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Benoît Mariage (born 19 July 1961) is a Belgian film director.
Same-sex marriage in France has been legal since 18 May 2013, making France the thirteenth country worldwide to allow same-sex couples to marry. The legislation applies to metropolitan France as well as to all French overseas departments and territories.
Switzerland has allowed registered partnerships for same-sex couples since 1 January 2007, after a 2005 referendum. Legislation to allow same-sex marriage was introduced in 2013 and passed on 18 December 2020 by the Swiss Parliament. The act will be subject to a referendum if 50,000 citizens request it within three months of its passage. Public opinion strongly supports same-sex marriage, with polls indicating support by about 82% of voters as of November 2020.
Same-sex marriage in Luxembourg has been legal since 1 January 2015. A bill for the legalisation of same-sex marriages was enacted by the Chamber of Deputies on 18 June 2014 and signed into law by Grand Duke Henri on 4 July. Partnerships have also been available in Luxembourg since November 2004.
Nicolas-Marie d'Alayrac, nicknamed the Musician poet, more commonly Nicolas Dalayrac, was a French composer of the Classical period. Intended for a military career, he frequents many musicians in the Parisian salons, which has decided his vocation.
René Claude Simard,, is a pop singer from Quebec. He is the older brother of Nathalie Simard.
Le Beau Mariage is a 1982 French film directed by Éric Rohmer, starring Béatrice Romand, André Dussollier, Féodor Atkine. It is one of Rohmer's "comedies and proverbs". Its theme is a proverb from La Fontaine: "Quel esprit ne bat la campagne? Qui ne fait château en Espagne?".
Jacques Doillon is a French film director. He has a habit of giving lead roles to inexperienced young actresses in his films on family life and women. Some actresses to break through are Fanny Bastien, Sandrine Bonnaire, Judith Godrèche, Marianne Denicourt, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Juliette Binoche.
Le mariage aux lanternes is an opérette in one act by Jacques Offenbach. The French libretto was written by Michel Carré and Léon Battu.
Didier Bezace was a French actor.
Louis-Benoît Picard was a French playwright, actor, novelist, poet and music director.
The 13th Joseph Plateau Awards honoured the best Belgian filmmaking of 1998 and 1999.
The 50th Cannes Film Festival was held from 7 to 18 May 1997. The Palme d'Or was jointly awarded to Ta'm e guilass by Abbas Kiarostami and Unagi by Shohei Imamura. Jeanne Moreau was the mistress of ceremonies.
Yannick Jadot is a French environmentalist and politician who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since the 2009 European election, representing the West France constituency.
Benoît Verdickt was a Canadian organist, choirmaster, composer, and music educator of Belgian birth. His compositional output consists mainly of sacred music, some of which he self-published. His most notable works are his Cantique de mariage for soloist and two-part choir (1918) and his Missa pro defunctis for three-part choir and organ (1941).
The Théâtre des Nouveautés is a Parisian theatre built in 1921 and located at 24 boulevard Poissonnière. The name was also used by several earlier Parisian theatre companies and their buildings, beginning in 1827.
Laurent Stocker is a French theatre and cinema actor, and a sociétaire of the Comédie-Française.
Gilbert Melki is a French actor.
The law opening marriage to same-sex couples, no. 2013-404 is a French law which, since 18 May 2013, grants same-sex couples the right to marry and jointly adopt children.
The Carriers Are Waiting is a French-Belgian-Swiss 1999 film directed by Benoît Mariage. It was awarded the Bronze Horse prize for best film of that year by the Stockholm International Film Festival.
The 10th Magritte Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie André Delvaux, honored the best films of 2019 in Belgium. It took place on 1 February 2020, at the Square, in the historic site of Mont des Arts, Brussels. During the ceremony, the Académie André Delvaux presented Magritte Awards in 22 categories. The ceremony was televised in Belgium by La Deux. Actor Pascal Duquenne presided the ceremony, while comedian Kody hosted the show for the first time.