From the very beginning of cinema, women have directed films and thus contributed to the development of this art form. In 2020, the Institut français is devoting a film series to them, available to the French cultural network abroad and their partners.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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