TFO will exclusively broadcast master class with Anouk Aimée at Cinémania

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Groupe Média TFO is pleased to be a partner of the Cinémania French Film Festival for the second year in a row. TFO will present the Audience Award, which goes to the best independent film among the seven contemporary French features in the official selection.

This year for the first time TFO will also present, in conjunction with Cinémania, a master class with actress Anouk Aimée, to be held on Saturday, November 9, at 4:45 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. TFO will tape the class and make it available on YouTube starting at 6 p.m., Monday, November 11. It will be presented by Guilhem Caillard, the Festival's assistant programmer, and Claudia Hébert, CinéTFO producer/host. Movie buffs will therefore have exclusive access to one of the greatest actresses in French cinema, on the screen of their choice.

"Groupe Média TFO's partnership with the Cinémania Festival demonstrates its commitment to its audience of cinephiles and to French-language cinema," says Pascal Arseneau, Chief Marketing Officer, Groupe Média TFO. "We are proud of our relationship with the Cinémania Festival, which offers programming that matches the interests of CinéTFO's audience."

CinéTFO continues its engagement with French-language cinema. This year, it will broadcast an outstanding selection of classic auteur films from the archives, including a tribute to the great director Maurice Pialat which will run every Monday night at 9:00 p.m., November 4 through December 30. In all, nine of his feature films will be screened.

About CinéTFO and CinéTFO+

CinéTFO is a rich showcase of the best in cinema that brings movie-lovers a film festival in their living rooms every day, Monday to Saturday, starting at 9:00 p.m. It carries art films, contemporary films, classics and the award-winners from the leading festivals. On Sundays at 8:00 p.m., CinéTFO+ celebrates the performing arts: opera, ballet, contemporary dance and theatre. See tfo.org/cine for the full CinéTFO and CinéTFO+ schedule.

About Groupe Média TFO

Groupe Média TFO is an organization that produces and distributes award-winning French-language educational and cultural media content. To address all of the upheavals being caused by the introduction of new learning technologies, Groupe Média TFO will be presenting the first Sommet international des tablettistes —a conference for everyone with an interest in the impact of touch screens on the world of education. The conference takes place on December 9, 2013 in Toronto.  To register, go to:  http://tablettistes.eventbrite.ca/.

SOURCE: Ontario French Language Educational Communications Authority (TFO)

For further information:

Stephen Lan, Marketing and Communications Specialist

Groupe Média TFO

slan@tfo.org 416.968.8332


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