TV5Monde continues to innovates on the web to promote African productions
In addition to the mini-site devoted to Fespaco at tv5monde.com/fespaco which offers quizzes, «Y’a du Monde à Ouagadougou», with updates presented by Estelle Martin and all the latest news from the festival, Internet users around the world have free, on-demand access to the programming at TV5Monde+Afrique, the first 100% Africa web TV platform.
TV5Monde+ Cinema: Launched in May 2010 at the Cannes Film Festival, this video-on-demand platform now offers nearly 300 films in their original French version, including some 20 films from the southern hemisphere, directed by renowned filmmakers such as Mahamt-Saleh Haroun, Youssef Chahine, Moussa Touré, Abderrahmane Sissako, Elia Suleiman, Yousri Nasrallah and Moufida Tatli, as well as today’s young film talents like Lyes Salem, Nadir Moknèche, Abdellatif Kechiche.
TV5Monde+ Cinema also proposes a selection of short films and film news, all of which is available at tv5monde.com/cinema
TV5Monde+Documentaire, launched on 4 October 2010, is home to a catalogue of more than 3,000 documentaries in their original French version, of which more than 200 focus on Africa, addressing various topics (history, society, discovery, travel, etc.). TV5Monde+Documentaire is scheduling one free documentary which is available to everyone; the promotion began with a documentary profiling Nelson Mandela. To coincide with Fespaco, the «Afrique, le Défi Vert» collection will be in the spotlight: «Mali, un Delta et des Hommes» will screen in February and “Adrar, la Fin des Oasis?” follows in March.
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