The French Institute's work is centred around developing South African creative ecosystems, talent, start-ups, and the creators of innovative content in partnership with French expertise and French key creative industry players. Our priorities are audiovisual content (animation), digital creation (video games, virtual reality, new formats), music, heritage, archives, museums and fashion.

Arts and Creative Industries

True Fashion, Try on Green

Emerging South African Designers Trailblaze Their Way to a Sustainable Future. The French Institute of South Africa and the Goethe-Institut South Africa have joined forces to champion five emerging designers […]

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IFAS x FNB Art Joburg presents CONSTRUCT

The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) and FNB Art Joburg are delighted to present CONSTRUCT: five women artists working in Joburg across non-traditional mediums, a video series in five parts.  […]

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MyFrenchFilmFestival returns for its 12th edition

With more than 12 million film views across 200 territories last...

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Win with My French Film Festival 2022

As part of the My French Film Festival 2022, which will...

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The third edition of Novembre Numerique, a resounding success

The third edition of Novembre Numerique in South Africa gathered more...

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IQOQO – The Art & Creative Industries Platform in South Africa

The French Institute and the French Embassy in South Africa, are...

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After sold-out performances at the National Arts Festival, Market Theatre Foundation’s dynamic youth theatre company, KwaSha!, is bringing Frantz Fanon's “The Drowning Eye” to Joburg this October.This production, which premiered to critical acclaim and full houses in Makhanda this year and will now open at The Ramolao Makhene Theatre (at the Market Theatre Laboratory) in Johannesburg on 7 October 2022 as part of the #PathsToDemocracy Forum and will play until the 23rd.Click here to be first in line to secure tickets 👉https://www.facebook.com/loverevolt#theatre #franzfanon ... See MoreSee Less
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Join the Embassy of France in South Africa's Innovation Department at the LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum! This hybrid event will take place in Menlyn, Pretoria (South Africa) and online from 3 to 6 October. Register now to learn about:- Creating an international multi-stakeholder community working in renewable energy, science-based policymaking, funding and research, innovation, monitoring, evaluation as well as learning.- The opportunities and challenges of the African and European contexts.Registration link: bit.ly/LRSF_RegistrationOverall presentation of the event: tinyurl.com/ddx5n3d7Programme: bit.ly/LRSF_Agenda ... See MoreSee Less
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[#SouthAfrica🇿🇦] #event | Regional forum «Paths to Democracy» 🕊️

✨ This forum by @IF_SouthAfrica created with local partners will focus on #democracy through #innovation & #creativity
🔔Oct 7-8 / Register now:
https://pathstodemocracyforum.co.za

#PathsToDemocracy #OurFuture

We’re excited to be partnering with @IF_SouthAfrica as part of the #Ourfuture: Africa-Europe Dialogues, a #PathstoDemocracy forum happening on 7 & 8 Oct 2022. Registrations are open ➡️https://pathstodemocracyforum.co.za