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september

08sepSee details for time13Singularité Plurielle: Focus Québec at the 32nd Dresden International Short Film Festival(See details for time) Görlitzer Straße 6, 01099 Dresden-NeustadtEvent Type:Awards ceremony,Discussion,Festival,Online

30sepSee details for timeTransparent Translation: Gesine Schröder and Karolin Viseneber present their translation of "Birdie"(See details for time: wednesday) Hasengasse 4, 60311 Frankfurt am MainEvent Type:Lecture | Presentation,Meeting,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

october

02oct(oct 2)00:0008(oct 8)00:00NODE20 Second Nature00:00 - 00:00 (8) Waldschmidtstraße 4, 60316 Frankfurt am MainEvent Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Music and Performing Arts,Online

06octSee details for time21Weltkulturen Museum Frankfurt: "Let them speak" with Canadian Northwest Coast Art and a Film(See details for time) Schaumainkai 37 60594 FrankfurtEvent Type:Exhibition,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

09oct(oct 9)00:0018(oct 18)00:00B3 The Biennale of Moving Image 2020 – Competition and Film Program00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Festival,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

09oct19:00B3 Biennale of the Moving Image Opening Gala + Extravaganza Virtuale19:00 Event Type:Awards ceremony,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

13oct(oct 13)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Journeys to Adäka: Documentary Film from Yukon, Canada00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Entertainment | Party,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Music and Performing Arts,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00The Vancouver Writers Fest presents Margaret Atwood in Conversation with Cherie Dimaline00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online,Panel

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Island Green, a National Film Board film00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Lake, a National Film Board Film00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Hard Light, a National Film Board Film00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Announcement of the Canada Focus at the Cologne Children's Book Weeks 202100:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00See Manitoba Through the Eyes of Locals00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Three Thousand, a National Film Board Film00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00In Conversation with the winners of the 2020 Ontario Trillium Award00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00The Vancouver Writers Fest presents Tanya Talaga in Conversation with Jael Richardson00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Devour! Film Festival00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Festival,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Canadian composer, pianist and visual artist John Kameel Farah interviewed by the LOLA Show podcast00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Music and Performing Arts,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00How to be at Home, an National Film Board Film00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Casino Québec: A Virtual Journey Through Quebec Literature00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Lecture | Presentation,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00A Spiritual Journey to Alberta00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00CBC: Introducing nine of Canada’s featured writers and illustrators at Frankfurt 202000:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Author event outside the fair grounds,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Dichtung aus Deutschland / Canadian Poetry / Poésie du Québec: A Trilingual Translation Workshop00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Lecture | Presentation,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00ICI Première: Plus on est de fous, plus on lit00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power, 2019, a film by Nancy Lang & Peter Raymont00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Celebrating the 2020 Trillium Book Award for Poetry00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Author event outside the fair grounds,Awards ceremony,Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Reading

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Celebrating the 2020 Trillium Book Award00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Reading

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Symphonic Pride00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Music and Performing Arts,Online

14oct(oct 14)00:0018(oct 18)00:00Discover Ontario Music at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020!00:00 - 00:00 (18) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Music and Performing Arts,Online

14octSee details for time18Canada's virtual appearance at the Comicsalon Erlangen 2020(See details for time) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Lecture | Presentation,Meeting,Online

14octSee details for time18Weltlesebühne: Translators pitch their #CanLit titles published in German translation(See details for time) Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Lecture | Presentation,Meeting,Online,Reading

14oct(oct 14)10:0018(oct 18)23:59Conversations: We Contain Multitudes10:00 - 23:59 (18) CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct13:0013:30ZDF Blaues Sofa: Stéphane Dion, Ambassador of Canada to Germany, in conversation with Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair13:00 - 13:30 CEST Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

14oct13:0014:00Québec at THE ARTS+!13:00 - 14:00 CEST Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Panel

14oct(oct 14)16:0018(oct 18)23:59Conversation with Margaret Atwood16:00 - 23:59 (18) CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct16:3017:15A Masterclass with Filmmaker Atom Egoyan16:30 - 17:15 CEST Event Type:Festival,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Workshop

