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Did you miss any of our past events at Institut Francais du Nigeria in Abuja? No need to worry! You can view them here from our archive.These events range from our past movies to cultural activities by either our organization or any of our partners. Feel free to contact us for further information.

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22 Jan / 18:00 - Abuja


On the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the Élysée Treaty, the Embassy of France and the Embassy of the Federal Republic  of Germany invite you to celebrate the French-German friendship on January 22, 2016. Signed on January 22, 1963 by French President, Charles De Gaulle, and German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, the Élysée Treaty has strengthened…Continue Reading >

01 Jan / 16 Aug - Abuja

17 good reasons to learn French

1. Learning one language is not enough In today’s world, speaking one foreign language is not enough. Students who speak several languages will increase their chances of finding a job, whether at home or abroad. Learning another language enriches the mind and opens up new horizons, both personal and professional. 2. French is, along with…Continue Reading >

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS // DEADLINE MAY 10, 2015 MUSIC WORKSHOP “ELECTRONIC SOUNDSCAPES” IN LAGOS Download the form here  Alliance Française Nigeria, Institut Français du Nigeria and Goethe-Institut Nigeria are organizing a workshop in electronic music aimed at expanding the artistic range of Nigeria’s already booming music scene. DJs and producers with a strong artistic interest in electronic…Continue Reading >

INTRODUCTION Life in My City Art Festival (LIMCAF) commenced in 2007 to encourage artistic creativity and awareness of environmental issues. It provides space through art for young people to make meaningful statements about the lived environment in Nigeria. It also encourages and empowers young artists throughout Nigeria by promoting and commercializing their creative endeavours on…Continue Reading >

13 Apr / 18 Apr - Abuja

Eurochannel Short Films Festival

Fifth Eurochannel Short Films Tour… And God Created European Woman… Monday 13th to Saturday 18th April 2015, every night at 7pm.  FREE ENTRANCE! The Eurochannel Short Film Tour is a unique event inviting viewers to an exclusive journey into Europe through short films. Every European country is present in the Tour with at least one…Continue Reading >

21 Apr / 7:30pm - Abuja

Between Us // Derrière le rideau

AFRICAN DANCERS ON INTERNATIONAL TOUR!”Derrière le Rideau” & ”Between Us” Tuesday 21st April 2015, at 7:30pmAt the Sport Room, Transcorp Hilton Abuja FREE ENTRANCE! A programme of DANCE ! 1 date for 2 shows! Between Us // South Africa // Fana Tshabalala & Thulani Chauke // 2012, 25minsSouth African choreographer Fana Tshabalala, Winner of the…Continue Reading >

22 Apr / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday French Movie // Suzanne

SUZANNE By Katell QuillévéréWith Sara Forestier, François Damien, Adèle HaenelDrama – 2013 – 94 minsIn French with English subtitles   Following the death of her mother, Suzanne and her younger sister are raised by their father alone. At the age of 17, Suzanne becomes the mother of a son. Her father and her sister support…Continue Reading >

HIPPOCRATE By Thomas Lilti With Vincent Lacoste, Jacques Gamblin, Reda KatebDrama – 2014 – 102 minsIn French with English subtitles   Benjamin is going to become a great doctor, he is sure of it. But his first experience as junior doctor in his father’s service, the Professor Barois, does not turn out the way he hoped it would….Continue Reading >

15 May / 22 May - Abuja

Photo Junctions with LagosPhoto

Photo Junctions with LagosPhoto is a week-long event organised by the embassies of France, Germany, Spain and The Netherlands, the Thought Pyramid Art Centre and in partnership with LagosPhoto Festival. The aim of this initiative is to promote international photography in Abuja and to provide local photographers an opportunity to exchange their visions and photographs…Continue Reading >

William’s work revolves around social issues and humanitarian concerns mostly focusing on isolated or weakened communities. On a long term basis, he has worked on Malaria, Aids and Tuberculosis in Africa and Asia, Haiti earthquake aftermaths, the Libyan war, former soviet countries and the Central African Republic crisis among others issues. His two years work…Continue Reading >

TOM SAATER is a Documentary photographer/Photojournalist and Videographer. He focuses on reportage, social/cultural issues.4In 2015 he was nominated for Magnum Emergency Funds. In December 2009 he was invited by the British Council to participate in a photography project called “My Home is Here”. The project involved travelling around Nigeria to produce images of Climate Change…Continue Reading >

20 May / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday French Movie // Tomboy

TOMBOY By Céline SciammaWith Zoé Héran, Malonn Lévana, Jeanne DissonDrama – 2011 – 82 minsIn French with English subtitles   The story follows a 10-year-old transgender child (given the name Laure by his parents) who, after moving with his family to a new neighborhood introduces himself to his new friends as Mikäel. The film opened to positive reviews,…Continue Reading >

01 Jun / 31 Dec - Abuja

IFNBox – Free French Online Resources

CONNECT TO BIBLIOBOX & ACCESS FREE FRENCH ONLINE RESOURCES ! Connect any devices and browse IFNBox, our digital plateform filled up with free French resources. Our French learners and members of our multi-media library can access French digital resources on their own smartphone or our digital tablets and laptops. Access more than 3000 e-books of French literature,…Continue Reading >

03 Jun / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday French Movie // Maestro

MAESTRO By Léa FazerWith Pio Marmaï, Mickael Lonsdale, Déborah FrançoisComedy – 2014 – 81 minsIn French with English subtitles   Henri is a young actor who dreams of playing in Fast & Furious but who finds himself cast in a movie by the legendary independent filmmaker Cédric Rovère. Even if the conditions during the shoot aren’t quite what Henri…Continue Reading >

06 Jun / 10am - Abuja

Book Chat with Amab Books

Reconstructing Womanhood: Perspectives from contemporary Nigerian writers Date: Saturday 6th June 2015, 10am to 12pmVenue: Institut français du Nigeria Three contemporary women writers from Northern extraction have been invited:– Hadiza Bagudu, Fantah– Maryam Bobi, Bongel– Halima Aliyu, Fire on the Tip of IceThe three of them will read from their respective books and the moderator will…Continue Reading >

10 Jun / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday French Movie // Respire

RESPIRE By Mélanie LaurentWith Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Isabelle CarréDrama – 2014 – 91 minsIn French with English subtitles   It is tale of two teenage girls who develop an intense and dangerous friendship. Charlie is a 17-year-old girl tortured by doubt, disillusionment and solitude. When the beautiful and self-confident Sarah arrives and the two become inseparable, Charlie…Continue Reading >

17 Jun / 6pm - Abuja

European Climate Diplomacy Day

On the occation of European Clomate Diplomacy Day The European Union Delegation, the Embassies of Germany, France, and Denmarkand the British High Commission Request the pleasure of your company On Wednesday 17th of June 2015, at 6.00 pm For the screening of a selection of short movies on climate change The projectionwill be followed by a cocktail Venue: Thought Pyramid Art…Continue Reading >

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