SHOOT THE BOOK ! at the Cannes online film market

The SCELF (Civil Society of French Language Editors’ Rights) and the Institut français are pleased to announce that the 7th edition of SHOOT THE BOOK! will take place this year. After the success of 2019’s edition (30 French and foreign publishers on the steps to the Palais des Festivals et des...

Updated on 27/01/2021

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Homage to Yves Mabin Chennevière, writer and diplomat

In addition to his 10 novels and 15 collections of poetry, Yves Mabin Chennevière leaves a singular legacy, that of having been the founding father of the French policy of circulating books and ideas throughout the world. He died in Paris on June, 18, at the age of 77.

Updated on 17/07/2020

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The Institut français and the Pépites Internationales at the SLPJ 2020

As part of its partnership with the SLPJ, the Institut français is intervening during the Salon de la Presse et de Littérature Jeunesse 2020 (book fair for children and young adults) which has taken most of its programme online for the 2020 edition.

Updated on 07/12/2020

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The Institut français and Région Sud supporting Lebanese arts

As part of the emergency aid to Lebanon announced by the French President in September 2020, the Institut français, the Association des Centres Culturelles de Rencontre and the Institut français of Lebanon have joined forces to invite 100 Lebanese artists to take up residency in France, as part of...

Updated on 29/10/2021

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What does the future hold for the French-language book market?

What will the global French-language book market look like in 2030 or 2050? This is the projection that BearingPoint carried out for the General Assembly of French-language books Around the World. 

Updated on 19/05/2022

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The Institut français is a partner of the Online Audiobook Festival!

From 11 to 21 May 2022, the La Plume de Paon association is organising the tenth edition of the Festival du Livre Audio et du Podcast in Strasbourg and the Grand Est region. At the same time, the Institut français is joining forces with La Plume de Paon for the second edition of the Festival du...

Updated on 19/05/2022

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