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Guy Delisle: an Exhibition, in Moncton, Québec and Toronto

In partnership with French publisher Delcourt and the Institut français, the cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada presents an exhibition about the Québécois author and illustrator Guy Delisle, in three Canadian cities throughout April and May: Moncton, Québec and Toronto.
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French Comics Framed Exhibition at the Toronto Reference Library

May 2-31, 2017
Toronto Reference Library
After its kick off in New York last fall, the French Comics Framed Exhibition is coming to Toronto in May 2017. From much-loved icons to sophisticated graphic novels; from masters of sci-fi to sociopolitical documentaries, this exhibition aims at showcasing the wonderful diversity of the Francophone bande-dessinée.
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CANADA - Comic Book Artists Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong Tour in May

Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will kick off their Canadian Tour at Toronto Comics Art Festival, before going to Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver for the VanCAF. Before coming back to France, they will do a last stop by Montréal, for the Festival de la bande-dessinée.
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Commemoration VIMY - event and celebrations 2017

For the 2017 commemoration around the Vimy battle and the First World War, France would like to highlight the initiatives put in place.
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CALGARY - French Secondary-School Students

Branton School in Calgary is welcoming students from the Collège de Saint-Vit of the Academy of Besançon for a dozen days.
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Writing contest: « Send your stories on a journey into space"

The writing contest "Send your stories on a journer into space" is a chance for Francophone children, teenagers and young adults to imagine a sequel to the Little Prince's journey. In the famous work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, he travels from planet to planet to meet different characters. For the contest, participants are invited to imagine an eighth planet, as well as its inhabitant.

Books & Ideas

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TORONTO - 150th Years of Stories: A European Book Club

April 27, 2017 | 7 PM
Full of Beans Coffee
The Toronto European Book Club is coming back in 2017 this February to put the spotlight on Europe’s literary legacy and its contemporary aftermath in today’s publishing, on the occasion of Canada's 150th Anniversary.
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CANADA - Comic Book Artists Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong Tour in May

Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will kick off their Canadian Tour at Toronto Comics Art Festival, before going to Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver for the VanCAF. Before coming back to France, they will do a last stop by Montréal, for the Festival de la bande-dessinée.
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Guy Delisle: an Exhibition, in Moncton, Québec and Toronto

In partnership with French publisher Delcourt and the Institut français, the cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada presents an exhibition about the Québécois author and illustrator Guy Delisle, in three Canadian cities throughout April and May: Moncton, Québec and Toronto.
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Three French Comic Book Artists at TCAF 2017

May 12-14, 2017
Toronto Reference Library
French comic book artists Pénélope Bagieu, Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will be at 2017's edition of the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, which will take place on May 12-14 at the Toronto Reference Library.
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CALGARY - Sandrine Revel & Marcelino Truong @ Alliance française

May 16, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
Alliance française de Calgary

On the occasion of their Canada Tour, the 2 Comic Book Artists Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will be at the Alliance française of Calgary

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EDMONTON - Sandrine Revel & Marcelino Truong @ Festival de la bande dessinée francophone

May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Alliance française d'Edmonton

On the occasion of their Canada Tour, the 2 Comic Book Artists Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will be at the Alliance française of Edmonton during the Festival de la bande dessinée fr

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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SURREY - Scenocosme @ Surrey Art Gallery

Through May 7, 2017
Chuck Bailey Rec Centre

Come and insert yourself into the frame in this series of video works.

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TORONTO - A wall is just a wall : Kapwani Kiwanga at the Power Plant

From January 28 to May 14 2017
Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
Kapwangi Kiwanga’s exhibition questions the architecture of control and its spaces designed to shape and regulate our behaviour throughout our daily lives.
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TORONTO - Latifa Echakhch's exhibition at The Power Plant

From October 15 2016 to May 15 2017
Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
From October 15 to May 15, The Power Plant will present Latifa Echakhch's work, Cross Fade, developped for the specific site of the Gallery.
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WHISTLER : Matisse Drawings @ Audain Art Museum

