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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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23 Nov / 17:30 - Abuja

Towards COP21 // Opening event

  OPENING EVENT Monday 23 November 2015 – 5:30pm Opening ceremony of the week long event on climate change Unveiling of the photo exhibition 60 solutions against climate change by Yann Arthus-Bertrand The exhibition comprises 21 photos by Yann Arthus-Bertrand from his famous “Earth from Above” series and presents concrete initiatives in four sectors: cities,…Continue Reading >

24 Nov / 16:30 - Abuja

Towards COP21 // Round Table

ROUND TABLE Tuesday 24 November 2015 – 4:30pm Development of Lake Chad – Current Situation and Possible Outcomes Presentation of the study Development of Lake Chad – Current Situation and Possible Outcomes by Mr. Jacques Lemoalle, from the French Research Institute for Development (IRD) followed by a panel discussion with high-level speakers representing both the…Continue Reading >

  CLOSING EVENT Saturday 28 November 2015 – 6:00pm The French Embassy in Nigeria in partnership with the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, the European Union, the British High Commission in Nigeria and the German Embassy in Nigeria present the documentary: Nowhere To Run: Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis, by Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, Nigeria, 2015,…Continue Reading >

LES HERITIERS (ONCE IN A LIFETIME) By Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar With Ariane Ascaride, Ahmed Drame, Amine Lansari, Geneviève Mnich, Noémie MerlantFrance – Drama – 2014 – 105minsIn French with English subtitles Based on a true story, the film chronicles the relationship of a teacher with teenagers who have long since dropped out of the school system….Continue Reading >

09 Dec / 16:30 - Abuja

Human Rights Day

On the eve of the 2015 Human Rights Day, we kindly invite you on Wednesday 9th December 2015 at 4:30pm to attend a panel discussion on violence against women and girls in the North-East of Nigeria and the screening of “The Man Who Mends Women”, a documentary by Thierry Michel picturing the action of the…Continue Reading >

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 >

03 Feb / 19:00 - Abuja

Wednesday French movie // Hope

By Boris Lojkine. With Justin Wang and Endurance Newton. France – drama – 2013 – 1h26min. English subtitles.  7pm – Free Entry. On his clandestine journey from Cameroon to Europe through the Sahara desert, Léonard meets Hope, a Nigerian girl who’s following the same dream. Léonard fuit le Cameroun, Hope le Nigéria. Rapprochés par le hasard après avoir traversé le…Continue Reading >

By Michel K. Zongo.   France – documentary – 2015 – 1h30min. English subtitles.  7pm – Free Entry The Faso Fani textile factory in Koudougou, Burkina Faso was an economic success story until it fell victim to a neo-liberal economic policy in 2001. The filmmaker goes to meet the ex-workers 10 years later…

22 Feb / 30 Jun - Focus on…

French – German friendship

About 100 people assisted to the commemoration of the 53rd anniversary of the Elysée Treaty on Friday 22, January at Institut Français du Nigeria. Mr Denys Gauer and Mr Michael Zenner, respectively ambassadors of France and of Germany in Nigeria, expressed their attachment to the friendship between France and Germany, which is symbolised in the…Continue Reading >

23 Feb / 25 Feb - Abuja

French Education Fair 2016

The French Embassy in Nigeria organises, every year, in collaboration with Campus France and Tripplelink Global Solutions Limited, the French Education Fair in Nigeria. Some of the best French business and engineering schools as well as University representatives will showcase their school and their academic programmes. Members of the French cultural network in Nigeria as…Continue Reading >

By David-Pierre Fila France – documentary – 2015 – 2h06min. English subtitles.  7pm – Free Entry The film makes us travel through the African coasts, the basin of the Congo, Cuba, Ecuador, Ivory Coast, in a journey tempered with familiar notes, all eager to blend the essence of this African musical art. The result is harmony…Continue Reading >

02 Mar / 19:00 - Abuja

Wednesday French movie // Timbuktu

  By Abderrahmane Sissako France, Mali – fiction – 2014 – 1h37min. English subtitles.  7pm – Free Entry Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, Kidane lives peacefully with his wife, his daughter and their shepherd. In town, people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists. But their destiny…Continue Reading >

09 Mar / 19:00 - Abuja

Wednesday French movie // Yema

Yema By Djamila Sahraoui France, Algeria – fiction – 2012 – 1h30. In the frame of the international women’s day English subtitles.  7pm – Free Entry In a small abandoned house isolated in the Algerian countryside, Ouardia has buried her son Tarik. She suspects her other son Ali, leader of an armed group, to be…Continue Reading >

11 Mar / 19 Mar - Abuja

Francophonie Festival

Friday 11 March – 7pm Czech Republic: film screening, followed by a cocktail Little Otik (Otesánek) A modern adaptation of the classic Czech folk-tale. A married couple, the Horáks, are unable to have a child of their own. One day Mr. Horák, working in the garden, digs out a tree-root that looks just like a…Continue Reading >

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