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, [...]


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: [...]

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