Events Special programmes 100 year anniversary armistice day
2018-10-25 17:34:13 TV5MONDE

11th November 1918 marked the end of the great war. Discover our special programming to honour the soldiers, the victims and commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the armistice.

*All times are UK time

Apocalypse la paix impossible

Wednesday 14th November at 9pm*
11 November 1918. The world emerges from the worst conflict ever known. While the victors build a new world order, traumatised peoples rebuild their lives. In the years to come, the major empires collapse while hatred and fear resurface, leading the world to a new apocalypse.
Directed by: Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle (France, 2018)
Narration: Mathieu Kassovitz

La grève générale de 1918, la Suisse au bord de la guerre civile

Tues 6th November at 11pm*
November 1918. 250,000 workers from all over Switzerland take to the streets to demand fair working conditions. The political elite are afraid and call in the army to crush the general strike. This social trauma profoundly influenced the world of work and political culture in Switzerland.
Directed by: Daniel von Aarburg (Switzerland, 2018)

Les chiens du diable

Sunday 11th November at 7:30pm*
Bois Belleau (France), June 1918. After bloody fighting, the Marines stop the German advance near Paris. Those now referred to as the Devil's Dogs / Les chiens du diable raise hopes of an Allied victory. Oral historian Gilles Lagin takes American descendants on a journey in the footsteps of their ancestors.

Là où poussent les coquelicots

Sunday 18th November at 7:30pm* 
We all see haunting pictures of World War I in our minds, but where do these pictures come from? Rather than talking about the war, we aim to show it, through cartoon strips. With the participation of Jacques Tardi, Henrik Rehr, Kris & Maël and David Vandermeulen...

Web exclusives:

We encounter the last witnesses of the Great War. With new and unpublished video testimonies from soldiers of all nationalities.

Watch here 


* Paris times (GMT+1)


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