On your screens: the ups and downs of the aristocracy

Sur vos écrans: les hauts et les bas de l’aristocratie

Photo: Télé-Québec
In Berkshire, lord Palmer, fourth baron of Reading, and his second wife, lady Palmer, opened the doors of their scottish country house of 109 parts.

Masters and valets

The beginning of the Twentieth century until the First world War, the aristocrats and their servants lived in parallel to each other in beautiful mansions in Great Britain. If this mode of life seems gone today, there are still a few noble families operating in this universe the old-fashioned charm. It is as well as in the Berkshire, lord Palmer, fourth baron of Reading, and his second wife, lady Palmer, a Texan who loves to be called “milady” by his butler, opened the doors of their scottish country house of 109 rooms, the mansion of Manderston, in this documentary by Sam Taplin (Titanic : The New Evidence“) that should appeal to fans of the series Downton Abbey.

The secrets of the manor house
Télé-Québec, Wednesday, 20h

 
 

You will not have Alsace and Lorraine

Sur vos écrans: les hauts et les bas de l’aristocratie

Photo: TV5

Alsace and Lorraine are at the heart of this episode of the documentary series Des racines et Des ailes where the presenter Carole Gaessler part in the meeting of the artisans and winemakers of the region. To Nancy she discovers, in the company of Hervé Doucet, one of the biggest glass roof of Europe, where you can find real masterpieces of the Art nouveau. In Lorraine, she chats with Christine Lorimy and Pacôme Vexlard, two artists who have revived and updated the imagery of Épinal in the Vosges. In Alsace, she visited the family Schoffit produces a wine of international reputation on its vineyard of Rangen.

Roots and wings. Between the Rhine and the Moselle.
TV5, Thursday, 20h

 
 

MLK

 

Sur vos écrans: les hauts et les bas de l’aristocratie

Photo: HBO

Documentary by Peter W. Kunhart (John McCain : For Whom the Bell Tolls) written by Chris Chuang (Becoming Warren Buffett of Kunhart), King in the Wilderness focuses on the last years of pastor Martin Luther King, her involvement in the adoption of the Voting Rights Act, a law prohibiting all racial segregation in voting, in 1965, until his assassination in 1968. Witnesses Harry Belafonte, Joan Baez and the reverend Jesse Jackson.

King in the Wilderness
HBO, Tuesday, 17h35

The streaming of the week

Sur vos écrans: les hauts et les bas de l’aristocratie

Series original Catalan Netflix Benvinguts a la familia featuring Melani Olivares (actress of tv veteran) in the role of a mother of a family, single person without the penny that, after having learned of the death of his father, with whom she was cold, takes refuge with the companion of the deceased (Yolanda Ramos, view in Volver Almodóvar) with his children. Having discovered that they were not lying on his / her will, the two women are trying to hide the death of this man ungrateful. A series of Paul Freixas and Ivan Mercadé, to whom we owe the series of Angels i Sants, which promises to be soft and cavorting.
 

Welcome to the Family (V. A. Benvinguts a la familia)

Netflix, Friday

“1987,” the summer of my 17 years

Sur vos écrans: les hauts et les bas de l’aristocratie

Saturday 19 h, on the airwaves by Radio-Canada, in anticipation of the release of 1991 , by Ricardo Trogi, it reconnects with the talented Jean-Carl Boucher, alter ego of the filmmaker to the screen, in this second installment of the fun and nostalgic trilogy. 17-year-old, a few months from entering college and dreaming of losing her virginity, Ricardo wants to open a disco for the under 18 years of age. To this end, it tries to raise 5000 $, but things don’t go quite as planned.
 

Radio-Canada, Saturday, 19h

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