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28 Nov / 01 Dec - Abuja

French Connexion

FRENCH CONNEXION is a week-long program, organized by the Institut français du Nigéria, the Embassy of France in Nigeria and Alliance Française de Lagos – Mike Adenuga Centre, for Digital November / Novembre Numérique. It will feature animated movies screenings, a monumental video-mapping, an immersive show, e-library activities, DJ sets, panel talk & workshops for…Continue Reading >

La Fabrique Cinéma is a programme of the Institut français (headquarters in Paris) dedicated to new talented filmmakers from Southern and emerging countries. Each year, 10 projects in development (first or second feature films) are selected and invited to Cannes Film Festival. The aim is to create concrete opportunities for these projects by providing access…Continue Reading >

The Institut français (headquarters in Paris) is launching the 2020 call for applications for its residency programme at the Cité Internationale des Arts. This programme is intended for foreign artists wishing to develop a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of 3 or 6 months. Since its creation in 1965, the Cité Internationale…Continue Reading >

04 Jul / 31 Jul - Abuja

[CALL FOR FILMS] Dakar Court

DAKAR COURT / International Short Film Festival The call for films for the 2019 edition of the Festival is open until July 31, 2019. The official competition is reserved for African fiction and diaspora films. Interested parties can register their short film (duration 30 min max) by sending their application (presentation sheet and download link) at:…Continue Reading >

30 Jun / 07 Jul - Abuja

[FOCUS ON…] LabCitoyen 2019

LabCitoyen is the program organized by the Institut français (headquarters in Paris) dedicated to major human rights topics. This year, it brought together 57 socially-engaged young people and revolved around the theme: “Women’s rights: equality and citizenship”. During one week, they learnt about these issues through a series of conferences and debates, in France (June…Continue Reading >

The Taurus Prize for Visual Arts is awarded every two years to a contemporary artist, by a selection committee of professionals. Dedicated to a geographical area instead of a theme, the prize rejects the imposition of exterior narratives onto territories and promotes relevance and accuracy. For its inaugural edition, the area chosen for the Taurus…Continue Reading >

14 Jun / 05 Jul - Abuja

[CALL FOR APPLICATIONS] AYADA Lab 2019

Do you have a tested IDEA or have you set up a STARTUP in the fields of CULTURE, THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES, SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT or EDUCATION? Would you benefit from the MENTORING of established top African cultural and digital entrepreneurs? Would your startup benefit from a program of INCUBATION and ACCELERATION? The Goethe-Institut and the Institut…Continue Reading >

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 2019 Young Leaders Program is now accepting applications! Launched by the French-African Foundation, this programme is meant as a response to the immense global challenges which require a new generation of leaders whose ambition is to become true agents of change. This year, the selected candidates will participate in two week-long seminars, alternately in…Continue Reading >

18 Apr / 19:00 - Abuja

April Garden After Work

The upcoming Garden After Work edition of the year will take place on April 18th, 2019 ****   April 18th, Garden After Work line-up ! JEMIMA ANGULU DANCER, CHOREOGRAPHER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR. Jemima Talatu Angulu Aka Mima is a Dancer, Choreographer and the Artistic Director and Founder of The Krump Dance Studios. She started performing as a…Continue Reading >

The Institut français du Nigéria is looking for a cultural professional concerned by the mediation process to participate in a week-long programme focusing on the use and role of digital technology as a way to facilitate the interaction between the work of art and the public. To apply, you have to be either: a museum…Continue Reading >

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 >

Uche Anisiuba is a 3D generalist, with over five years of experience creating contents for the animation, game, visual effects and XR (extended reality) industry in Nigeria. He co-founded Quadron Studios, a Lagos based studio that fuses the arts with technology to create stunning experiences. With our support, he took part in the Immersive Realities Focus…Continue Reading >

18 Mar / 24 Mar - Abuja

Gout de France / Good France 2019

It’s our pleasure to announce you that Goût de France is back to 2019. To remind you Gout de France is a gourmet festival to celebrate French gastronomy held across the globe, thousands of dinners “à la française” on five continents and nation-wide gourmet initiatives. In Nigeria, from Friday March 19th to 24th enjoy French…Continue Reading >

On Tuesday 12 March 2019, the Embassy of France in Nigeria will celebrate for the third time in less than one week, the International Women’s Day. Jointly organized with the High Commission of the United Kingdom and hosted at the Institut français du Nigeria, this event will bring to light the commitment of the Nigerian…Continue Reading >

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