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Enter "La Fémis", the famous French cinema school

The international competitive exam of "La Fémis" is open to candidates from countries outside the European Economic Area, aged under 27 years old on January 1st 2012. Foreign (non-European) candidates holding the equivalent of the baccalauréat must have validated at least two years higher education and present a certified translation of their diplomas. The international competition is also open to candidates under 30 years old on January 1st, 2012, holding the equivalent of the baccalauréat and who have proof of at least four years’ professional activity. Candidates holding dual nationality (French/other) must take the open competition (“concours général”). Spoken and written French are essential as both the examinations and teaching at the school are in French. Discover the full conditions here: Fémis EN.

Cinema & Media - Cinema

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    MyFrenchFilmFestival 10th edition

    The cosiest film festival is back in South Africa from 16 January to 16 February! After 10 million streams recorded across 200 territories in 2019, MyFrenchFilmFestival, the first online French film festival will be back on 16 January for its 10th edition. Across the globe, and from the comfort of… Read more
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    French film Les Misérables to premiere at the European Film Festival

    The French Institute of South Africa is pleased to announce that Les Misérables, which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, will be opening the European Film Festival on Friday 29 November. The film won Best International Feature Film at the Durban International Film Festival in July.… Read more
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    MyFrenchFilmFestival.com - 9th edition

    MyFrenchFilmFestival 9th edition18 January – 18 February 2019 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… Read more


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