C'est la vie | Jun 16, 2013 | 26:57

Quebec filmmaker gives a TED Talk

Martin Villeneuve made Quebec's first science fiction film, "Mars et Avril". He recently gave a TED Talk about it. Find out how that came about.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
C'est la vie - "Ressortir", 25/01/15Jan 25, 2015 | 5:06C'est la vie "Ressortir", 25/01/15 Audio
C'est la vie "Ressortir", 25/01/15 Jan 25, 2015 | 5:06Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "ressortir", which means to go or come out again, or to emerge.
C'est la vie - Au revoir Vietnam, bonjour Quebec (Part 2)Jan 25, 2015 | 27:30C'est la vie Au revoir Vietnam, bonjour Quebec (Part 2) Audio
C'est la vie Au revoir Vietnam, bonjour Quebec (Part 2) Jan 25, 2015 | 27:30Tri Du arrived in Quebec a refugee, speaking neither French nor English. Now he's a prosperous sushi chef with his own restaurant.
C'est la vie - "Plaie", 18/01/15Jan 18, 2015 | 4:00C'est la vie "Plaie", 18/01/15 Audio
C'est la vie "Plaie", 18/01/15 Jan 18, 2015 | 4:00Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "plaie", which means wound, sore and cut. "Plaie" also means plague.
C'est la vie - Au revoir Vietnam, Bonjour Quebec (Part 1)Jan 18, 2015 | 27:30C'est la vie Au revoir Vietnam, Bonjour Quebec (Part 1) Audio
C'est la vie Au revoir Vietnam, Bonjour Quebec (Part 1) Jan 18, 2015 | 27:30This year marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, and the end of the Vietnam War. Meet two doctors who fled Vietnam, and remade their lives in Quebec.
C'est la vie - Celebrity Chef Normand LapriseJan 11, 2015 | 27:30C'est la vie Celebrity Chef Normand Laprise Audio
C'est la vie Celebrity Chef Normand Laprise Jan 11, 2015 | 27:30Normand Laprise has influenced a generation of chefs in Quebec. In 2013 his book "Toqué!" won best Canadian cookbook of the year, in French and English.
C'est la vie - Celebrating Charles AznavourJan 4, 2015 | 27:29C'est la vie Celebrating Charles Aznavour Audio
C'est la vie Celebrating Charles Aznavour Jan 4, 2015 | 27:29The great French-Armenian singer, Charles Aznavour, turned 90 last year. Hear why some Canadians love his music.
C'est la vie - "Flatter", 28/12/14Dec 28, 2014 | 4:37C'est la vie "Flatter", 28/12/14 Audio
C'est la vie "Flatter", 28/12/14 Dec 28, 2014 | 4:37Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "flatter", which means to flatter and to pet(an animal).
C'est la vie - Best Francophone Music of 2014Dec 28, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Best Francophone Music of 2014 Audio
C'est la vie Best Francophone Music of 2014 Dec 28, 2014 | 27:30Singer-songwriter Jim Corcoran and Espace Musique host Rebecca Makonnen pick their top French albums in Canada for 2014.
C'est la vie - "Imposer", 21/12/14Dec 21, 2014 | 4:35C'est la vie "Imposer", 21/12/14 Audio
C'est la vie "Imposer", 21/12/14 Dec 21, 2014 | 4:35Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "imposer", which means to impose and to tax.
C'est la vie - News Stories of 2014Dec 21, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie News Stories of 2014 Audio
C'est la vie News Stories of 2014 Dec 21, 2014 | 27:30Stories which make the headlines in French speaking Canada aren't always the same as those in English. C'est la vie looks back at some of the major stories of 2014, en français.
C'est la vie - "Haleine", 14/12/14Dec 14, 2014 | 4:10C'est la vie "Haleine", 14/12/14 Audio
C'est la vie "Haleine", 14/12/14 Dec 14, 2014 | 4:10Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "haleine", which means breath.
C'est la vie - The Making of a ScandalDec 14, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie The Making of a Scandal Audio
C'est la vie The Making of a Scandal Dec 14, 2014 | 27:30The team at Radio-Canada's investigative program, "Enquête", broke many of the stories in Quebec's construction scandal, and paved the way for the Charbonneau Commission. Learn how it all unfolded.
C'est la vie - "Dieu", 07/12/14Dec 7, 2014 | 4:26C'est la vie "Dieu", 07/12/14 Audio
C'est la vie "Dieu", 07/12/14 Dec 7, 2014 | 4:26Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "Dieu", which means God.
C'est la vie - God Save Justin TrudeauDec 7, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie God Save Justin Trudeau Audio
C'est la vie God Save Justin Trudeau Dec 7, 2014 | 27:30Meet the makers of the documentary "God Save Justin Trudeau", a fascinating look behind the scenes of the 2012 charity boxing match which pitted Trudeau against Senator Patrick Brazeau.
C'est la vie - "Flèche", 30/11/14Nov 30, 2014 | 4:43C'est la vie "Flèche", 30/11/14 Audio
C'est la vie "Flèche", 30/11/14 Nov 30, 2014 | 4:43Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "flèche", which means arrow.

1 of 16