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TV5MONDE Program Highlights - October 2020

Un divan à Tunis

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.

OCTOBER 2020

 

SPECIAL - La semaine du Goût

Auguste Escoffier ou la naissance de la gastronomie moderne | France - 2019 - Olivier Julien | October 14 at 8:30 pm

He raised gastronomy to a veritable art form. The visionary chef Auguste Escoffier
revolutionized cooking at the beginning of the 20th century. The fascinating details offered
by enthusiastic disciples, historians and cookery critics, combine to serve up a welldocumented
portrait of the ''king of chefs and chef of kings''.

Chef.fe.s de brousse  | Canada - 2019 - Nicolas Paquet | October 14 at 9:25 pm

A fascinating look at the gastronomic and human adventures of the chefs who leave the
well-trodden paths of conventional cuisine. Putting the flavors and identity of their region
firmly on the menu, they become actors for change in their rural community.

FILMS

ATLANTIQUE | France/Senegal/Belgium - 2019 - Mati Diop | October 11 at 8:30 pm

In a working-class suburb of Dakar, after the construction of a tower, the construction
workers, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better
future. Following their departure, mysterious fevers seize the young girls at nightfall.

NOMADES | France/Morocco - 2017 - Olivier Coussemacq | October 29 at 9:30 pm

Naïma is a single-mother raising three sons in Tangier. The Spanish coast is visible, just
over there. Tragically, her two eldest give in to the temptation of exile. But when Hosseïn
contemplates following the same route as his brothers, Naïma decides to take him to the
south of the country.

TV SERIES

MEUTRES A TAHITI | France - 2019 - François Velle | October 2 at 8:30 pm

In Teahupoo, on the island of Tahiti, a man's mutilated body is discovered at the sacred
temple of Oro. Sent to investigate on-site Lieutenant Mareva Umaga and Inspector Philippe
Toussaint will have to trust one another to catch the murderer whose methods are inspired
by the island's mythological rites.

IRRESPONSABLE, Season 3 | France - 2019 – Stephen Cafiero | October 13 at 11:15 pm

Julien, Marie, Jacques and Sylvie have now been living under the same roof for two years.
But, with his newly-acquired Baccalaureate, Jacques announces his intention to move to the
other side of the world. Out of the question for Marie and Julien, who try everything
possible to change his mind..

DOCUMENTARIES

C'EST LA GOUTTE D'EAU | France - 2020 –  Yasmina Farber | October 2 at 2:00 pm

Summer 2018. Émilien and Mandine cast off aboard their yacht for a Mediterranean voyage.
From Marseille to Lesbos they perform a play firmly anchored in the news. ''Une Goutte à la
Mer'' pays tribute to the refugees and those who rescue them. A marine odyssey recounted
by Bernard Lavilliers.

LES CHINOIS DEPANNENT | Canada - 2018 – Isabelle de Blois | October 9 at 3:00 pm

An essential part of the Quebec landscape, the ''convenience stores'', those little corner
shops that are open all hours, are increasingly being bought up by Chinese immigrants.
Isabelle de Blois paints their portraits: what are their challenges, their aims, their dreams?
The ideal opportunity to talk about multiculturalism, Frenchification, integration.

ENTERTAINMENT

Le village préféré des français | France - 2020 - Stéphane Bern | October 17 at 11:15 pm

Stéphane Bern has returned to the mainland and overseas roads to discover new wonders.
History, heritage, gastronomy, crafts, traditions ... The fourteen selected villages compete in
charms! Which will be the favorite village of the French in 2020?

TV5MONDE CINEMA

LES EBLOUIS | France - 2019 - Sarah Suco | available beginning October 2

After her parents force their family to join a religious community, Camille becomes worried
about the group's cultish behavior and vows to do anything to protect her siblings.

UN DIVAN A TUNIS | France - 2019 - Manele Labidi | available beginning October 2

After practicing for years in France, Selma decides to start a psychoanalysis practice in the
suburbs of Tunis where the colorful residents present an interesting challenge.

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All movies are in French with English subtitles.

Click here to see the full schedule! 

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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.

 

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