Category Archives: Francophonie 2021

50 Words in the Air

Dis Moi Dix Mots

2021 edition of “Dis-moi Dix Mots” In line with ‘Dis-moi Dix Mots’, the Médiathèque at Alliance Française de Singapour is organising a short story competition! Centered around the theme ‘Fragrance’​, we invite you to write a short piece on the ever-present smells in our lives. Be it the aroma of good food, the scent of […]


Five episodes of the short animated series about inspiring women At the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8 March, in partnership with Institut Français, five episodes of the “Culottées” series will be available to watch in streaming for free! Originally a French web comic in blog format and written by Pénélope Bagieu, “Les Culottées” […]


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The 100% vertical documentary series that decodes the world of orchestral conducting Taking a crack at the glass ceiling in the male-dominated world of classical conducting, this series, which is specially shot for mobile viewing, features the young, talented Lucie Leguay. She won rave notices during a showcase for young conductors organised by the Philharmonie […]

Intimate Topographies

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Terra Incognita (Disambiguation) 1 Giclee Print Photography on Arches Velin Museum Rag 315mg 18 cm x 18.6 cm 2017 Copyright: Hélène Le Chatelier A solo exhibition by Hélène Le Chatelier curated by Tan Siuli In her solo exhibition, Hélène Le Chatelier works across a breadth of artistic mediums to explore the idea and image of […]


Francophonie Eat 30

Masterclasses with Renowned Chefs of the Francophonie It can be said that food is another language that countries from the Francophonie have in common. Francophone-EAT! is a gastronomy segment of the festival featuring eight renowned chefs from different countries of the Francophonie sharing their specially curated recipes. From moka chocolate tartes to lobsters and laksa […]

Women Leaders in Classical Music Speak

Women Leaders In Classical Music Speak

Photo credit: Wan San Yip Panel discussion The classical music sector struggles with gender inequality. Worldwide, the vast majority of works played by orchestras are composed by male composers, while very few works by female composers are presented. The disparity also lies in who conducts the orchestras; only 6% of orchestras in Europe being led […]


Woman By Yann Arthus Bertrand And Anastasia Mokova 1

By Anastasia Mikova and Yann Arthus-Bertrand (2020) Directors: Anastasia Mikova and Yann Arthus-Bertrand Genre: Documentary Runtime: 114min Rating: M18 Consumer Advice: Nudity and Sexual References 裸露画面及性相关语 In English and various languages with English subtitles Woman is a worldwide project giving a voice to 2,000 women across 50 different countries. Despite its very large scale, the film […]

Embodied Narratives

Embodied Narratives

Artists Talk Organised in conjunction with Intimate Topographies, Hélène Le Chatelier’s solo exhibition at the Alliance Française, this panel brings together women artists from France, Romania and Southeast Asia to discuss the representation of the female figure and femininity. The conversation will delve into their individual work and practice, and situate them within the arc […]