IFclasse

French for the classroom

Updated on 04/09/2020

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Mira Nair

Mira Nair is a celebrated Indian-born filmmaker, known for her unique storytelling ability across global communities, addressing marginalised and underrepresented heroes in their enduring strength. L’Institut français has been pleased to confirm her as a 2019 patron to La Fabrique Cinema.

Updated on 29/05/2019

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The French presence in Venice on the occasion of the 58th edition of the Art Biennial

More than a century after its creation in 1895, the Venice International Art Biennial, a historic event and the oldest “biennial” in the world, enjoys an incredible dynamism. In fact, the previous edition, led by the French curator Christine Macel, curator at the Centre Pompidou National Modern Art...

Updated on 10/07/2019

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Jörn Cambreleng

A translator of drama and literature himself, since 2009 Jörn Cambreleng has headed the Association pour la promotion de la traduction littéraire (ATLAS) and the Collège international des traducteurs littéraires in Arles (CITL).

Updated on 29/05/2020

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The Supports-Surfaces Movement on display in Beijing

For the first time in China, the Tinsghua University Art Museum in Beijing hosts a retrospective devoted to the Supports/Surfaces movement, a brief movement from the first half of the 1970s which is considered to be the last avant-garde art movement.

Updated on 24/05/2019

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Launch of the Milos International Theatre Festival

Dedicated to young artists, the Milos International Theatre Festival will take place from 11th May to 9th June 2019. A European Centre for Young Theatrical Creation will be inaugurated simultaneously.

 

Updated on 07/05/2019

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Plan B by Company 111 heads to China

Written in 2003 by Aurélien Bory and Phil Soltanoff, Company 111's signature show Plan B is being recreated in China.

Updated on 24/05/2019

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Antonio Casilli

Following the adoption of the Copyright Directive by the European Union in March 2019, French sociologist Antonio Casilli, specialist in social networks and author of Waiting for robots, an enquiry into clickwork (Seuil, 2019), gives us his take on the digital giants, artificial intelligence and the...

Updated on 23/05/2019

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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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IFcinéma

Non-commercial cinema distribution worldwide

Updated on 06/02/2020

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Éric Pessan

Author of novels, theatre and radio fiction, Éric Pessan continues to push the boundaries between genres. Since his first novel, L'Effacement du monde (The erasure of the world), published in 2001, he has focused on growing projects and collaborations, and since 2012 has been focusing on youth...

Updated on 20/06/2019

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IFprofs

The French Social Network for Education

Updated on 25/02/2019

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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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