14oct17:0018:00Panel Discussion: How new technologies can drive narratives and communities forward17:00 - 18:00 CEST Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct17:3019:00"The Future of the Book in the Electronic Age" panel discussion as part of the exhibition #Feedback 5: Global Warning – Marshall McLuhan and the Arts17:30 - 19:00 CEST Schaumainkai 53, 60596 Frankfurt am MainEvent Type:Discussion,Exhibition,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

14oct(oct 14)20:0018(oct 18)23:59Canada in Harmony20:00 - 23:59 (18) CEST Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Music and Performing Arts,Online

15octSee details for timeExploring Digitization Practices and Priorities(See details for time: thursday) Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

15oct(oct 15)10:0018(oct 18)23:59Conversations: Hope Against Despair10:00 - 23:59 (18) CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

15oct(oct 15)16:0018(oct 18)23:59Conversations: Picture Perfect16:00 - 23:59 (18) CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

15oct19:3021:00Gerd Braune talks to Karin Dalka (Frankfurter Rundschau) about how the indigenous population in Canada was and is treated in the past and today.19:30 - 21:00 Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Lecture | Presentation,Online

15oct19:3021:00Eleonore Schönmaier: Wavelenghts of your song - Wellenlängen deines Liedes19:30 - 21:00 Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Reading

16oct14:00THE ARTS+: A Conversation on Book-to-Film Adaptations14:00 CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Radio | TV broadcast | Film

16oct16:0017:00Have A Look at Canada – The Canadian Publishing Landscape16:00 - 17:00 Event Type:Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online,Trade event

16oct16:0018:00Canada in Translation at Frankfurt16:00 - 18:00 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

16oct16:0023:59Inclusion in Crisis16:00 - 23:59 CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

16oct18:30ARTE Concert - Chilly Gonzales und Malakoff Kowalski: Talking about taste18:30 CEST Event Type:Author event at the fair,Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

16oct(oct 16)19:0018(oct 18)21:00Fluid Resilience19:00 - 21:00 (18) Studio 5 Wedding, Berlin, DeutschlandEvent Type:Dance,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

17oct10:2310:29Interview of Canadian author David A. Robertson with Lars von Törne on his recently published books in Germany “When we were alone” and “Strangers” (Little Tiger and Merlin Verlag)10:23 - 10:29 CEST Event Type:Author event outside the fair grounds,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Lecture | Presentation,Online

17oct10:30Women in Battle: Three Norwegian-Canadian text jam sessions10:30 CEST Botschaft von Norwegen, Rauchstraße 1, 10787 BerlinEvent Type:Author event outside the fair grounds,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

17oct15:3016:00ARTE es wird Zeit - Kanadische Literatur und ethnische Diversität15:30 - 16:00 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

17oct16:0023:59Inclusion in Crisis16:00 - 23:59 CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

17oct17:00Digital International LitCam Conference: Setback in Worldwide Education – Challenges and Solutions17:00 CEST Event Type:Colloquium | Conference,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

18oct16:0023:59Inclusion in Crisis16:00 - 23:59 CEST Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

26oct(oct 26)00:0031(oct 31)00:00Virtual Event(Un)mutable channels sound installation at the House of World Cultures in Berlin00:00 - 00:00 (31) Event Type:Discussion,Exhibition,Online

30oct19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

31oct19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

november

01nov19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

02novSee details for time08DOKUARTS @ Braunschweig International Film Festival “Reclaiming Histories - New Canadian films on art”(See details for time) Event Type:Festival,Online

02nov19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

03nov19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

04nov19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

05nov19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

06nov19:0020:30Online course: English Book Club II, Karma Brown: "Recipe for a perfect wife" (VHS)19:00 - 20:30 Event Type:Discussion,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Online

13nov00:0000:00Portrait of Stephanie Troyak / Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch00:00 - 00:00 Event Type:Dance,Guest of Honour – Virtual Program 2020,Interview | Conversation,Online

17novSee details for timeMoved OnlineAngela Hewitt performing at Bachfest Leipzig(See details for time: tuesday) Thomaskirchhof 18, 04109 Leipzig, GermanyEvent Type:Music and Performing Arts,Online

19novSee details for time22Virtual EventCanada/Québec Focus at online edition of Zebra Poetry Film Festival Berlin(See details for time) Event Type:Author event outside the fair grounds,Festival,Online