New producer at Canadian Francophonie, Acadian Documentary Studio

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Montreal – We’re very pleased to announce the appointment of Mélanie Brière to the position of Producer at the Montreal office of the Quebec, Canadian Francophonie and Acadian Documentary Studio. Since November 2021, she’s been working at the Studio as an associate producer to promote Indigenous filmmaking, showcase its creators and build bridges between Indigenous and French-speaking communities. As a producer, …

Waiting for Raif movie

Waiting for Raif opens in Quebec on Nov 4

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Montreal – Directed by Luc Côté and Patricio Henriquez, the feature documentary Waiting for Raif will open in theatres in Montreal, Quebec City and Sherbrooke on November 4. Other cities may also be added. As human rights issues continue to make the headlines, the film follows Ensaf Haidar’s inspiring battle to free her husband, renowned prisoner of conscience Raif Badawi. As his family continues to wait for him …

Unspoken Tears movie

nfb.ca celebrates Latin American Heritage Month 

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Montreal – An ever-growing number of films will be available to stream for free on nfb.ca this October, including productions from the NFB’s various studios across the country. This latest selection highlights the rich heritage of Canada’s Latinx communities in this month dedicated to them, including Saturday Night by Rosana Matecki, and offers two themed channels. Hélène Magny’s feature documentary Unspoken Tears and Lori Malépart-Traversy’s animated …

Sudbury University

Invests $24,900 to enhance Francophone program at Sudbury University 

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Funding to l’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario will help evaluate demand and educational needs of Francophones and Francophiles in the Greater Sudbury and surrounding regions Sudbury – Canada’s Official Language Minority Communities (OLMCs) are an important part of our national identity. They contribute to our social, cultural and economic prosperity, making Canada stronger. In Northern Ontario, the Government of …