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News 2018

FALL

  • August 31, new novel Pappaklausulen (The Father Clause) published in Sweden by Albert Bonniers Förlag.
  • September 5-6, Zagreb, Croatia, Festival of World Literature.
  • September 7-8, Norway for the publication of Pappaklausulen in Norwegian+Björnsonfestivalen in Molde.
  • September 28-29, Gothenburg Book Fair.

    Friday September 28:
    FR11.00–11.20   Se människan
    FR12.00-12.30   GP
    FR14.00–14.30   Estraden
    FR15.00-15.30   SVD
    FR16.00-16.45   Familjära utmaningar, discussion with Geir Gulliksen, moderated by Malin Ullgren.

    Saturday September 29:
    LÖ10.00–10.45   Vi läser, discussion with Sara Stridsberg.
    LÖ11.30-11.50   Psykologiscenen
    LÖ13.00-13.45   Omförhandling av faderskapet, discussion with Björn Wiman
    LÖ14.00-14.20   Expressen
    LÖ14.30-15.00   Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan
    LÖ16.00-16.45   Se människan

  • October 3, Internationell Författarscen, Kulturhuset, discussion with Sheila Heti.
  • November 10-11, Singapore Writers Festival.

SPRING

    • January 26: Amatörer (Amateurs), the movie has been chosen to open this year’s Göteborg Film Festival. Directed by Gabriela Pichler, script written by Pichler+Khemiri. Received the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film. Dagens Nyheter published a six-page interview about the collaboration (Swedish).
    • January 27: Amatörer premiers internationally at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The movie will also be live streamed to 40 European countries as part of IFFR Live. Q&A after the screening.
    • March 17: Amateurs opens in Swedish cinemas and receives raving reviews.

  • January-April: The play version of I Call My Brothers tours France. Director: Noémie Rosenblatt, translator: Marianne Ségol-Samoy. Premier at Comédie de Béthune. Turné:
    – Le Grand R – Scène Nationale de La Roche-sur-Yon, 21-22 Février 2018
    – Château-Rouge – Scène Conventionnée d’Annemasse, 28 février et Jeudi 1er Mars
    – Le Théâtre de Suresnes, 11 et 13 Mars
    – Biennale des Ecritures du réel – Théâtre La Cité – Marseille, 22 et 24 mars
    – Le Prisme – Elancourt, 27 Mars
    – Le Théâtre Eurydice – Plaisir, 30 mars
    – Festival Les Transversales – Le Théâtre Jean-Vilar – Vitry, 13 Avril
  • April 21-29: The movie Amateurs competes at the Tribeca Film Festival, in New York. First four screenings are sold out, but a fifth screening is now added April 29.

Samedi 28 avril 2018

11:00 AM | TABLE RONDE
 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
LA DIVERSITÉ: POUR QUI ET OÙ SUR LA PLANÈTE?
Lieu : Musée McCord, 690 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Participants : Pascal Bruckner, Fulvio Caccia, Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Charif Majdalani
Animation : Alain Gignac

12:30 PM | LECTURE
 12:30 PM → 1:45 PM – 75 min
PARFUMS DU NORD – NORTHERN LIGHTS
Lieu : Place des Arts – Espace culturel Georges-Émile Lapalme
175 rue Sainte-Catherine
Participants : Torkil Damhaug, Ulrikka S. Gernes, Ragnar Jónasson
, Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Viveca Sten, Morten Strøksnes
Animation : Anne Lagacé Dowson

2:30 PM | ENTREVUE CAPTÉE PAR CBC 
2:30 PM → 4:00 PM | 90 min
Everything I Don’t Remember: Jonas Hassen Khemiri in conversation with Eleanor Wachtel.
Lieu : Hôtel 10 (Salle St-Laurent), 10 rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Dimanche 29 avril 2018

12:00 PM | LECTURE 
12:00 PM → 1:00 PM
BABEL BLEU 2
Lieu : Hôtel 10 (Salle Godin), 10, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Participants : Lluís Anton Baulenas, Torkil Damhaug, 
Ragnar Jónasson, Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Luna Miguel, Ruby Namdar,
Zebedee Nungak, Viveca Sten, Jorge Alejandro Vargas Prado.
Animation : Marika Ivert

  • May 9-11, Book World festival+reading at the Literature night in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • July 6-26, I Call My Brothers, will be performed at the Avignon Theatre Festival, La Manufacture, France.
  • Summer: Countdown to that secret thing that will happen in the fall of 2018.

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