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TV5Monde (Television network)

Works: 35 works in 48 publications in 4 languages and 2,331 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  History  Television mini-series  Action and adventure television programs  Television crime shows  Biographical television programs  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 331.127951
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Publications about TV5Monde (Television network)
Publications by TV5Monde (Television network)
Most widely held works about TV5Monde (Television network)
Most widely held works by TV5Monde (Television network)
Last train home Gui tu lie che ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 872 libraries worldwide
"Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan... travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades. Emotionally engaging and starkly beautiful, Last Train Home's intimate observation of one fractured family sheds light on the human cost of China's ascendance as an economic superpower."
Carlos by Olivier Assayas( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting. One of the twentieth century's most-wanted fugitives, Carlos was committed to violent left-wing activism throughout the seventies and eighties, orchestrating bombings, kidnappings, and hijackings in Europe and the Middle East
Ballerina by Bertrand Normand( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Russian and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Ballerina documents the lives of five ballerinas from the world renowned Kirov dance company. The film captures the magical masochism of the Russian prima ballerina with five women who eat, drink, bleed, and sweat ballet. They are Russia's pride and joy--the best at what they do. Each one has become ethereal and a star in her own right, fighting and clawing her way to glory in the Kirov company. The discipline is severe, the path strewn with sights amazing and disturbing, and the dancing truly divine and exquisitely beautiful. In comparison with the reality of what it takes to be a Russian prima ballerina, even as seen in this addmittedly small slice, The Red Shoes is an outrageous fairy tale
The epic of black gold ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A history of oil and the oil industry. "The Epic of Black Gold ... starts at the very beginning in the middle of the 19th century and ends somewhere in the future, a future as of yet, quite undefined."--Container
The strange disappearance of the bees ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Documentary about mass deaths of bees all over the world. Increasingly each spring, beekeepers open their hives to find entire colonies wiped out. Surveys the science through conversations with top researchers such as entomologist May Berenbaum of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and biologist Paul Ehrlich of Stanford's Center for Conservation Biology. Makes a case that the industrial agricultural model is responsible for killing off the pollinators
La pirogue Goor Fitt ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A group of thirty men (and one female stowaway) in a wooden fishing pirogue named the Goor Fitt, who don't all speak the same language, hailing from different ethnic and religious backgrounds and some of whom have never seen the sea, attempt a treacherous illegal crossing from Senegal to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them
Greenpeace, the story ( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
The creation of Greenpeace is probably the most exciting and heroic environmental adventure of the 20th century. Although powerful now, at the start it was just a small group of hippies, motivated by their vision of a green and peaceful world. Through unpublished archive footage and interviews with Greenpeace's founders, this extraordinary documentary takes an in-depth and first hand look into the organization that has become synonymous with the ecological movement. Greenpeace's success sprung from their ability to attract the attention of the media through direct action and shocking images. Their willingness to put themselves in harms way brought admiration as well as controversy and ultimately death. It is a story of setbacks, victories and grappling to remain relevant. With the challenges that face the world today, environmental or otherwise, we can take heart from the fact that a handful of twenty somethings can change the world
Argentina the pots & pans revolution ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
"December 2001, Buenos Aires. Five days before Christmas a disturbing silence pervades the city. The day before, frustrated Argentineans looted supermarkets. The government reacted immediately by proclaiming a state of emergency. The situation approaches anarchy for twelve days, in which time five presidents will succeed one another. With never before shown footage, this documentary provides a critical analysis of the events around Christmas 2001. It further includes interviews with militants, victims, cameramen and experts, helping to comprehend the connections between, and ramifications of, the many events that led up to chaos. Who holds the future in the years to come, for this young democracy in danger?" -- Film Ideas website
Les francophones de bout du mond Francophones from around the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
"Filmed in Madagascar and Mauritius, Cambodia, Japan, and Louisiana, this program looks at how French has been adopted and adapted in many corners of the world where it is not the official language"--Container
Epic of black gold ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The Epic of Black Gold is a landmark six-hour series designed to enlighten and provide some answers to one of the most important paradoxes of our time: oil
Merci professeur! : chroniques savoureuses sur la langue française by Bernard Cerquiglini( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Epic of black gold ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Epic of Black Gold is a landmark six-hour series designed to enlighten and provide some answers to one of the most important paradoxes of our time: oil
Les fausses confidences by Philippe Miquel( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Dorante, qui doit épouser Marton, aime Araminte qui doit épouser le Comte. Aid́e par son valet Dubois, il va tenter de la séduire et de changer l'ordre des mariages ..."--Container
L'invention de la cuisine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Olivier Roellinger's cuisine delves into childhood - his childhood. In this film by Paul Lacoste, the chef admits how he could never imagine cooking anywhere but in the house where he grew up in Bricourt - a place between reality and dreams. On one sides, we have Cancale with its water, seascapes, wind and trails; and on the other, his childlike imagination with its memories of Saint Malo's pirates and the spice race. From land to sea... this installment... draws us into the very heart of Olivier Roellinger's cooking."--Container
Apocalypse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This five-part series was produced using over 500 hours of archival footage unearthed after exhaustive research in archives, film libraries and private collections around the world. Much of the footage is previously unseen. It has been meticulously restored and colourized to create a powerful, evocative look at this tragic period in world history
L'invention de la cuisine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Michel Guérard was one of the inventors of Nouvelle Cuisine, shaking up our habits in taste. Forty years later, his desire to "make food as a songbird sings" seems just as strong. Not surprising that he's remained a role model for new generations of chefs. To highlight the freedom of his cuisine inspired by the everyday as well as what's unique about it, Paul Lacoste has chosen to have four amateurs make four of Michel Guérard's recipes. Their experiences respond to his comments and show us that, if cuisine is (almost) child's play, it also requires an element of genius."--Container
L'adieu ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In 1960, Laurent Luissac abandons a promising career in journalism for military service in Algeria. While in Algeria he meets other military officers, both French and Algerian, whose motivations are radically different from his own. He also falls in love with Evelyne, a young, Algerian-born woman
L'invention de la cuisine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
After filming portraits of French chefs - all men - Paul Lacoste turns his lens to an Italian, Nadia Santini. This film speaks about tradition, heritage, and history, but the focus is squarely on the culinary art of Nadia Santini. Although Nadia's cuisine is often hidden behind the traditions that she is constantly reviving, her absolute sincerity reveals an unassuming pride in her work. From her viewpoint at Dal Pescatore in the northern Italian town of Canneto sull'Oglio, Nadia observes the world around her. In her hands, these traditions, described as "knowledge" by her mother-in-law Nonna Bruna, are translated into a vision of and modernity, offering a different approach to inventing cuisine
L'invention de la cuisine Inventing cuisine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Magic radio ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
"In Niger, where more than 80% of the population is illiterate, radio is the main means of mass communication. Simple yet reliable, the radio is everywhere, in the streets, homes and bush. It entertains, educates, informs and helps provide a check on power. Today, through the radio waves, the citizens of Niger seize the microphone and taste democracy."--Container
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TV 5 Monde (Television network)
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English (14)
Chinese (3)
Russian (1)
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