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Hugo Latulippe's Alphée des étoiles, an esperamos/NFB co-production, to be screened at cinemas in the Eastern Townships

Press release


Montreal, October 16, 2012 – Following the resounding success of Hugo Latulippe's new film Alphée des étoiles ( Alphée of the Stars) in its first theatrical showings last weekend in Montreal and Quebec City, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) announces that the film will also be shown at La Maison du cinema in Sherbrooke, on October 19, as well as in Cowansville on October 21 and Sutton on November 1.

Alphée des étoiles

La Maison du cinéma – Starting Friday, October 19

Cinéma Princess – Saturday, October 21, 1 p.m.

Salle Alec et Gérard Pelletier – Thursday, November 1, 7 p.m.

Alphée des étoiles has been showing at the Cinéma Beaubien in Montreal and the Cinéma Le Clap in Quebec City since October 12.

Alphée des étoiles (82 min, 28 s) is a co-production of esperamos (Hugo Latulippe and Éric de Gheldere) and the NFB (Colette Loumède) in partnership with Radio-Canada and RDI. The film had its world premiere at the Festival du nouveau cinéma on October 11, 2012.

About the NFB

The National Film Board of Canada creates groundbreaking interactive works, social-issue documentaries and auteur animation. The NFB's award-winning content can be seen at NFB.ca and on apps for smartphones, tablets and connected TV. Canada's public producer and distributor since 1939, the NFB has created over 13,000 productions and won over 5,000 awards, including 6 Webbys, 12 Oscars and more than 90 Genies.

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Marie-Claude Lamoureux
NFB Publicist
Telephone: 514-283-9607
Cell: 514-297-7192
E-mail: m.c.lamoureux@nfb.ca

Lily Robert
Director, Corporate Communications, NFB
Telephone: 514-283-3838
Cell: 514-296-8261
E-mail: l.robert@nfb.ca