More than 160 people participated to the 2014 edition of the Ciné-Québec Film Festival held at the Museum of Work and Culture on March 8 and 9.
The event, organized in collaboration with the Museum of Work and Culture, the Alliance Française de Providence and Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival aims at promoting Québec's culture and cinema.
The two-day event kicked off on March 8 with a Québec reception followed by a screening of six short films. The reception gave participants the opportunity to taste Québec food products. Marianne Bonnard, Acting Head of Post, presented the shorts and the Québec film industry.
Taking as an example the wave of Québecers who, at the beginning of the 20th century, left their homes to come live and work in the Rhode Island's factories, Ms. Bonnard described the ties and longlasting relationship between Québec and Rhode Island.
The short films that were screened: