Le Pavillon français de la 58ème Biennale internationale d’art de Venise est représenté par l’artiste française Laure Prouvost qui a choisi de s’associer à la commissaire Martha Kirszenbaum pour son projet Deep See Blue Surrounding You / Vois Ce Bleu Profond Te Fondre.
The Institut français is the international partner of the festival, whose 32nd edition will take place from 17th to 26th January 2020, and carries first films demonstrating innovative and creative cinematography beyond its borders.
Known for her love of the absurd and magical realism, Sabrina Calvo has many strings to her bow: writer, designer, screenwriter, video game designer... In 2018, she won the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire for her novel Toxoplasma. She has just co-written a virtual reality fiction with Charles Ayats called 7 Lives, directed by Jan Kounen.
Initiated by Emmanuel Macron, the President of the French Republic, the Africa2020 Season will take place throughout France (mainland and overseas territories) from June 1st to mid-December 2020. Dedicated to the 54 states of the African continent, the Africa2020 Season is an extraordinary project. Designed around the major challenges of the 21st century, it will present the views of the African civil society and its recent diaspora. Africa2020 will be the sounding board for the changemakers who are impacting contemporary societies.
The 2019 2nd committee for the Aide aux cinémas du monde (CNC – Institut français) gathered on 7th and 13th November 2019.