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 | Alliance Française du Manitoba
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Alpha Toshineza presents his latest solo project Triple in an intimate circle. Exclusive listening session and artwork display for the new album. Free Pizzas + surprises....
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Alpha Toshineza présente son nouveau projet Triple A dans un cadre intimiste. Session d'écoute en avant première et découverte du artwork accompagnant le nouveau projet. Pizzas Gratuites et petites surprises à la fin.


 | Alliance française du Manitoba/Winnipeg Cinémathèque
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 Jean-Pierre Melville, one of the greatest French filmmaker, was born 101 years ago. As an homage, the Alliance Française du Manitoba and the Winnipeg Cinemathèque will screen a retrospective of a dozen of his best movies. Many of his artworks have gone into the Hall of Fame of cinema: Le Samouraï, Army of Shadows, Le Cercle Rouge. Melville has done 13 movies in total, filled with gangsters and dark politicians. He has always been associated with the neo-noir movement, but he explored many other genres, like surrealism. His unique style and his huge artwork is to be rediscovered through this retrospective!

This retrospective will take place from January 10th to February 20th, in partnership with Winnipeg Cinémathèque. More details coming soon.


 | Forth - 171 McDermot
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The Alliance Française du Manitoba invites you to a relaxed French conversation meetup. This fall we will be meeting at Forth the first Wednesday of each month. Come have a drink and practice your French among francophones and francophiles in the heart of the Exchange District. All levels of French are welcome!! Spots are limited, a Meetup registration is required. 

Meetup event


 | Maison des artistes visuels francophones
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Land. Water. Climate Change. Colonialism. 

Each year the Institut français, which links the Alliance française network, holds a global "Nuit des idées," or "Night of Ideas." This is a celebration of thought and an opportunity to renew intellectual debate "à la française." It is an evening of dynamic and engaging exchanges that highlight contemporary debates in a creative and multidisciplinary way. This year's theme is "Face au present," or "Facing the present." 

Pop-Up Theatre: Screening of "Outside"'s capture

Pop-Up Theatre: Screening of "Outside"'s capture
 | Alliance française du Manitoba, 934 Corydon
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DEMISTIFY THEATRE PROFESSIONS

As part of the Théâtre Cercle Molière's pop-ups, come watch the capture of the play Dehors, from Gilles Poulin-Denis, played at the Cercle Molière during the 2017-2018 season, and discover the processes of the theatrical creation.
The projection will be followed by a session of questions and answers from Les Productions Rivard and the directeur Gabriel Tougas.
This workshop is part of Cercle Molière's pop-ups serie, and is perfect for all the curiouses willing to know more about what's behind the scenes.
Entrance is free and open to all. 
No inscription is needed. 


 | Alliance française du Manitoba
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In the mood for Melville is a documentary about the famous French filmmaker.  
Jean-Pierre Melville, his 14 movies and his 25 years-long career is an international legend.
His artwork, filled with dark atmospheres, is pretty unique and has made him one of the leader of the neo-noir movement.
His influence has reached Asia, and some of the most renowned filmmakers there testify to depict the impact he has had on their art.

The movie will take place at the Alliance, on 934 Corydon. Entrance is free and open to all.


 | Maison Gabrielle-Roy
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Come share your words in any language you wish to use, and help us build a strong community of poets.

Bring your voice and your instruments, we'll be there to listen.

In 2018-2019, the host is Amber O’Reilly, a multilingual spoken word artist and poet. Born under Yellowknife’s midnight sun, she has lived in Winnipeg since 2013. Amber has performed at Northwords NWT, Speaking Crow, Winnipeg Poetry Slam, Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Thin Air and the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word and published in the Winnipeg Free Press, L'Aquilon and Oratorealis. She writes theatre reviews for La Liberté and is a board member of the Association des auteur-e-s du Manitoba français and Thin Air, Winnipeg International Writers Festival.

This second edition of the 18/19 Spoken Word will take place at the Maison Gabrielle-Roy, on 375 Rue Deschambault.
Entrance is free and open to all.

RADIO: Alliance Française on ICI Manitoba

RADIO: Alliance Française on ICI Manitoba
 | Manitoba
Published

Every two weeks, Alan Nobili and Nicole Jowett from the Alliance Française of Manitoba are on air with Martine Bordeleau on the daily radio program l'Actuel on ICI Manitoba (88.1 FM). After our segment "Funny French Language" that dissects expressions and words of the French language, we reveal the cultural agenda of the Alliance Française of Manitoba and share a new French track.


 | Alliance Française du Manitoba
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This award-wining adaptation of King Ubu has garnered much praise – the objects' raw form and the performance's frenetic pace are perfectly suited for Jarry's cruel farce. Since its creation, Ubu has been performed over 850 times in Québec, Mexico, Brazil and Europe! Two armies of French baguettes face each other in a stand-off as tomato bombs explode, an egg beater hovers over fleeing troops and molasses-blood splatters on fork-soldiers as they charge Père Ubu. Anything goes as Poland's fate is sealed on a tabletop! Multiple film references spice things up as two performers hammer-out a small-scale fresco of grandiose buffoonery.

