Culture La semaine de la francophonie on TV5MONDE
2018-03-07 22:50:12 TV5MONDE

On the occasion of the Semaine de la langue française and la francophonie (17th-25th March, 2018), TV5MONDE, the world’s French-language cultural channel and historical partner of the event, will celebrate the richness and diversity of the French language through special programming.

 

SUNDAYS AT 9PM : UN FILM, UN PAYS, UN ACCENT.

 

 

LA DÉNONCIATION (FRANCE)

Sunday 4th March at 9pm 

Accused of murdering a far-right journalist, Michel can't bring himself to inform on the real killers, two former resistance fighters. Because Michel is haunted by his past and the memory of an interrogation 20 years earlier by the Gestapo, when he cracked.
 
Directed by: Jacques Doniol-Valcroze (France, 1961, black and white)
Cast: Maurice Ronet (Michel Jussieu), Françoise Brion (Elsa Jussieu), Nicole Berger (Éléonore Germain), Sacha Pitoëff (Captain Malferrer), Raymond Gérôme (Pierre Malet), Michael Lonsdale (Inspector Mercier), Jean-Claude Darnal (Jérôme Loineau), Gisèle Hauchecorne (Juliette)
Genre: drama
Awards: Silver Shell (San Sebastián 1962).
 

 

LA RÉGATE (BELGIUM)

Sunday 11th March at 9pm 

Alexandre, 15, lives a violent existence alone with his father, rebelling against everyone and everything. To escape from this merciless everyday life, the young teenager rows on the Meuse river and has just one obsession: to win the Belgium championships. Sergi, his coach and Murielle, the young girl he loves, show him how to rediscover the human values he had lost... 

Directed by: Bernard Bellefroid (France / Belgium / Luxembourg, 2008)
With Joffrey Verbruggen (Alexandre), Thierry Hancisse (Thierry), Sergi Lopez (Sergi), Pénélope Lévêque (Murielle), David Murgia (Pablo), Hervé Sogne (Franco), Stéphanie Blanchoud (Laëtitia)
Genre: drama
Awards: Audience and Youth Prizes (Namur, 2009), Audience Prize (Angers, 2010), Best Promising Male Actor (Magritte, 2011).
Parental guidance: TV-PG


 

1981 (CANADA)

Sunday 18th March at 9pm 

It’s 1981 and the Trogi family are settlling into the house of their dreams. But scarcely having unpacked, the economic crisis hits them hard. At the start of the school year, 11-year-old Ricardo is uncomfortable: his fellow students all seem to come from well-off backgrounds. To be accepted, he invents another life.
 
Directed by: Ricardo Trogi (Canada, 2009)
Cast : Jean-Carl Boucher (Ricardo), Sandrine Bisson (Claudette, la mère), Claudio Colangelo (Benito, le père), Gabriel Maillé (Jérôme), Dany Bouchard (Marchand), Léo Caron (Plante), Élizabeth Adam (Anne Tremblay), Marjolaine Lemieux (Aline)
Genre : Comedy Drama


 

MILKY WAY (SWITZERLAND)

Sunday 25th March at 9pm 

In the harsh Swiss industrial town of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Fredo, 45, Paul, 30 and Nadia, 23, jump at the chance to start afresh. A rock´n´roll road movie across France, continuing on to Belgium´s North Sea coast.

Directed by: Cyril Bron, Joseph Incardona (Switzerland/Belgium, 2014)
Cast: Antonio Buil (Fredo), Mathieu Ziegler (Paul), Stéphanie Schneider (Nadia), Pablo Jakob (Ivan), Carlo Brandt (Milo)
Genre: comedy drama
Awards: Public award (Liège international crime film festival 2015)

 


 

THE FRENCH LANGUAGE IN THE US :

 

LES FRENCHIES À HOLLYWOOD

Sunday 18th March at 7:30pm

Maurice Chevalier, Jean Dujardin, Leslie Caron, Simone Signoret, Micheline Presle, Macha Méril, Francis Veber, Tchéky Karyo or Julie Delpy... Accompanied by archive footage, Gilles Nadeau presents comparative portraits of the French men and women enjoying successful film careers in the United States, in Hollywood´s top studios.
Directed by: Gilles Nadeau (France, 2014)
 

 

CRIS SUR LE BAYOU

Wednesday 21st March at 9pm 

In Louisiana, the French language is alive and well. Why? And how? Danic Champoux seeks to answer these questions, meeting Barry Ancelet, a famous Louisianan linguist, and talking to genuine Cajuns from the bayou who live their daily lives in French.
 
Directed by: Danic Champoux (Canada, 2016)
 

 

THE FRENCH LANGUAGE IN ONE CLICK WITH TV5MONDE :

 

APPRENDRE & ENSEIGNER

The interactive multimedia platform to assist with learning and teaching French using video content. 

LA DICTÉE D’ARCHIBALD

Discover dictation by Archibald; simple, fun and free. Learn French the fun way!

BIBLIOTHÈQUE NUMÉRIQUE

500 works from French literature, available free from TV5MONDE.

DESTINATION FRANCOPHONIE

Each week discover an initiative showing the energy, and the living and global nature of French and Francophonie.

7 JOURS SUR LA PLANÈTE

Become an expert in French used in international news with the application “7 jours sur la planète” from TV5MONDE. Watch 3 newscasts each week to discover the words of current affairs in their context.

LES HAUT-PARLEURS

The first web channel by young Francophone reporters with an open and spontaneous tone used all over the world. On the occasion of the launch of the consultation platform “Mon idée pour le français” by the Institut Français, the speakers give their ideas via video.
 

To download this list of special programmes click here 

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