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SOURCE Canadian Heritage
The Government of Canada supports the International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA)
MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada has is providing $90,000 through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund for the 32nd edition of FIFA, which will take place from March 20 to 30. Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover made the announcement today.
These funds will allow FIFA to present the world's best media arts productions and art films. The Media Arts section will present a number of experimental art films. In addition to the screening of films and videos, there will be conferences, roundtables, and the production of a catalogue.
"I would like to thank the organizers of the International Festival of Films on Art for giving the public a chance to view original works that showcase the talent of established and emerging artists of various styles. Congratulations for helping improve Canadians' quality of life!"
- Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"The International Festival of Films on Art welcomes the Government of
Canada's support for our event. It helps promote our mandate to
increase the public's knowledge and appreciation of art. It also helps
highlight the work of artists among the population. In short, we are
meeting the objectives of our Canadian leaders, whose support for arts
and culture helps enrich our
- René Rozon, Founding Director, International Festival of Films on Art
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