Ciné/Feel: Where the Poppies Grow

Ciné/Feel: Where the Poppies Grow
 | 934 Corydon Avenue
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Where do the images of the First World War that haunt our imagination come from ? To actually visualize the Great War, rather than just hearing about it, to portray it and bring it to life again : that is what today’s comic books capable of. By delving into archives and historical accounts, the comic book illustrators in this film take us back in time. They bring the First World War to life in our imagination : their drawings are more than just strokes of a pen. These major artists have made the Great War the main subject of their graphic narratives. In their company, we will try to trace the fragmented memory of 1914 – 1918 as a comic book chronicle. This film is in French with English subtitles and is being shown in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.


 | French Way Café
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Come and celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau with us with a delicious dinner!


 | Maison des Artistes Visuels Francophones
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Slimane Zeghidour is a writer and journalist. Born in Kabylie in 1953, he grew up in Erraguene, a regroupment camp, and learned to read and write with young French people. He moved to Paris in 1974 and began as an illustrator for Libération and Pilote before embarking on a career as a writer and reporter (Le Monde, Le Nouvel Observateur, Géo, Télérama, El País, La Vie). He is the chief editor at TV5 Monde. He is the author of La Vie quotidienne à La Mecque (Hachette, 1989) which received the Clio Prize for History, Le Voile et la bannière (Hachette, 1990), L’Algérie en couleurs with Tramor Quemeneur (Les Arènes, 2011). The discussionw will be followed by a panel organized in collaboration with Accueil Francophone and Réseau Immigration Francophone. This will take place at the Maison des Artistes Visuels Francophones, on 219 Provencher. Free.


 | Forth - 171 McDermot
Published

The Alliance Française du Manitoba invites you to a relaxed French conversation meetup. This fall we will be meeting at Forth the first Wednesday of each month. Come have a drink and practice your French among francophones and francophiles in the heart of the Exchange District. All levels of French are welcome!! Spots are limited, a Meetup registration is required.

Meetup event

SPOKEN WORD #1 - season 2018-2019

SPOKEN WORD #1 - season 2018-2019
 | Alliance Française du Manitoba
Published

Come share your words in any language you wish to use, and help us build a strong community of poets.

Bring your voice and your instruments, we'll be there to listen.

In 2018-2019, the host is Amber O’Reilly, a multilingual spoken word artist and poet. Born under Yellowknife’s midnight sun, she has lived in Winnipeg since 2013. Amber has performed at Northwords NWT, Speaking Crow, Winnipeg Poetry Slam, Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Thin Air and the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word and published in the Winnipeg Free Press, L'Aquilon and Oratorealis. She writes theatre reviews for La Liberté and is a board member of the Association des auteur-e-s du Manitoba français and Thin Air, Winnipeg International Writers Festival.

This first edition of the 18/19 Spoken Word will take place at the Alliance française du Manitoba, on 934 Corydon.
Entrance is free and open to all.


 | Cineplex Silvercity Saint-Vital
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The Alliance Française du Manitoba is a proud partner of Cinémental,the Francophone film festival in Manitoba. This year, we are presenting "At War" with Vincent Lindon. Despite heavy financial sacrifices on the part of their employees and record profits that year, the management of Perrin Industries decides to shut down a factory. The 1100 employees, led by their spokesman Laurent Amédéo, decide to fight this brutal decision, ready to do everything to save their jobs. In French with English subtitles.


 | Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain
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This year again, we are a proud partner of Cinémental, the francophone films festival in Manitoba. We present Custody , a 2017 French  film directed by Xavier Legrand. It was screened in the main competition section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival where it won the Silver Lion. Supremely crafted and performed, this contemporary French thriller about a broken marriage and ensuing custody battle is a gripping, edge-of-seat drama that never lets up. In French with English subtitles.


 | Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain
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Stand up comedy 50% in French et 50% en anglais.  How many kisses do you have to do when saying hello? Pourquoi y a-t-il 15 jours dans 2 semaines? Why are French anglicisms not real English words?
Ce sont des questions que Paul Taylor se pose tous les jours. Paul is a bilingual Brit confused about his identity. Il parle français comme un Froggy mais il pense comme un Rosbif. This is why, in 2015, he quit his job at Apple to take to the stage and find some answers.


 | Cordova Tapas & Wine 93 Albert Street
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What now? Join the Alliance Française du Manitoba at Cordova bar for an après Nuit Blanche afterparty. Francophone and francophile DJs will spin French-inspired experimental and rare electronic tracks, from Femminielli to Flavien Berger, going all night for a real nuit blanche. Step into an interactive poetry machine to add your own French touch to the dance floor.


 | Alliance Française du Manitoba
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What lessons can be gathered from a discussion between two writers who share stories that make us question the very ideas of morality and forgiveness? Join Rhéal Cenerini and François Gilbert at Alliance Française for Sowing Compassion, one of the first sessions of the Thin Air International Writers Festival. Expect an evening of lively exchanges with these two talented artists. Appetizers and drinks will be served.

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