Celebrate Mois de la Francophonie with a special lineup from TV5MONDE!
Discover the richness of Francophone culture from around the world with poignant films, musical specials, and the exclusive television premiere of the "rockumentary" On Va Continuer!
For the full TV5MONDE programming schedule, visit http://www.tv5mondeusa.com or click here to download The Guide for March.
On Va Continuer! March 23 at 9:30 pm ET
Grammy-winning Louisiana band Lost Bayou Ramblers push the boundaries of Cajun music and breathe new life into the Louisiana French language through their genre-bending music. On the recording journey of their latest album, Kalenda, the Ramblers let us explore the modern Cajun lifestyle, and discover that this “dying” language may not be so dead after all.
Louisiane, l'Amérique créole, March 23 at 10:20 pm ET
Louisiana is multi-faceted state and is home to the vestiges of the first Amerindian tribes, wealthy European farmers, African slaves, uprooted Acadians, etc. Between the wild bayous and the Mississippi, it is also another America, swinging to a background of jazz, with a French soul, where carnivals and Cajun cooking go hand in hand.
Une saison en France, March 5 at 8:30 pm ET
A professor and loving father of two, lives in the outskirts of Paris as undocumented asylum seeker who fled war-torn Central African Republic. He falls in love with a French woman, who sustains him as he battles the challenges of overcoming the immigration system and his family’s future.
Starring: Eriq Ebouaney, Sandrine Bonnaire, Aalayna Lys, Ibrahim Burama Darboe, Bibi Tanga, Léonie Simaga, Régine Conas, Sandra Nkake
Les démons, airs March 19 at 9:30 pm ET
Living in suburban Montréal, 10 year-old Félix is gradually realizing all the dangers that surround him in this earthly existence. Hypersensitive, the slightest problem immediately has him imagining the worst. But when the city is faced with the worrying disappearance of young boys, his very worst nightmares suddenly seem to come to life.
Starring: Édouard Tremblay-Grenier, Pier-Luc Funk, Yannick Gobeil-Dugas, Vassili Schneider, Sarah Mottet, Mathis Thomas, Victoria Diamond, Laurent Lucas, Alfred Poirier, Rose-Marie Perreault
La librairie Francophone, March 9 at 6:35 pm ET
Authors and booksellers from France, Switzerland, Canada and Belgium discuss their top picks and the books making the news in their respective countries.
In this first episode, the guests include: Dany Laferrière, a writer and academic; Yvan Jablonka, whose adolescence was spent in an RV; Anne Goscinny, creator of Le monde de Lucrèce; Jean Van Hamme, who authored a book about the Kivu massacres, Titouan Lamazou, an artist, writer, and sailing navigator, and the musical group Vaiteani
Taratata 100% Live, March 2 at 11:00 pm ET
A spectacular lineup of musical guests takes the stage at the Zénith-Paris in order to raise money for the AFM-Téléthon, which supports scientific research for rare genetic diseases.
Featured guests: Zazie, Patrick Bruel, Garou, Marc Lavoine, Pascal Obispo, Kimberose, Nolwenn Leroy, Louis Bertignac, Kad Merad