The French Institute of Jordan is one of the three first Institutes in the Middle East to host a digital museum within the Micro-Folie in Amman from October 2019 to June 2020.
At the heart of the Micro-Folie project, the digital museum enables visitors to discover in HD more than 500 art pieces from 12 French Institutions : The Palace of Versailles, the Centre Pompidou, the Louvre, the Picasso National Museum, the Quai Branly Museum, the Philharmonie de Paris, Universcience, the Reunion des Musées Nationaux and the Grand Palais (RMN – Grand Palais), the Avignon Festival, the Opéra de Paris and the Orsay Museum.
Synchronized with the screen, the tablets enable visitors to explore the art pieces in details and to approach some of them in a fun away.
Group visits by reservation and free visit are available.
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Brest, 1950. In post-World War II France, the reconstruction efforts lead to over exploitation of the working class. Labor unions demand better working conditions and decent salaries. During a demonstration in Brest, the police shoots at the crowd. Edouard Mazé is killed. A filmmaker, René Vautier, films the workers on strike, and Edouard’s funeral. The film is shown to the workers across the region, accompanied by a poem by Paul Eluard, A Man Is Dead.
Silent film for the young audience Duration : 39 minutes / free entrance
A program of 5 short films:
The Tiger Without Stripes by Raul Robin Morales Reyes, 2019, 8 mn
The Tiny Fox by Aline Quertain and Sylwia Szkiladz, 2016, 8min
The Cage by Loic Bruyère, 2016, 6 min
The Elephant’s Bike by Olesya Shchukina, 2014, 9 min
The Great Migration by Youri Tcherenkov, 1995, 8 min.
“The end of the year is coming and you want to make the most of the remaining time? Join us at the French Institute in Weibdeh! L’ Institut français de Jordanie is offering you three different options: an intensive session, an extensive session for both French and Arabic and French conversation workshops.
Registration is open by email at email@example.com or at the French Institute in Jabal Weibdeh from October 27 to 29. From 10 to 1 and from 2:30 to 7.