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Mrs. Jennifer Roth, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

H.E. Mr. Michel Miraillet, Ambassador of France to the United Arab Emirates, awarded the insignia of Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres to Mrs. Jennifer Roth, American film producer, during a ceremony organized at New-York University Abu Dhabi on December 7th 2016. Photos Deepthi Unnikrishnan/NYUAD This distinction marks the recognition of the French Republic [...]

13th Dubai international Film Festival

Back for its 13th year, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) takes place from December 7 – 14, 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah. The 13th edition showcases 156 feature films, shorts and documentaries from 55 countries. More than 30 French films are showed. The film "Frantz" by François Ozon is showed on 9th December. A [...]

France-Korea Animation Day

The Institut Français ans the Korean Cultural Center in the UAE presents an animation day in the Umm Al Emarat park (Mushriff park) from 3pm to 10pm. Program from 3pm to 6pm: workshop coloring, face painting, slide, tunnel, play ball house, hands-on animation by Camille Lugan The purpose of this workshop is to showcase the many different pre-computer era techniques behind animation cinema, from paper-cut optical [...]

November 22nd, 2016|News, Visual Arts, Cinema, Education, Non classé|0 Comments

Cinéma : Festival du Film européen

For the European Film Screenings (19th to 26th October in Abu Dhabi and 20th to 27th October in Dubai, the Institut Français in the UAE presents the movie ‘Comme un avion’ directed by Bruno Podalydès in 2014. A graphics artist, who has always dreamed of flying an airmail plane, set off on a trip in a kayak, which reminds him of [...]

October 11th, 2016|News, Cinema|0 Comments

Créative France !

The aim of Créative France campaign is to assemble and spotlight French initiatives and savoir-faire that showcase creativity and innovation in fields such as technology, industry, fashion, cuisine, science and arts.This competition will put the emphasis on one of France’s most innovative entrepreneurs, both at home and abroad. Both major corporations and fledgling start-ups will be [...]

February 8th, 2016|News, Cinema|Comments Off on Créative France !

Ciné 13 in Dubai presents: Un + Une

Institut français in the United Arab Emirates, the cultural service of the French Embassy to the UAE and the media Attaché launched with Gulf Film and Novo Cinemas "Ciné 13 in Dubai" which aims at offering on a weekly basis screenings dedicated to French cinema in Dubai. The film "Un + Une" will be offered to the [...]

February 3rd, 2016|News, Cinema|Comments Off on Ciné 13 in Dubai presents: Un + Une

Université d’été de La Femis 2016

La Fémis proposed in summer 2014 and 2015 a new training programme for young aspiring filmmakers native from the Gulf Region. These 2 summer universities were supported by financial local sponsors (Doha Film Institute, Image Nation, Cinescape, Total, Technal, Dadabhai Travel or private donators...) and French Embassies, Alliances and French Institutes from the Gulf region, who provided scholarship [...]

January 31st, 2016|News, Cinema|Comments Off on Université d’été de La Femis 2016

MyFrenchFilmFestival is happening right now!

In just one week after its launch, the 6th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival has already registered over 1 million viewers around the world. So, what are you waiting for? At MyFrenchFilmFestival, we bend over backwards each year to put together a first-rate selection of films that is representative of the French movie industry and that will [...]

January 31st, 2016|News, Cinema|Comments Off on MyFrenchFilmFestival is happening right now!

Dheepan, palme d’or 2015 at the Cannes film festival !

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil fighter, a Tiger. The civil war draws to a close in Sri Lanka, defeat is at hand, and Dheepan decides to flee. He takes a woman and a little girl, whom he doesn't know, with him, hoping this will make it easier to get political asylum in Europe. Once [...]

January 10th, 2016|News, Cinema|Comments Off on Dheepan, palme d’or 2015 at the Cannes film festival !

Ciné 13 in Dubai present: Baby sitting 2

Institut français in the United Arab Emirates and the media Attaché of the Embassy of France to the UAE  launched with Gulf Film and Novo Cinemas "French Films in Abu Dhabi" and "Ciné 13 in Dubai" which aims at offering on a weekly basis screenings dedicated to French cinema in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The film "Baby [...]

January 10th, 2016|News, Cinema|Comments Off on Ciné 13 in Dubai present: Baby sitting 2