Tennis US Open 2011 – New York

August 30, 2011

The 2011 US Open tennis tournament in New York began Monday, August 29 as expected and competition will continue until September 11 for the finals.

The best male and female players are competing for one of two title in this championship which is the most prestigious of all the season of the various tennis tournaments around the world.
To be continued …

Pictures 1, 2 and 3: Official site of the competition ;

Pictures 4 and 5: Rafael Nadal during the draw ;

Montreal Film Festival 2011: Catherine Deneuve in Montreal

August 28, 2011

The actress Catherine Deneuve take advantage of the tribute which will be made to her by the World Film Festival of Montreal during the closing ceremony (Sunday, 28 August) to come to revisit the Quebec that she loves.
Her son is currently playing at the theater in Bromont.
Bernard Bujold ( met Catherine Deneuve at the press conference Saturday at Film Festival. Here is the album of the meeting.

Picture 1,2 and 3: Catherine Deneuve ;
Picture 4: Bernard Bujold and the favorite book of Catherine Deneuve ;
See Photo album ;

Montreal Film Festival 2011: Claude Lelouch and the Master Class in Cinema

August 27, 2011

French film director Claude Lelouch came to present to the World Film Festival of Montreal 2011 his autobiography movie: “From one film to another” accompanied by a Master Class in cinema.
It is the founding president of the FFM, Serge Losique, who hosted the event.

Picture 1: Claude Lelouch by Bernard Bujold ;
Picture 2: Serge Losique and Claude Lelouch by Bernard Bujold ;
See photo Album ;

Montreal World Film Festival 2011: Finding Fidel: The Journey of Erik Durschmied

August 26, 2011

One of the great movie at the Montreal Film Festival 2011:
Finding Fidel: The Journey of Erik Durschmied by Bay Weyman.
It’s the story of the only journalist who made an interview with Castro in 1958 before the invasion. This journalist, Eric Durschmied, made a trip back over there in 2008 (50 years later) and he even find his old camera in the museum there in the mountain. (Castro kept it back then…)
One make a link with the actual war journalism in Tripoli Libya.

Pictures 1 and 2: Image from the movie ;
See the website of the producer ;
See Montreal Film Festival website ;

The Art of War according to Colonel Qaddafi

August 24, 2011

The art of war according to Colonel Qaddafi has nothing to envy to others tyrants of the world’s history.
While thirty journalists were released from a Tripoli hotel where they were held hostage, now the rebels have Colonel priced. They are offering $ 2 million for his head, dead or alive! These are the same rebels who had reported holding Qaddafi’s son, Saif, while he was walking freely in the city… Stay tuned!

Photo 1 and 2: Colonel Qaddafi;

Photo 3: Saif Qaddafi ;
Photo 4 and 5: Journalists in Tripoli Hotel ;
See story The New York Times ;

Charges against Dominique Strauss Kahn dropped

August 23, 2011

The case against Strauss Kahn ends with the dismissal of the case for lack of credibility (repetitive lies) of the defense. The specific reason put Dominique Strauss Kahn in the position of victim (damage to his career) and, theoretically, he could ask for compensation from the prosecutor and his office.
The ace of Strauss Kahn is his wife Anne Sinclair, who is rich, but above all very aggressive and very stubborn. She is also rather vengeful.
Relatives of the couple say she is the one who will decide on the next move…
Stay tuned!

Photo 1: Dominique Strauss Kahn;
Photo 2: Dominique Strauss Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair;
See story La Presse ;
See file The New York Times ;

See story on hearing ;
See story Le Monde ;
See comments from Dominique Strauss Kahn ;

Jack Layton (1950-2011)

August 22, 2011

The leader of the Official Opposition in Ottawa and the leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, Jack Layton, died early this morning (4 h 45 am, Monday, Aug. 22)
Photo 1: Jack Layton;
See site NDP ;
See biography The Toronto Star ;
See biography CTV ;
View Biography La Presse ;
See album election 2011 ;
Letter written testament Saturday, August 20, 2011 ;

See story of his wife ;

The autobiography of Rafael Nadal is in stores…

August 22, 2011

This is the crowd in Montreal (Sunday, August 21, 2011) in bookstores.

All Rafael Nadal’s fans want to get one of the first copies the autobiography of the champion which has just arrived in store.
Among the secrets of the book: Rafa was first playing soccer before trying tennis …
A fascinating book that will become a best seller for sure!

Photo 1: Bernard Bujold ( at Indigo Montreal;
Photo 2: Front cover of the autobiography of Rafa ;
See website of the book ;
See official site Rafael Nadal 
See site Facebook Rafael Nadal ;

Montreal World Film Festival 2011

August 21, 2011

The 35th World Film Festival of Montreal, 2011 edition, continues until August 28 in Montreal. Nearly 400 films are scheduled.
Among the activities to be seen , the master class by Claude Lelouch (August 26) and a tribute to French actress Catherine Deneuve presented at the closing night of the Festival.

Photo 1: Shows FFM 2011;
See official site of FFM ;

Jacques Languirand is suspended from Radio-Canada

August 17, 2011

After the recent departure of the radio host Christiane Charette for reasons finally nebulae, now Radio-Canada has suspended Jacques Languirand …
It is obvious that the problem seems to be the relationship between the new Radio-Canada and former leaders.
Why Christiane Charette had she left? The answer is clear: it is a takeover by a new group …
Note that the suspension of Jacques Languirand (80 years) occurs at the same moment as Radio-Canada launched its advertising campaign to highlight the 75th anniversary of his television …
You have our unconditional support dear Jacques!
To be continued.

Photo 1: Jacques Languirand and his dog ;

Photo 2: Jacques Languirand and his friend Armand Vaillancourt;
See story La Presse ;
See story by Nathalie Petrowski ;