The Institut français programmes and projects
This French film festival taking place in Lithuania at the beginning of the year is one of the major film events in the Baltic countries.
Following the signing of the partnership agreement between the Institut français and the French Development Agency (AFD) on 16 January 2020 in Paris, the Accès Culture programme was launched enabling African and French cultural players to benefit from support for their cultural projects aimed at fostering social ties in Africa.
On the proposal of the selection committee chaired by Charlotte Laubard, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Franck Riester, Minister for Culture, Zineb Sedira has been selected to represent France at the 59thVenice International Art Biennale in 2021.
On 10 December 2019, the Institut français is launching a brand new version of its film distribution platform developed by ARTE.
The first cinema under the MK2 brand in the city centre of the Spanish capital, the Institut français de Madrid, which has been digitised in 2015 with the support of CNC, French national center for cinema, has renovated its cinema hall for the greatest comfort of its audiences and concluded an agreement with the famous MK2 network, recently established in Spain.