"Cinema is my philosopher's staff. Filmmaking, to me, is . . .Read More
Notebook by Jean-Daniel Lafond
This Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10PM, TV5MONDE will be broadcasting the documentary on Michaëlle Jean : "A Woman of Purpose".Read More
Youssou N'Dour is a musical genius and a friend. Tonight, he is paying homage to Africa and magnifying life in the very Bataclan that saw 90 people brutally cut down, one year ago. I am deeply moved by this concert, a true ode to love, music, and dance; a renewed assertion that the arts and culture are the ultimate bulwarks against all forms of barbarity.
Tracy Koga, host of Backstage360 on ShawTV Winnipeg, interviews Jean-Daniel Lafond and Peter Flegel of the Michaëlle Jean Foundation at the Graffiti Gallery, where Mr. Lafond's documentary "A Woman of Purpose" is being presented.Read More
(Quebec City) Unlike Montreal or Toronto, we tend to think of Quebec City as somehow free of homelessness. Much "prudish circumspection" surrounds the notion, says Jean-Daniel Lafond. Co-founder, co-chair and executive director of the Michaëlle Jean Foundation, named after his wife, Mr. Lafond attended the official launch of a small exhibition led by three street youths, this week at Musée de la civilisation.Read More
The most recent book by Jean-Daniel Lafond, Un désir d’Amérique, fragments nomades, was shortlisted for the Ottawa Book Award, French Non-Fiction Category, awarded to a Francophone author who published an outstanding work of non-fiction.Read More