For his first concert in Toronto, the French songwriter Jacques Bertin will perform on Thursday, October 20th at the Heliconian Hall (35 Hazelton Avenue). With an excellent acoustics, this intimate room is located in the heart of Yorkville district.
Our European book-club comes back this October at Type Books with a novel by the Bosian-German author Saša Stanišic, Before the Feast.
"HUMAN" by Yann Arthus-Bertrand won the audience award @ VIFF 2016 in the category "Most Popular International Documentary".read more
The Région académique Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur signed partnership agreements with the two public school boards in Ottawa
On Monday, October 17th, 2016, during the visit to Canada of the rector of the académie of Aix-Marseille, Mr. Bernard Beignier, the academic region of Provence Alpes-Côte d’Azur, which includes the académies of Aix-Marseille and Nice, signed two partnership agreements with two school boards in the National Capital Region: the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario.read more
French Historian Jean-Noël Jeanneney will be talking about the role of chance in History at the Alliance française. The conversation will be in French.
The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies has partnered with the Consulat général de France à Vancouver to bring Prof. Stiegler to UBC for their French Scho
The Writers Fest Vancouver brings annually together writers from around the world, including French author Alain Mabanckou, for a week of readings, lectures, writing workshops and other performances.
Lecture of Hervé Lemoine Director in charge of Archives de France “Archives, Privacy and the Digital Shift”
Library and Archives Canada presents:
Three emerging French and Québécois artists are developing a fun, interactive, experimental digital project that situates itself at a crossroads between different art forms, free of commercial limitations.
"VIFF honours the rich cinematic culture that continues to flourish in France by highlighting the nation’s finest big-screen offerings." Huppert, Depardieu, Sy, Régnier, Zem, Ozon, Niney... Those names bode for a fantastic Spolight on French movies, once again.
Exclusive screening of the film Apnée, directed by Jean-Christophe Meurisse with les Chiens de Navarre
Les Chiens de Navarre, the most crazy French theater collective is coming to Ottawa! To celebrate their arrival with the presentation of their show Les Armoires normandes at the National Arts Centre (from 5 to 8 October at 7:30pm), a screening of Apnée, the first movie of the director Jean- Christophe Meurisse, will be presented exclusively Saturday, October 8 at 2pm in the auditorium of the National Gallery of Canada.
After a successful first season - selling out to an audience nearly 10,000 strong - Fall For Dance North Festival returns October 5-7, 2016. This year, the French duo Wang Ramirez will perform during two program, on October 5 at 7:30 pm, October 7 at 2:00 pm, and will teach a free masterclass.