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TV5MONDE Program Highlights - November 2020

Les adoptés - Mélanie Laurent

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.



SPECIAL - US Elections 

Nuit Américaine | November 3 at 2:00 pm

• Broadcast of the 20h00 edition of Le journal de France 2, followed by a special program and a report from France Info until midnight


HORS NORMES | France - 2018 - Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano | November 1 at 8:40 pm

Bruno and Malik have been fighting to support those suffering from autism for some twenty years. But as their work continues to train youngsters to help the more complex cases, those refused by medical institutions, an investigation by a government authority threatens Bruno's association, accusing him of employing non-qualified staff

DESRANCES | Burkina Faso/ France - 2019 - Apolline Traoré | November 15 at 8:40 pm

Francis Desrances has remade a life for himself in the Côte d'Ivoire after his family was massacred in Haiti. But as civil war breaks out in Abidjan, his demons suddenly resurface when his wife and baby disappear. Fortunately, he is not alone; he can count on his daughter Haïla.


WARA | France/Senegal/Niger - 2020 - Toumani Sangaré, Oumar Diack | November 10 at 1:00 am

Tanasanga University, 2024. In the middle of a lecture, Professor Shugger is arrested by the police. Tensions develop between Moutari, leading law professor, Ganka, university chancellor and Aïcha, a brilliant student. At the same time, Aïcha is supporting the women at the wholesale market who face a major housing problem.

CONSEQUENCES, Season 1 | Canada- 2019 – Lyne Charlebois, Emmanuelle Landry | November 18 at 11:30 pm

A party is organised at the Roys' chalet to celebrate Michel and Nadia's 19th birthdays. Nadia leaves suddenly. Worried, Michel looks everywhere for her. The young woman ends up by revealing a secret that shakes those closest to her.


LES ROUTES DE L'ESCLAVAGE | France - 2018 –  Daniel Cattier, Juan Gélas, Fanny Glissant | November 2 at 3:00 pm

476 AD. Rome falls under the pressure of the barbarian invasions. On its ruins the Arabs founds an empire stretching from the banks of the Indus to south of the Sahara, developing a long-term slave trade network between Africa and the Middle East, centered on the cities of Cairo and Timbuktu.

LES MAITRES DES ABEILLES | France - 2018 – Frédéric Febvre | November 26 at 3:00 pm

In Indonesia, on the island of Borneo, the Apis dorsata creates its colonies in the big sacred trees called Lalaus. We meet Ouaksah who perpetuates the tradition of nocturnal harvests. In central Russia, in the national park of Shulgan Tash, the honey of the Bourzian bees is harvested on horseback.



This November TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand is showcasing films directed by women! Explore the changing relationship between a close family of women with Les adoptés, directed by Mélanie Laurent who also stars in the film, or check out newcomer Léa Frédeval’s first feature length film, Les affamés, about a group of young roommates who are fighting to have society take their generation seriously.

LES ADOPTES | France - 2010 - Mélanie Laurent | available beginning November 6

A tight-knit family of women has spent years relying almost exclusively on each other. When one of them falls in love, the addition of a new person to their group begins to strain their family bond. 

CEUX QUI RESTENT | France - 2007 - Anne Le Ny | available beginning November 6

Bertrand and Lorraine develop a friendship when their partners begin cancer treatments. They each have their own ways of handling the stressful situation, but together they learn how to cope and keep living.


All movies are in French with English subtitles.

Click here to see the full schedule! 


TV5 MONDE Info: 

In an effort to support educational continuity while safe at home, TV5MONDE is taking part in the "Nation Apprenante" program of the Ministry of National Education and Youth:TV5MONDE will continue to offer free educational resources via the program through July 4.

Additionally, TV5MONDE INFO will also broadcast the France 4 production of La Maison Lumni weekdays, which includes 4.5 hours of primaire, collège and lycée classes taught by teachers from the Ministère de l'Education Nationale et de la Jeunesse.

View the pedagogic resources here.

Tune in to TV5MONDE Info by clicking here.