June 23, 2016
Panel, Natallie Corrie-Kordas, Ernest Konan, Aida Liha Matejiček, Marina Mazzoni, Elise Huffer
Performances, graffiti, conferences and stand

Rediscover the presence of the Programme at the Dev Days 2016 through the wonderful photos by Gabriele Fiolo

November 20, 2015
Patrick Gomes (Secrétaire Général ACP), Dylan Gregory Vernon (Ambassadeur du Belize), María José Alvarez (coréalisatrice)
In the presence of the co-director, María José Alvarez

An intense documentary about the Garifuna people, descendants of West African and Central African population

October 12, 2015
The conference on "Creative Economy" has been held in Yaoundé on 9 and 10 October

ACPCultures+ Programme presented 2 best practicies: Virginie Dupray presented "Pamoja" and Marie Lora-Mungai "ACP Digital United"

September 3, 2015
Tournage Fe-ISMA 2015
Reinforce initial training in audiovisual careers in Benin and Gabon

ISMA in Benin, INPTIC in Gabon and IAD in Belgium: a partnership to set up a training that responds to the expectations of the AV sector

August 17, 2015
Selection of photos of teams in different partner countries

Southplanet is the reference site for ACP (Africa, Caribbean, Pacific) artists and their works


July 30, 2015
Video artists in Dominican Republic, Cuba and Haiti

During first year, several training activities were carried out with remarkable achievements. Discover some photos of the various activities

July 29, 2015
How art and culture can influence and change the life of people

Selection of photos of the "Art Against Poverty" project. Testimonials of several dance and theatre performances, concerts, art therapy workshops, trainings and other art forms

July 10, 2015
Promote and valorise traditional music

In June, two important activities implemented by the project: the opening of a music school and a training in management and financing of cultural projects in São Tomé and Príncipe

July 10, 2015
Enjoying reading books, children from Ghana
"A book can change a life", Malcom X

Facilitating and promoting widespread access to reading: mobile libraries, application for mobile and tablets, learning sessions. Photos taken during training activities or public readings with children

July 9, 2015
Kilimanjaro Film Institute Zambia - Alumni
Photos of the first year selection

The Institute opened in 2014 thanks to a contribution of the ACPCultures+ Programme

July 8, 2015
Tournage du film Ladji Nye de Daouda Coulibaly
The shooting of the Daouda Coulibaly's movie in Sénégal

Awarded at the Locarno's Open Doors in 2012, the film has been shoot in Senegal and Mali in June 2015

June 17, 2015
1 – Réunion du comité scientifique du programme Tostem – Mémoires Libérées
TOSTEM, Tourism around the sites of slavery, slaves and their memoirs

The project’s partners gathered at Nantes early June to hold a scientific committee to prepare the traveling exhibition that will begin in May 2016

May 21, 2015
Standing ovation
Standing ovation for the crew and cast of Lamb

20 minutes of applause for Yared Zeleke first feature film, Lamb. First Ethiopian movie selected at Cannes Festival

April 10, 2015
Sélection de photos du Festival International du court métrage de Maurice

A la fois festival et fabrique de film, le festival a eu lieu entre le 7 et le 11 octobre 2014

April 15, 2015
The project aims at strengthening the theatre sector in West Africa

Tilgré: a 3rd master class has been held from March 30 to April 11 on the themes: "Strategic planning of cultural enterprises” and "Cultural marketing, focus on African festivals"

February 18, 2015
Exhibition in the historical parc « de la Cannes à Sucre » in Port-au-Prince

« Haïti – Afrique : 2 cœurs en résonance » is the first TOSTEM exhibition in Haïti and covers the history of slavery and slave trades and the influences of African culture on Haitian culture. 

January 19, 2015

Mr. de Arminan met Mrs. Michèle Dominique Raymond at the ACP Secretariat. January 19 2015

January 27, 2015
Pictures of the Lonbraz Kann shooting in Mauritius

Discover the shooting photos of the first ever made feature film in Mauritius, Lonbraz Kann by David Constantin

October 20, 2014

The 7th edition of the Festival international du court métrage de Maurice “île Courts" took place in the island of Mauritius from 7 to 11 October 2014 and it was attended by more than 3.300 participants.

September 4, 2014
Alex Descas © Raoul Peck

Raoul Peck's new feature lenght film is selected at the Toronto International Film Festival 2014. The world premiere will be held in Toronto on September 5, 2014. 

July 4, 2014
Opéra Lamb. Photo : Maurizio Montanari © NAT Project

The world premiere of Opera Lamb took place on June 23, 2014 during the Ravenna Festival in Italy. 

May 27, 2014
Ms. Dominique Gillerot (CEC), coordinator of the Littafcar project and Ms. Elizabeth Pierre-Louis (Fokal, project partner) © SACP

The project website launch evening took place at the Maison de la Francité, in Brussels, in the presence of the four partners on May 21, 2014. 

April 25, 2014
Shooting of Philippe Lacôte’s film Run © Wassakara Productions

Philippe Lacôte's feature film "Run" is in the official selection "Un Certain Regard" of the 67th Festival de Cannes. The world premiere will be held on 17 May 2014. 


