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"Filming at the Borders" series comes back at Innis Town Hall Theatre

April 6 & 12, 2017
Innis Town Hall
Afer two first screenings at Toronto Reference Library, the film series "Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today" comes back in April at Innis Town Hall Theatre, at the University of Toronto.
News

Commemoration VIMY - event and celebrations 2017

For the 2017 commemoration around the Vimy battle and the First World War, France would like to highlight the initiatives put in place.
News

CALGARY - French Secondary-School Students

Branton School in Calgary is welcoming students from the Collège de Saint-Vit of the Academy of Besançon for a dozen days.
Contests

Writing contest: « Send your stories on a journey into space"

The writing contest "Send your stories on a journer into space" is a chance for Francophone children, teenagers and young adults to imagine a sequel to the Little Prince's journey. In the famous work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, he travels from planet to planet to meet different characters. For the contest, participants are invited to imagine an eighth planet, as well as its inhabitant.
News

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.
News

The Spider and the Horse-Dragon of the Machines de l'île will be in Ottawa in 2017 !

It's official, the Machines de l'île, extraordinarily huge, will be in Ottawa for summer 2017! NOT TO BE MISSED!!!

Books & Ideas

News

Commemoration VIMY - event and celebrations 2017

For the 2017 commemoration around the Vimy battle and the First World War, France would like to highlight the initiatives put in place.
News

Mathias Enard and Alain Mabanckou Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prize for books in translation, have selected two Francophone writers for their longlist: Mathias Enard for "Compass" and Alain Mabanckou for "Black Moses".
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VANCOUVER - Breathless Days @ Access Gallery

Thursday April 5, 2017 at 7 pm
Access Gallery

Serge Guilbaut (Professor Emeritus of Art History at UBC) and John O'Brian (Professor of Art History at UBC) invite you to the launch of their new book Breathless Days.

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VANCOUVER - Duchamp on Wheels

April 6, 2017 from 10am to 1pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Dodson Room (302)
The Peter Wall Institute and the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France presents the 2017 French Scholar Lecture Series. Join us on April 6 for a talk about Marcel Duchamp and a roundtable with French philosopher and writer Hadrien Laroche in discussion with T'ai Smith.
News

A Special Issue on Francophone Literary Journalism in the LJS Journal

The journal "Literary Journalism Studies" has dedicated its latest issue to Francophone literary journalism, its history, influences and legacies, from France to Canada and Belgium.
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TORONTO - 150th Years of Stories: A European Book Club

March 30, 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.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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TORONTO - Exhibition ATTICA, USA 1971: Images and sounds of a Rebellion at Ryerson Image Centre

From January 18th to April 9th, 2017
Ryerson Image Centre, School of Image Arts, IMA 307
Including extraordinary photo-reportage alongside a range of popular art, this exhibition, presented at Ryerson Image Centre from January 18 to April 9 2017, recounts the notorious 1971 insurrection at Attica Correctional Facility in western New York State, and the multivalent cultural response that followed.
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VANCOUVER - MATHIEU COPELAND, THE EXHIBITION OF A FILM

April 10, 2017 at 10pm
Vancity Theatre

The film as exhibition site is at the centre of this experimental project, both curatorial and cinematographic, by French curator Mathieu Copeland.

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SURREY - Scenocosme @ Surrey Art Gallery

Through May 7, 2017
Chuck Bailey Rec Centre

Come and insert yourself into the frame in this series of video works.

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TORONTO - A wall is just a wall : Kapwani Kiwanga at the Power Plant

From January 28 to May 14 2017
Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
Kapwangi Kiwanga’s exhibition questions the architecture of control and its spaces designed to shape and regulate our behaviour throughout our daily lives.
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TORONTO - Latifa Echakhch's exhibition at The Power Plant

From October 15 2016 to May 15 2017
Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
From October 15 to May 15, The Power Plant will present Latifa Echakhch's work, Cross Fade, developped for the specific site of the Gallery.
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WHISTLER : Matisse Drawings @ Audain Art Museum

February 25 to May 22, 2017
Audain Art Museum

"I have always considered drawing not as an exercise of particular dexterity… but as a means deliberately simplified so as to give simplicity and spontaneity to the expression, which should speak without clumsiness, directly to the mind of the

Performing Arts & Music

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VANCOUVER - Jain in concert

March 27, 2017 at 8pm
Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver
As part of her North-american tour, French young pop singer Jain will be in Vancouver for a special concert on March 27, 2017 at 8pm at the Biltmore Cabaret.
News

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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TORONTO - Alina Ibragimova with Cédric Tiberghien duo at the Royal Conservatory of Music

Friday, March 31st, 2017
Koerner Hall
The violinist Alina Ibragimova, recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award and the French pianist Cédric Tiberghien will perform sonatas by Bach, Brahms, and Schumann, as well as Six Melodies by John Cage in the prestigious Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music on March 31st 2017 at 8:00pm.
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TORONTO - Concert Nouvelle Vague

Sunday, March 26 - 7PM
The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Bossa Nova = Nouvelle Vague = New Wave.

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VANCOUVER - Jean-Efflam Bavouzet @ Playhouse

April 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Vancouver Playhouse

The Vancouver Chopin Society is pleased to  welcome the French Pianist Mr. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet for an exceptionnal concert.

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TORONTO - JAIN CONCERT

April 3rd 2017
Mod club
The french young pop singer Jain will be in Toronto for a special concert on April 3rd 2017, at 8pm at the Mod Club.

Film, TV & New Media

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TORONTO - Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet Retrospective @ TIFF Cinematheque

From March 3 to April 2, 2017
TIFF Bell Lightbox
Known for their unwavering commitment to cinematic clarity, the France-born filmmakers created one of the most important, challenging, and controversial bodies of work in the history of cinema. Cited by critics as the film event of the past year when it premiered at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, this first ever Toronto retrospective assembles dozens of their features and short films, many of them to be seen in the city for the first time. @TIFF Cinematheque until April 2nd 2017
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VANCOUVER - Eric Rohmer's six Moral Tales @ The Cinematheque

From March 31 to April 6, 2017
The Cinematheque

This presentation of Eric Rohmer's Six Moral Tales is the first program in an ongoing Eric Rohmer retrospective at The Cinematheque in 2017.

News

OTTAWA - Today in Films on Campus (Day 4/4) ...

BOOMERANG - THE ROAD TO ISTANBUL
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VANCOUVER - Reel 2 Real Film Festival

April 8, 2017
Vancity Theatre

For its 18th Edition, Reel 2 Real, the International Film Festival for Youth will showcase 2 French movies.

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TORONTO - L'Inhumaine at the Toronto Silent Film Festival

April 11, 2017
Innis Town Hall
L'Inhumaine will be screened on April 11th, 2017 at Innis Town Hall in Toronto as part of the Silent Film Festival. Don't miss the opportunity to discover Marcel L'Herbier's masterpiece.
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"Filming at the Borders" series comes back at Innis Town Hall Theatre

April 6 & 12, 2017
Innis Town Hall
Afer two first screenings at Toronto Reference Library, the film series "Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today" comes back in April at Innis Town Hall Theatre, at the University of Toronto.

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