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Toronto: Théâtre français de Toronto and TFO present “Contes à la belle étoile” for children

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Contes à la belle étoile – Stories Under the Stars

In partnership with TFO, TfT presents tales and legends from around the world filmed in a virtual studio. The 9 stories are listed on our website for easy access and feature French subtitles.

For parents looking to entertain their children during this challenging spring break, why not curl up on the couch and travel to faraway lands such as the Great North, Canada’s deep forests or as far away as the deserts of Africa....? 

Whether you stream them one by one, or back to back, these stories are the perfect way to travel without leaving the security of your home.

ANISHINABEG STORIES WITH ÉMILY SÉGUIN
Why Do Orignii-Waabigwan Have Thorns?
How Did The Bear Lose His Tail?
Why Does Mikinaak Have a Shell?


AFRICAN STORIES WITH JENNY BRIZARD
Kotendimina
Why Does a Horse Not Speak?
The Hunter & The Genie

 
CANADIAN AND EUROPEAN STORIES
WITH EUDES LAROCHE-FRANCOEUR
The Evil Violin
The Legend of the Werewolf
Jack and the Beanstalk

All 9 stories are directed by MARIE-CLAIRE MARCOTTE

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Open Frequencies

In partnership with Radio-Canada Ontario and Théâtre du Nouvel Ontario, TfT invites the listeners of the radio show À l'échelle humaine hosted by Isabelle Ménard to discover the new radio play CONVICTIONS by Lara Arabian.

The first episode airs this Saturday, April 17 on Radio-Canada Première - Ontario.

Synopsis: Convictions is an immersion into the heart of an immigrant family with strong spiritual, religious and ideological beliefs. Family stories, revelations and painful secrets are revealed. Strong and gripping stories that will resonate with us all.

With: Sheila Ingabire, Karine Ricard and Nabil Traboulsi. 
Voice Direction: Dillon Or
Sound designer: Michel Laforge
(Illustration: Valentin Fleur)

Can't listen to it live? No problem. The audio series is also available online (in French only)

Stream on ici.radio-canada.ca.

Photo: Jenny Brizard.