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Archives for February 2008

Extrait du budget fédéral 2008

l’Observatoire du documentaire nous a fait parvenir ce qui suit:Extrait du budget fédéral 2008, section culturelle:From the 2008 federal budget, cultural chapter:Investir dans la culture et les sportsLe budget de 2008 soutient nos institutions culturelles et investit dans les sports, grâce aux mesures suivantes :25 millions de dollars pour que les relais de la flamme […]

UP THE YANGTZE opens at AMC Forum

  Opens Friday the 22nd in Montreal at the AMC Forum!  Opens Friday, March 7th at the Quartier Latin! (sous-titres français)  “IMMENSE AND UNFORGETTABLE” -Peter Howell, TORONTO STAR “OUTSTANDING… GORGEOUSLY SHOT AND AS GRIPPING AS AN EPIC NOVEL” -Liam Lacey, THE GLOBE AND MAIL “A GLORIOUSLY CINEMATIC DOC”  -John Anderson, VARIETY UP THE YANGTZE  is the […]


We on the Doc Quebec Executive want 2008 to be a stimulating, inspiring and satisfying year for members.Below is the address of THE FAST & EASY DOC QUEBEC MEMBER SURVEY. It consists of 10 questions. Though you can complete it quickly and easily, it will help usenormously in responding to your concerns and interests. Have […]

Response to Malcolm Guy’s resignation

   On behalf of the Ruth and Alex Dworkin Foundation for Tolerance, I wish to express my sincerest gratitude for your decision to maintain the Ruth and Alex Dworkin Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance through cinema.

Family Motel aux Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois

Documentary Storytelling Seminar and Workshop

February 23 and 24, 2008 Special Rate for DOC Quebec MembersDOC Ottawa-Gatineau is pleased to offer two Documentary Storytelling Seminars on February 23, 2008 and a Documentary Storytelling Workshop on February 24, 2008.The events will be presented by Don White who is much in demand as an experienced filmmaker and workshop leader specializing in documentary […]

An open letter to the Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québecois from Malcolm Guy

With this letter I would like to officially withdraw as a member of the jury for the 2008 Prize of the Alex and Ruth Dworkin Foundation for the Promotion of Tolerance through Cinema (2008 Prix annuel de la Fondation Alex et Ruth Dworkin pour la promotion de la tolérance à travers le cinéma) at the […]

DOC-Q members’ film UP THE YANGTZE hits Canadian theatres

On February 8th, we’re launching UP THE YANGTZE, our 4 year-in-the-making epic documentary on China’s devastating Three Gorges Dam. We’ve gambled it all and gone to 35mm film print (beautifully done by Technicolor), launching an open run at the Cumberland in Toronto, followed by Vancouver (feb 15), Montreal (feb 22), Ottawa (feb 29), etc. then […]

Keiskamma documentary at Cinema Politica

WHAT: Documentary screening of KEISKAMMA: A STORY OF LOVE WHEN: Monday, Februrary 11 @ 7:30pm WHERE: Room H-110, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve COST: Free or by donation at the door / Tickets in advance from RIDM INFO: www.cinemapolitica.org KIESKAMMA: A STORY OF LOVE South Africa / 2007 / 90min The South African village of […]

DOC-Quebec Calls General Election and AGM

DOC-Quebec is issuing a call for a general election to fill thirteen positions for a new Executive Committee.The election is to be held in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday February 28th 2008 at La Maison de la réalisation (ARRQ), 3480 St-Denis St. beginning at 7 pm.Attached is documentation related […]