Olukitibi Oluwabukunmi is a Nigerian dancer and an emerging choreographer committed to achieving the highest standard of performance. For her, dance is a tool, an escape, a room and a gift, whose influence transcends cultural, physical and emotional borders. She is one of the 23 African dancers who have been selected to participate in the…Continue Reading >
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.
The call for entries for the Produire au Sud Nantes workshop 2019 is now open! Produire au Sud is a workshop focusing on the outline and structure of coproduction within the film industry. The workshop aims to familiarize young professionals based in Africa, Latin America, and Asia with a variety of important tools and international…Continue Reading >
In the framework of the Africa 2020 season, the Rencontres d’Arles and Institut français are launching a curatorial research grant open to citizens of an African country (and mainly based in Africa). It is aimed at African curators wishing to carry out an unprecedented exhibition project in connection with images/photography. STAGE 1 — RESEARCH (summer…Continue Reading >
The Institut français du Nigéria is back with its Ciné-club ! Join us every 1st Tuesday of the month, at 7 PM. 2 AUTOMNES 3 HIVERS directed by Sébastien Betbeder (2013) 90 min | Romantic comedy | France Arman, 33 years old, finds himself adrift in a string of unrewarding jobs. He determines to pull…Continue Reading >