French connections

La Nouvelle Vague | Les 400 coups

With Contemporary calgary

On January 14th, from 2PM to 4PM - Matinée du film

For our first French Connections film screening we will be showing François Truffaut’s The 400 Blows, a defining film of French nouvelle vague or “New Wave” cinema. Our Director and CEO Pierre Arpin will provide an introduction to the film, discussing the revolutionary style of “New Wave” cinema and how the film relates to our current exhibition extratextual.

This matinée will be held in Contemporary Calgary’s screening room where you can relax on chic mid-century modern leather couches while enjoying complimentary popcorn. The introductory talk will be held in French and the film will be screened with english subtitles.

This is a FREE event!


This event is located at Contemporary Calgary's premises:

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