Every week, France-Amérique will compile a list of 5 films, series, documentaries, cooking shows, and children’s shows you don’t want to miss on TV5 Monde USA, the first French-language television channel in the United States.
1. Il a déjà tes yeux: Episodes 1 & 2
Tuesday, September 1, at 11:10 pm EST (8:10 pm PST)
It’s time to go back to school for Benjamin and Noé, who find themselves in the same class. Sali is job-hunting, whilst Paul is still a florist. When Lazare, to whom Paul hasn’t spoken for years, arrives unexpectedly from Côte d’Ivoire, the happy balance of the family is put under considerable strain ! | Series directed by Lucien Jean-Baptiste with Lucien Jean-Baptiste, Aïssa Maïga, and Arié Elmaleh (France, 2019).
© Jean-Claude Lother/France Télévisions
2. Des racines et des ailes – Passion patrimoine: Sur les routes du Limousin
Wednesday, September 2, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
A journey through Limousin, from the Creuse to the Corrèze and the Haute-Vienne départements, with its innumerable listed buildings. Our voyage begins in Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, on the banks of the Dordogne river, home to a gem of Romanesque architecture: a 12th-century church that’s been undergoing restoration for 20 years. | Documentary directed by François Cardon (France, 2018).
© Eclectic Production
3. Je vous trouve très beau
Thursday, September 3, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
Aymé has recently lost his wife. The most difficult for him though isn’t his grief, but all the work he now has to deal with alone on the farm. He decides to use the services of a matrimonial agency. Realizing that his needs are more “functional” than emotional, the manager sends him to Romania… | Film directed by Isabelle Mergault with Michel Blanc, Medeea Marinescu, and Wladimir Yordanoff (France, 2005).
© TV5 Monde
4. Le crime lui va si bien
Friday, September 4, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
In a small country village, a famous writer dies in a car accident. Inspector Gaby Molina, convinced it was murder, takes over the investigation but has to partner up with Lieutenant Céline Richer, newly arrived from Paris. A team as atypical as it is explosive, but particularly effective… | Television film directed by Stéphane Kappes with Claudia Tagbo, Hélène Seuzaret, and Stéphane Freiss (France, 2019).
© Philippe Le Roux/Ramona Productions/FTV
5. La chute de Sparte
Sunday, September 6, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
Sixteen-year old Steeve is in his last year of high school. He is a kind, intellectual youngster who has trouble making friends. To escape his solitude and stimulate his imagination, he seeks refuge in books and music. But an incident with the star of the Spartiates football team changes everything. | Film directed by Tristan Dubois with Lévi Doré, Lili-Ann de Francesco, and Eric Kamala Boulianne (Canada, 2018).
© Daniel Villeneuve
=> The full schedule of the programs broadcast on TV5 Monde USA is available on the channel’s website!