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 TV5MONDE USA, the first French-language television channel in the United States.
1. Trois enfants dans le désordre
Tuesday, September 15, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
An honest entrepreneur is accused of high treason due to a despicable conspiracy organized by his competitors. Eugène Laporte risks not only a prison sentence but also the confiscation of all his assets ! Unless this bachelor can prove that he is the father of three children… | Film directed by Léo Joannon with Bourvil, Jean Lefebvre, and Rosy Varte (France, 1966).
© 1966 Gaumont
2. Des racines et des ailes – Passion patrimoine: La Savoie
Wednesday, September 16, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
Across the landscapes of Southern Savoy, an impressive line of five fortresses controls access to the Maurienne Valley. The Esseillon forts were built by the Savoyards in the 19th century to protect them from French invasion. The mountain guide Patrick Col displays a genuine passion for this site. | Documentary directed by François Cardon (France, 2015).
3. Palais royal!
Thursday, September 17, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
Armelle, a speech therapist, is married to Arnaud, the king’s youngest son. On the monarch’s death, she becomes queen without asking to be. Armelle is a very sweet young woman, but she is also very awkward, and her awkwardness is not at all appreciated by Eugénia, Arnaud’s mother ! | Film directed by Valérie Lemercier with Valérie Lemercier, Catherine Deneuve, and Lambert Wilson (France, United Kingdom, 2005).
© Gaumont Distribution
4. Echappées belles: Le Périgord des gourmets
Saturday, September 19, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
Sarlat, Brantôme, Périgueux… In addition to being one of the most visited regions of France, the Périgord is also renowned for its gastronomy. A gourmet tour through the four colors of the Périgord: from castle kitchens to the market in Sarlat and the heart of the Monbazillac vineyards. | Documentary presented by Tiga (France, 2018).
5. Le mystère Henri Pick
Sunday, September 20, at 8:40 pm EST (5:40 pm PST)
A manuscript found by chance in an obscure library in Brittany, a runaway success. For one literary critic, the story is too good to be true! Convinced it’s an imposture, Jean-Michel Rouche investigates and receives the unexpected help of the daughter of Henri Pick, the enigmatic author… | Film directed by Rémi Bezançon with Alice Isaaz, Fabrice Luchini, and Camille Cottin (France, 2018).
© Roger Arpajou/Gaumont
=> The full schedule of the programs broadcast on TV5MONDE USA is available on the channel’s website!