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Canada

The cultural network in Canada is divided into two branches which work in synergy. Each branch is headed by a Cultural Counsellor (one for the offices in Quebec and Montreal, and the other for the offices in Moncton, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver).

The cultural network provides support for the projects of its Canadian partners in arts & culture,  higher education and linguistic cooperation and serves as the link between the Canadian and French agents.

Moreover, the network of 9 Alliances françaises in Canada (Canadian not-for-profit, non-partisan and non-denominational associations), as the centre for French-as-a-second language teaching, offers training and courses of excellent quality adapted to the needs and the specific context of the Canadian market. The Alliance française network also serves as a platform for Canadian and international Francophonies.

 

events

OTTAWA - Discover Folimage animation studio at OIAF

September 20 to 24
National Gallery of Canada

For 36 years, the French animation studio, Folimage has been quietly skirting the boundaries between industry and art by creating some of the most beautiful and original short animation for all manner of audiences.

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TORONTO - Two French Speakers at 6 Degrees Citizen Space 2017

September 2017, 25-27
Toronto

Joséphine Goube, hacktivist and CEO of Techfugees, and Nassira El Moaddem, journalist and head of the Bondy Blog, will be speakers at 6 Degrees Citizen Space, a three-day debate on inclusion and belonging in Toronto.

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VANCOUVER - French Scholars Lecture Series

September 28, 2017
Rudy North Lecture - Theatre Room 101,

The Sacred Disease: Epileptic Seizures

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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 - Edouard Bard @ PWIAS

M. Philippe Sutter, Consul General of France in Vancouver, met with Dr. Edouard Bard from the Collège de France and Dr.
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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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VANCOUVER - Spotlight on France @ VIFF

From September 28 to October 13, 2017
Various places

The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is just around the corner. The Cultural service is proud to continue working closely with VIFF and supports the event.

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TAPIF - Recap of the "Meet and Greet" for former and upcoming English Teaching Assistants in France

New and former teaching assistants were invited to Meet and Greet reunions in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver, so that they could network and get acquainted with people who had (or are about to get) a similar experience.
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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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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.

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TORONTO - A Room of their Own: Writing the Feminine

October 31st, 2017 | 7PM
Toronto Reference Library

Is there such a thing as feminine writing in contemporary novels? Nearly 100 years after the publication of Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own", a new literary conversation will be hold at Toronto Reference Library around 8 books and their French-speaking women authors, to discuss where women stand in today's literature, and to address women writers' position in our society.