Ange & Gabrielle – (Love at First Child)
(Romance, 2014. Film)
Sunday, March 5th at 8:30pm ET /5:30pm PT
César award-winning actress Isabelle Carré stars as Gabrielle, a single mother struggling to care for Claire, her pregnant teenage daughter.
When Simon, the father of Claire’s unborn child decides that he doesn’t want to be a part of the baby’s future, Gabrielle takes matters into her own hands reaches out for help from Ange, Simon’s father (César-nominated actor Patrick Bruel).
Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis – (Welcome to the Sticks)
(Comedy, 2008. Film)
Thursday, March 9th at 8:30pm ET /5:30pm PT
César award-winning actor Kad Merad stars as Philippe Abrams, a French post office manager from Salon-de-Provence who is banished to the far North.
Like most people, who are forced to relocate, Philippe expects his new area to have harsh weather and his new job to be packed with horrible people however when he arrives he is pleasantly surprised by the overwhelming kindness of his neighbors and employees.
This comedy also stars César award-winning actors Stéphane Freiss and Michel Galabru.
Irreprochable – (Faultless)
(Thriller, 2015. Film)
Sunday, March 12th at 8:30pm ET /5:30pm PT
César nominated film
Four-time César nominated actress Marina Foïs as Constance Beauvau, a poor 40-year-old real estate agent who cannot afford her rent.
Unable to find another job in Paris, Constance desperately reaches out to her former boss when she discovers an opening at her old job at a small real estate agency in her hometown.
Dark clouds gather when Constance discovers that a younger, less qualified and prettier woman has been hired instead of her.
Tchao pantin – (So Long, Stooge)
(Drama, 1983. Film)
Thursday, March 16th at 9:30pm ET /6:30pm PT
César award-winning actor Coluche stars as Lambert, an alcoholic ex-policeman who works the night shift at a local gas station.
One night, his life goes from bad to worse after he becomes friends with Bensoussan, a local drug dealer controlling the area.
This film stars César award-winning actor Richard Anconina as Bensoussan.
Yves Saint Laurent / Karl Lagerfeld, une guerre en dentelles – (Yves Saint Laurent / Karl Lagerfeld: A War in Lace)
(Fashion, 2015. Documentary)
Monday, March 27th at 9:30pm ET /6:30pm PT
The private lives and public careers of fashion icons Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld are mined in this timeless documentary.
Since its inception, Saint Laurent’s and Lagerfield’s relationship has always been contentious, however their professional lives have successfully given the world a variety of haute couture designs and futuristic fashion shows.
Documentary explores their impact on French society, its customs and way of life, from the 1960s to the 2000s.