Ecumenical Jury at the Montreal World Film Festival

Monday, August 07 2006

(CCCB – Ottawa) … Signis and Interfilm, respectively Catholic and Protestant international film organizations, are collaborating once again to award an Ecumenical Prize at the Montreal World Film Festival (MWFF).

Interfilm-Montreal and Communications et Société, a member association of Signis, are responsible for coordinating the jury in Montreal. Communications et Société is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of quality from a critical perspective, and to the advancement of ethical and spiritual values in the sphere of media and communications. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) recognizes and officially mandates Communications et Société as “National Office of Social Communications” for Francophone Canada.

For more information on the jury, or the history, past winners, or selection criteria of the prize, visit the website of Communications et Société (in French only) at http://www.officecom.qc.ca.

To read the English version of the media release of Communications et Société on the jury, please click here: http://www.cccb.ca/site/Files/FFM_Oecumenique_eng.pdf.

The Montreal World Film Festival will be held from 24 August to 4 September 2006.


For more information contact:
Sylvain Salvas
Director, Communications Service
Tel: (613) 241-9461
Fax: (613) 241-9048
salvas@cccb.ca