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Film Series: TV5MONDE Program Highlights - June 2020

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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.


JUNE 2020


SELFIE | France/Belgium - 2018 - Thomas Bidegain, Marc Fitoussi, Tristan Aurouet, Cyril Gelblat, Vianney Lebasque | June 7 at 8:30 pm

In family or at school, at work, or in romantic relationships, digital technology has invaded our lives. But as we wrestle with the laws of this new hyperconnected world, some end up cracking ... sometimes even to the edge of madness.

OSS 117, RIO NE REPOND PLUS | France - 2007 - Michel Hazanavicius | June 14 at 8:40 pm

Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, the best French spy, is responsible for a very important mission: to find a former Nazi officer hiding in Latin America. His investigation begins in Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro. There, he teams up with a charming Israeli spy.


HELVETICA | Switzerland -  2019 - Romain Graf | June 2 at 11 pm

Tina, cleaner at the Federal Palace, is contacted by Djeko, claiming to be her father's friend, who forces her to let one of his men into the office of a manager at Armasuisse. Meanwhile, Kathy Kunz, president of the Confederation, is secretly negotiating the liberation of hostages held in Yemen.

LA MALADROITE | France - 2019 - Éléonore Faucher | June 19 at 8:30 pm

First day at school for 6 year-old Stella, a cheerful and endearing little girl. Her poor health explains her frequent absences, say her parents. Clumsy, they say, when her teacher, Céline, notices suspicious bruises on her body. Unconvinced and worried, Céline notes each injury. Then the family disappears without warning.


VERSAILLES, LE PALAIS RETROUVE DU ROI SOLEIL | France - 2018 - Marc Jampolsky | June 3 at 8:30 pm

During the reign of Louis XIV and the centuries that followed, the Palace of Versailles was constantly being modified. Most of the constructions and areas present at its creation have long disappeared. Thanks to the digitization of some 10,000 plans of the palace researchers are now recreating this vanished past.

GAUCHE, ANNEE ZERO ? | France - 2017 - Serge Moati, Nicolas Combalbert | June 10 at 3:00 pm

Embedded at Matignon from April to July 2017 in French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve's office, journalist Serge Moati and Nicolas Combalbert film the final weeks of François Hollande's five-year term. The underlying question: is the Socialist Party now too divided to survive?


VU DE L'INTERIEUR | Canada - 2018 - Sophie Bérubé | June 4 at 10:50 pm

An overview of the Canadian art of living! Sophie Bérubé travels from Vancouver to Montreal on a wall-to-wall tour of beautiful homes, offering reports on unusual places and the world's finest hotels. And let's not forget Alexandre McNeil who shows us his finds and offers a touch of DIY/decoration inspiration.

D'UMANI | France - 2019 | June 23 at 11:45 pm

We visit Bonifacio, in Corsica's far south, where we admire the Seamen's Cemetery, a source of inspiration for musicians, discover the Lavezzi Islands, a fragile paradise to be preserved, enjoy paddle-boating at the foot of the cliffs and meet the artist and collector Paolina.


JE VEUX VOIR | France - 2008 - Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige | available beginning June 5

In the aftermath of a devastating war in Lebanon, Catherine Deneuve, an icon of French cinema meets with actor Rabih Mroué in Beirut, and together they hope to bring attention to the places most affected by the conflict.

LIBRE | France - 2018 - Michel Toesca | available beginning June 19

A portrait of Céderic Herrou, a local farmer on the French-Italian border who shelters migrants in his backyard and fights the immigration policies that make it impossible for these families to seek asylum on French soil.


All movies are in French with English subtitles.

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

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