Free francophone movies on line with TV5Monde


March 2, 2018

Enjoy a free digital cinema program, from 4 to 25 March!

On the occasion of the Semaine de la langue française and la francophonie (17th-25th March, 2018), TV5MONDE, the world’s French-language cultural channel and historical partner of the event, will celebrate the richness and diversity of the French language through special and free film programming. Subtitles available!

Sunday 4th March at 9pm
Accused of murdering a far-right journalist, Michel can’t bring himself to inform on the real killers, two former resistance fighters. Because Michel is haunted by his past and the memory of an interrogation 20 years earlier by the Gestapo, when he cracked…
Directed by: Jacques Doniol-Valcroze (France, 1961, black and white)
Awards: Silver Shell (San Sebastián 1962).

Sunday 11th March at 9pm
LA RÉGATE (Belgium)
In La Régate, we live the complex relationship between Alexandre, age 15, who is beaten by his father. To escape the daily cycle of violence he rows daily on the Meuse river and has one obsession in life: to win the Belgian Rowing Championships. Sergi, his coach and Murielle, the young girl he loves, show him how to rediscover the human values he had lost…
Directed by: Bernard Bellefroid (France / Belgium / Luxembourg, 2008)
Awards: Audience and Youth Prizes (Namur, 2009), Audience Prize (Angers, 2010), Best Promising Male Actor (Magritte, 2011).

Sunday 18th March at 9pm
1981 (Canada)
It’s 1981 and the Trogi family are settlling into the house of their dreams. But scarcely having unpacked, the economic crisis hits them hard. At the start of the school year, 11-year-old Ricardo is uncomfortable: his fellow students all seem to come from well-off backgrounds.To be accepted, he invents another life.
Directed by: Ricardo Trogi (Canada, 2009)

Sunday 25th March at 9pm
MILKY WAY (Suisse)
A rock’n’roll road movie from France to the Belgium’s North Sea coastlines “Milky Way” invites us into the intertwined destinies of Fredo, 45, Paul, 30 and Nadia, 23, who jump at the idea of starting afresh and quit the daily grind of their working-class city in Switzerland and embark on a spontaneous, out-of-the-ordinary and inspiring adventure…
Directed by: Cyril Bron, Joseph Incardona (Switzerland/Belgium, 2014)
Awards: Public award (Liège international crime film festival 2015)

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