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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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VANCOUVER: Untangled Figures: Exhibition Guillaume Leblon

Through January 1, 2017
Contemporary Art Gallery - Vancouver
Sculptor "new generation", Guillaume Leblon experiments diverse techniques and materials. UNTANGLED FIGURES is his first solo exhibition in Canada.
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Exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History : "Napoléon and Paris"

June 16, 2016 - January, 8 2017
Canadian Museum of History

Discover the complex relationship between a legendary man and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Paris shaped Napoleon as much as Napoleon transformed Paris.

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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!!!
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Ottawa 2017 or the 150 years of Canada

In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation !

Books & Ideas

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Mend The Living longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016

Maylis de Kerangal's novel Réparer les vivants, translated by Canadian translator Jessica Moore and published by Talon Books as Mend the Living, has been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.
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Ottawa 2017 or the 150 years of Canada

In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation !
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Four French Authors Announced at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2016 (May 14-15)

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) has just announced four Featured Guests from France: Marguerite Abouet, Balak, & Bastien Vivès, in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Toronto.
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Women in Science : still a challenge today?

The French Embassy in Canada, the University of Ottawa and L’Oréal Canada "For Women in Science" have organized a panel about the current role of women in science, January 19, 2016.
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Alice Zeniter and Emilie De Turckheim at the Toronto French Book Fair - December 4 and 5, 2015

French authors Alice Zeniter and Emilie de Turckheim presented their latest novels at the Toronto French Book Fair.
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“My city and the climate” by the Canadian kids !

Looking ahead to the COP21 conference, which takes place in Paris from November 30th to December 11th, 2015, the Embassy of France to Canada has invited students in Canada to contribute to an international performance based on the theme of “My city and the climate”.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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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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TORONTO - Exhibition "Cinema Faces" by Jean-Baptiste Le Mercier

From November 16th to December 16th
Alliance française de Toronto
As part of the European Union Film Festival (EUFF), Jean-Baptiste Le Mercier will exhibit his most powerful pictures of filmmakers, actors and produceurs, who were his subjects during the TIFF. Opening reception at Alliance Francaise Toronto on November 16 at 5:00 pm.
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VANCOUVER: Untangled Figures: Exhibition Guillaume Leblon

Through January 1, 2017
Contemporary Art Gallery - Vancouver
Sculptor "new generation", Guillaume Leblon experiments diverse techniques and materials. UNTANGLED FIGURES is his first solo exhibition in Canada.
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TORONTO - Yto Barrada's major exhibition at the Power Plant

From October 15 2016 to January 2 2017
Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
From October 15 to January 2, The Power Plant will present a solo exhibition of Yto Barrada featuring her new body of work Faux Guide (2015-ongoing), in which the artist explores the Moroccan fossil and mineral trade.
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Exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History : "Napoléon and Paris"

June 16, 2016 - January, 8 2017
Canadian Museum of History

Discover the complex relationship between a legendary man and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Paris shaped Napoleon as much as Napoleon transformed Paris.

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Toronto : Mystical Landscapes - Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more at the AGO

From October 22 2016 to January 29 2017
Art Gallery of Ontario
In partnership with the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, the Art Gallery of Ontario welcomes the exhibition "Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more" from October 22 to January 29. Between art, nature and mysticism, this major exhibition breaks new ground by exploring the mystical experiences of 37 artists and their masterpieces.

Performing Arts & Music

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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 !
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French artists at the NAC - 2015-2016 season

Success story : MARCH 2016 : Ca ira (1) Fin de Louis, by Joël PommeratNAC Co-production
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Chamberfest : Ottawa international chamber music festival

The Chamberfest in Ottawa is the world's largest chamber music festival. For 2015 edition, it's more than 450 musicians who will play nearly 100 concerts in the most beautiful churches in the city from July 23 to August 6, 2015.
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In France, which says summer says art festivals!

Info and anecdotes about art festivals in France. After theater and its Festival d'Avignon, let’s focus on circus arts and the Sirque on the Road festival
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MAITRISE DES HAUTS DE FRANCE - 4 CONCERTS IN ONTARIO

07/12/2015, 07/13/2015, 07/25/2015, 07/26/2015
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church - Toronto , St Mary’s Cathedral – Kingston, Gethsemane Lutheran Church – Windsor, St. Thomas the Apostle Church – Waterdown
As part of a North-American tour, French boys' Choir from the town of Lambersart and from the City of Lille area, will feature four concerts in southwestern Ontario.

Film, TV & New Media

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"Music" Short Movie Night

December 9, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Alliance française de Vancouver
The Alliance Française takes the opportunity of LA FETE DU COURT METRAGE to offer you a movie-night.
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"Things to Come" @ VIFF

December 9 to 31,2016
Vancity Theatre
After a great success at VIFF 2016, "THINGS TO COME" by Mia Hansen-Løve is back at the Vancity Theatre.
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International call: Mobile Film Festival

In 2016, the Mobile Film Festival is back for its 12th edition. As in the past editions, rules are simple : 1 mobile - 1 minutes - 1 film.
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TORONTO - Cinema Faces

du 16 novembre au 16 décembre
Alliance française de Toronto;

From November 16th to December 16th, Alliance française Toronto, will have the pleasure to welcome Jean-Baptiste Le Mercier's exhibition "Cinema faces".Through a gallery of portraits, his exhibit recounts intense meetings

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TORONTO - Belle de Jour @ TIFF Cinematheque

Thursday, December 15 - 9:15PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox

Belle de jour by Louis Buñuel, 1967

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TORONTO - Vivre sa vie @ TIFF Cinematheque

Tuesday, December 27 - 6:30PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox

Vivre sa vie by Jean-Luc Godard, 1962

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