Institut français du Cambodge
Institute | Pchum Ben Closure
The French Institute of Cambodia closes for the Pchum Ben festivities​! All services of the Institute will be closed to the public from October 8 through October 14, except for the Language Center which closes from October 8 through October 10. Registration for French courses will resume on October... Read more
Photo Phnom Penh 2018 | Inauguration
The Photo Phnom Penh festival is back! The French Institute of Cambodia and Photo Phnom Penh Association present the 9th edition, which will take place from October 5 to November 5. Check out the program for the 3-day inauguration below! >> Download the program and map of the exhibitions << ————————————————————————————————— Friday,... Read more
Exhibition | Festival Photo Phnom Penh 2018
The fall photo festival of South-East Asia is organized once more in Phnom Penh and celebrates its 9th edition in 2018! True to the orientations that were taken from the first edition, Photo Phnom Penh continues to develop parnetships between Asian and European photographers as well as promotes and and highlights... Read more
Conference | Tantric Buddhism during Angkor
Organised by Anne Yvonne Guillou, Anthropologist at CNRS / IRASEC The epigraphic body of Khmer writing contains numerous references to the Brahmanic religion, but very few regarding Buddhism during the Khmer empire. Among the multitude of temples still standing today in Cambodia, the Preah... Read more
Cinema | Graves Without a Name
After The Missing Picture and Exile, Rithy Panh continues his personal and spiritual exploration. Graves Without a Name searches for a path to peace. When a child, who lost the greater part of his family under the Khmer Rouge, embarks on a search for their graves, whether clay or... Read more
Cinema | Makala
Trials, tribulation, dreams and aspirations of a young farmer earning a living making and selling charcoal in Congo. Watch the trailer! Makala by Emmanuel Gras (2016) Saturday 29 September at 2:30pm Tickets: 2$ (1$ for Media Library members) / Free for IFC students OV with French subtitles Read more
Cinema | The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales
Whoever thinks that the countryside is calm and peaceful is mistaken. In it we find especially agitated animals… Watch the trailer! The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales by Benjamin Renner & Patrick Imbert (2017) Saturday 29 September at 10am Tickets: 2$ (1$ for Media Library... Read more
Cinema | Just To Be Sure
When 45 year old widower Erwan discovers by accident that the man who raised him isn’t his real dad, he begins a search for his biological father. Watcher the trailer! Just To Be Sure by Carine Tardieu (2017) Friday 28 September at 7pm Tickets: 2$ (1$ for Media Library members)... Read more
DJ Set | DJ Dara
Dara began mixing 20 years ago. Influenced by artists such as Jeff Mills, Aphrodite or Congo Natty , he developed a technique for deep house & tech house. He takes part in many electro parties in Europe starting in 1998, and played several times at... Read more
Cinema | The Workshop
La Ciotat, the South of France. Antoine attends a summer writing workshop in which a few young people have been selected to write a crime thriller with the help of Olivia, a famous novelist. The creative process will recall the town’s industrial past, a form of nostalgia to which... Read more
Media Library | Story Time with Ocarina
Once a month, Natacha Pollon, childcare worker at “Jardin d’éveil”, will set up home at the French Institute for a journey dedicated to your children! Travel through lands in which laughter and imagination reign, and embark on breathtaking adventures! Through the sound of her voice, but also through different... Read more
Concert | Khaen music of the Lao people
Recently listed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, the khaen – or khene – is the most important traditional instrument in Lao music. Mouth organ made out of bamboo, it is used during celebrations, concerts, singing and dancing. Widely popular, the khaen produces a very typical and immediately recognizable... Read more
Cinema | To Be and to Have
A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher. Watch the trailer!   To Be and to Have by Nicolas Philibert (2002) Saturday 1st September at 10am / Saturday 8 September at... Read more
Cinema | Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor
Benjamin is going to become a great doctor, he is sure of it. But his first experience as junior doctor in his father’s service, the Professor Barois, does not turn out the way he hoped it would. Benjamin will be brutally confronted with his own limits, his fears, those... Read more