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Please join us for the upcoming book launch of
REIMAGINING CINEMA: The Films of Expo 67
Edited by Monika Kin Gagnon and Janine Marchessault
The launch, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, follows an afternoon symposium organized by CINEMAexpo67.
2:00 pm – Graeme Ferguson, IMAX-inventor and director of the original Polar Life, in conversation with Scott Mackenzie.
3:30 pm – Roundtable … Read More >
BOOK LAUNCH: PATRICIAN FAMILIES AND
THE MAKING OF QUEBEC
The Taschereaus and the McCords
By Brian Young
An analysis of two elite families in the shaping of English and French Quebec.
Join us in celebrating the launch this evening in the Hollis Lounge of the Anglican Diocese of Montreal (located behind the McCord family’s cherished Christ Church Cathedral).
Here’s your weekly round-up of news & events going on at MQUP this week.
Polar Life, a multi-screen film installation, is on display at La Cinémathèque Québecoise. The installation is Monika Kin Gagnon’s (co-editor of the forthcoming Reimagining Cinema, digital recreation of the original film by Graeme Ferguson, originally displayed at Expo 67’s sprawling “Man the … Read More >
Judith Cowan, author of The Permanent Nature of Everything, participated in the most unique interview we’ve ever seen! Part of a special event to kick off the literary season with Culture Mauricie, Cowan rode in a bike rickshaw through Trois-Rivières to discuss her memoir with Anne-Marie Lemay of Radio-Canada’s Chez nous le matin.
The Art Canada Institute has a wonderful series of FREE online art books showcasing Canadian artists and visual culture. You can browse through the books and read about figures such as Emily Carr, Michael Snow, and Pitseolak Ashoona in a user-friendly and visually stunning format.
We’re excited to see the most recent release is on the life and work of Read More >
TOMORROW at 5PM: Come out to the vernissage for Polar Life, a multi-screen film installation at La Cinémathèque Québecoise curated by Monika Kin Gagnon, co-editor of the forthcoming release, Reimagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67.
The installation, on display from October 9 – November 2, is a digital recreation of the original film by IMAX-inventer, Graeme Ferguson, which was showcased at … Read More >
The Honourable Donald S. Macdonald’s new memoir, Thumper, offers a behind-the-scenes account of his political career that spanned four decades and included posts as House leader, minister of national defence, minister of energy, and minister of finance.
Drawing on extensive archival resources and contemporaneous personal diaries, Macdonald insightfully details his friendship with Trudeau, fascinating encounters with world leaders, … Read More >
Read more about the GG Awards and the 2014 finalists here. And stay tuned for when the winners will be announced on November 18th!
What happened this week?
So, the results are in and the Scots have decided to stay.