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Movie night

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Every month, watch movies in the movie night of Alliance Française Ottawa!

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On the agenda


Ciné Club / Movie night “La Fine fleur”

Friday April 1st from 7pm to 9pm

Ciné Club / Movie night "La Fine fleur"

For December, we offer you the movie “La Fine fleur” by Pierre Pinaud, with the very talented Catherine Frot. A French comedy that tells with tenderness and lightness the portrait of a passionate and touching woman.

Synopsys : Eve Vernet was the greatest rose designer. Today, she is on the verge of bankruptcy, on the verge of being bought by a powerful competitor. Vera, her faithful secretary, thinks she has found a solution by hiring three employees with no horticultural skills… While almost everything separates them, they embark together on a most singular adventure to save the small artisanal exploitation.

Join us at AF Ottawa on April 1st at 7 pm to watch in person “La Fine fleur” followed by a discussion in French.






Free NFB screening for the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie

Friday March 25th from 6pm to 8pm

Screening of 3 short films proposed by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) for the 24th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie. The screening will be followed by a debate animated by Samuel Coeytaux, director of the Alliance Française Ottawa on the theme “Francophonie and Identity(ies)”.

”Samedi, la nuit” : is a short documentary narrated in Spanish by filmmaker Rosana Matecki with a bittersweet vision of aging and loneliness in an urban environment. Dance becomes a pretext for an intimate exploration of resilience and nostalgia.

”Histoire de sable” : Hyacinthe Combary’s Histoire de sable bridges the gap between African and Aboriginal cultures. In a world where values and traditions tend to disappear, a Quebec immigrant tries to reconnect with the tradition of his ethnic group, the Gourmantchés, and will follow the Aboriginal trail in Quebec.

”Si le temps le permet” : artist Elisapie Isaac dives into the heart of her origins and leads us into the boreal immensity, on the edge of the Arctic Sea, in the village of Kangiqsujuaq, in Nunavik, where tradition and modernity meet daily.