Naming of Alan Franey into the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres [fr]
On October 4th, Consul General, Philippe Sutter, bestowed Mr Alan Franey the medal of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République française.
Mr Franey was part of the inaugural committee at the Vancouver International Film Festival in 1982. During his term, Mr Franey was instrumental in the promotion of more than 230 movies produced or co-produced in France, as part of the « Spotlight on France » special program.
This honor recognizes his remarkable contribution to the diffusion of French audiovisual productions in Vancouver and in Canada.
Photo : Carlos M Bonmati