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Cinema & Media

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French film, City of Violence (Zulu), in South…

City of Violence (Zulu), the film by French director Jerome Salle, features Orlando Bloom and Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker in a thriller set in post-Apartheid South Africa. The film, which was part of the official selection of the 2013 Cannes International…

Science Research

FISH Seminar 31 October 2014: Mozambique…

Mozambique Elections of 15 October: What’s New? Michel Cahen CNRS/ Sciences Po Bordeaux With the FRELIMO candidate winning the elections held on the 15th of October 2014 in Mozambique, the FRELIMO is now entering its 40th consecutive year in power. While the…

Arts & culture


CAB-Music On Tour

20-28 November | South AfricaCAB is the meeting of African, Caribbean and Brazilian music orchestrated by Martinican pianist Mario Canonge, Cameroonian singer and guitarist Blick Bassy and the talented young Brazilian percussionist Adriano Tenorio. The band…


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French authors at the 2014 Open Book Festival

Fugard Theatre | Cape Town 17 – 21 September 2014 Five days of Cape Town at its most literary – the books, the authors, the ideas…not to be missed. With 150 events over five days at different interesting venues throughout the City of Cape Town, the Open Book…


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    Exhibitions & Workshops

    Bambo Sibiya's exhibition "Umlambo uzwiwa nge dondolo" opens in Joburg

    9 November 2014 - 30 January 2015Absa Gallery, Johannesburg2012 Gerard Sekoto Award Winner Bambo Sibiya present his new solo exhibit "Umlambo uzwiwa nge dondolo" at the Absa Gallery. Through this exhibition Bambo explores the various aspects of township life…
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    Events & News

    Screening of French director Nicolas Boone’s Hillbrow

    Bioscope Independent Cinema, Johannesburg8 November at 18:00Free screening - Limited seating, bookings essential: angelique@ifas.org.zaDuration: 32 minArtistic director : Nicolas BooneAssistant: Romain FlizotDirector of photography: Chris VermaakSound…
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    Exhibitions & Workshops

    Return to Thiepval: Imprinting and Erasing Memories of the First World War

    Tuesday 11 November at 18:00 for 18:30 Alliance française of Johannesburg On the occasion of the commemoration of the end of the First World War, South African artist Paul Emmanuel presents his project The Lost Men France, accompanied by Bill Nasson’s…
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    Exhibitions & Workshops

    Design Thinking Workshop

    A collaborative workshop between SA & French students to design solutions and interventions to contemporary urban social problems in JoburgGRIND Studio, Maboneng6 November at 18h00 / FreeLimited seating - bookings: angelique@ifas.org.zaWhat do you drive or…
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    Exhibitions & Workshops

    The “Tramway: A French School" exhibition represents France in Cape Town as part of the World Design Capital 2014

    15 - 19 October 2014 from 10:00 to 18:00 at the Cape Town StadiumLe Lieu du Design and APCI (Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation) presents the exhibition “Tramway: a French School” in Cape Town, South Africa (World Design Capital 2014) from…

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French Language

Remise de prix aux étudiants de la NMMU

Afin de promouvoir le multilinguisme à la NMMU (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University), la section de français a organisé le 7 octobre 2014 une cérémonie de remise de prix pour le département de Langues et Littératures. Les trois meilleurs étudiants,…


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