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MAY 2017
 
French Cultural Agenda
 
The Cinematheque / SFU Woodwards / Vancity Theatre
From May 4 to 14, 2017

DOXA Documentary Film Festival is very proud to offer this third edition of French French with seven new extraordinary films, and a program of the works of the most seminal filmmaker Chris Marker.

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THIS MONTH
Roxy Theatre, Saskatoon
From May 2 to 7, 2017

For 5 days, the Saskatoon's Cinergie Festival showcases feature and short Francophone films from The Prairies, Canada and across the globe,... From drama to comedy, animation to romance, Cinema for everyone!

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Holy Rosary Cathedral
May 12, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the organist Hans Uwe Hielscher is in town for a concert at the Holy Rosary. Over his career, he has given more than 3500 recitals from Australia to Iceland, in Asia, South Africa, Israel, throughout Europe and North America, and has recorded 26 CDs on various labels.

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Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver
May 16 to 21, 2017

On the occasion of their Canada Tour, the 2 Comic Book Artists Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will be at the Alliance française of Vancouver during the Comic Art Month.

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Vogue Theatre & UBC
From May 2 to 5, 2017

It has been said that mathematics is the poetry of science. Professor Cédric Villani will discuss the beautiful intersection where mathematics and art meet, showing how both of these disciplines seek to illustrate the hidden beauty in the world.

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The services for Science and Higher Education of the Embassy contributes to a scientific monitoring in Canada in order to observe and analyze the scientific environment, technics and technology.

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Le Fil de Marianne Newsletter (in French) provides information on French research institutions including their calls for proposals, programs of study, postdoctoral programs and scientific conferences as well as general information on research in France.

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Vancouver, Calgary

To strengthen their partnerships with Canadian universities, a delegation from Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) visited Western Canada (University of Calgary, University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University) from March 28 to 31, 2017.

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IT'S STILL ON
Audain Art Museum
Through May 22, 2017

Starting end of February, the Audain Art Museum in Whistler will display a remarkable collection of drawings by Henri Matisse. The exhibition features 45 artworks spanning nearly five decades along with nine lithographs by accomplished American painter and printmaker Ellsworth Kelly – the curator of Matisse Drawings.

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221A Gallery
Through June 3, 2017

For her exhibition The Ballad, Caroline Mesquita produced a series of twelve sculpted characters interacting and facing each other or the viewer as their presence blurs the line between fiction and reality, humans and mannequins.
 

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THE ALLIANCES' CORNER
University of Victoria, édifice Clearihue, salle C109
May 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM

The Alliance française of Victoria organizes this conference: Les premières alliances franco-autochtones au Canada : un modèle pour les relations interculturelles with Peter Cook

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Alliance française
From May 7 to 27, 2017

The Alliance française is proud to present the Festival de la BD Francophone.
Come and meet Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong, two great French authors for a special event on May 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM

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Alliance française de Vancouver
May 11, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The Alliance française of Vancouver organizes this lecture on Bismarck’s policy toward France  with Michael Huenefeld

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Centenial Square, Victoria
From May 25 to 28, 2017 at 10:30 AM

La Société francophone de Victoria (SFV) is proud to present its 20th Festival de la francophonie in Victoria.

come and enjoy the local francophone and francophile music bands will be on the Radio-Canada stage.

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Alliance française de Calgary
May 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM

The programme features a presentation of the island with its many aspects (the sites, the culture, the famous people...) followed by a tasting of local delicacies including: samoussas, rougail saucisses, pâte de fruits, confiture de papaye, gâteau de patate douce, local punch & rum (shipped right from the island!)

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