Category Archives: CULTURE

French documentary “Tomorrow” featured in Archifest 2020

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Singapore ArchiFest is a platform for all walks of life to gather and reimagine the design of Singapore, its architecture and consequently, our way of life. From 25 September to 31 October 2020, series of events, either virtual or hybrid, have been curated around the theme of “Architecture Saving OUR World”. The four topics  – […]

“SOUL OF ASIA” PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Born in La Rochelle (France), Pascale MONTÉ PAPÉE quickly developed a passion for travel and photography. Her various expatriations have always been an opportunity for her to develop her creativity through photography, painting and sculpture. In parallel with these activities she has always exercised her profession of human resources development. She is a street photographer […]

French Documentary Far From Vietnam featured in “Whisper of History”

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Whisper of History: Echoes of the Cold War in Asia is an online film programme, organised by NUS Museum from 21 to 30 of September 2020. This programme presents four films arranged around exhibitions and trajectories germane to Cold War History in Asia. Fragments of images arisen from the vestiges of the Cold War offer […]

Launch of TV5 Monde Plus: a global francophone platform

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On 9 September 2020, TV5Monde launched its international French-language video on demand platform: TV5MondePlus. With worldwide* accessibility, the platform offers content exclusively in French, delivered free of charge (AVoD) to all web and mobile devices (internet, mobile apps and connected TV) and subtitled in 5 languages (French, English, Spanish, Arabic and German). Developed by TV5Monde […]

Movies at Alliance Française in September

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From 24 to 27 September, Alliance Française de Singapour invites you down to their theatre for some French cultural appreciation. With a variety of film genres ranging from drama to animation, there is bound to be something for everyone! Visit here for the full line-up of movies. In a nutshell, discover Cécile de France as an accidental outlaw, […]

French co-produced movies at SIFA V2.020

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Curated by the Asian Film Archive (AFA) for the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2020 (SIFA), Singular Screens celebrates diverse, independent and singular visions from around the world. Discover a bold palette of cinematic adventures, featuring the ingenious and risk-taking in film. Theatrical screenings will be held at Oldham Theatre and selected films will also be available for Video on […]

The French naturalists and their wildlife forays, 1819

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The National Library publishes “Stamford Raffles And The Two French Naturalists” in its Volume 16 Issue 2 of BiblioAsia, a quarterly journal promoting the collections and programs of the National Library. Adapted from Danièle Weiler’s chapter on Diard and Duvaucel in Voyageurs, Explorateurs Et Scientifiques: The French and Natural History in Singapore (2019), the article […]

Call for Projects! Mobile Film Festival – Women’s Empowerment

Founded in 2005, the Mobile Film Festival (MFF) is an international festival of short-length movies, based on one simple principle: 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film. The aim is to discover, support and accompany worldwide talents to become tomorrow’s directors. The mobile phone is the choice of equipment as it effectively removes all economic constraints […]

New exhibition at Alliance Française de Singapour | SIGHTLINES

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From 19 August to 24 October, visit Alliance Française’s gallery to view the exhibition “Sightlines” – a series of poems mapped onto a collection of black and white images shot on film. In a time where emotional isolation permeates our society, Alliance Française de Singapour invites you to embark on a poetic journey of introspection […]

Movies at Alliance Française de Singapour in August

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If you’ve missed the reopening of Alliance Française’s theatre last month, don’t worry, you can catch 5 films for adults and even for the little ones! From 20 to 23 August, don’t miss yout chance to catch a movie at Alliance Francaise! Check the full line-up and book your tickets at http://bit.ly/2hU4glS. Due to the Covid-19 […]