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. On Va S’Aimer Un Peu, Beaucoup… – Season 1, Episode 1 & 2
Tuesday, July 14, at 11:05 pm EST (8:05 pm PST)
Astrid Lartigues, co-founder of the Lartigues & Lorenzi law firm, asks her daughter Audrey to arrange mediation between young Rose´s parents and grandparents. Astrid´s partner, Sofia Lorenzi, deals with a couple in the process of divorcing. The cause of the dispute is who gets custody of Lady, their dog… | Series directed by Julien Zidi (France, 2017).
© Fabrice Lang/France Télévisions
2. Passion Patrimoine: Le Goût de la Bretagne
Wednesday, July 15, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
In the Finistère département, Nicolas Duverger defends the authenticity and diversity of the landscapes. In the Côtes-d’Armor, Bréhat welcomes young artisans year-round. In Kreiz Breizh, in central Brittany, locals find innovative ideas to breathe life into their villages. At the Festival Interceltique de Lorient, we meet the traditional band from Bourbriac. | Documentary directed by Sandra Malfait (France, 2018).
© Eclectic Production
3. Paris à Tout Prix
Thursday, July 16, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 am PST)
Maya, a fashionista of Moroccan origin, has been living in Paris for twenty years. She is about to get her first permanent job as a designer when the French authorities decide to deport her: Her residence permit has expired. A culture shock for this trendy Parisian accustomed to trendy districts… | Film directed by Reem Kherici with Reem Kherici, Cécile Cassel, and Tarek Boudali (France, 2012).
© Pierre-Elie de Pibrac/Gaumont/Mandarin Cinéma
4. Le Pont des Oubliés
Friday, July 17, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
The former primary school teacher in a small village in the French Alps is suspected of murdering a shepherd. A few years earlier he had revealed her relationship with a minor, ending her career. Was it revenge? Inspector Marion Guichard and Fred Roos, a wildlife control officer, will have to pierce the villagers’ secrets… | Television film directed by Thierry Binisti with Hélène Seuzaret, Nicolas Gob, and Dounia Coesens (France, 2019).
© Nicolas Robin/France Télévisions
5. L’Homme et la Forêt: Chroniques Jurassiennes – Part 1
Saturday, July 16, at 6:30 pm EST (3:30 pm PST)
Mysterious, secret, and fascinating, the forest nourishes in every sense. For those who know how to love and protect it, it also serves as a refuge and the perfect spot for watching wildlife. In the Swiss Jura, young students from the Lajoux and Genevez schools, together with their teacher Laure Negri, discover it with local enthusiasts. | Documentary directed by Claude Schauli (Switzerland, 2018).
© RTS/Manisanda Productions
=> The full schedule of the programs broadcast on TV5 Monde USA is available on the channel’s website!