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Conference | A closer look at the film critic

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Sunday, 5 April 2020 | 14:00 O’Chevreuil, Taverne américaine Add to my favourites

Meet Helen Faradji, president of the jury for the FCMS International Competition. In an intimate one-on-one interview with Serge Langlois, she will share her experience of that most mysterious of cinema professions – the film critic.

Speakers :

Serge Langlois | Host
Helen Faradji, film critic

Voluntary contribution


In the presence of

Helen Faradji

PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION JURY // Helen Faradji arrived in Quebec in 1999 and completed her doctoral thesis on the Coen brothers and Tarantino. She is the author of several essays, the latest of which explores American Cinema and was published in November 2019 by Les éditions du Septentrion. Both a film critic and host, she collaborates on numerous radio and television shows (Aujourd’hui l’histoire, Plus on est de Fous, plus on lit…). She is also the content manager for Radio-Canada’s film section on their website, producing a variety of online programmes (Pour faire court, Fous de cinéma…) and…

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  • Sunday, 5 April 2020 | 14:00 - O’Chevreuil, Taverne américaine

In the presence of

Serge Langlois

JURY MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION // Serge Langlois is a long-time cinema lover. He was at the head of the radio show Cinérama, which, for many years, was the only specialized film programme in the Eastern Townships. From the very beginnings of the show up until 2018, he introduced his audience to films of all kinds, hosted countless interviews and shared numerous reviews. For 10 years, he combined this role with his job at the helm of CFAK 88,3 FM. He also curated the Université de Sherbrooke’s Centre Culturel art series Arrières Cours before landing his current job as…

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  • Sunday, 5 April 2020 | 14:00 - O’Chevreuil, Taverne américaine

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