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9th DiverCiné Film Festival: A World View of La Francophonie
April 13, 2011 until April 16, 2011

DiverCiné: A World View of La Francophonie is a film festival organized jointly by the Embassy of France in Canada and the Department of Canadian Heritage in partnership with the Canadian Film Institute. This festival is a unique opportunity for Canadians to discover the works of filmmakers from various countries of La Francophonie, which have limited screening in Canada. Admission: $6 (per film); Passport: $40

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DiverCiné 2011 Program:

Wednesday, April 13
6:30 p.m. – Buried Secrets by Raja Amari (director in attendance) – Tunisia
9:00 p.m. – Soirée Vue d’Afrique: The Place in Between by Sarah Bouyain – Burkina Faso

Thursday, April 14
Journée de la Francophonie des Amériques
In partnership with the Alliance of Francophone Producers of Canada, the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques and the Front des réalisateurs indépendants du Canada

3:00 p.m. – Eat, For This Is My Body by Michelange Quay – Haiti
5:00 p.m. – Twice a Woman by François Delisle – Canada–Quebec – in the presence of the director.

Evening
7:00 p.m. – Discussion: Création cinématographique et francophonie canadienne, led by Danièle Grenier, host of the show "Divines tentations" on the First Channel of Radio-Canada 90.7 FM, in the presence of Dominic Desjardins (director), François Delisle (director) and Mark Chatel (producer).
8:00 p.m. - Cocktail reception
9:00 p.m. – Everybody’s Couch by Dominic Desjardins – Canada–Ontario – in the presence of the director.

Friday, April 15
7:00 p.m. – Soirée Radio-Canada: A Screaming Man by Mahamat Saleh Haroun – Chad 
9:00 p.m. – Tuesday After Christmas by Radu Muntean – Romania

Saturday, April 16 
2:00 p.m. – All-ages screening:  Eleanore’s Secret by Dominique Monféry – Francefree screening, limited seating
4:00 p.m. – Mascarades by Lyes Salem – Algeria
7:00 p.m. – Lily Sometimes by Fabienne Berthaud – France 
9:00 p.m. – Every Day Is a Holiday by Dima El Horr – Lebanon

Program:
Raja Amari  •  Tunisia  •  2009  •  91 min
Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 6:30 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Arabic and French, with French subtitles
 
Sarah Bouyain  •  Burkina Faso  •  2010  •  82 min
Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
French with English subtitles
 
Michelange Quay  •  Haiti  •  2008  •  105 min
Thursday, April 14, 2011, 3:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
French with English subtitles
 
François Delisle  •  Canada (Québec)  •  2010  •  94 min
Thursday, April 14, 2011, 5:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
French with English subtitles
 
Dominic Desjardins  •  Canada (Ontario)  •  2010  •  76 min
Thursday, April 14, 2011, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
French with English subtitles
 
Mahamat Saleh Haroun  •  Chad  •  2010  •  92 min
Friday, April 15, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Arabic and French with English subtitles
 
Radu Muntean  •  Romania  •  2010  •  99 min
Friday, April 15, 2011, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Romanian with French subtitles
 
Dominique Monféry  •  France  •  2009  •  80 min
Saturday, April 16, 2011, 2:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Presented in French | For families | Free
 
Lyes Salem  •  Algeria  •  2008  •  92 min
Saturday, April 16, 2011, 4:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Arabic with French subtitles
 
Fabienne Berthaud  •  France  •  2010  •  108 min
Saturday, April 16, 2011, 7:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
French with English subtitles
 
Dima El-Horr  •  Lebanon  •  2009  •  82 min
Saturday, April 16, 2011, 9:00 pm, Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Arabic and French with English subtitles