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MY FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Discover the best of French cinema online! WHAT IS MyFFF? My French Film Festival (MyFFF) is a ground-breaking online film festival aiming to highlight the next generation of French filmmakers by showcasing their films to a worldwide audience through the…

Science Research

Some Philosophical Reflections on Why the Global…

The Steve Biko Lectures in Philosophy 16 February 201613:00 - 16:00 - Madibeng Building, University of Johannesburg Robert BernasconiPennsylvania State University Respondents: Abraham Olivier - University of Fort HareZinhle Mncube - University of Johannesburg…

Arts & culture

Homage to French Composer Pierre Boulez…

Pierre Boulez (1935-2016), © Universal Edition, Eric Marinitsch It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of brilliant French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez, who was a defining and lauded paragon of 20th century music. Last June, the…

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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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    Call for Applications to Musicians - Fête de la Musique 2016

    2016 FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE, NEWTOWNSATURDAY 18 JUNE – 10AM to 7PM CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO ALL MUSICIANS Save the date! As the New Year approaches, the Alliance Française of Johannesburg, the French Institute of South Africa and Bassline are proud to announce…
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    Cape Town International Animation Festival (18-21 Feb 2016)

    The French Institute of South Africa is pleased to partner once again with the Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) from 18 to 21 February 2016. Curated by Animation SA, the fifth edition of the festival (previously called Kunjanimation) brings…
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    Cinema

    My French Film Festival @ The Bioscope (6-7 Feb 2016)

    FREE SCREENINGS Book your seat! Come and discover My French Film Festival at the Bioscope on Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of February!Two French long features along with two short animation films will be screened at the Bioscope for FREE! Saturday 6…
  • Events & News

    SA Chef Jan Hendrik Awarded a Michelin Star

    Congratulations to chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen who on Monday February 2nd became the first South African chef to be awarded a Michelin star for his South African Restaurant Jan located in Nice, France. About Jan Hendrik Jan Hendrik was born in a small…
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    SA Artist Mongezi Ncaphayi: Solo Exhibition at ABSA Gallery

    South African artist Mongezi Ncaphayi is having his first solo exhibition since returning from his three-month residency last year in Paris, at the Cite Internationale des Arts. His residency was part of his L'Atelier prize that he received in 2013 when he…

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Donation de 4000 livres à 40 écoles du Gauteng.

Dans le cadre d’un partenariat entre l’Ambassade de France en Afrique du Sud, l’Institut français d’Afrique du Sud, la fondation RATP et l’association Biblionef, quarante écoles du Gauteng ont en 2015 reçu 4000 livres neufs en français. Cette opération touche…

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