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Cinema & Media


Exciting French Line Up at the DIFF and DFM

Screening of French films, Produire au Sud - Nantes - French experts to attend DFM and a ciné-concert with French jazz band will feature as highlights of a strong French presence at the 2014 edition of the Durban International Film Festival and Durban Film…

Science Research

Erasmus Mundus: AESOP call for proposals

The 2nd call for PhD and Master applications for the AESOP programme is open until the 15 August 2014. The AESOP project offers exchange periods: If you are in your last year Bachelor or already registered Master you can apply for a Master scholarship. If you…

Arts & culture

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2014 Gerard Sekoto Award Winner Announced

From left to right: Mbavhalelo Nekhavhambe's Press Accident, Liberty Battson's Odds of an artist like meSouth Africa's most prestigious art award, the ABSA L’Atelier Art Awards pays homage to both established and emerging young local artists and their…


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Parow goes française

Clive Justus (chairperson for sub council 4), Jérôme Chevrier (head librarian of the French Institute in Johannesburg), Christian Pizafy (director of the Alliance Française, Cape Town) and Kathleen Laishley (head librarian of the Parow library) with a…


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    Theatre / Dance / Performing Arts

    Les Nuits (The Nights) by French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj

    Lavish, sensual and enchanting ballet!Inspired by One Thousand and One Nights 2 & 3 Sept at 20:00 the Joburg Theatreas part of Dance Umbrella at the Johannesburg Arts Alive International Festival Booking www.joburgtheatre.com Photos Jean-Claude Carbonne…
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    Events & News

    An exploration of ‘The Edge of The Worlds’

    “The most inventive expression of art can be found somewhere within the interstices of the worlds.” Talks by Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel, curator at Palais de Tokyo, Paris& Jay Schutte, South African Linguistic Anthropology PHD candidate at the University of…
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    Calls for applications

    19th Screenplay Development Fund - Amiens Film Festival

    The support for the script development of the Amiens International Film Festival : financing the writing development of the best feature length script projects from the South and analysing the pitch to optimise the results.Deadline for submission: 18 August…
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    Calls for applications

    Youth Documentary Project Call for Directors

    The Youth Documentary Project is initiating a long-term developmental and production workshop, which will enable young South African filmmakers to direct a collective feature-length film.screen grab from My Vote is my SecretThe workshop is open to skilled or…
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    Digital Exhibition Mandela-Gandhi - 18th July 2014 at the Constitution Hill

    MANDELA GANDHI A legacy of peace, change and reconciliation (1869 – 2013)DIGITAL EXHIBITION AND YOUTH SUMMIT Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi lived in different times and faced different opponents, but both leaders changed the destiny of their people for the…

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French Language

Excursion à Port Alfred

Chaque année les étudiants du Département de Français de l’Université Rhodes à Grahamstown, en Afrique du Sud, font une excursion dans une ville ou un village du Cap Oriental. Et cette année c’était la petite ville portuaire de Port Alfred qui leur a ouvert…


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