The QG is the very heart of the FTA. Eat, drink or dance the night away
Agora Hydro-QuÃ©bec du CÅ“ur des sciences de l'UQAM
175, ave. PrÃ©sident-Kennedy (MÃ©tro Place-des-Arts)
Open every day from 10:30am to 3am
De l'action en tout temps
Thursday, May 27> 10pm>> Opening Celebration
Wednesday, June 2> 10pm>> Party FTA + OFF.T.A.
Saturday, June 12> 10pm>> Closing Party
Friday, May 28> 1pm>> English, French
MERCE CUNNINGHAM: A SEARCHING MIND
Lecture by Trevor Carlson on Merce Cunningham's (Nearly 902) research and artistic explorations followed by the documentary Merce Cunnigham: A Lifetime of Dance. Presented in association with the Coeur des Sciences de l'UQAM
Hosted by Philip Szporer
Saturday, May 29> 2pm>> French, English
GINETTE LAURIN (Onde de choc), choreographer and artistic director of O Vertigo
Hosted by Aline Apostolska
Monday, May 31> 5pm>> French
CLAUDE POISSANT (The Dragonfly of Chicoutimi), theatre director and co-artistic director of ThÃ©Ã¢tre PÃ P
LARRY TREMBLAY, playwright
Hosted by Martin Faucher
Tuesday, June 1> 5pm>> French
PROJET IN SITU
Round table discussion on the Montreal presentation of Tu vois ce que je veux dire ?, a unique experience of cultural mediation.
With the choreographers and artistic directors of Projet in situ MARTIN CHAPUT and MARTIAL CHAZALLON, dancer and author Katya Montaignac and cultural officer of the Maison de la culture Villeray-Saint-Michel- Parc-Extension, Martin Hurtubise
Hosted by Fabienne Cabado
Thursday, June 3> 5pm>> French
CREATING ART IN AFRICA TODAY
FAUSTIN LINYEKULA (More more moreâ€¦ future), dancer, choreographer and artistic director of Studios Kabako (Congo)
SALIA SANOU (PoussiÃ¨res de sang), dancer, choreographer and artistic codirector of the Centre de dÃ©veloppement chorÃ©graphique La TermitiÃ¨re (Burkina Faso)
Hosted by FranÃ§ois Bugingo
Thursday, June 10> 5pm>> French
WAJDI MOUAWAD (Le sang des promesses), playwright, theatre director, actor and artistic director of ThÃ©Ã¢tre franÃ§ais du Centre national des Arts, Au CarrÃ© de l'HypotÃ©nuse and AbÃ© CarrÃ© CÃ© CarrÃ©
Hosted by Marie-ThÃ©rÃ¨se Fortin
Wednesday, May 12 > 6pm>> Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance
USA, Charles Atlas, 2000, 90 min., in English
In previously unreleased interviews, Merce Cunningham (Nearly 902) looks back at his career, from his pivotal encounters with Martha Graham and John Cage to his radical approach to dance and his research using choreographic software.
Friday, May 14> 6 pm>> La danseuse d'Ã©bÃ¨ne
Friday, June 4> 6pm>>
France, Seydou Boro, 2002, 54 min., in French
Directed by the choreographer Seydou Boro (PoussiÃ¨res de sang), this portrait of IrÃ¨ne Tassembedo, founder of the National Ballet of Burkina Fasp, provides an instructive look at the richness of both traditional and contemporary forms of African dance.
Wednesday, May 19> 6pm>> Saburo Teshigawara, danser l'invisible
Sunday, May 30>5pm>>
France, Elisabeth Coronel, 2005, 57 min., in French, English and Japanese with French subtitles
The Japanese artist Saburo Teshigawara (Miroku) was filmed over the course of several months in Tokyo, Paris, Lille and Yokohama. Using the choreographer's own words, this documentary introduces viewers to his work behind the scenes and his entrancing, meditative universe.
To be preceded by
Canada, Oana Suteu, 2002, 4 min.
An old man and a young boy perform the same choreography by Ginette Laurin (Onde de choc) inspired by the human dimension of everyday gestures, but their different ways of inhabiting the movement give us two readings of it.
Wednesday, May 26> 6pm>> Perpetuum Mobile
Canada/Mexico/France,, NicolÃ¡s Pereda, 2009, 86 min., in Spanish with French subtitles
Nervous about leaving the nest, Gabino (Asalto al agua transparente & Catalina), a 24-year-old truck driver, still lives with his mother, although they keep a careful distance. His drives through Mexico plunge him into the comic, tragic and unusual lives of the people he encounters.
335, boul. de Maisonneuve Est