World premiere of "POUR TOUJOURS LES CANADIENS"
For this special presentation the Bell Centre will be turned into a giant movie theatre where members of the Montreal entertainment community, motion picture cast, dignitaries, honored guests and legends of the Montreal Canadiens will be joined by the general public for this much-anticipated premiere. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. a red carpet ceremony will be covered live from avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal (De La Gauchetière St.) before the premiere of POUR TOUJOURS LES CANADIENS presented in French with English subtitles.
The screening will be followed by a special presentation on the Bell Centre ice with several guests, including members of the cast, who played a key role in making the production of this motion picture possible.
Hockey fans and movie buffs who would like to attend the premiere and watch the motion picture on the Bell Centre’s giant high definition screen can purchase tickets for $16 (service charges and taxes included) on canadiens.com starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 17.
Directed by Sylvain Archambault from an original screenplay by Jacques Savoie, POUR TOUJOURS LES CANADIENS is a fictional story taking place in 2008 which features the determination of a talented young hockey player and the fortitude of a young patient played out through some of the franchise’s most significant moments since its foundation, back in 1909.
The movie will be officially released in theatres on December 4, the Canadiens’ 100th anniversary.
POUR TOUJOURS LES CANADIENS is produced by Lorraine Richard and Luc Martineau of Cité Amérique and distributed by TVA Films.