Announcement of Canada's Submission to the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film

MONTREAL, Sept. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada invites you to a press conference for the announcement of the feature film that will represent Canada in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards.

For the past six years, Canada has distinguished itself with four nominees in this category: Incendies (Denis Villeneuve), the minority coproduction (Poland-Germany-CanadaIn Darkness (Agnieszka Holland), Monsieur Lazhar (Philippe Falardeau) and Rebelle (Kim Nguyen).

Canada's selection is made by a pan-Canadian committee, which comprises 23 voting members representing government agencies and film industry associations.

Friday September 23, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Société des Arts Technologiques
1201 St-Laurent Boulevard, Montreal

Carolle Brabant
Executive Director, Telefilm Canada

Talent from the selected film

  • The talent in attendance will be available for interviews.


SOURCE Telefilm Canada

For further information: Please RSVP by September 21 to : Françoise Lapointe, Telefilm Canada, 514 283-0838, ext. 2028 or


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