An open invitation to all institutions of culture and knowledge in France and around the world, the third Nuit des idées in 2018 will be a means of sharing knowledge and reflections, across nations, disciplines and generations.
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.
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...
A highlight around the theater of objects takes place from January 4 to July 30, 2019 in the United States, Canada and Quebec: 27 partners in 11 cities host 16 companies for 17 shows, collaborations, residencies and workshops.
The Institut français presents the website culturegamer.fr, dedicated to independent French video games, in the footsteps of culturevr.fr (focused on immersive realities), futurlivre.fr (for innovations in the field of books) and futurimage.fr (dedicated to transmedia projects and web creation).
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.
The Aide aux Cinémas du monde is a selective fund reserved for projects involving feature films, animated films and creative documentaries aiming to be screened for the first time in cinemas. It may be granted before filming (production aid). Projects not selected for pre-filming assistance may be...
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...
Across the world, from New Zealand to Colombia, Hong Kong to Togo, Spain to Brazil, Germany to the Comoro Islands, artists, philosophers, gamers, entrepreneurs, creators and makers will explore the digital revolution in all its forms, practices, uses and challenges.
The “9th art”, a new cultural frontier? From graphic novels to children’s comics, French manga and beyond, French comics are experiencing a renewed artistic energy driven by the diversity of forms and genres.
From the very beginning of cinema, women have directed films and thus contributed to the development of this art form. In 2020, the Institut français is devoting a film series to them, available to the French cultural network abroad and their partners.
"Des mots à la scène" (“From Words to the Stage”) is a support fund for the production of contemporary writing for the stage from Africa and the Caribbean launched by the Institut français. Funded by the Ministry of Culture, this fund aims to promote authors from the south who are little known or...