February 25 to May 22, 2017
Audain Art Museum

"I have always considered drawing not as an exercise of particular dexterity… but as a means deliberately simplified so as to give simplicity and spontaneity to the expression, which should speak without clumsiness, directly to the mind of the

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VANCOUVER - Caroline Mesquita: The Ballad @ 221A

April 4 to June 3, 2017
221A gallery
After a one-month residency in Vancouver, Caroline Mesquita will open her new show "The Ballad" in 221A on April 1, 2017. Curated by Martha Kirszenbaum, the first chapter of the project was hosted at the Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, earlier this year.
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TORONTO - 2Fik Exhibition at the Koffler Gallery

From April 6th to June 4th, 2017
Koffler Centre of the Arts
Come to discover 2Fik’s work at the Koffler Gallery, from April 6th to June 4th, 2017. Assuming the multiple roles of artistic director, photographer, and performer, the franco-quebecois artiste stages elaborate tableaux that often re-enact familiar compositions derived from famous paintings.

Performing Arts & Music

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GATINEAU - Patrick Bruel pays tribute to Barbara

Tuesday April 18th - 8PM
Maison de la culture de Gatineau - Salle Odyssée

French singer Patrick Bruel performs during a show in tribute to late French singer Barbara.

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TORONTO - Natalie Dessay with Philippe Cassard at the Royal Conservatory of Music

May 2nd 2017
Koerner Hall
The French soprano Natalie Dessay and pianist Philippe Cassard will perform works by Schubert, Liszt, Fauré, Bizet, and Pfitzner during a special concert at the Koerner Hall on May 2nd 2017 at 8:00pm.
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French Choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang returns on tour in Québec and Ottawa to make elders and youth "Dance the Spring!"

After a remarkable passage in Québec City during the 2nd Cinédanse festival in September 2015, French choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang will return to Québec this spring (from Montréal to St-Jean-Port-Joli, Paspébiac, Pikogan, Kitscisakik, Rouyn-Noranda) and in Ottawa to make elders dance with teenagers, from May 1st to June 18.
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Wajdi Mouawad named Director of the Théâtre National de la Colline

In reponse to the proposal put forward by Audrey Azoulay, Minister for Culture and Communication, President François Hollande has named Wajdi Mouawad the Director of the Théâtre National de la Colline. Mr.
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Alliance française of Ottawa - Nov-Dec 2015

Here, find the cultural events program of the Alliance française of Ottawa !
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French artists at the NAC - 2015-2016 season

Success story : MARCH 2016 : Ca ira (1) Fin de Louis, by Joël PommeratNAC Co-production

Film, TV & New Media

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TORONTO - French touch of webcreation at Digifest 2017

04/27/2017
Corus Quay
Digifest is coming back to Corus Quay from Apr. 27 to 29. French digital creation will be highlighted once again this year with the exhibition "French touch of webcreation", coproduced by the Institut français and Transmedia Immersive University.
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TORONTO - Hot Docs Film Festival 2017

04/27/2017
Bloor Hot Docs
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is back in Toronto from April 27 to May 7 for its 24th edition. Among its line-up of 230 titles from 58 countries, 4 French feature films and for the first time 1 French VR experience have been selected.
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VANCOUVER - French French @ DOXA

From 4 to 14 May, 2017
The Cinematheque / SFU Woodwards / Vancity Theatre

DOXA Documentary Film Festival is very proud to offer this third edition of French French with seven new extraordinary films, and a program of the works of the most seminal filmmaker Chris Marker.

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OTTAWA - Today in Films on Campus (Day 4/4) ...

BOOMERANG - THE ROAD TO ISTANBUL
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VANCOUVER - My Life as a Zucchini

February 24 to March 19, 2017
Vancity Theatre

Claude Barras' My Life as a Zucchini is not the average animated film.

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TORONTO - Films of the French-speaking world

Thursday, December 8th - 7:30PM
Alliance française de Toronto

This season, the cultural service of the Consulate General of France in Toronto presents a series of films of the French-speaking world at the Alliance française.

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