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

One week ago, the United Arab Emirates urged their residents to organize the lockdown in order to fight against Corona outbreak. Under these circumstances, the Institut français in the UAE has made a selection of several cultural initiatives set up by French cultural institutions. We hope that these cultural offers will contribute to your spiritual [...]

FROM FEBRUARY 28TH TO MARCH 7TH, LET’S CELEBRATE THE 10TH EDITION OF THE FRANCOFILM FESTIVAL!

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 https://siff.ae/.

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 [...]

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 the UAE, [...]

FrancOfilm

For the 7th year in a row, the Institut Français in the United Arab Emirates, the Cultural Department of the French Embassy, together with Alliance Française in the UAE, and with the support of the Dubai International Film Festival, organizes the francOfilm festival 2017, both in Abu Dhabi (at VOX Cinemas Yas Mall) [...]

May 7th, 2017|News, Cinema|0 Comments

March is francophone!

March is francophone in the UAE with several cultural events presented by the Institut français and its partners. Download the program here Francophonie in contest: exhibitions, cinema, concerts, one-man-show, workshops for a public who like french language and french culture. March 2nd: concert by Olivier Daguerre in Alliance française Abu Dhabi March 8th to 24th: [...]