La Nuit des idées (Night of Ideas)

An open invitation to all institutions of culture and knowledge in France and around the world, the third Nuit des idées in 2018 will be a means of sharing knowledge and reflections, across nations, disciplines and generations.

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Culturegamer.fr

The Institut français presents the website culturegamer.fr, dedicated to independent French video games, in the footsteps of culturevr.fr (focused on immersive realities), futurlivre.fr (for innovations in the field of books) and futurimage.fr (dedicated to transmedia projects and web creation).

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Yall'lab

The Institut français in Paris and the Institut français in Tunis are creating a Franco-Tunisian Laboratory focused on immersive language-learning.

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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.

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The Cinémathèque Africa: 20 films for 2020

In 2018, the Institut français and the CNC launched a "20 films for 2020" restoration plan. The creation of an African Film Heritage Committee made it possible to select which works were to be restored as a priority.

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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’.

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IFcinéma

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

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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.

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Africa Dance Biennial

Led by a pan-African artistic committee, the Africa 2020 Dance Biennale presents the state of choreographic art on the continent.

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The Night of Ideas

On 31st January 2019, in France and throughout the world, the Night of Ideas is returning for a fourth edition, "Facing the Present", with a focus on clarity and commitment.

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Africa 2020 Season

Dedicated to the 54 states on the African continent, the Africa 2020 Season will take place throughout France (continental France and the overseas territories) from 1st December 2020 to mid-July 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.

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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.

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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....

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General Assembly on French-language Books

The General Assembly on French-language Books Around the World is being held in Tunis in the autumn of 2020, in connection with the Francophone Heads of State Summit.

Updated on 17/11/2021

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