We've been proud supporters of various literary festivals for many years. Our current focus is mainly comic books and poetry, with a wish to further support the diversity of narratives, languages and voices.

Arts and Creative Industries

The library

Dibuka is the Francophone multimedia library of the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). Based at the Alliance Française, it aims to promote French language and Francophone cultures. Dibuka opens […]

Read More
Arts and Creative Industries

Yesterdays and Imagining Realities: An Anthology of South African Poetry

Yesterdays and Imagining Realities: An Anthology of South African Poetry will be launched on Sunday 21 March as part of the 24th edition of the Time of the Writer International Festival, presented […]

Read More
All posts
Arts and Creative Industries

Poetry Africa Festival celebrates 25 years: Unmute: Power to the Poet

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), in partnership...

Read more
Arts and Creative Industries

The library

Dibuka is the Francophone multimedia library of the French Institute of...

Read more
Arts and Creative Industries

The Art of Comics: French bandes dessinées and South African comics in conversation

The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), the Embassy of France in South Africa and...

Read more
Arts and Creative Industries

Yesterdays and Imagining Realities: An Anthology of South African Poetry

Yesterdays and Imagining Realities: An Anthology of South African Poetry will be...

Read more
Connect with us

Get in touch

Get in touch
Let's get social
French Institute of South Africa

French Institute of South Africa

7,477

Your French / South African cultural agenda in South Africa. Follow us and don't miss out anymore!

3 hours ago

French Institute of South Africa
A co-production between Showmax and CANAL+ “Spinners” is currently filming in Cape Town! 🚗💨Shot in English, Kaaps and Afrikaans, it is produced by Joachim Landau and Raphaël Rocher for French indie Empreinte Digitale and co-produced by #NativesatLarge.The action-drama revolves around the popular motorsport known as “spinning” with high-speed cars and stunts. The series follows Ethan, a teenage driver working for a local gang, who discovers a possible way out through spinning.We love to see collaborations like this!Photo © Craig Kolesky/Red Bull Content Pool ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

20 hours ago

French Institute of South Africa
📢Vacancy in the Consulate General of France in Cape TownThe French Consulate General in Cape Town is looking for a Political, Economic, and Communication Officer to cover for a colleague who is on maternity leave.This is intended to be a four-month period.Send your CV and cover letter to consulat.le-cap-fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr before September 1st.Full details here: tinyurl.com/5yctfyrs#jobseekers #JobSeekersSA #offredemploi ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

The @AF_Pretoria in Partnership with the @IF_SouthAfrica and Open Window hosted a Film Screening of the acclaimed film "France".

#openwindow #thefrenchinstituteofsouthafrica #IFCinéma #OWFrenchFilmNights #AllianceFrançaisedePretoria

A co-production between @ShowmaxOnline & @canalplus “Spinners” is currently filming in CPT! 🚗💨

Shot in English, Kaaps and Afrikaans, it is produced by Joachim Landau and Raphaël Rocher for French indie @empr1tedigitale and co-produced by #NativesatLarge.

📸Craig Kolesky