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A winning weekend for TV5MONDE at the Luchon TV Festival!TV5MONDE , Tue. 7 Feb
For the 7th consecutive year, TV5MONDE was in partnership with the Festival des création télévisuelles de Luchon (Luchon’s TV content creation festival). Five French dramas supported by the International French-speaking channel received awards.
Halloween around the worldTV5MONDE , Mon. 24 Oct
Ahhh Halloween, do you love the fun and sweets and autumn nights and costumes or do you loathe the commercialisation / Americanisation of the ancient pagan date of 31st Oct - 1st November when apparently the veil between the living and the dead is at its lowest…read on to find out how Halloween / All Hallows Eve / The day of the dead / All Saints Day is celebrated around the world...
The festival of AvignonTV5MONDE Asie Pacifique , Tue. 26 Jul
The Theatre Festival of Avignon is the largest in Europe & one of the major festivals of Provence!
The great list of romantic French nicknamesTV5MONDE Asie Pacifique , Wed. 20 Jul
Are you a chouchou, a small cabbage or a little flea?
Oscar-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodovar has been named President of the judging panel for the 70th Cannes Film Festival in 2017 “For its 70th edition, the Festival de Cannes is delighted to welcome a unique and hugely popular artist. His works have already carved out an eternal niche in the history of film,” the festival said in a statement. The Festival de Cannes will take place from Wednesday 17th to Sunday 28th May 2017. The Official Selection and Members of the Jury will be announced in mid-April. Read more here
Denis Villeneuve and his film L'arrivée nominated for 8 Oscars
For the 89th Academy Awards (The Oscars) due to take place on Sun 26th Feb 2017 the film L'arrivée / The Arrival by famous Québec filmmaker Denis Villeneuve has received 8 Oscar nominations, Best Film, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay to name a few. Denis Villeneuve is likely to become the first Québécois to win an Oscar for Best Director and Best Film. However, competition is tougher than ever, as he will have to compete with several directors including Damian Chazelle and La La Land, as well as Mel Gibson and his Hacksaw Ridge in both categories.