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Antigone
Francophonie Month & International Women Day

March 08th, 2021 20:00 - 21:45

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As part of the Francophonie Month, the Canadian Cultural Centre invites you throughout the month of March to discover the rich diversity of contemporary Francophone filmmaking in Canada through the presentation of Francophone films produced in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario.

On March 8 at 8 pm, for the International Women Day (#IWD2021) join us for the online screening of the film “Antigone” by Quebec director Sophie Deraspe.

Antigone is a brilliant and carefree teenager. While helping her brother escape from prison, Antigone confronts the authorities: the police, the judicial and penal system as well as the father of her friend Haemon. The teenage girl, who had an uneventful life so far, feels the noose tighten on her. In the face of the law, she decides to substitutes her own sense of justice, dictated by love and loyalty.

Antigone by Quebec director Sophie Deraspe has won numerous international awards including the Canadian Screen Award for Best Film and Best Actress for Nahéma Ricci.

2019 / Canada (Quebec) / fiction / 109 mn / OV English
With Nahéma Ricci Rachida Oussaada Nour Belkhiria, Rawad El-Zein, Hakim Brahimi, Paul Doucet, Antoine Desrochers

Film online for 24 hours – only available for France