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The French "House of Ninja" to perform at the…

The French Institute of South Africa is proud to announce this year's Vogue Nights Jozi, which will take place on Friday 14 June at The Third Place in Newtown, Johannesburg. The event is organised by Vogue Nights Jozi in collaboration with the women and queer…

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The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) is proud to announce its participation in this year's Cape Town International Animation Festival, which is to be held from 8 to 10 March at The River Club in Observatory, Cape Town. The festival promotes…

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Programme DibuKlub and DibuKids - February to June

February - June 2019 Dibuka Francophone Multimedia Library at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg This year will be full of exciting events and activities at Dibuka. With movies twice a month on Wednesdays for adults; and storytime, films or activities…

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Programme des assistants internationaux en France

La campagne de recrutement d’assistants d’anglais en France pour l’année scolaire 2019-2020 est désormais ouverte jusqu’au 20 janvier 2019. Introduction : Un maximum de 50 postes d’assistants d’anglais en France métropolitaine et les Collectivités d’Outre-mer…

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    The Fête de la Musique 2019

    Fête de la Musique is back to bring Jozi to fever pitch this winter It's free, it's fun and it's all about celebrating the unifying power of live music! On Saturday 8 June 2019, Newtown will again turn into a festive pedestrian zone when the eighth annual…
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    L'Atelier Competition 2019: Registration now open until 31 May

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MyFrenchFilmFestival.com - 9th edition

MyFrenchFilmFestival 9th edition
18 January – 18 February 2019

 

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All of you French film lovers out there, the wait is finally over! MyFrenchFilmFestival, the world's first online French film festival, is back from 18 January to 18 February 2019. For a whole month, enjoy a selection of the best French and Francophone movies, from the comfort of your home!

Last year, MyFrenchFilmFestival was a real success, with nearly 12 million viewers gathered in 200 countries across the globe, via the MyFrenchFilmFestival website and other partner platforms. This year, the festival will once again allow viewers to discover the best of new generation French-language filmmakers. The films will be accessible from anywhere around the world through any media device. In South Africa and in every country on the African continent, the festival is 100% free!

Throughout the month, internet users worldwide will be able to watch a selection of 10 feature films and 10 short films in competition, as well as several films presented out of competition. All films are subtitled in 11 languages: French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin Chinese.

With comedies, thrillers, rom-coms, dramas, and classics, there is something for everybody. All you have to do is pick your film, sit back and relax and enjoy the best of French cinema for free!

 

THE COMPETITION

Internet users around the world are invited to vote on the festival platform to select their favorite feature film and short film.

To vote, go to MyFrenchFilmFestival.com, create a profile, watch the movies and select your favorite!

Three prizes will be presented at the closing of the festival: the Filmmakers' Prize, with a jury composed of international film directors; the Lacoste Audience Prize, where web users around the world can vote for their favorite films via the festival platform; and the International Press Prize, selected by a jury composed of journalists from major international media outlets.

 

SPECIAL SCREENING

This year, the French Institute of South Africa is partnering with the movie theatre company Ster-Kinekor, to allow film lovers to enjoy some of the best films French cinema has to offer, on the big screen! The screening will take place on January 26th at the Ster-Kinekor of Maponya Mall in Soweto.

 

THE 2019 FILM SELECTION

The 2019 selection is divided into 6 categories:

- What the F...rench!?
- Family Business
- Women at War
- In your Face
- Love "à la Française"
- New Horizons

More details about the films here

 

MORE INFO

Website: http://www.myfrenchfilmfestival.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyFrenchFilmFestival/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/myfff

My French Film Festival is an initiative of uniFrance Films, the French government agency in charge of promoting French cinema overseas. http://en.unifrance.org/

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