Themed Programmes

The Institut français is offering the cultural network a new call for proposals aimed at supporting the establishment of multidisciplinary and editorial programmes around themes of strategic importance for cultural diplomacy.

In 2019, these three themes are: the City, Europe and Young Audiences.

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Multidisciplinary

Cinema and Music

A programme to promote French cinematic creation aimed at showcasing the composition of original music for films, "Cinema and Music - Focus on Composers – Sacem-Institut français" is offered for a second year.

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Cinema
  • Music

Novembre Numérique (Digital November)

Since 2017, the Institut français and the French cultural network abroad organize Novembre Numérique (Digital November), the international digital cultures festival around the world. 
Novembre Numérique (Digital November) is an invitation to question the place of digital cultures in our societies...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Digital

Cinema French touch ACID Cannes

The partnership between ACID, which makes it possible to improve and extend the commercial distribution of films, and the Institut français, which enables their cultural distribution where they are not commercially distributed, aims to highlight the quality and diversity of artistic creation by...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Cinema

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

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Cinema

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

  • Foreign professionals
  • French professionals
  • Programmes
  • Cinema

The Quality Approach

In a time of a profound change to linguistic balances of power and increased competition between countries in the field of cultural diplomacy, the French cultural network abroad constitutes a powerful tool for improving the international attractiveness of France. In order to strengthen the brand...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • French language

« S'il vous play ! » (Please Play !) Exhibition

Sometimes thought of as pure entertainment, video games actually offer a great wealth of writing and variety of format. In the shadow of the most visible products there exists a multitude of highly original games, the diversity of which is not incomparable to that of independent cinema or...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Digital

Frantastique

The Institut français, in partnership with Gymglish, offers establishments in its network the use of the "Frantastique" course. It offers teaching and practice of French as a foreign language via a daily lesson (5 times a week) sent to the user by email. It uses artificial intelligence which...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • French learners
  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • French language

The Institut Français Ateliers

The AIF are days of meetings and exchanges organised by the Institut français for the French Cultural Network (French Cultural Cooperation and Action Services of embassies from all over the world, Instituts françaises and Alliances françaises).

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Multidisciplinary

The Cité internationale des arts

The residency programme at the Cité internationale des arts is aimed at artists, residing exclusively outside of France, who wish to undertake a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of three or six months.

Updated on 13/12/2021

  • Foreign professionals
  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Architecture
  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Cinema
  • Design
  • Craft
  • Book
  • Graphic novel
  • Fashion
    • Music
    • Digital
    • Theatre
    • Dance
    • Circus

La Fabrique de résidences (The Residency Factory)

The Institut français offers the French cultural network abroad its Residency Factory. This is a programme that aims to support this network at a technical and financial level in the development and construction of an artist residency at its facilities or with a local partner.
The Residency...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Multidisciplinary

May 68: 50 years later

May 68 celebrates its 50th anniversary in May 2018.
14 films to celebrate this iconic movement, echoing the phrase that has gone "global", imagination in power.
10 films to film the struggles of today and the dreams of tomorrow, in the spirit of 68 with imagination in power…

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Public debate

Celebrating the Francophonie

Every year, the French-speaking world celebrates International Francophonie Day on 20th March and generally throughout the month. The Institut français offers a selection of films on Francophone themes for those who want to celebrate the French language and the cultural diversity of French-speaking...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Cinema