FROM 9 MAY 2020
Award-winning free films from TV5MONDE
|We’ve teamed up with TV5MONDE to bring the cinema to your screen this May. TV5MONDE is available to watch live online for free on any internet connected device (mobiles, tablets, laptops, SMART TVs) in the UK and Ireland.|
We’ve listed all the dates and start times for the films. To watch, just go to the TV5MONDE website at the start time listed and the film will be ready to go. It’s that simple and all films have English or French subtitles if you need them.
The Sacred Fire
Le Feu sacré
Dir Arthur Joffé
Sunday 10 May (20:30)
Cinematic documentary about the love of making films. Filmmaker Arthur Joffé hasn’t made a film in ages. So he decides to film the people, places and countries he loves in order to rediscover his love of making a movie. It’s a journey that is to last three years…
Dir Arthur Joffé | Cast Maurice Lamy, Dominique Pinon, Dina Morgan | 2015 | France | 88 mins | French with English subtitles
Mme Mills, une voisine si parfaite
Dir Sophie Marceau
Thursday 14 May (20:30)
A publisher who sells stories is matched against a con man who tells her stories. A publisher of romance novels sees her daily life turned upside down by the arrival of Mrs Mills in her building. This eccentric American woman is soon to hold a prominent place in her life. But who is Mrs Mills really?
Dir Sophie Marceau | Cast Pierre Richard, Sophie Marceau, Nicolas Vaude | 2018 | France | 88 mins | French with English subtitles
Dir Tony Gatlif
Sunday 17 May (20:30)
An emotional quest for identity based on travel and music. Zano and Naïma, a young couple from an immigrant background, decide to travel across France and Spain to the Algeria of their roots, taking only one thing with them: music.
Best Director Award (Cannes, 2004).
Dir Tony Gatlif | Cast Romain Duris, Lubna Azabal, Zouhir Gacem | 2004 | France | 104 mins | French, Romani, Arabic and Spanish with English Subtitles
Dir Philippe Faucon
Sunday 24 May (20:00)
A film about bonds of the heart versus physical attractions. Having arrived from Senegal to work in France, Amin leads a solitary life, far from his wife and children. His life is summed up by the home in which he lives and his construction site work. One day, Amin meets Gabrielle.
Selected to screen at the Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes 2018.
Dir Philippe Faucon | Cast Emmanuelle Devos, Moustapha Mbengue | 2018 | France | 91 mins | French with English subtitles
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