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Institut Francais du Royaume-Uni

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February 2018

How to Publish Translated Children’s Fiction Successfully

February 20 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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A panel of experts including Nicolette Jones (literary expert), Adam Freudenheim (publisher Pushkin Press), Nina Douglas (children books publicist) and Lucie Campos (Institut français – Book Office) discuss how to acquire and promote international fiction in the UK, giving guidance on working with translators, researching funding sources and publicising translated fiction. This event is co-organised with reading charity BookTrust as part of their ‘In Other Words Children’s Books in Translation’ project. 2h | in English | Free but bookings essential: translation@booktrust.org.uk This seminar is aimed at commissioning editors and…

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Film screening and Q&A: Let the Corpses Tan

February 22 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Laisser bronzer les cadavres 90 mins in French with EN subs FRA/BEL | 2017 | dir.s Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani, with Elina Löwensohn, Stéphane Ferrara, Bernie Bonvoisin During a beautiful Mediterranean summer, Rhino and his gang steal a cache of gold. They believe they have found the perfect hideout, an abandoned and remote hamlet now taken over by a woman in search for inspiration. Before long, a pair of leather-clad motorbike-riding gendarmes arrive on the scene, soon turning this…

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Music Rendezvous with Da Silva + Q&A

February 28 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Always keen on experimenting with new sounds, Da Silva‘s music incorporates influences from blues, fado and electronic music. His tone is one of somber melancholy, making for captivating performances. The show will be followed by an intimate chat with the public. In French & English 

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March 2018

Journée de la Francophonie

March 20 | 3:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Every year on 20 March, countries around the world celebrate Francophonie through cultural events honouring the French language. This year, Francophonie UK (gathering the representations of France, Canada, Switzerland, Monaco, the Federation of Wallonie-Bruxelles and Quebec in the UK) have decided to place schools in the spotlight by organising a grand competition, the Joutes Oratoires Lycéennes, for British pupils learning French in secondary schools in the country. See also: The online worldwide public consultation of plurilingualism: monideepourlefrancais.fr The Match International d’Improvisation on…

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The Mystery of Picasso

March 27 | 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Le Mystère Picasso 78 mins in French with EN subs FRA | 1956 | dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot, with Pablo Picasso, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Claude Renoir | doc Thanks to transparent canvases, Clouzot gives viewers the chance to see the creative process of the most influential painter of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso. One of the greatest documentary portraits of an artist at work ever made, it shows us, stroke after stroke, Art in the making. See also Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame,…

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