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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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FROM APRIL 9TH TO APRIL 15TH/VENTURE PARK, ABUJA Under the Franco-German Cultural Fund Programme, the Goethe-Institut and the Institut français du Nigéria will organise a second edition of the project on animated film. Two workshops will be facilitated by 2 professionals from Germany and France in Abuja and Lagos. It will give participants an opportunity to…Continue Reading >

17 Sep / 22 Sep - Abuja + Lagos + Ibadan

Why are imagination and courage essential to democracy? 

Cynthia Fleury, Professor at the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts, holder of the Chair “Humanities and Health”, is also associate professor at the Ecole des Mines (PSL / Mines-Paristech). Her research focuses on the tools of democratic regulation. She is the author of several books including Dialoguer with the Orient (PUF, 2003), Pathologies of Democracy (Fayard,…Continue Reading >

In the frame of the EU Climate Diplomacy week 2018, the Ambassade de France au Nigéria and the Institut Français Nigéria in collaboration with Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation present : Swallow: Food Security on Nigeria’s Changing Climate Produced by Jacqueline Farris, the Yar’Adua Foundation and directed by Dan McCain of Core Productions, the documentary addresses challenges brought on in part by…Continue Reading >

The Second annual Photocarrefour photography exhibition themed “Framing Common Identity” opening of the 29th of September, 2018.   This year, that present interesting works from divergent photographers, who are using the medium of photography to visually explore the complex theme of Identity. These photographers, with the use of camera techniques, concepts and approach, communicate their point…Continue Reading >

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