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International director
Jean-Jacques Annaud
will present his new film, Wolf Totem,
at the Durban International Film Festival
16-26 July 2015

 

Cinema & Media

Wolf Totem

Exciting French Line Up at the DIFF 2015

The French film industry will be widely represented at the 36th edition of the Durban International Film Festival this year with a large selection of French films and co-productions.The selection of feature films includes fictions: Bizarre by Etienne Faure…

Science Research

FISH Seminar - Friday 17 July - "The resistance…

“The resistance might be joyful” a study of Zambezia’s political identity through Carnival and Elections in Quelimane district Mélina Revuelta (Sciences Po Bordeaux) On the basis of identity as a socially and historically constructed narrative, the…

Arts & culture

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Fête de la Gastronomie 2015 in Joburg

Fête de la Gastronomie, French Cuisine FestivalSunday 27 September 2015JohannesburgPut this date in your diary to join in and celebrate the rich diversity of French gastronomy. Since 2011, France has celebrated its gastronomy with passion and style each year…

Books

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French authors at the 5th edition of Open Book Cape Town

French authors at the 5th edition of Open Book Cape Town9-13 September 2015 The French Institute of South Africa is delighted to support the Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre in inviting authors Alain Mabanckou and Marc Boutavant as part of the 5th edition…

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    The Best of Cannes Critics' Week in JHB & CT

    After Durban (DIFF), the Best of Cannes Critics' Week is coming on Johannesburg and Cape Town screens from the 31st of July to the 2nd of August. Urucu Media, with the support of IFAS, launched a traveling programme of La Semaine de la critique (Critics’…
  • Events & News

    So Chef! Southern Africa (12-24 Oct. 2015)

    Real Food is… tasty, healthy, sexy, easy, affordable, locally-produced and for everybody! So Chef! Facebook page Following the success of last year’s first edition, So Chef! project is coming back to Southern Africa from the 12th to the 24th of October 2015.…
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    Theatre / Dance / Performing Arts

    “Macbeth quand même”

    Director Jean-Paul DeloreVideo: Sean HartWith: Gerard Bester, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Toni Morkel, Jefferson Tshabalala and Nick WelchProduction: LZD Lézard Dramatique, in coproduction with La Comédie, Saint-Etienne Hillbrow Theatre28 July > 7 August – Artistic…
  • alain-mabanckou
    Events and News

    French authors at the 5th edition of Open Book Cape Town

    French authors at the 5th edition of Open Book Cape Town9-13 September 2015 The French Institute of South Africa is delighted to support the Book Lounge and the Fugard Theatre in inviting authors Alain Mabanckou and Marc Boutavant as part of the 5th edition…
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    Events & News

    Come and meet Reunion Island Delegation at the 2015 Durban FilmMart

    This year a delegation of Reunionese producers and representatives of the Agence Film Réunion will be present in Durban and will take part in a DFM focus on "Coproducing with Reunion Island" on the 19th of July at 16.00 (Suite 5). This focus will be an…

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English Language Assistants in France 2015-2016

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