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OTTAWA - Ottawa Film Society presents the "Série française"

Every Thursday at 7pm, come and discover a French movie at Bytowne cinema ! A large selection of movies will be screened until May 2018.
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VANCOUVER - Plasticity: Catherine Malabou Reading Group and Seminar

October 4 & 18, November 1, 15 & 21 from 7 to 9 pm
Simon Fraser University & Pollyanna 圖書館 Library

French philosopher Dr.

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66 French films and coproductions selected at TIFF 2017

The 42nd edition of the Toronto International Film Festival is just around the corner and it will once again celebrate French cinema. 55 feature films (dont 28 majority coproductions) et 11 short films will be on view from September 7 to 17, 2017.
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Yelle's 2017 Canadian tour

Three years after their debut Canadian tour, Yelle is set to return in October 2017 for three shows in Montréal, Toronto, and Vancouver.
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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.

Books & Ideas

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VANCOUVER - CAFÉ DES ARTS - OCTOBER 2017

Thursday October 19 - 6:30pm
Alliance française de Vancouver

Take a break!

Every two months, two or three experts talk about Art during 20 minutes with a Q & A at the Alliance Française de Vancouver.

This next Café des Arts will focus on: "Literature".

Meet 2 French authors featured in the Vancouver Writers Festival!

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VANCOUVER - French authors @ Writers Fest

From October 16 to 22, 2017
Several locations

The Writers Fest Vancouver brings annually together writers from around the world for a week of readings, lectures, writing workshops and other performances.

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TORONTO - Sylvain Prudhomme at the International Festival of Authors

October 17-24, 2017
Harbourfront Centre

French author Sylvain Prudhomme will be coming to Toronto for the 38th edition of the International Festival of Authors. He will be introducing "The Greats", his first novel to be translated into English.

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TORONTO - Political Feelings: Moving Society. A Talk with Historian Sophie Wahnich

October 25, 2017| 7 PM
Alliance française de Toronto

The French historian Sophie Wahnich, specialized in the French Revolution, will be at the Alliance française to give a talk untitled "Political feelings: moving space".

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EDMONTON - The francophone European presence in Western Canada

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

The 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation provides a unique opportunity to rediscover the distinctive contribution of the French-speaking European communities (Belgian, French, and Swiss) to the material, intellectual, and spiritual history of Canada.

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TORONTO - Marie Darrieussecq at the International Festival of Authors

October 28-29, 2017
Harbourfront Centre

French author Marie Darrieussecq will be part of IFOA 2017 and introducing her latest book translated into English, "Being Here Is Everything: The Life Of Paula M. Becker" a moving account of the ground-breaking German painter, Paula Modersohn-Becker, the first woman in Art History to paint a nude self-portrait.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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TORONTO - Architecture as a Non-Oppressive Design: A Lecture by French Architect Jacques Ferrier

October 26 | 6.30 PM
Ryerson University

The architect and urban planner Jacques Ferrier will give a lecture at Ryerson University, introducing his work and his vision for tomorrow's architecture.

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VICTORIA - Interdisciplinary Workshop in Deep Waters

This workshop takes place in the context of a writting, research and creation session set up by Teatr Piba (FRANCE), in collaboration with IFREMER (FRANCE), Ocean Networks Cana
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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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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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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.
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URBAN ART FAIR -the first street-art international fair !

Urban Art Fair, the first street-art international fair will take place in the Carreau du Temple in Paris from April 22 to 24, 11am - 8pm.

Performing Arts & Music

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TORONTO/MONTRÉAL - La Femme on tour

October 24 in Toronto, October 25 in Montréal
LEE’S PALACE

Direct from the Parisian overground French pop connoisseurs La Femme released their new album Mystère worldwide last September.. Hailing from Le Pré Saint Gervais and Ivry-sur-Seine’s winding streets, La Femme have made a huge mark on modern Paris's cultural landscape, with the two sides of the city – the glamour and the grit – engrained in their music.

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VANCOUVER - Sanae Ishida at World New Music Days 2017

From November 2 to 8
ANNEX

From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. The International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for new music. Each year, its festival is hosted in a different city around the globe. The French board has selected Japanese-French composer Sanae Ishida after the call for works launched for the next ISCM - World Music Days.

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OTTAWA - The NAC presents L'état de siège of Albert Camus

From November 15 to 18, 2017
Babs Asper Theatre
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What The France, the finest music made in France!

A new way to discover France! What The France, created by Bureau Export, offers "made in France" playlists by genre and themes. 
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Yelle's 2017 Canadian tour

Three years after their debut Canadian tour, Yelle is set to return in October 2017 for three shows in Montréal, Toronto, and Vancouver.
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TORONTO - Carla Bruni to perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

February 19, 2018
Queen Elizabeth Theatre

On the occasion of the release of her new album "French touch", Carla Bruni will perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto on February 19, 2018.

Film, TV & New Media

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VANCOUVER - Movie-club : La fille de Brest

​Wednesday, October 25 - 7:30pm​​
Alliance française de Vancouver

"LA FILLE DE BREST" ​
​("150 Milligrams") - 2016

Un film de Emmanuelle Bercot
Avec : Sidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Charlotte Laemmel
Genre : Drame
Durée : 2h08

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VANCOUVER - French movies @ SPARK Festival

October 28th, 2017
Vancity Theatre

The 2017 SPARK Animation Film Festival celebrates the best of animation and will showcase this year renowned French films in a special Spotlight on France.

 

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OTTAWA - Ottawa Film Society presents the "Série française"

Every Thursday at 7pm, come and discover a French movie at Bytowne cinema ! A large selection of movies will be screened until May 2018.
News

66 French films and coproductions selected at TIFF 2017

The 42nd edition of the Toronto International Film Festival is just around the corner and it will once again celebrate French cinema. 55 feature films (dont 28 majority coproductions) et 11 short films will be on view from September 7 to 17, 2017.
News

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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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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