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Four titles selected for the second edition of « Shoot the Book » at the Toronto International Film Festival

During the next edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12 noon, in the prestigious Malaparte room at TIFF Bell Lightbox, four French publishers will be invited to present the gems of their catalogues to North American cinema professionals.
Contests

Enter to win tickets for the Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun exhibit at the National Gallery of Canada!

Last days to go and discover the work and incredible destiny of painter and portraitist Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun !To enter and win 2 tickets for the exhibit, answer the following question :
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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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From Roman Noir to International Titles: Meet French Publisher Viviane Hamy

Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 PM
Alliance française de Toronto;
An important figure in French publishing, Viviane Hamy has strived since 1978 to discover new voices, and to re-discover texts from the French and foreign domain.
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In Other Words: the first European book-club in Toronto

09/28/2016
Type Books
The members of the European Union of National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Toronto launch their 2016 European Book Club Series “In Other Words” at Type Books on Queen Street West. In 2016, the focus will be on authors who have migrated and adapted to a different country, writing in the new languages of their adopted homes.
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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.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

Contests

Enter to win tickets for the Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun exhibit at the National Gallery of Canada!

Last days to go and discover the work and incredible destiny of painter and portraitist Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun !To enter and win 2 tickets for the exhibit, answer the following question :
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TORONTO: Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art. From Quai Branly Museum to the Royal Ontario Museum

April 2 to September 5, 2016
Musée royal de l'Ontario
Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art. explores the 5000-year-old multifaceted world of tattooing, showcasing a visual history of body art and markings, ancient tools, and commissioned tattooed silicone body reproductions, inked by some of the most respected tattoo artists in the contemporary world.
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TORONTO - Ulla von Brandenburg's major exhibition at the Power Plant

25 JUNE - 5 SEPTEMBER 2016
The Power Plant

Ulla von Brandenburg's major exhibition will include a new film and installation, both responsive to the site where the film is shot, Théâtre des Amandiers, France, and the space of the exhibition at The Power Plant.

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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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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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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.

Performing Arts & Music

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TORONTO - French trio sensation Apollonia @ Electric Island 2016

July 1st
Hanlan's Point

The most anticipated underground concert + picnic series is back in its fourth season, and about to drop a heavy line up for music lovers in the true North.

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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

Film, TV & New Media

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TORONTO - Dangerous Liaisons: The Films of Eric Rohmer

July 21 to August 28
TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF Cinematheque’s comprehensive, summer-long retrospective — the first in Toronto in more than two decades — could not be better timed: the French New Wave master’s radiant, ever-fresh tales of romantic misadventure seem ideal for this season.

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Screening: Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette: Fact or Fiction?

September 1st, 2016, at 5pm
National Gallery of Canada
Join us for a special screening of Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette at the National Gallery of Canada!
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Toronto : 14 French productions and coproductions selected at TIFF 2016

Of the 19 Galas and 49 Special Presentations announced, 14 are French productions and coproductions.
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TORONTO - New Franco-Canadian Creative and Cultural Industry Forum for Fall 2016

CFC Media Lab and the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France in Canada, in partnership with Forum d’Avignon, Announce New Franco-Canadian Creative and Cultural Industry Forum for Fall 2016
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TORONTO - Hitchcock/Truffaut: Magnificent Obsessions

July 7 to September 4, 2016
TIFF Bell Lightbox

The highly influential Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock meets his worshipful acolyte François Truffaut in TIFF Cinematheque’s dual retrospective.

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TORONTO - Exceptional meeting with Agnès Varda

September 10, 2016 at 3:00pm
Alliance française de Toronto;

During the TIFF, Alliance Française, Unifrance, The Consulate General of France in Toronto and the Institut Français are pleased to invite you to a special meeting with Agnès Varda.

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