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  • French Courses

    2019 Winter Term

    From 3 November 2018 to 14 January 2019

    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.


  • Exhibition

    Poster Exhibition: Concours d’écriture créative 2018

    From 1 December 10:00 to 21 December 18:00

    Following the award ceremony for the 2018 concours d’écriture créative, this exposition highlights the winning texts in posters created by Edinburgh Napier University graphic design students


  • 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.


  • Music

    European Christmas Carol Service

    Wednesday 5 December 18:00-19:00

    Organised by the European Commission in Scotland, this Christmas Carol Service at St. John’s Church on Princes Street brings European countries together to mark the 200th anniversary of "Silent Night".


  • 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.


  • For Kids

    Ciné-récré: Neige et les arbres magiques

    Friday 7 December 14:00-15:00

    For our last ciné-récré of the year, we will be screening "Neige et les arbres magiques" composed of 4 beautiful and surprising short films, each one a discovery and celebration of nature in its own right.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Fatima

    Tuesday 11 December 14:00-15:30

    One of 2015’s most lauded films, Philippe Faucon’s "Fatima" went on to win the 2016 César for best film, adaptation, and most promising actress (Zita Hanrot).


  • Francophonie

    Concours de la francophonie 2019

    From 12 December 2018 to 31 January 2019

    New school year, new projects! Le concours de la francophonie is open to all Scottish schools. Rules on how to apply and deadlines here. Win French books and a full immersion day with your class.


  • Talk

    Talk: Molière’s Legacy: Masks and Mirrors in Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt’s Plays

    Thursday 13 December 16:30-17:45

    Professor Nobuko Akiyama (Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo) delivers the keynote address of the conference "Behind the Masks: Representations of the Face in Japanese and Western European Literature and Theatre from the Early Modern Period to the Present," organised by the University of Edinburgh


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: 21 nuits avec Pattie + Post-Show Discussion

    Wednesday 9 January 2019 14:00-16:30

    Caroline goes to a village in the south of France where she must organise the funeral of her mother. But soon after arriving, she discovers that her mother’s body has disappeared...


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: 21 nuits avec Pattie + Post-Show Discussion

    Wednesday 9 January 2019 18:45-21:15

    Caroline goes to a village in the south of France where she must organise the funeral of her mother. But soon after arriving, she discovers that her mother’s body has disappeared...


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Abrahadabra + Post-Show Discussion

    Wednesday 16 January 2019 18:45-20:30

    Director Yannik Ruault presents his film "Abrahadabra," originally screened in the French Film Festival UK 2017. The film follows 14-year-old Jan Cavalieri as she copes with losing her father in a terrorist atttack.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Jalouse

    Wednesday 23 January 2019 14:00-16:00

    Almost overnight, Nathalie Pêcheux, a divorced French teacher, changes from a loving mother into a jealous monster. Her first target is her stunning 18-year-old daughter Mathilde, a ballet dancer, but her field of attack soon extends to her friends, colleagues, and even her neighbours


  • Cinema

    Cinéma: Jalouse

    Wednesday 23 January 2019 18:45-20:45

    Almost overnight, Nathalie Pêcheux, a divorced French teacher, changes from a loving mother into a jealous monster. Her first target is her stunning 18-year-old daughter Mathilde, a ballet dancer, but her field of attack soon extends to her friends, colleagues, and even her neighbours


  • Literary Workshops

    Livres et vous - "Fiction et Histoire"

    Saturday 26 January 2019 11:45-13:15

    Pour la quatrième séance, nous aborderons les romans « L’ordre du jour » d’Eric Vuillard (Ed. Actes Sud et Prix Goncourt 2017) et « La Disparition de Josef Mengele » d’Olivier Guez (Ed. Grasset et Prix Renaudot 2017).


  • 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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