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  • 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.


  • Exhibition

    Art Exhibition: Looking is not enough...

    From 17 January to 3 February

    This exposition highlights visual essays on freedom and loss on the darkest nights of the year by Art students from Edinburgh Napier University


  • Literary Workshops

    Livres et vous - "Fiction et Histoire"

    Saturday 26 January 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).


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : En Guerre

    Wednesday 30 January 14:00-16:00

    After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : En Guerre

    Wednesday 30 January 18:45-20:45

    After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.


  • Talk

    The Picturing of History: Edmond James Sullivan’s illustrations to Thomas Carlyle’s "The French Revolution"

    Thursday 31 January 18:00-18:45

    As part of the Night of Ideas 2019, historian of art Valerie Mainz will give a talk expanding on her work examining E. J. Sullivan’s illustrations to Thomas Carlyle’s "The French Revolution".


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Wùlu

    Wednesday 6 February 14:00-16:00

    Ladji is 20 years old. He is a hardworker trainee driver in Bamako. When his manager refuses to give him the promotion he deserves, Ladji decides to contact Driss, a drogue dealer, who owe him a favor. With two mates, Ladji plunge into the drug dealers’s universe...


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Wùlu

    Wednesday 6 February 18:45-20:30

    Ladji is 20 years old. He is a hardworker trainee driver in Bamako. When his manager refuses to give him the promotion he deserves, Ladji decides to contact Driss, a drogue dealer, who owe him a favor. With two mates, Ladji plunge into the drug dealers’s universe...


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : L’Enfer d’Henri-Georges Clouzot

    Wednesday 13 February 17:30-19:30

    In 1964, the author of the "Corbeau" and "Quai des orfèvres" chose Romy Schneider (26 years old) and Serge Reggiani to be the starts of his new film : "L’Enfer". An unlimited budget for a chef d’oeuvre. But the shooting is a disaster and it stopped after 3 weeks. In 2009, the lost and forgotten pictures of this curse movie are rediscovered. And they are amazing ... César of the best documentary in 2010


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Le Scandale Clouzot

    Thursday 14 February 14:00-15:00

    Henri-Georges Clouzot became a master in black realism and thriller with movies like Le Corbeau, le SDlaire de la peur, Les Diaboliques... Considered as major filmmaker, Pierre-Henri Gibert paint of portrait of an agitor with a glamour life and with a tyrant’s reputation (justified) on sets.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Le Scandale Clouzot

    Thursday 14 February 18:45-19:45

    Henri-Georges Clouzot became a master in black realism and thriller with movies like Le Corbeau, le SDlaire de la peur, Les Diaboliques... Considered as major filmmaker, Pierre-Henri Gibert paint of portrait of an agitor with a glamour life and with a tyrant’s reputation (justified) on sets.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Madame Hyde

    Wednesday 20 February 14:00-15:45

    Mrs. Géquil is a teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Madame Hyde

    Wednesday 20 February 18:45-20:30

    Mrs. Géquil is a teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?


  • Literary Workshops

    Livres et vous - "Autour de Sylvain Tesson"

    Saturday 23 February 11:45-13:15

    Pour la cinquième séance, nous aborderons plusieurs extraits des essais et romans de Sylvain Tesson pour donner un panorama de la pensée et de l’écriture de l’auteur voyageur.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma :Félicité

    Wednesday 27 February 14:00-16:00

    Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma :Félicité

    Wednesday 27 February 18:45-20:45

    Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.


  • Cinema

    Cinema & Talk : Actualité d’André Bazin

    Thursday 28 February 17:30-19:15

    Hervé Joubert-Laurencin will present his movie "Bazin Roman" and his book on the director. Followed by a Q&A by Table ronde animée par Prof. Marion Schmid (university of Edinburgh, French & Film Studies, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures), Senior Lecturer Dr Davide Messina (university of Edinburgh, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures).


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : La belle et la meute

    Wednesday 6 March 14:00-15:45

    During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. A long night will begin, during which she’ll have to fight for her rights and her dignity. But how can Justice be made when it lies on the side of the tormentors?


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : La belle et la meute

    Wednesday 6 March 18:45-20:30

    During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. A long night will begin, during which she’ll have to fight for her rights and her dignity. But how can Justice be made when it lies on the side of the tormentors?


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Luna

    Wednesday 13 March 14:00-15:35

    Luna lives near Monptellier and works in a farm. She is beautiful, funny and live life to the full. She si ready to do anything to keep Ruben’s love. During a drinking party with her friends, they attacked a young man. Some weeks later, he came back in Luna’s life ...


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Luna

    Wednesday 13 March 18:45-20:30

    Luna lives near Monptellier and works in a farm. She is beautiful, funny and live life to the full. She si ready to do anything to keep Ruben’s love. During a drinking party with her friends, they attacked a young man. Some weeks later, he came back in Luna’s life ...


  • Cinema

    Cinema: A la recherche des femmes chefs

    Wednesday 20 March 14:00-16:00

    From 3 stars chefs to female cooks, sommelières, entrepreneuses all around the world, meet innovative women who want to change the world through gastronomy!


  • Cinema

    Cinema: A la recherche des femmes chefs

    Wednesday 20 March 18:45-20:45

    From 3 stars chefs to female cooks, sommelières, entrepreneuses all around the world, meet innovative women who want to change the world through gastronomy!


  • Talk

    Conversation with Pascale Breton, Filmmaker and Scriptwriter

    Saturday 23 March 10:30-12:00

    In this talk illustrated by extracts from her films, Pascale Breton, one of the most original voices in contemporary French cinema, offers insight into her practice as filmmaker and scriptwriter.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Une année polaire

    Wednesday 27 March 14:00-15:30

    A teacher in Denmark takes a job in rural Greenland where he struggles to fit in with the locals.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Une année polaire

    Wednesday 27 March 18:45-20:15

    A teacher in Denmark takes a job in rural Greenland where he struggles to fit in with the locals.


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 30 March 11:45-13:15

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


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Vent du Nord

    Wednesday 10 April 14:00-15:45

    North of France. The factory where Hervé is working will have to move. He is the only one worker to accept this fact, because he is chasing another destiny : to become a fisherman and pass on this passion to his son.
    Tunis’s council estate. The factory is relocated. Foued thinks it’s a good opportunity to find a job, help his mother and seduce the woman he loves. Hervé and Foued trajectpries ressemble each other and enter into a life long rythm of call and response.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Vent du Nord

    Wednesday 10 April 18:45-20:30

    North of France. The factory where Hervé is working will have to move. He is the only one worker to accept this fact, because he is chasing another destiny : to become a fisherman and pass on this passion to his son.
    Tunis’s council estate. The factory is relocated. Foued thinks it’s a good opportunity to find a job, help his mother and seduce the woman he loves. Hervé and Foued trajectpries ressemble each other and enter into a life long rythm of call and response.


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 27 April 11:45-13:15

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


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 25 May 11:45-13:15

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


  • Literary Workshops

    Workshop - Livres et Vous

    Saturday 22 June 11:45-13:15

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


 
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