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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.


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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Dans la cour By Pierre SalvadorWith Catherine Deneuve, Gustave KervernComedy– 2014 – 97 minsIn French with English subtitles   Antoine is too depressed to go on playing in his rock band. After wandering in the streets, he decides to seek an occupation. Unskilled as he is, he is lucky to be hired as the caretaker…Continue Reading >

  9 mois ferme By Albert DupontelWith Sandrine Kiberlain, Albert DupontelComedy – 2013 – 82 minsIn French with English subtitles   Ariane Felder is pregnant. This is all the more surprising since this examining magistrate is an old-fashioned single person. But even more surprising is the fact that, according to DNA tests, the father is no other than Bob,…Continue Reading >

07 Jul / 6:30pm - Abuja

German-French Night

Screening of the comedy “French for Beginners” Tuesday 7th July 2015 at 6:30pm Thought Pyramid Art Centre, 18 Libreville Street, off Aminu Kano, Wuse 2, Abuja We all know that learning a foreign language can be hard at times if you don’t have the proper motivation. But what better motivation is there than to impress…Continue Reading >

LULU FEMME NUE By Solveig AnspachWith Karin Viard, Bouli Lanners Drama – 2014 – 90 minsIn French with English subtitles   Following a botched job interview, Lulu decides not to return home, leaving her husband and their three children in the lurch. She premeditated nothing; it all happened quite simply. She steals a few days of freedom for…Continue Reading >

ATTILA MARCEL By Sylvain ChometWith Guillaume Gouix, Anne Le Ny, Bernadette LafontComedy – 2013 – 102 minsIn French with English subtitles   Paul is a sweet man-child, raised – and smothered – by his two eccentric aunts in Paris since the death of his parents when he was a toddler. Now thirty-three, he still does not speak. Paul’s…Continue Reading >

22 Jul / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday French Movie // Le Havre

LE HAVRE By Aki KaurismakiWith André Wilms, Blondin Miguel, Kati OutinenDrama – 2011 – 93 minsIn French with English subtitles   In this warmhearted portrait of the French harbor city that gives the film its name, fate throws young African refugee Idrissa (Blondin Miguel) into the path of Marcel Marx (André Wilms), a well-spoken bohemian who works as…Continue Reading >

EN attendant le bonheur (Heremakono) Every first Wednesday of the month, we will show an African movie By Abderrahmane Sissako With Khatra Ould Abdel Kader, Maata Ould Mohamed AbeidMauritania  – Drama – 2003 – 96 minsIn French and Hassanya with English subtitles   Before immigrating to the West, Abdallah (Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Mohamed) travels to the coastal…Continue Reading >

LES BEAUX JOURS (Bright days ahead) By Marion VernouxWith Fanny Ardant, Laurent Lafitte, Patrick Chesnais France – Romance – 2013 – 94 minsIn French with English subtitles   The retired dentist Caroline attends a class for computer users. Although she is married, she falls in love with her significantly younger lecturer. It turns out he used to visit…Continue Reading >

23 Sep / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday French Movie – Welcome

WELCOME By Philippe LioretWith Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Derya Ayverdi France – Drama – 2009 – 110 minsIn French with English subtitles   Kurdish teen Bilal (Firat Ayverdi) has traveled all the way to the north of France in the hope of reuniting with his girlfriend in England. To get around a legal technicality, he decides to swim…Continue Reading >

LES quatre cents COUPS (the 400 blows) Every last Wednesday of the month, we will show a Classic French Film By François TruffautWith Jean-Pierre Léaud, Guy Decomble, Albert RemyFrance – Drama – 1959 – 124 minsIn French with English subtitles Antoine Doinel is a young boy growing up in Paris during the early 1950s. Misunderstood at home by his parents and tormented in school by…Continue Reading >

07 Oct / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday African Movie // Baara

BAARA By Suleymane CISSEWith Balla Moussa Keïta, Baba Niaré, Boubacar KeïtaMali – Drama – 1978 – 124 minsIn Bambara and french with English subtitles   The first feature film ever produced in Mail, Baara (The Porter) is about a young man caught in the growing political and economic tensions of urban Africa. Balla Diarra is a worker…Continue Reading >

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