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Film Series: TV5MONDE Program Highlights - July 2020


Courtesy Embassy of France

TV5MONDE is a global French language entertainment network that showcases premium films and programs from across the world. With more than 1.5 million viewers nationwide in the USA, TV5MONDE is a renowned leader in French language entertainment.

This month, immerse yourself in French culture with the TV5MONDE programming. In addition to offering premium films, including several heartwarming comedies, the program presents a chance to discover new series, fun-filled variety shows, and engaging documentaries.

Visit the website of the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France for more detailed information.

 

JULY 2020

FILMS

MON CHER ENFANT | Tunisia - 2018 - Mohamed Ben Attia | July 9 at 8:30 pm

Riadh is about to retire from his work as a forklift operator at the port of Tunis. The life he shares with his wife Nazli revolves around their only son Sami, who is preparing for his high school exams. The boy's repeated migraine attacks are a cause of much worry to his parents. But when he finally seems to be getting better, Sami suddenly disappears.

DEBOUT SUR LA MONTAGNE | France - 2019 - Sébastien Betbeder | July 26 at 8:30 pm

Hugo, Stan, and Bérénice grew up together then grew apart. They were inseparable. Fifteen years later, they meet again as adults. But life has been tough on them. Will they reignite the crazy sparks of their childhood?.

TV SERIES

L’HERITAGE | France - 2019 - Laurent Dusseaux | July 3 at 8:30 pm

Seriously injured after an attempted murder, Christophe Perrin is unable to manage L'Héritage, the family oyster farm. Two of his daughters want to sell, but Tessa, the youngest, refuses and offers to take over. With the official investigation making no headway, the three sisters decide to lead their own investigations.

LA MALEDICTION DU VOLCAN | France - 2019 – Marwen Abdallah | July 24 at 8:30 pm

On Réunion Island, the body of a wealthy landowner's son is found at the bottom of a ravine. Juliette Gentil teams up with Zaccharia Bellême, a young officer freshly arrived from Metropolitan France, who is discovering the island and its age-old traditions. As their investigation advances, reality intertwines with legend.

DOCUMENTARIES

LA PISTE DES SENTEURS, DE FLORENCE A GRASSE | France - 2017 – Antoine Rivière | July 11 at 6 :40 pm

Florence, 1533. The Dominicans of Santa Maria Novella create the first eau de toilette containing alcohol for the wedding of Catherine de' Medici. ''The Queen's water'' proved popular in Europe. From Tuscany to Grasse, the sourcing expert Stéphane Piquart seeks out the plants of the Renaissance.

17 ANS, PREMIER BILAN | France - 2017 – Julie Tanon | July 29 at 3:00 pm

Social diversity among young people through the daily lives of a group of teenagers during their Bafa training week (for their group organiser's certificate). Drawn from very different backgrounds and with differing ambitions, these trainees will need to live together and support one another to pass the test.

ENTERTAINMENT

VACHEMENT NORMAND | France – 2019 – Vincent Chatelain | July 12 at 10:50 pm

Discover the beautiful places emblematic of Normandy and meet those who live there to discover from insiders what makes the region unique.

#VERSIONFRANÇAIS | France - 2020 – Katherina Marx | July 15 at 10:50 am

In the first episode of the season go behind the scenes at the Mobilier National in Paris, encounter with Thierry Lemaire, French interior designer, follow the trail of Vercingétorix in Paris and focus on the art of barrel-making.

TV5MONDE CINEMA

LES ANNEES SANDWICHES | France - 1988 – Pierre Boutron | available beginning July 3

Victor, a young Jewish man, returns to France in 1947 after having fled the country five years earlier. He strikes up a friendship with an upper-class teenager, but as Victor slowly comes of age he becomes keenly aware of their social divide.

LA VIE DE CHATEAU | France - 2016 - Modi Barry, Cédric Ido | available beginning July 24

Welcome to Château d’Eau, the vibrant African neighborhood in Paris where Charles is the smoothest hustler of them all, responsible for filling the numerous neighborhood hair salons with customers.

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All movies are in French with English subtitles.

Visit the website of the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France for more detailed information.

2020-07-01 00:00:00 2020-07-29 23:59:59 America/New_York Film Series: TV5MONDE Program Highlights - July 2020 European Union Delegation in the US: Film Series: TV5MONDE Program Highlights - July 2020 Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
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