The Cultural Service of the Consulate in Moncton and Halifax supports the 33rd edition of the Festival International du Cinéma Francophone en Acadie (FICFA). This major cultural event will happen in Moncton and Dieppe from November 14th to November 22nd.
31 French productions and co-productions will be proposed to highlight French and francophone cinema, representing nearly a third of the festival’s total program. Some of the features presented were awarded at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. These include “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” by Céline Sciamma, who won the screenplay prize and will close the FICFA, but also “Les Misérables”, who received the Jury Prize, as well as “Atlantique” by Mati Diop with the Grand Prix at Cannes.
This 33rd edition will also welcome the opportunity to decorate Marc Gauthier, executive director of FICFA, to the rank of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters, on November 15th at the Aberdeen Cultural Centre.
This FICFA will also welcome Lucie Viver, French documentary filmmaker who will be present her film “Sankara is not dead”, which will be screened on Wednesday, November 20th at Théâtre l’Escaouette.
The Alliance Française of Moncton joins this celebration of French and Francophone audiovisual creation by organizing the e-motion exhibition at the Moncton Public Library, as well as the Beaujolais Nouveau evening on November 22nd.