Monday , 27 May 2019
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Events

Film Screening: Comment j’ai détesté les maths – 18th Mar, 2016

Initial release: November 2013 | Director: Olivier Peyon Running time: 1h 39min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all What is striking when you talk with mathematicians is that sparkle in their eyes, and their sudden joyful voice trying to share with you a concept, a theory. They continuously use words such as invention, beauty, freedom. You then ask ... Read More »

Film Screening: Tango Negro – 18th Mar, 2016

Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango by Angolan filmmaker Dom Pedro explores the expression of Tango’s Africanness and the contribution of African cultures in the creation of the tango. Tango was a reflection of the social life of the slaves that were taken to South America – including Argentina and Uruguay – mostly from central Africa, particularly from the ... Read More »

Play Reading: Les Belles-sœurs: 17th March | 7pm

Germaine Lauzon invites her sisters, sisters-in-law, and neighbors to her house to help her stick one million trading stamps, that she has just won, into booklets. Set in the working class district of Montreal, les Belles Soeurs brings together 15 women who narrate the drudgery of their mundane existence and their little joys. A funny play, replete with black humor, ... Read More »

Film Screening: Henri Henri – 17th Mar, 2016

Initial release: 2013 | Director and Writer: Martin Talbot Running time: 100min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: Orphaned and forgotten by all, shy and unassuming Henri has created the perfect job to suit his unique talent. He maintains the lamps and light fittings at the convent he has called home for his entire life. When he ... Read More »

Film Screening: Gabrielle – 17th Mar, 2016

Initial release: 16 Oct 2013 | Director: Louise Archambault  Running time: 1h 44min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: Gabrielle is a young woman with Williams syndrome who has a contagious joie de vivre and an exceptional musical gift. Since she met her boyfriend Martin, at the recreation centre where they are choir members, they have been ... Read More »

Film Screening: Le Roi et l’Oiseau – 16th Mar, 2016

Initial release: 29 May 1953 | Director: Paul Grimault Scenario: Jacques Prévert | Running time: 1h 27min French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all Plot: One night Mia has a premonition. So after saying a few words of parting at her mother’s grave, she sets out on a journey across mountains and jungles to search for her father, who is ... Read More »

Exhibition: Man is a Funny Bird: 16th Mar – 25th Feb 2016

Rudi Pillen (1931-2014) is one of Belgium’s leading contemporary artists, whose outstanding activity stretched over 50 years. Several of his paintings belong to major private collections in Europe, the USA and Asia, as well as museums and public buildings, like the Bangkok Metro where his largest fresco was unveiled in 2001 by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium. There’s also one ... Read More »

Film Screening: Mia et le Migou – 16th Mar, 2016

Initial release: 15 Nov 2008 | Director: Jacques-Rémy Girerd Running time: 1h 32min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all  Plot: One night Mia has a premonition. So after saying a few words of parting at her mother’s grave, she sets out on a journey across mountains and jungles to search for her father, who is trapped in a landslide ... Read More »