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Tour de France & turmoil and happinessTV5MONDE Asie Pacifique , Tue. 26 Jul
The 103rd (2016) edition of the Tour de France has just finished and congratulations to winner Chris Froome. To celebrate the Tour we have prepared some of the worst and the greatest stories of the legendary Tour de France, since the very beginning.
The Marathon des Sables, a Footrace to the extremeTV5MONDE Asie Pacifique , Mon. 25 Jul
The Marathon des Sables is a gruelling multi-stage adventure walk that takes place in the desert of Morocco every year in April. You have to be self-sufficient and take all equipment and food for the week on your back. TV5MONDE is partner of this sporting event which takes place from 8 to 18 April 2016 .
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.