The Africa2020 Season

Coronavirus COVID-19 : Africa 2020 Season postponed

 

The President of the French Republic announced in November 2017 in Ouagadougou, before confirming the news on 3rd July 2018 in Lagos, that a special season would be organized in France to mark a renewed partnership with Africa, a “varied...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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35th edition of the Fête du Cinéma

The Fête du Cinéma will take place this year from 30th June to 3rd July. Since 1985, this annual event has encouraged spectators to visit cinemas, discovering and appreciating the richness of filmmaking as an art form.

Updated on 08/07/2019

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MyFrenchFilmFestival 2019: Award for Noémie Lvovsky

On February 18th, 2019, Isabelle Giordano and Serge Toubiana, respectively Chief Executive Officer and President of UniFrance, presented the four MyFrenchFilmFestival awards. This year, the list of winners featured many intimate, personal films, like Tomorrow and Thereafter (“Demain et tous les...

Published on 13/03/2019

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Cold War by Pawel Pawlikowski, Oscar-bound

In sublime black and white, featuring bold directing and actors working in perfect harmony, Cold War could well add an Oscar to its already-lengthy list of international awards.

Updated on 04/03/2019

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The Cité Internationale des Arts opens its workshops to the public

Around the world in 14 hours? It’s possible at the Cité Internationale des Arts! Embark on this new edition of the Traversées du Marais on 6th and 7th September 2019 and travel to the heart of workshops featuring all kinds of artists: photography, painting, sculpture, writing, music and performance...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Collective open-studio at the Cité internationale des arts

18 artists in residence at the Cité internationale des arts open the doors to their workshops. Coming from all over the world, they will share with the public their work in progress and their experiences of residency in France.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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MyFrenchFilmFestival, 10th edition

For a month from 16 January to 16 February 2020, cinema lovers from all over the world will be able to watch 10 feature films and 10 short films selected by MyFrenchFilmFestival, which this year celebrates its 10th edition. Accessible on the internet, this international 2.0 event created by...

Updated on 14/01/2020

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March 8, 2020: International Women's Rights Day

On the occasion of March 8, International Women's Rights Day, the Institut français chose to highlight meetings, works, or portraits of women who, from Mexico to Tunisia, from Haiti to South Africa, from France to India, fight, through art and culture, for women's rights and explore the feminine...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Online open-studios #1 April 2020

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, the recipients of the Institut français / Cité internationale des arts programme shared their residency experiences on the social networks. Follow this digital journey to the heart of their studios!

Updated on 27/04/2022

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MyFrenchFilmFestival Stay Home edition

In the context of the Coronavirus Covid-19 health crisis and the confinement that affects many countries, UniFrance is offering a special edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival, entitled Stay Home Edition.

Updated on 30/04/2020

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The loss of Sarah Maldoror, pioneer of pan-African cinema

The voice of the persecuted and the rebels, the film maker Sarah Maldoror, a pioneer of pan-African cinema, died on 13 April 2020 as a result of the coronavirus. Her luminous cinematographic work of more than 40 films is the reflection of a valiant fighter, curious about everything, generous...

Updated on 30/04/2020

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Masterclass by Rachid Bouchareb

Follow the masterclass of Rachid Bouchareb, director of Indigènes (Days of Glory) and Hors la loi (Outside the Law), on 13 June at 10 am.

Updated on 26/06/2020

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