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  • French Courses

    2019 Winter Term

    From 3 November to 25 December

    Our WINTER Term classes will start on 14 January for kids, teens and adults. Enrol before 25 December to benefit from a 10% early bird discount.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: 2 Automnes 3 Hivers | 2 Autumns 3 Winters

    Wednesday 7 November 14:00-15:30

    Our cinéma programme for Institut members is back in full force, screening a new film every Wednesday at 2:00pm and 6:30pm. These events are free, but for members only. We invite you to book early and if you are not yet a member of the Institut français d’Ecosse, we invite you to join. Our film this week is 2 Automnes 3 Hivers | 2 Autumns 3 Winters by Sebastien Betbeder


  • Cinema

    Cinema: 2 Automnes 3 Hivers | 2 Autumns 3 Winters

    Wednesday 7 November 18:45-20:00

    Our cinéma programme for Institut members is back in full force, screening a new film every Wednesday at 2:00pm and 6:30pm. These events are free, but for members only. We invite you to book early and if you are not yet a member of the Institut français d’Ecosse, we invite you to join. Our film this week is 2 Automnes 3 Hivers | 2 Autumns 3 Winters by Sebastien Betbeder


  • Music

    World War I Centenary: Debussy Concert

    Saturday 10 November 19:00-21:00

    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


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Le dernier diamant

    Wednesday 14 November 14:00-16:00

    Simon has just been released from prison and is on parole. His friend, Albert, lures him back to his old ways for one more hit. To steal the priceless diamond Florentin. Simon’s plan to steal the diamond goes sour. Others are also after the diamond, such as gangsters and ruthless killers.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Le dernier diamant

    Wednesday 14 November 18:45-20:45

    Simon has just been released from prison and is on parole. His friend, Albert, lures him back to his old ways for one more hit. To steal the priceless diamond Florentin. Simon’s plan to steal the diamond goes sour. Others are also after the diamond, such as gangsters and ruthless killers.


  • For Kids

    Ciné-récré: selection of short films

    Friday 16 November 14:00-15:00

    During our second family-friendly Ciné-récré of the 2018-2019 season, we will be screening a list of short-films, recommended from 3 years old..


  • Library

    Book Launch : L’odyssée de Kumiko by Marie-Alice Harel

    Saturday 17 November 10:30-12:00

    On Saturday 17 November at 10h30, the Institute will welcome Marie-Alice Harel, illustrator of l’Odyssee de Kumiko. She will present some original drawings, introduce her work and sign books.


  • 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 le livre de Guillaume Meurice, Cosme (Flammarion, 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).


  • Talk

    Talk: Border Politics and Policy in Today’s Europe

    Thursday 29 November 18:45-20:15

    As part of a two-day programme on migration and border politics in Europe, Virginie Guiraudon (PhD, 1997, Harvard) delivers this keynote address followed by a discussion with Professor Christina Boswell (University of Edinburgh)


  • Music

    Concert: The Consort of Voices present "Auld Alliance"

    Saturday 1 December 18:00-19:00

    Edinburgh-based a cappella chamber choir The Consort of Voices, in collaboration with the Institut français d’Ecosse, perform traditional French and Scottish music in a charity concert, raising funds for the Marie Curie Hospice at Fairmilehead, Edinburgh


  • Cinema

    Cinéma de Noël: Caprice

    Wednesday 5 December 14:00-15:30

    An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma de Noël: Caprice

    Wednesday 5 December 18:45-20:30

    An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.


  • 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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