The Institut Français is offering you 1 month of free access to a selection of films on its platform IF Cinema.

From the 12th of June to the 13th of July, IF Cinéma is giving you a summer à la carte: French-speaking feature and short films, from France to Ghana, free and unlimited online. Need a laugh, or a good cry? With your family, alone or with friends? L’Institut Français is there for you, with a selection of fiction, animation and documentary films, all available with English subtitles. Follow the link!

 

Here are some of our favorites:

Corporate by Nicolas Silhol : the story follow Emilie, a young human ressources manager; who is confronted to an investigation inside her company. She needs to face pressure from the work inspection, as well as trying to stay «corporate». How long can she keep this up?

The Painting by Jean-Français Laguionie : this animated film is telling us the poetic story of a painting, that is left unfinished by its master. A rivalry occurs between the characters, more or less drawn… But there is still an important question that brings them together: what happend to the painter? (From age 6 and over)

Afrique Sur Seine by Jacques Mélo Kane, Mamadou Sarr et Paulin Soumanou Vieyra : this short senegalese film, shot in Paris in 1955, follow the life of several Africans students. Away from their native land, can they find their own culture on the Seine shore ? 

Le sens du toucher by Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo : this animated short film uses movement and touch insted of words, to show the evolution and emotions of a couple. Chloé and Louis love each other, but what can they accept from each other? 

 

Here is the complete list of the 8 features and 11 shorts available in Norway: 

Documentaries :

Les pépites by Xavier de Lauzanne, 2016.
Swagger by Olivier Babinet, 2016.

Fiction :

Le Nouveau by Rudi Rosenberg, 2015.
The White Knights by Joachim Lafosse, 2016.
Corporate by Nicolas Shilhol, 2017.
Keteke by Peter Sedufia, 2017.

Le skate moderne by Antoine Besse, 2013. (Short film)          
Girls by Alice Douard, 2015. (Short film)
9.58 by Louis Aubert, 2017. (Short film)
Eight by Mathieu Mouterde, 2018. (Short film)
Dunk by Sophie Martin, 2018. (Short film)
Afrique Sur Seine by J. Mélo Kane, M. Sarr, P. Soumanou Vieyra, 1955. (Short film, restored in 2018)

Animation :

The Girl Without Hands by Sébastien Laudenbach, 2016. (From age 8)
The Painting by Jean-François Laguionie, 2011. (From age 6)

The sense of touch by Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo, 2014. (Short film)
elephant bike by Olesya Shchukina, 2014. (Silent short film)
the cage by Loïc Bruyère, 2016. (Silent short film)
The Wordcutter by Izù Troin, 2009. (Short film)
Malika et la sorcière by Nabaloum Boureima, 2014. (Short film)

 

Here is your magic link to get access to all of these features and shorts films: click here!