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Institut Français du Nigéria’s main goal is to provide access to French language, and to French and French-speaking cultures. All year long, various cultural programs and festivals in collaboration with Nigerian, French-speaking and French partners encourage this cross-cultural dialogue. Cinema, music, literature and visual arts events are an important part of Institut Français’ work in providing access to French culture. Some of our regular events are: a French movie every Wednesday at 7pm, in French with English subtitles, Free entry A yearly exhibition for the International Women’s Day on March 8 in partnership with the Female Artists Association of Nigeria The Quinzaine de la Francophonie in March The European Film Festival in May The World Music Day on June 21 French Animated Movies Festival in October Documentary Film Festival in November The Institute is part of a well established network of cultural centers in Nigeria, the Alliances françaises, and organizes events throughout the country with them (e.g. “Life in my City Art Festival” in Enugu, French Poetry Competition in Ibadan…). Don’t miss any event!Stay up-to-date with all our events by subscribing to our newsletter (see on the left of the page), and don’t forget to follow us on all social networks.

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The French Embassy in Nigeria is organizing the second French-Nigerian Cinema Co-production meeting. It will take place in Lagos on the 30th of June and 1st of July 2020 at Alliance Française – Mike Adenuga Centre. This event aims at connecting Nigerian professionals with French producers who are interested in developing French-Nigerian co-productions (feature films…Continue Reading >

13 Jan / 01 Mar - Abuja

[CALL FOR PROJECTS] Digital Lab Africa

AN INCUBATION PROGRAM FOR AFRICAN NEXT-GEN CONTENT Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is the first platform dedicated to creative content (immersive realities, video game, animation, music, digital art) linked with innovation in Africa. The very idea of DLA is to incubate emerging talent by offering them a springboard to fast track their projects development with the…Continue Reading >

21 Feb / 18:00 - Abuja

Book presentation

Histories of Borno by Vincent HIRIBARREN, author In his book “Un manguier au Nigéria”, Vincent Hiribarren takes us to the shores of Lake Chad, in the Borno region of Nigeria, to discover one of the oldest states in Africa. A book that gives voice to Nigerians who are often caricatured or become mere stereotypes in…Continue Reading >

03 Mar / 19:00 - Abuja

Movie Night

🎥🍿 Once a month, the Institut français du Nigéria welcomes you for its Ciné-Club! Admission is always free and English subtitles are available. It takes place every 1st Tuesday of the month, at 7 PM (subject to exceptions). In March, the movie night is scheduled on Tuesday, the 3rd. We will screen the French drama…Continue Reading >

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