April 15, 2014

The FAFI 2013 took place in Senegal from 22 November to 21 December 2013. It stoped in 5 cities: Dakar, Kaolack, Louga, Saint-Louis and Ziguinchor.

March 11, 2014
From right to left : Ms. Michèle Dominique Raymond, Assistant Secretary General at the ACP Secretariat and representatives of the European Commission (EuropeAid) : Mr. Denis Salord, Head of Unit ; Mr. Jérôme Lebouc,  Head of Section and Ms. Denise Richert, project manager © SACP

All the beneficiaries of the ACPCultures+ Programme were invited to a special meeting held at the ACP House in Brussels, on 25 and 26 February 2014.

January 21, 2014
Durant l'atelier de réalisation à Ouagadougou en février 2013 © CFI

Since the project's launch by Canal France International in July 2012, six workshops were held in Ouagadougou, Accra and Yaounde.

January 19, 2015
January 19 2015, Brussels

Press conference for the launch of the 24th edition of FESPACO, an African cinema festival, taking place from February 28 to March 7 2015. The theme will be "the production and distribution in the digital era".

December 19, 2013
M. Luc Mayitoukou (Zhu Culture) et M. Baba Keita (EPA) © SACP

A meeting of experts in funding cultural projects in French-speaking Africa was held at the ACP House in Brussels on 17 and 18 December 2013. 

November 12, 2013
Hawalombe Hawaiiu (Mozambique) sur scène au Fest'Napuan © BY-NC

The Singaot Musik Kamp, the first residential camp for musicians organized by the Music Bridges project, was held on the island of Espiritu Santo, in Vanuatu, from 8 to 23 October 2013. 65 musicians came together to share their music before playing together at two festivals.

September 13, 2013
Son Excellence M. Jean-Michel Dumont, Ambassadeur, chef de la Délégation de l'Union européenne en République démocratique du Congo et M. Jean-Michel Kibushi Njate Wooto, coordinateur du projet et directeur des Studios Malembe Maa remettent une attestation de fin de formation à l'un des participants. © DR

The closing evening of the beneficiary project Afriqu'Anim'Action took place September 13, 2013 at the French Institute in Kinshasa, under the chairmanship of His Excellency Mr. Jean-Michel Dumont, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of European Union in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

October 10, 2013
De gauche à droite : M. François Baudry, coordinateur du projet ACP 3D; M. Dominique Guillotin, directeur pédagogique; Mme Michèle Dominique Raymond, Sous-Secrétaire Générale; M. Abdoulaye Fall, directeur général de l'Institut Africain de Management © SACP

A press conference on the launch of the skills training program in 2D and 3D animation, initiated by the beneficiary project ACP 3D, was held at the ACP House in Brussels on 10 October 2013.

October 3, 2013
Mme Evelyn Watta, tutrice locale  © Docusound

This project of vocationnal training in radio documentary is intended for marginalized people. The first worshop was held in Nairobi (Kenya) in May 2013.

September 6, 2013
Projet Lonbraz Kann, 1er atelier pour acteurs en juin 2013 © Julien Venner

Before shooting Lonbraz Kann, two workshops for Mauritians actors are planned. The first was held in June 2013 under the direction of director David Constantin and stage director and actress Marie Raynal.

October 4, 2014
"Une industrie culturelle en développement : l'architecture en terre" : mission de catalogage des biens au Niger. Dans la vieille ville d’Agadez, vue intérieure du restaurant le Pilier © CISP

As part of this huge project valuing cultural, social, economic and environmental dimensions of earth-based architecture, took place a specific inventory of this heritage in Niger.

July 26, 2013

Drums & Digging was created  by the choreographer Faustin Linyekula, in Kisangani (DRC),  under Pamoja project, between February and May 2013. After being presented in Kisangani and Kinshasa (DRC), the piece is on a European tour during summer 2013.

July 26, 2013

In 2012 and 2013, eight training workshops in production of animated films were held in Kinshasa and Bujumbura, in the framework of the Afriqu'Anim'Action project, led by Studio Malembe Maa (DRC). 

July 1, 2013

On July, 12 2013,  took place the screening of the documentary « The Cut » by Beryl Magoko,  winner of the ACPCultures+ Prize at the Fespaco 2013. A discussion on the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM) followed the screening. 

July 10, 2013
Grigris © Pili Films - photo Frank Verdier

Grigris is the fifth feature length film of Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun.  In official selection at the Festival de Cannes 2013, the film won the "Vulcan Award of the Technical Artist" for the remarkable quality of its photography. French Release date :  July, 10 2013.


July 9, 2013

Cristo Rey is the second feature length production of Dominican director Leticia Tonos. The movie was co-produced by four organisations (two Dominican, one Haitian and one French). The release is planned in December 2013…

May 22, 2013

The Secretariat of the ACP Group of States and the European Commission were present at the 66th Cannes Film Festival to present the current state of the ACPCultures+ Programme to an audience composed of representatives of institutions and professionals.

March 1, 2013

The Secretariat of the ACP Group of States participated in the 23rd edition of the great Pan-African Film Festival which took place in Ouagadougou ...

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