The Canadian cultural centre presents a program of films about Marshall McLuhan work on Saturday October 1 as part of Semaine des cultures étrangères.
In partnership with the Office National du Film du Canada and Nuit Blanche 2011
4 pm : Zulu time by Johnny Silver (1997, 52 min 48 s)
Best known as the amicable Director of the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto, Derrick de Kerckhove is at the core of a world think-tank dedicated to probing the rapid changes of our global village.
Un jour ordinaire pas comme les autres by Frédérick Tremblay (2004, 06 min 54 s)
Fascinated by the role technology played in transforming our lives, one the twentieth century’s most famous intellectuals realized, with stunning accuracy, the impact the digital age would have on our social, spiritual, economic and ideological selves.
5 pm : Mcluhan’s wake by Kevin McMahon (2002, 94 min. en anglais)
What do two kids do after their TV explodes? On this quite extraordinary day, they turn into kids again. They burst into laughter for no reason and become so light they float off to a wonderful desert island.