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Support Cinéfranco and help francophone culture shine in Toronto!


We are gearing up for the 19th edition of Cinéfranco’s festival! Like every year, francophones, francophiles, movie-goers and Torontonians alike are frenziedly awaiting these unique events … but regrettably, we still have a ways to go to reach our 2016 fundraising goal to meet the audience’s expectations!

By becoming one of our sponsors, we would provide you an excellent opportunity to show your support to the Francophone community and to market your products/services to an influential and affluent audience all at the same time. Our festival delivers to a demographic profile composed of Toronto-based, upper income, middle-aged consumers, who are brand loyal with a strong interest in supporting products/services with a Francophone flair.

We offer a variety of sponsorship levels (ranging from $1000 to $8,500+), as well as a variety of sponsorship elements aiming to both promote our festival and our sponsor’s brand in the best suitable way ( logo represented on website, social media, brochures, posters, postcards, t-shirts, signage, etc.).

Please download our sponsorship package that will give you more details about the festival, our audience, and the benefits of becoming one of our sponsors. We will also be happy to meet with you to tailor a package that will suit your desires!

 

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  • November 1 @ 6pm - Denial (Short film)
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    November 1 @  6pm -  Denial (Short film)

    Sara won’t stop calling a man who won’t pick up the phone.

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    Written on Monday, 26 September 2016 21:34 in English Programme Read 1584 times
  • October 30 @ 6pm - Rencontre (Short film)
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    October 30 @  6pm -  Rencontre (Short film)

    A young French tourist, who is travelling by himself in North America, meets a homeless girl from Québec in Toronto.

    Written on Monday, 26 September 2016 21:17 in English Programme Read 1695 times
  • October 28 @ 6pm - I Kissed a Girl
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    October 28  @ 6pm - I Kissed a Girl

    Jérémie, 34, wakes up in an apartment he doesn't know, next to a woman he doesn't know. She is Adna, a stunning Swedish woman who is as funny as she is sweet. Is this the beginning of a fairy tale? Not quite, since Jérémie is about to get married… to Antoine.

    The excellent comedy by Noémie Saglio and Maxime Govare I Kissed a Girl wins the Grand Prix [at the Alpe d’Huez Comedy Film Festival in 2015). A rom-com of a reverse coming-out of a gay man who falls in love with a woman just when he is about to get married with the man of his life. Pio Marmaï, who plays the main character, is awarded best actor.

    Translated from an article written by Jean-Christian Hay

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    Written on Monday, 26 September 2016 02:26 in English Programme Read 2173 times
  • October 29 @ 1pm - Saint Amour
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    October 29 @ 1pm - Saint Amour

    Every year, Bruno, a disheartened cattle breeder, attends the Paris Agricultural Show. This year, his father Jean joins him: he wants to finally win the competition with their bull Nebuchadnezzar and convince Bruno to take over the family farm. Every year, Bruno makes a tour of all the wine stands, without setting foot outside the Show’s premises and without ever finishing his wine trail. This year, His father suggests they finish it together, but a real wine trail, across the French countryside. Accompanied by Mike, a young, quirky taxi driver, they set off in the direction of France’s major wine regions. Their wine tour is a highly risky venture, combining fine vintages and women encountered along the way.

    Kervern and Delépine’s highly-accomplished, multi-layered, surreal comedy Saint Amour should go some way to restoring Gérard Depardieu as one of France’s greatest actors. This off-beat road movie has humour, pathos and oodles of improbable sex, set against the beautiful backdrop of France’s wine-growing regions. But it’s not all played for laughs. Underneath the male bonding, Kervern and Delépine have highlighted the real threat to France’s agricultural industry from the younger generation’s reluctance to choose farming as a career. This adds context to what is an undeniably clever, beautifully paced film – the seventh collaboration for this directing pair.

    Judith Prescott (frenchcinemareview.com)

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    Written on Monday, 26 September 2016 02:01 in English Programme Read 2178 times
  • October 27 @ 6:30pm - Back to Mom's
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    October 27 @ 6:30pm - Back to Mom's

    Would you like to return home and live with your parents? Forty-year-old Stéphanie is compelled to return home to live with her mother. She is welcomed with open arms: she can enjoy the over-heated apartment, Francis Cabrel stuck on replay, furious games of Scrabble and precious maternal advice on how to sit at the table and how to live her life. Both women must exercise infinite patience to cope with this new situation. And when the rest of the clan turns up for dinner, settling of scores and family secrets follow on one from the other in a most joyful way. Welcome to a highly risky world: the family!

    Though Flamand, Lefebvre and especially Commandeur (from Lavaine’s Barbecue) are also solid, the film’s heart belongs to the female protagonists, with Balasko (The Hedgehog) a reliably warm and sunny presence as a woman who has decided that there’s more to life than kids, even if they’re moving back in forty years after making them.

    (Hollywood Reporter, Boyd Van Hoeij)

    This film is a comedy, a hallmark of your directing style, but it is also a family drama that addresses important personal issues. The comedy is highly biting and derives primarily from the situations created.

    (Variety, Martin Dale – Interview of Eric Lavaine)

     

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    Written on Monday, 26 September 2016 01:49 in English Programme Read 2322 times

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