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.
As part of the Semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie (French Language and Francophonie Week) from 14 to 22 March 2020, the Institut français is organising the first international French-language eloquence competition entitled "À mots ouvert". The final, on Tuesday 17 March from 18.00 to 20.00, will see eight young French speakers competing in four oratory jousts under the cupola of the Institut de France. The winner will be chosen by a jury chaired by Leïla Slimani.
Street artists from Saint-Étienne, in December 2019 Ella & Pitr went to embellish three Indian cities with their work: Goa, Mumbai and Dharavi. Travel diary of this colourful project.
The Biarritz International Documentary Festival, which ended on January 26, this year featured 25 digital documentary works. Travelling While Black by Felix et Paul studio and CHEF.FE by Camille Ducellier were the winners.
The 2019 3rd committee for the Aide aux cinémas du monde (CNC – Institut français) gathered on 16th and 21st January 2020.