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  • French Courses

    DELF-DALF Exams in December 2018

    From 1 October to 1 November

    Plan your exam well in advance !


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Cherchez la femme

    Wednesday 24 October 14:00-16:00

    Franco-Iranian director Sou Abadi, takes a contemporary French spin on the Billy Wilder classic "Some Like it Hot" by updating it to the age of Islamic fundamentalism.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Cherchez la femme

    Wednesday 24 October 18:45-20:30

    Franco-Iranian director Sou Abadi, takes a contemporary French spin on the Billy Wilder classic "Some Like it Hot" by updating it to the age of Islamic fundamentalism.


  • Cinema

    Franco-Scottish Society: French Film Festival UK 2018 Preview

    Wednesday 24 October 19:00-21:00

    In this Franco-Scottish Society and Institut français d’Ecosse coproduction, Festival co-director Richard Mowe gives a sneak peek into what’s on offer at this year’s French Film Festival UK.


  • For Kids

    Goûter littéraire: Semaine du goût

    Friday 26 October 15:00-16:00

    Goûter littéraire is a season of monthly gatherings at the Institut français d’Ecosse’s médiathèque, where older children and young teens meet to discuss all things literary.


  • Literary Workshops

    Livres et vous - Le roman entre poésie, mythe et histoire

    Saturday 27 October 11:45-13:15

    Pour la deuxième séance, nous aborderons le dernier roman de Gwenaëlle Aubry, La Folie Elisa (2018)


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Les Grands Esprits

    Wednesday 31 October 14:00-16:00

    Olivier Ayache-Vidal’s first full-length feature film, "Les Grands Esprits," is a classroom comedy about a teacher moving from France’s most prestigious high school to one of its numerous schools struggling in the Parisian banlieue.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Les Grands Esprits

    Wednesday 31 October 18:45-21:00

    Olivier Ayache-Vidal’s first full-length feature film, "Les Grands Esprits," is a classroom comedy about a teacher moving from France’s most prestigious high school to one of its numerous schools struggling in the Parisian banlieue.


  • Talk

    We Suggest: Tangible Landscapes of Memory

    Thursday 1 November 17:15-18:45

    In the second research seminar in a series organised by the University of Edinburgh’s French & Francophone Studies department, PhD candidate Ellen Davis-Walker examines space and memory in the context of the Paris Massacre of 1961


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Numéro une

    Wednesday 7 November 14:00-16:00

    Seasoned French filmmaker Tonie Marshall weighs in on breaking through the glass ceiling with "Numéro une," about a brilliant woman trying to reach the top of a major French company.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Numéro une

    Wednesday 7 November 18:45-21:00

    Seasoned French filmmaker Tonie Marshall weighs in on breaking through the glass ceiling with "Numéro une," about a brilliant woman trying to reach the top of a major French company.


  • Music

    World War I Centenary: Debussy Concert

    Saturday 10 November 17:00-19:00

    As part of a daylong programme of commemoration, celebration, and culture on the day before the centenary of Armistice Day, Florian Kaplick will perform a concert of works composed by Debussy in the shadow of World War I


  • Exhibition

    All Along the Western Front & Play for Peace

    From 11 November 10:00 to 25 November 18:00

    Photo Exhibition

    In collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, the Institut français d’Ecosse will be hosting a concert and multimedia event on November 11th, 2018, followed by a two-week-long photo exhibition by Oscar Van Heek


  • Exhibition

    All Along the Western Front & Play for Peace

    Sunday 11 November 13:00-16:30

    Concert & Multimedia Event

    In collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, the Institut français d’Ecosse will be hosting a concert and multimedia event on November 11th, 2018, followed by a two-week-long photo exhibition by Oscar Van Heek


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Jalouse

    Wednesday 14 November 14:00-16:00

    Brothers David and Stéphane Foenkinos team up to present "Jalouse," part comedy, part thriller, about a woman driven mad with envy.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Jalouse

    Wednesday 14 November 18:45-21:00

    Brothers David and Stéphane Foenkinos team up to present "Jalouse," part comedy, part thriller, about a woman driven mad with envy.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Lola Pater

    Wednesday 21 November 14:00-15:30

    A tale of a son who goes looking for his father, only to realise that he became a woman 25 years earlier. A film by Nadir Moknèche, "Lola Pater" features Fanny Ardant in the title role.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Lola Pater

    Wednesday 21 November 18:45-20:30

    A tale of a son who goes looking for his father, only to realise that he became a woman 25 years earlier. A film by Nadir Moknèche, "Lola Pater" features Fanny Ardant in the title role.


  • Literary Workshops

    Livres et vous - La parole dans la littérature – « ÉCRIRE LA VOIX »

    Saturday 24 November 11:45-13:15

    Pour la troisième séance, nous aborderons les livres de dernier roman de Guillaume Meurice, Cosme (Flammarion, 2018) et de Christophe Boltanski, Le Guetteur (Stock, 2018)


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: La Bataille de Solférino

    Wednesday 28 November 14:00-15:30

    A comedy about ex partners, their children, and a presidential election, Justine Triet’s "La Bataille de Solférino" stars Laetitia Dosch, who was recently in Edinburgh for "Jeune Femme" (Filmhouse) and "La Maladie de la mort" (EIF).


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: La Bataille de Solférino

    Wednesday 28 November 18:45-21:00

    A comedy about ex partners, their children, and a presidential election, Justine Triet’s "La Bataille de Solférino" stars Laetitia Dosch, who was recently in Edinburgh for "Jeune Femme" (Filmhouse) and "La Maladie de la mort" (EIF).


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Film de noël

    Wednesday 5 December 14:00-15:30

    Our film for the last screening in 2018 has yet to be selected, but keep a look out for updates here on our website


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Film de noël

    Wednesday 5 December 18:45-20:30

    Our film for the last screening in 2018 has yet to be selected, but keep a look out for updates here on our website


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 26 January 2019 11:45-13:15

    Un samedi par mois, un rendez-vous littéraire à l’Institut.


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 23 February 2019 11:45-13:15

    Un samedi par mois, un rendez-vous littéraire à l’Institut.


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 30 March 2019 11:45-13:15

    Un samedi par mois, un rendez-vous littéraire à l’Institut.


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 27 April 2019 11:45-13:15

    Un samedi par mois, un rendez-vous littéraire à l’Institut.


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 25 May 2019 11:45-13:15

    Un samedi par mois, un rendez-vous littéraire à l’Institut.


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 22 June 2019 11:45-13:15

    Un samedi par mois, un rendez-vous littéraire à l’Institut.


 
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