Lockdown Calling – Photography contest

Lockdown Calling, photography contest

For Alliance Française’s Student

Take a photo that shows how you are spending your time during the lockdown, how you are living the French atmosphere far from the Alliance Française. Whether it’s a photo of you cooking or learning French, get creative and take us on a virtual trip from home to France.

Competition Rules:

  • The competition is open until 1st of May.
  • You can share up to 3 photos maximum.
  • Send your photos to culture@jhb.alliance.org.za with your name and surname, with a small description of each photo and your social media information (@Instagram name, @facebook name).
  • Photos need to be in JPEG format.
  • The winner will be selected by a jury made up of staff of the Alliance Française of Johannesburg. The winning photo will be published on our Social Media with the name of the winner.
  • By participating, you allow the Alliance Française of Johannesburg to use your pictures for internal and external communication purposes.

What’s the prize?

The prize is your next session of French Course (excluding books) for free.

Offer reserved to students currently enrolled at the AF.

Course is to be taken during weekdays (twice two hours) and is not transferrable.

“Les Misérables” from Ladj Ly


LES MISÉRABLES, the official French submission for the 92nd Academy Awards received the coveted Academy Award nomination for Best International Feature Film it was announced in Los Angeles earlier today.  The film which was acquired for distribution in South Africa by Videovision Entertainment, is the debut feature film by director Ladj Ly who co-wrote the screenplay with Giordano Gederlini and Alexis Manenti.  It is produced by Toufik Ayadi, Christophe Barall and stars Damien Bonnard, Djibril Zonga, Alexis Manenti and Almamy Kanouté.  

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Reading in Digital / Machine à lire

The Reading in Digital exhibition displays new forms of literary creations through apps on tablets, computers, and illustrated books.

Digital literary creations have been booming, in recent years, showing an unprecedented creative dynamism. Authors, editors, producers and designers are today seizing the latest technology and using it to produce works of a new genre. After traveling around the world to countries including Germany, China, Korea and Guinea, this exhibition of French apps illustrating new reading experiences, is stopping in Johannesburg, at the Francophone Multimedia Library Dibuka.

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