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TORONTO/VANCOUVER - Second edition of the Enterprising Culture forum

CFC Media Lab and the Embassy of France in Canada, in partnership with the Centre for Digital Media and La Gaîté Lyrique, announce the second edition of Enterprising Culture, taking place in Toronto on October 31st and November 1st, and in Vancouver on November 2nd and 3rd, 2017.
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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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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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TORONTO - 150th Years of Stories: A European Book Club

November 30, 2017 | 7PM
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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France Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair

From 11 to 15 October, France will be the guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's largest event of the publishing industry. Among the French delegation, the writers Marie Darrieussecq and Sylvain Prudhomme will be at Frankfurt, before coming to Toronto for IFOA.
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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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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.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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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.
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Exhibition In the cracks

The Marine Museum (Musée de la Marine) in Paris displays an exhibition on cod fishing off Newfoundland and Labrador from October 7th, 2015 to June 26th, 2016. "In the cracks" enlighten five hundred years of cod fishing, five hundred years of human history between land and sea!

Performing Arts & Music

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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.

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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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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 !

Film, TV & New Media

News

TORONTO/VANCOUVER - Second edition of the Enterprising Culture forum

CFC Media Lab and the Embassy of France in Canada, in partnership with the Centre for Digital Media and La Gaîté Lyrique, announce the second edition of Enterprising Culture, taking place in Toronto on October 31st and November 1st, and in Vancouver on November 2nd and 3rd, 2017.
News

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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Canadian filmmaker Claudia Hébert, winner of the 2017 Cité internationale des arts program

Each year, the Cité internationale des arts program is open to foreign creators, who wish to develop a project of research in Paris during a period of three or six consecutive months.

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