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MONTRÉAL - Talk: "Ode au savoir-faire français"

September, 20 at 6pm
Auditorium Maxwell-Cummings

A talk by Sylvie Marot, heritage fashion specialist, exhibition curator and author, about Love is Love by Jean Paul Gaultier. Conference in French

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TORONTO - 4 French films at the 2017 Caribbean Tales Film Festival

September 6 to 21, 2017
The Royal

The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean heritage who practise their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide – including Canada and the Caribbean, Europe, the Americas, Africa, China, India and the Middle East. Four French films have been selected for the 12nd edition of the festival which will take place from September 6th to 21st, 2017, in Toronto.

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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 - 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.

News

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.
News

Yelle's 2017 Canadian tour

Three years after their debut Canadian tour, Yelle is set to return in October 2017 for three shows in Montréal, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Books & Ideas

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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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TORONTO - 150th Years of Stories: A European Book Club

September 28, 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.
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CALGARY - Camille Bordas @ WordFest

October 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Glenbow Museum Theatre

For its 22nd edition, the Wordfest brings together writers from around the world, including French Author Camille Bordas to share stories and discuss ideas with readers.

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VANCOUVER - French authors @ Writers Fest

From October 16 to 22, 2017
Several locations

The Writers Fest Vancouver brings annually together writers from around the world for a week of readings, lectures, writing workshops and other performances.

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TORONTO - Sylvain Prudhomme at the International Festival of Authors

October 17-24, 2017
Harbourfront Centre

French author Sylvain Prudhomme will be coming to Toronto for the 38th edition of the International Festival of Authors. He will be introducing "The Greats", his first novel to be translated into English.

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TORONTO - Political Feelings: Moving Society. A Talk with Historian Sophie Wahnich

October 25, 2017| 7 PM
Alliance française de Toronto

The French historian Sophie Wahnich, specialized in the French Revolution, will be at the Alliance française to give a talk untitled "Political feelings: moving space".

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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MONTRÉAL - Talk: "Ode au savoir-faire français"

September, 20 at 6pm
Auditorium Maxwell-Cummings

A talk by Sylvie Marot, heritage fashion specialist, exhibition curator and author, about Love is Love by Jean Paul Gaultier. Conference in French

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TORONTO - Artist Bouchra Khalili at The Creative Time Summit

September 2017, 29
Koerner Hall

The Moroccan-French visual artist Bouchra Khalili will be part of Toronto's first Creative Time Summit. Working mainly with video, Khalili's practice addresses the questions of migration flows and border areas.

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VANCOUVER - Stephen Shore: The Giverny Portfolio

From June 24 to October 1, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery

Contemporary american photographer Stephen Shore produced an important body of images of Monet's gardens at Giverny

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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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LANGLEY - Marie Françoise Deprez @ WAFAC

October 4 & 5, 2017
St Nicholas Roman Catholic Church

The Western Association of Flora Arts Club (WAFAC) is proud to welcome Marie Françoise Deprez for a demonstration and 2 workshops.

News

VICTORIA - Interdisciplinary Workshop in Deep Waters

This workshop takes place in the context of a writting, research and creation session set up by Teatr Piba (FRANCE), in collaboration with IFREMER (FRANCE), Ocean Networks Cana

Performing Arts & Music

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VANCOUVER - French artists @ New Forms Festival

September 28 & 29, 2017
Centre for Digital Media

New Forms Media Society returns its annual contemporary art & music festival this year with its 2017 edition. The New Forms Festival is back at the 

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VANCOUVER - Jérémy Jouve guitar recital

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 7pm​
Pyatt Hall VSO School of Music 843 Seymour St. Vancouver

An active ambassador of classical guitar around the world, Jérémy Jouve is continuing his international tours and his recordings with one objective : to attune classical guitar with modernity.

News

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. 
News

Yelle's 2017 Canadian tour

Three years after their debut Canadian tour, Yelle is set to return in October 2017 for three shows in Montréal, Toronto, and Vancouver.
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TORONTO/MONTRÉAL - La Femme on tour

October 24 in Toronto, October 25 in Montréal
LEE’S PALACE

Direct from the Parisian overground French pop connoisseurs La Femme released their new album Mystère worldwide last September.. Hailing from Le Pré Saint Gervais and Ivry-sur-Seine’s winding streets, La Femme have made a huge mark on modern Paris's cultural landscape, with the two sides of the city – the glamour and the grit – engrained in their music.

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VANCOUVER - Sanae Ishida at World New Music Days 2017

From November 2 to 8
ANNEX

From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. The International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for new music. Each year, its festival is hosted in a different city around the globe. The French board has selected Japanese-French composer Sanae Ishida after the call for works launched for the next ISCM - World Music Days.

Film, TV & New Media

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TORONTO - 4 French films at the 2017 Caribbean Tales Film Festival

September 6 to 21, 2017
The Royal

The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean heritage who practise their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide – including Canada and the Caribbean, Europe, the Americas, Africa, China, India and the Middle East. Four French films have been selected for the 12nd edition of the festival which will take place from September 6th to 21st, 2017, in Toronto.

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OTTAWA - International Animation Festival

September 20 to 24, 2017
Ottawa

Downtown Ottawa will once again be the stage where you can enjoy the world's most cutting-edge, thoughtful, funny and provocative animation films while mingling with many of animation's most celebrated stars, studios and characters. The contributors come from all around the world, and also from France.

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VANCOUVER - Movie-Club : Jules et Jim

​Wednesday, September 27, 7:30pm
Alliance française de Vancouver

"JULES ET JIM" - 1962
Directed by François Truffaut
Avec : Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner et Henri Serre
Genre : Drama
1h42

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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.

News

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.
News

Ten start-ups chosen for the 2nd edition of Enterprising Culture

Enterprising Culture is coming back for its second edition in Toronto and this year will extend west to Vancouver. The jury has selected five French start-ups and five Canadian start-ups to present at the event in the fall and to run for the Cultural Start-up Award.

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