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The Alliances Françaises of Halifax, Moncton and Ottawa with the support of the cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada invite you to a literary meeting around the work "All your dispersed children" by Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse. Prices of the five continents 2020.

MANITOBA HOUR : 4:30PM

📖 Come and discuss the work and then attend an interview with the author. Recording made for the Alliances Françaises du Canada network.

✏️Link to Culturethèque HERE

👉 Register for the meeting HERE


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🍿 Second movie, Second vibe. Always free! 🍿

Watch the film ′′ RUN ′′ directed by Philippe Lacôte.
It's a Franco-Ivorian drama film nominated at the Cannes Film Festival 2014 in the section Un Certain Regard.

Synopsis:
Run has taken off, after killing his country's Prime Minister. His life flashes before his eyes: his childhood with Master Tourou, greedy Gladys and his militia past. None of these lives were his choice, rather, he stumbled into them as he fled the one before


👉 Click here: https://bit.ly/3w1mLHj 👈
🔈 English subtitles available


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🍿 Pop-corn party! 🍿

We offer you the film ′′ Barbara ′′ by Mathieu Amalric, nominated in the category ′′ Un certain regard ′′ at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017.
〰 A beautiful abyss mixing archives, fiction images and songs that make singer Barbara reborn. 〰

Synopsis:
An actress will play Barbara, filming will start soon. She works on her character, the voice, the songs, the scores, the gestures, the knitting, the scenes to learn, it goes, it advances, it grows, it even invades her. The director also works, through his encounters, through archives, music, he lets himself be overwhelmed, invaded like her, by her.


👉 Click here: https://bit.ly/3w1mLHj 👈
🔈 English subtitles available


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Join us  Saturday, May 8th for  fun activites around the books
" Tête en petard" and "Le potager de Fantôme Fatou" by author Géraldine Bobinet.

On the program :
* Interactive presentation of the books
* Fun games : creation of a magic potion, drawing, creation of new expressions...
* Questions/answers with the author. 


2 sessions available: 

10:30 am (Manitoba) Beginners level A1-A2  register here
12:00 am (Manitoba)  Intermediate level B1-B2 register here



Who is Géraldine Bobinet ?
Géraldine Bobinet was born in 1989. She currently lives in Paris where she works as an editor of trailers, reports and documentaries for French television.
She has publishedmany books for the editions Bayard, Scrineo and Actes Sud Junior and has also contributed to the magazine J'aime Lire.

Do not miss this opportunity to meet a French author!


FREE online activity
for Kids (7-11 year old).  
A link will be sent prior to the event to connect via Zoom.

ORGANIZED BY THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF CALGARY


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Don't miss this inspiring film!

FREE MOVIE in streaming Available until May 11th, 2021.
Click here 
 
Synopsis:
A young Ethiopian boy is sent to live with his uncle after his mother dies, but when his uncle wants to slaughter his beloved sheep, he does everything he can to save the animal and return home. 

Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fS9kpcmO9Jo


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EVENING-SOFA
MOVIE PATIENTS by Grand Corps Malade and Mehdi Idir

Enjoy the movie without leaving your sofa...


1/ Reserve here.
2/ Get the screening link the day before.
3/ Grab some pop corn and enjoy the film.

 
Why did we chose this film? 

Intelligent, touching and full of hope... You might have heard of the very popular Step by Step in the past few years. Be ready to go very fast from tears to laughters, or from empathy to incomprehension. Step by Step is a movie that will stay with you for a few days. A movie you'll keep thinking about after watching it. In a nutshell, a movie we highly recommend you!

Synopsis:

Following a serious accident in a swimming pool, Ben, who has become a quadriplegic, arrives in a rehabilitation center. He meets others with dissabilites (quadriplegics, paraplegics, head trauma...) all victims of accidents, as well as a person with dissability since childhood. Between helplessness, despair and resignation, in the daily struggle to relearn how to move a finger or hold a fork, some slowly regain some mobility while others recieve the verdict of life long dissability. Despite everything, hope and friendship help them endure their difficulties.

ORGANIZED BY THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF TORONTO


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The Alliance Française Calgary, in partnership with the Embassy of France in Canada and EuropeComics, organises a drawing workshop with a French author and cartoonist, Jérémie Royer. Specialized in comic book art and illustration, he will teach you how to draw animals. The workshop will take place on Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at 12 PM (CDT). The event is free and open to adults and children (starting from the age of 10). Participants will have a chance to win prizes.


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online | 1h 34min | drama | in French with English subtitles

Corniche Kennedy. In the blue of the Mediterranean, at the foot of luxurious villas, the young kids of Marseille defy the laws of gravity. Marco, Mehdi, Franck, Mélissa, Hamza, Mamaa, Julie: girls and boys dive, take flight, take risks to experience life to the fullest.
Suzanne devours them with her eyes from inside her chic villa. Their free bodies, their excess. She wants to be part of them. She will be part of them.


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online | from 7 PM to 8 PM | bilingual (French / English)

On March 20, we will offer you the bilingual and virtual guided tour of Canada’s Parliament in partnership with Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).

The visit will last 15 minutes, and it will be available during one hour on the Facebook page of the Alliance française du Manitoba starting from 7 PM. Don’t miss this 360° immersive experience!


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In partnership with the Alliance française d'Ottawa | online | 1h 29min | drama, comedy

After 10 years of living in Paris, Selma has returned to Tunis. Back home, her younger cousin can't figure out why she'd leave the French capital, her aunt is overbearing, and her uncle is only giving her a matter of weeks to crash in the apartment above their house. Selma, nonetheless, is steadfast in her resolve: she wants to open up a psychotherapy practice. So begins the first feature directed and written by Manele Labidi, an incisive comedy about coming home, breaking taboos, and building community. As Selma tries to settle in, she's faced with increasing complications that she couldn't have predicted. There isn't just the matter of finding interested psychotherapy patients in a locale that's not keen on the talking cure, but she also needs to navigate a confusing bureaucratic circus in order to get the right papers to run her practice. On top of all that, a strapping cop, Naim, is keeping a close eye on her every move.

RSVP by March 18th to watch it online for free!

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