On 4th June 4th, the QUÉBEC CINEMA GALA will take place in Montreal. For this special occasion, TV5MONDE will be hosting a special Québec evening on air on 8th June, with the showing of the film Paul à Québec at 8:10pm, followed by a re-broadcasting of the Gala at 10:15pm (Times are UK time GMT)
Paul à Québec - a powerful and memorable film
On Thursday 8th June at 8:10pm (GMT), the film Paul à Québec will be broadcast on TV5MONDE Europe, which is the re-adaptation of the famous comic book by Michel Rabagliati, which bears the same name. Paul à Québec tells the story of Paul and Lucie who live in Montreal and who are looking to buy a house where they can raise their daughter in good conditions. The couple regularly visits Québec City to visit Paul's in-laws the Beaulieu family, whose father, Roland, has fallen seriously ill. Paul à Québec ranks among the best Quebec films of 2015, by the quality of the actors' performances, the flowing editing style and the hypnotising soundtrack.
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International recognition and awards
Since its release in 2009, the comic strip Paul à Québec has collected numerous awards, the Grand Prize of the City of Québec for the best comic strip of Québec in 2009, a nomination for the Grand Prize public choice award at the Montreal Book Fair and the public choice award prize FNAC-SNCF at the Angoulême festival in 2010.
A night dedicated to 100% Québec cinema
Your Thursday evening doesn't get much better than this with the Québec Cinema Gala being broadcast in full to enjoy at home. The Gala was created in 1999 to celebrate Québec cinema for the first time in a special showcase event, which includes several categories, like that of the Oscars or the Génie Awards, which honoured Canadian cinema at the time. The Gala is a cinematographic awards ceremony held every year that recognises and honours the excellence of Québec cinema through the Iris awards.
This new revamped edition of the Québec Cinema Gala will take place in Montreal in one of the theatres in the Quartier des spectacles and will be co-presented by the two famous Québec actresses Guylaine Tremblay and Édith Cochrane.
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Piste de la FrancophonieAfter the worldwide success of the World Tour of Francophonie in 2017, TV5MONDE is showing another programming event with a similar concept - La Piste de la Francophonie / The Francophonie Trail. The event will take place from 5am on Thursday 26th September right through to 1am on Friday 27th September! Spanning 18 destinations, the programme aims to showcase Francophonie in all its facets; the French language, its influence, its history, its future, its successes and the many and varied cultures that share Francophonie values .
Discover thrilling French films, every month.