Events Special programming for International Women's Day
2019-02-25 19:47:49 TV5MONDE

The 8th March is International Women's Day! At work, at home, and in society: if the role and status of women has evolved over time, it is still a controversial topic. TV5MONDE examines the issue today with a film and two poignant documentaries...

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Film: Pays
Sunday 23rd March at 9pm 

The intertwined fates of three women of power in the political arena. 

A politician is in charge of negotiating the mining rights of her island, Besco. Faced with dealing with big and powerful Canada, Besco is small and not in a position of strength to begin the much-needed tough negotiations. From political wrangling to intimidation, the law of the land is definitely not a long calm river ...

Director: Chloé Robichaud (Canada, 2016)
Awards: Official Selection at TIFF (Toronto, 2016)



Documentary : Déchirements
Thurs 7th March at 12:30pm 

An ongoing conflict for women in search of their identity 

2009, Ontario. Four women in the Shafia family were killed in the name of ''honour''. A scandal that led to a raised awareness in Quebec society. Teachers, school principals, community leaders and police work to help those torn between the culture of their birth and that of their adopted country. 



Documentary : Belle en travaillant
Wednesday 6th March at 12:30pm 

Looking back at sixty years of feminist struggles to conquer the world of work.

Although no one today challenges women's rights to work, there's no question of women going to work dressed as they please. At work and elsewhere, people prefer them to be attractive and with nice hair. We follow the evolution of the working woman with archive interviews with Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, Alain Delon and many others


Belle en travaillant: © Schuch Conseils


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