Francophonie 2012 at the IFI


The Francophonie brings together 220 million French speakers and the 890 million people from the 75 member states of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). The Francophonie celebrates French language as well as cultural diversity and values of peace and justice.

To mark this annual celebration, the IFI, in partnership with the French Embassy, the Embassy of Canada, the Alliance Française, the Institut Français and Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, presents the following screenings:

GIFLes Doigts Croches/Sticky Fingers by Ken Scott – Sun 4/3, 12h30

GIFViva Laldjérie/Viva Algeria by Nadir Moknèche– Mon 19/3, 18.30
This screening will be introduced by award-winning Franco-Algerian author Salim Bachi, Director of the Alliance Française Cork.

GIFUne vie de chat/A Cat in Paris by Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol – Sun 25/3, 11h (IFI Family Screening) Oscar-nominated for Best Animated Feature Film

GIFLe Gamin au vélo/The Kid With A Bike by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne from 23/3

GIFLa Fille du Puisatier/The Well-Digger’s Daughter by Daniel Auteuil - Wed 28/3 & Fri 30/3, 11h

GIFTrans-Europ-Express by Alain Robbe-Grillet’s - Sun 31/3, 14h
This special screening will be introduced by artist Laurence Kavanagh and is held on the occasion of the Temple Bar Gallery & Studios exhibition Lights, Camera, Action! which features his work.

Information and Bookings:
More Francophonie Events:
For a chance to WIN TICKETS for Francophonie Films, just reply to the questions below by e-mail to

1) In which category was the French movie “Une vie de chat” (A Cat in Paris) nominated at the Oscars this year?
2) The Cultural Service of the French Embassy goes by the name of SCAC. What do the letters SCAC stand for?

Winners will be picked at random from all qualifying entries.


Published on 08/03/2012

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