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L’Errance est humaine by Jeanne Mordoj

Circus in all its forms

Chinese pole, new magic, vaudeville, juggling...The languages of circus are constantly evolving. A deep dive into this world where risk, dizzying heights and physical prowess give meaning to the staging and choreography.

Updated on 13/03/2019

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La Fabrique Cinéma

La Fabrique Cinéma is a programme developed by the Institut Français with France Médias Monde - RFI, France 24, Monte Carlo Doualiya - the International Organisation of la Francophonie and Sacem to promote the emergence of young creation from southern countries on the international market. Designed...

Updated on 02/03/2022

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Ashes (“Cendres”), by Plexus Polaire/Ingvild Aspeli

Theatre of Objects

Puppets, along with cubes, ropes, and many other everyday items, diverted from their daily use to become poetic objects, with sets often reduced to the bare minimum... Discover, in ten shows, what is known as the “theatre of objects”.

Updated on 07/03/2019

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The French language seen by Xavier Gorce

Cartoonist and illustrator, daily contributor to the website of Le Monde, Xavier Gorce put the subject of the French language in the hands of his famous “Indégivrables” characters (incorrigible, un-defrostable penguins)…

Updated on 23/04/2019

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À bras le corps, by Katell Quillévéré

Ten short films to discover

The Short Film Festival, organised from 13th to 19th March 2019 in France and around the world, is an opportunity to rediscover the first works of well-known filmmakers and to encounter the new talents of the so-called “7th Art”. Discover our ten favourites from the 2019 programme.

Published on 13/03/2019

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European films in the spotlight

In 2019, 30 recent European films, offered by the European Film Festival, were screened at many festivals around the world. Discover some of these European films in pictures!

Updated on 10/05/2021

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Croisements en chine : La Mélancolie des dragons

The Croisements Festival in China

For its 14th edition, the Croisements Festival is taking over 35 cities in China with an always ground-breaking, original programme from 26th April to 6th July. The festival will once again celebrate artistic encounters between France and China, from all disciplines and all eras.

Updated on 22/07/2019

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French dance in Asia

Since March 2019, Asia has welcomed and presented French choreography in all its different forms.

From China as part of the Croisements festival, to Japan via Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong, discover some of the shows on tour.

Updated on 13/06/2019

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Neïl Beloufa, Brune Renault

The Marcel Duchamp Prize is on display in China

This fourth tour of the Marcel Duchamp Prize in China offers a new perspective on the French experience through eyes of the 14 artists recognised by the award. Curator Annabelle Ténèze chose to select the works through the prism of the road, in other words of movement, travel, discovery. Taking as...

Published on 24/06/2019

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French cultural network's digital facilities

In Africa, Asia, America and Europe, Instituts français and Alliances Françaises are continuing to digitally equip their screening rooms with the support of the National Centre for Cinema and the Animated Image (CNC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UniFrance and the Institut français.

Updated on 09/12/2021

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The Cinémathèque Afrique

Charged with preserving and disseminating African film heritage, the Institut français holds one of the largest collections of African films from the 1960s to the present day.

Created in 1961 by the Ministry of Cooperation, the Cinémathèque Afrique contributes to the preservation, restoration...

Updated on 09/12/2021

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Sans titre, d’Emmanuelle Andrianjafy

Bamako Biennale, 12th edition

This year the Bamako Meetings celebrate their 25th anniversary and 12th edition, focused on the theme “Streams of Consciousness”. Overview of the event taking place in Mali through 31st January 2020.

Updated on 16/01/2020

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Son Ar Mein et l'Asian University for Women

International artists from Brittany

From Bangladesh to Japan, Burkina Faso, Australia and Brazil, in 2019 Breton artists are set to travel around the world for residencies, meetings and co-creations.

Spotlight on nine of these projects, from visual to performing arts supported by the Institut francais and the Brittany region.

Updated on 15/01/2020

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France-Portugal Season 2022

In a decision by the French President and Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa during Emmanuel Macron's official visit to Lisbon in July 2018, the France-Portugal Season will be held simultaneously in the two countries between mid-February 2022 and October 2022. 
Initially scheduled between...

Updated on 18/01/2022

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