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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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Based on the work of Ilan Deutsch-Levitan, French photographer, and Clarence Ugdebe (Gottay Photography), Nigerian photographer, this exhibition puts into light the faces and stories of displaced and vulnerable populations of Maiduguri. Among the inhabitants and displaced people of Bolori II ward, the two photographers have met beneficiaries of the food security program set up…Continue Reading >

31 Jan / 19:00 - Abuja

Night of Ideas – Facing our time

The Nigerian Night of Ideas will take place on January 31, 2019 at Alliance Française de Lagos – Ikoyi. Around the theme “Facing our time”, it will bring together speakers: intellectuals, researchers, artists – invited to debate on this theme.Face our time, to better think about the future. In recent years the challenges facing our…Continue Reading >

The French Embassy in Nigeria is organizing the first French-Nigerian co-production workshop. It will take place in Lagos on the 2nd and 3rd of July 2019 at the new Alliance française (9 Osborne Road). This event aims at connecting Nigerian professionals with French producers who may be interested in developing French-Nigerian co-productions (fiction, animation, documentaries and TV series)….Continue Reading >

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