The Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) is a cross-Canada celebration of the French language, and one of the largest cultural events organized under the umbrella of the Journée internationale de la Francophonie, held annually on March 20. The NFB has been taking part in the RVF since 2006 through a series of free screenings in venues across the country, from coast to coast, from the Great Lakes to the Arctic, offering a programming lineup that changes from year to year.
This year, the NFB at RVF celebrates the music of French. To see the details of this program and to register, click here.
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Virtual or in-person public screenings
Step 1. Choose one or more of the programs in the current year’s offer.
Step 2. Fill out the online request form to register. We can supply an electronic file (.mp4 or .mov) or ship a physical copy (projection-quality DVD) for screenings in your library. For virtual screenings, we can provide a hyperlink. Promotional materials will also be supplied.
Step 3. Prior to your event, use your screening equipment to test the film format delivered to you (digitally or by mail).
Step 4. After the screening, send audience numbers by email to email@example.com. These stats are important to ensure we stay true to our mandate of delivering documentaries, auteur animation, interactive storytelling and participatory experiences nationwide.
Individual viewings on NFB.ca
In addition to public screenings, you can also watch films on our L’espace francophonie page, which offers a list of curated works that honour the diversity of Canada’s Francophonie. In Canada, more than one million Francophones live outside Quebec. Discover the NFB films that pay tribute to the Canadian Francophonie.
You can now register online to the Rendez-vous de la francophonie 2023.
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