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Canadian days in Brno

Movies, exhibitions, lectures, seminars, discussion

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Program

(Detailed program)

April 11 – 15, 2016 

Monday April 11

  • 17.30 Finding Macpherson, documentary, dir. By Serge Giguère, Canada 2014, 77 min., French version with English and Czech subtitles
    Followed by macpherson, a short animated film by Martine Chartrand, Canada 2012, 11 min.
    Kino Art, Small Cinema Hall
  • 20.00 Twelve, documentary, dir. By Alfonso Lester, Canada 2008, 43 min., English version with Czech subtitles
    Kino Art, Small Cinema Hall
  • 20.30 The Passion of Augustine (La passion d'Augustine), directed by Léa Pool, Canada 2015, 103 min., French version with English and Czech subtitles
    Kino Art, Big Cinema Hall

Tuesday April 12

  • 17.30 – 22.00 Unikkausivut - Sharing Our Stories, a series of Canadian documentaries on the Inuit and the Arctic, Canada 1942 - present, English/French/Inuktitut version, no Czech subtitles
    Kino Art, Small Cinema Hall
  • 18.00 Heartbeats (Les amours imaginaires), directed by Xavier Dolan, Canada 2010, 96 min., French version with Czech subtitles
    Kino Art, Big Cinema Hall
  • 20.30 Mommy!, directed by Xavier Dolan, Canada 2014, 139 min., French version with Czech subtitles
    Kino Art, Big Cinema Hall

Wednesday April 13

  • 14.30 – 16.30 Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, trade seminar, Mendel Museum, in Czech (registration required at brno@canada.cz)
  • 17.00 Gala Opening of Canadian Days in Brno, Mendel Museum (by invitation only)
  • 19.00 Screening of Romano drom documentary by Kristyna Balaban followed by discussion with the Canadian director and a protagonist of the documentary, Museum of Romani culture, in Czech but film with English subtitles

Thursday April 14.

  • 8:45 – 12:00 Tourism in Canada, presentations, Jiří Mahen Library, partly in English
  • 12:15 – 13:45 Canada: studies, work and immigration, presentations, Jiří Mahen Library, partly in English
  • 14:00 – 16:00 Multiculturalism and Integration of Immigrants in Canada, presentation by Don Sparling followed by discussion, New Town Hall, Assembly Room (registration required at safrankova.lenka(at)brno.cz), in Czech
  • 17:00 Opening of "Dictionary" installation (a hatefree Culture project) with author Alena Foustkova, Jiří Mahen Library, Atrium
  • 17:30 – 19:00 Western Canada – from the ocean to the Rockies, travel presentation, Miloslav Martan and Miroslav Konvalina, Jiří Mahen Library, Big Hall, in Czech

Friday April 15

  • 17:00 – 18:30 Western Canada – from the ocean to the Rockies, travel presentation, Miloslav Martan and Miroslav Konvalina, Moravian Library, Conference Hall, in Czech

April 14 - May 31

  • Reflections, an exhibition of Canadian and Czech-Canadian artists (Alena Foustková, Lumír Hladík, Jessica Serran, Karim Talaat, Helena Wilson) and an exhibition of photographs of the Canadian Arctic, Mendel Museum, Masaryk University Museum
  • Dictionary installation (hatefree Culture), Alena Foustková, Jiří Mahen Library, Atrium

Addresses:

The Canadian Days in Brno are held under the auspices of the Mayor of the City Brno Petr Vokral and the President of the South-Moravian Region Michal Hasek.

 

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Date Modified:
2016-04-05