Internship audiovisual department !

The Institut francais in the UAE is hiring an intern for the audiovisual department to start beginning of february 2021 for four to six months. Click here to download the job description. CV and cover letters must be sent at the following email adresses:

Staying safe at home? Take a cultural breath outside with the Institut français in the UAE!

Last update : 08.07 This article has been published at the beginning of the sanitary crisis. It gathers all the cultural initiatives that have been developed by French cultural institutions during the lockdown. Even if the situation seems to get back to normal, some cultural organizations are still offering online content. We take the opportunity [...]

The Institut francais in the UAE’s newsletter is back !

The Institut francais in the UAE released the French cultural agenda in the UAE! You can read it online and you can subscribe to our newsletter by sending us a quick mail at We wish you a good reading!  

En juin, la culture française s’invite chez vous !

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Now an unmissable event of the “Month of Francophonie”, this 10th edition of the Francofilm festival will surprise you with an outstanding program. […]

January 27th, 2020|News, Cinema|0 Comments

Sélection of French animated films at the Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth – October 13-18, 2019

The Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth will take place from 13 to 18 October 2019. Come discover alone or with your children a selection of more than 15 French animated films. The detailed selection can be found here. For more information and booking(s), visit

The Francofilm returns to the UAE from March 1 to 9

The Francofilm Festival sheds its skin and returns on the first Week of March with a special emphasize on Francophone and arab movies!  Coordinated by the French Embassy in the United Arab Emirates, for its ninth edition, the Francofilm Festival reunites three partnering Embassies and is housed by a new partner: Cinema Akil. The Belgian, [...]

Aflam invites applications for the 3rd edition of WarshatAflam !

Aflam invites applications for the 3rd edition of WarshatAflam ! Created during the 4th International Festival of Arab Cinema in November 2016, WarshAflam/The Aflam Workshop is a scheme set up with the support of the CNC’s (Centre National du Cinéma) Short-Film Talent programme and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region’s annual programm that brings support to young artists. Its goal [...]

Francofilm 2018

  Francofilm is coming back to the UAE!   Coordinated by Institut français in the United Arab Emirates / Cultural Department of the French Embassy, the festival of francophone cinema gathers, for its 8th edition, 4 partner Embassies. The Embassies of Belgium, Canada, Luxembourg and Switzerland present, together with France, 5 movies celebrating French language [...]

March 13th, 2018|News, Cinema, Francophonie|0 Comments

Francophonie Month

Francophonie Month     Every year, the Francophonie month promotes French language across the world. Meetings with artists and writers, all over the globe, are organized, as well as conferences, workshops and performances which celebrate French language in its diversity. On the occasion of the Francophonie festival, more than thirty events shall take place in [...]