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Archives for September 2008

LOUISE BEAUDOIN, ANDRÉANNE BOURNIVAL AND JEAN LEMIRE JOIN THE RIDM BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Montréal, Wednesday September 29 2008 – The Board of Directors of the Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (RIDM) is proud to welcome three new members: Louise Beaudoin, Andréanne Bournival and Jean Lemire. Louise Beaudoin has played an important political role, most notably in her role as a Minister (Culture and Communications, Intergovernmental Affairs, International […]



Meet the Broadcasters!

DOC-Québec presents Documentary and television: an unnatural relationship ? Tuesday, September 30 – 7pm Maison de la Réalisation 3480, rue Saint-Denis – M° Sherbrooke For DOC-Québec and ARRQ members: $8.00 For non-members : $10.00 Reservation: info@docquebec.ca The Documentary Organization of Canada – Québec Chapter (Doc Quebec) invites you to meet with two of the most […]



Not to be missed!

For your information! COMME À CUBA Fernand Bélanger, Louise Dugal, Yves Angrignon At Cinéma Parallèle in Ex-Centris From Friday September 26 at 3.30pm and 8.30 pm Comme à Cuba doesn’t want to prove anything. The film simply shows the unexpected spouting everywhere in Cuba’s daily life. Fernand Bélanger Trailer infos www.ex-centris.com Complete press kit www.amazonefilm.com



Documentary and television: an unnatural relationship?

Tuesday, September 30 – 7pm Maison de la Réalisation 3480, rue Saint-Denis – M° Sherbrooke For DOC-Québec and ARRQ members: $8.00 For non-members : $10.00 Reservation: info@docquebec.ca The Documentary Organization of Canada – Québec Chapter (Doc Quebec) invites you to meet with two of the most important television networking documentary broadcasters, Radio-Canada and Canal D. […]



Culture in danger!

A short film worth seeing! Black humour a little bit frightening! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uhgv85m852Q&feature=related Note: To see the subtitles, you have to click on the arrow in the lower right corner and click the CC button.



Federal Election 2008 – What to ask candidates when they solicit your vote?

In order to assist all those who are preoccupied with the place arts and culture occupy in the current electoral campaign, the Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) has identified seven broad areas of prime importance for artists, creators, cultural institutions and industries. The CCA has developed a set of questions for each issue: these […]



Invitation to DAM web site launch

Diversité Artistique Montréal (DAM) is pleased to invite you to our web site launch,  which will take place on Monday, September 29, at 11:00 am. during a press conference at Café Hydro Quebec at the Monument National (1182 Blvd. St-Laurent.) The new web site, made possible thanks to the support of Canadian Culture Online, Canadian […]



Letters to Prime Minister Harper

Many letters were sent to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Here is one from Sylvie Van Brabant, producer, and another from the writer director, Wajdi Mouawad. Dear Mister Prime Minister, It was with great pleasure that I read the Globe and Mail article revealing your interest for the arts. Like me, you studied piano and you […]