In 2015, with CinEd, the European Commission gave its direct support for the first time to a film education project in the framework of the Creative Europe – MEDIA programme. The Institut français initiated and manages CinEd, which brings together 10 cooperation partners in 9 countries: Bulgaria, Italy, France, Spain, Lithuania, Romania, Portugal, Finland and the Czech Republic. These partnerships work to implement film education actions for young Europeans, thanks to a multilingual digital platform enabling easy and free organisation of public film showings.
In 2021, the Institut français is handing over the heritage of five years’ coordination to the Cinemateca Portuguesa, now leader of a new phase in the project entitled “CinEd 2.0”.
La Fabrique des Résidences is intended for Instituts Français, Alliances Françaises and Cultural Services of French Embassies. It supports residency programmes in the Network from the conception phase through to their implementation.
The Commission of the Fabrique des résidences met on 8 July 2021. The jury selected 14 projects from 19 applications received.
The French Institute is closely monitoring the developing situation in Afghanistan, in particular the situation of those who promote human rights and notably freedom of expression.
The French authorities are fully committed to this issue.
Many French associations are also involved, including France Terre d'Asile, Adoma, Aurore, Forum Réfugiés and Groupe SOS...
The Festival d’Avignon is a major theatre and live performance meeting, which will take place from 5 to 25 July this year. As it does every year, the city of Avignon will turn its emblematic places into performance spaces for the Festival’s 75th edition. For the occasion, the Institut français gives you the opportunity to discover those contributing to the Festival, In and Off, live performance artists as well as creations that will be presented at Avignon.
The Committee for the Aide aux cinémas du monde (CNC – Institut français) gathered on 26 and 27 July 2021.
The Institut français and its partners France Médias Monde, the Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique (SACEM), and the International Organisation of la Francophonie (IOF) are presenting a hybrid programme for La Fabrique Cinéma 2021, with meetings set up between foreign participants and a number of cinema professionals since the end of May. They will then continue their mentor programme in Cannes, at the Cinémas du Monde pavilion, accompanied by director Danielle Arbid.