Film Screening "La Maison des Syriens"

Thursday 14th March 2019 — 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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The Québec Government Office and the Embassy of Canada are proud to present the film “La maison des Syriens (A House for the Syrians)” in partnership with the Alliance Française de Washington as part of DC Francophonie Festival. "La maison des Syriens" is a 2018 documentary about a small Québécois village preparing to receive a family of Syrian refugees. The 80-minute film will be followed by a discussion with the Minister Counsellor responsible for migration at the Embassy of Canada on the pan-Canadian effort to welcome more than 40,000 refugees from the ongoing civil war in Syria.

The film will be screened in French with English subtitles. You can watch the trailer here

Le Bureau du Québec et l’Ambassade du Canada sont fiers de présenter le film « La maison des Syriensen partenariat avec l'Alliance Française de Washington dans le cadre du festival de la Francophonie DC. "La maison des Syriens" est un documentaire de 2018 sur une petite communauté québécoise qui se prépare à recevoir une famille réfugiée de la Syrie. Le film de 80 minutes sera suivi d’une discussion avec le Ministre Conseiller responsable de la migration à l’Ambassade du Canada sur l’effort pancanadien d’accueillir plus de 40,000 réfugiés de la guerre civile qui frappe toujours la Syrie.  

Le film sera présenté en français avec des sous-titres en anglais. Visionnez la bande-annonce ici.

Admission is free, but registration is required. Donations to the Alliance française de Washington DC are appreciated, and support the cultural programs of the Alliance Française de Washington DC. 

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