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Ten start-ups chosen for the 2nd edition of Enterprising Culture

Enterprising Culture is coming back for its second edition in Toronto and this year will extend west to Vancouver. The jury has selected five French start-ups and five Canadian start-ups to present at the event in the fall and to run for the Cultural Start-up Award.
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TORONTO - Olivier Assayas Retrospective at the TIFF Cinematheque

From June 22 to August 20
TIFF Bell Lightbox

As part of its "Summer in France" program, TIFF Cinematheque allows you to spend the summer with Olivier Assayas for a complete retrospective of its work, the first ever mounted in Toronto. Assayas will introduce in person Cold Water and Clean screening on June 22 and June 23.

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Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers: The Results are Out!

“Books in Translation: a Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers”, a new initiative to promote literature in translation between Canada and France, has just found its very first Canadian fellows. Discover now who are the five Canadian publishers chosen by the jury!
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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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OTTAWA - The huge creatures of the Compagnie La Machine

A North American first, La Machine will captivate audiences with its ambulatory urban theatre on the streets of downtown Ottawa!
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Drawn & Quarterly Receives a Publishing Grant from the Institut Français

The Montréal based Comic Books publisher Drawn & Quarterly was awarded a publishing grant by the Institut français for their forthcoming publication of "L'étrange".

Books & Ideas

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Drawn & Quarterly Receives a Publishing Grant from the Institut Français

The Montréal based Comic Books publisher Drawn & Quarterly was awarded a publishing grant by the Institut français for their forthcoming publication of "L'étrange".
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Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers: The Results are Out!

“Books in Translation: a Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers”, a new initiative to promote literature in translation between Canada and France, has just found its very first Canadian fellows. Discover now who are the five Canadian publishers chosen by the jury!
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TORONTO - 150th Years of Stories: A European Book Club

May 25, 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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Comic Book Artist Sandrine Revel Nominated for an Eisner Award

Comic-Con International announced the nominations for the 2017 Eisner Awards - the Oscars of the comic world - and the comic book French artist Sandrine Revel is shortlisted for the category Best Reality-Based Work, for her graphic novel about Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo.
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Poet Abdellatif Laâbi Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize!

Moroccan poet Abdellatif Laâbi is shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize – the world’s largest prize for a first edition single collection of poetry written in English, which may include works in translation. He will be invited to read in Toronto, with the six other finalists, on June 7.
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EDMONTON - The francophone European presence in Western Canada

October 27 & 28, 2017
University of Alberta, North Campus & Campus Saint-Jean

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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OTTAWA - The huge creatures of the Compagnie La Machine

A North American first, La Machine will captivate audiences with its ambulatory urban theatre on the streets of downtown Ottawa!
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TORONTO - First solo exhibition by Paris-based artist Katinka Bock in Canada

From June 24 to August 12 2017
Mercer Union

Following her residency at Mercer Union centre for contemporary art in 2016, Katinka Bock is coming back to Toronto for a brand-new exhibition, _o_o__o, from June 24 to August 12 2017, her first solo exhibition in Canada.

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OTTAWA - Exhibition "Canada Canada" by Rip Hopkins until June 11

OPENING RECEPTION ON APRIL 27 AT 7PM. Based on an original idea from the Embassy of France, "Canada Canada" is THE exhibit of OTTAWA2017 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada! Come and discover the 150 intimate portraits of Canadian, by the famous phographer Rip Hopkins, exhibited at the Ottawa Art Gallery Out There.
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VANCOUVER - Claude Monet’s Secret Garden

From June 24 to October 1, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery

The exhibition Claude Monet’s Secret Garden will trace the career of this pivotal figure in Western art history.

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VANCOUVER - Stephen Shore: The Giverny Portfolio

From June 24 to October 1, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery

Contemporary american photographer Stephen Shore produced an important body of images of Monet's gardens at Giverny

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Rock Art, a living culture in British Columbia

Discover a unique scientific and cultural project about Rock art in British Columbia. This short documentary showcases the depth of First Nations heritage and a dynamic French-canadian cooperation in sciences and culture.

Performing Arts & Music

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ORO-MEDONTE - Justice at WayHome festival

July 28, 2017
Burl’s Creek Event Grounds

After five years of studio silence, Justice is back in 2017 with a new album, WOMAN, and a new tour. The French electronic music duo will stop by Oro-Medonte, Ontario on July 28 for the WayHome festival.

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MONTRÉAL - The Comédie-Française presents Lucrèce Borgia

07/25/2017
Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

The Comédie-Française settles at the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde within the framework of the event A nous la scène. The famous company will play Lucrèce Borgia of Victor Hugo, directed by Denis Podalydès and with Elsa Lepoivre as Lucrèce.

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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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VANCOUVER - Lift-Off Film Festival

August 7 to 9, 2017
Vancity Theatre

Vancouver Lift-Off Film Festival will be fusing the spirit of the Canadian people and combining it with a full international programme of films from every walk of life.

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Ten start-ups chosen for the 2nd edition of Enterprising Culture

Enterprising Culture is coming back for its second edition in Toronto and this year will extend west to Vancouver. The jury has selected five French start-ups and five Canadian start-ups to present at the event in the fall and to run for the Cultural Start-up Award.
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TORONTO - Jean-Pierre Melville retrospective at TIFF Cinematheque

Du 29 juin au 19 août 2017
TIFF Bell Lightbox

On the occasion of the centenary of his birth, TIFF Cinematheque is celebrating Jean-Pierre Melville from June 29 to August 19, 2017. From Bob le flambeur to Leon Morin, priest and Army of shadows, Toronto film buffs will have the opportunity to discover all summer long the filmography of the legendary French director.

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TORONTO - Olivier Assayas Retrospective at the TIFF Cinematheque

From June 22 to August 20
TIFF Bell Lightbox

As part of its "Summer in France" program, TIFF Cinematheque allows you to spend the summer with Olivier Assayas for a complete retrospective of its work, the first ever mounted in Toronto. Assayas will introduce in person Cold Water and Clean screening on June 22 and June 23.

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Open call for media art proposals

La Gaîté Lyrique, creator of the child-oriented art programme Capitaine futur, and its partners launch an open call for proposals for the production and travelling exhibition of three original media artworks, which will be paired with creation workshops and online tutorials and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Namur and Lomé. Deadline : August 15, 2017.
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Panique! French Crime Classics at TIFF Cinémathèque

From July 6 to September 3
TIFF Bell Lightbox

Spend a summer of panique and crimes passionnels in the company of hired killers, femmes fatales, mad scientists, identity thieves and assorted assassins, kidnappers, and larcenists with this selection of 13 of France's most iconic crime films. Panique! French Crime Classics will bring a bracing chill to Toronto's soaring summer from July 6 to September 3 at TIFF Cinematheque.

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