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  • Thursday September 01, 2016
  • 5:00 PM
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    Films
    TIFF Film Circuit – Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette: Fact or Fiction
    Duration : 4h, 30 minutes

    Film: Marie Antoinette
    5 – 6:30 pm
    Tapas and drinks in the Water Court Foyer. Try on some Marie Antoinette wigs and take a selfie with our costumed interpreters.
    6:30 – 9:30 pm
    Film screening in the Auditorium, followed by a conversation with film professor and Assistant Vice-President at Carleton University André Loiselle, and NGC Deputy Director and Chief Curator Paul Lang.

    Join us for a special screening of Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette, an evocative retelling of France’s iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. The film follows her story from her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15, to her rise as queen at 19, to the end of her reign and ultimately the fall of Versailles. Presented in partnership with the French Embassy in Canada.

    The film is in English with French subtitles.
    The Onstage Conversation is in French, followed by a bilingual question period.
    Simultaneous interpretation in English is available for the Onstage Conversation if a request is made to interp@gallery.ca before 31 August 2016.
     

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    Marie Antoinette
    Image: Courtesy of Sony

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