Time: June 12, 2012 from 12:30pm to 9pm
Location: French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), Florence Gould Hall / Tinker Auditorium
Street: 55 East 59th Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.fiaf.org/french%20…
Phone: 212 355 6100
Event Type: film
Organized By: FIAF
Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2012
CinémaTuesdays: Romy Schneider: Empress of the Screen
Tuesday, May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2012
Tuesday, June 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2012
French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), Florence Gould Hall / Tinker Auditorium
Tue, May 1: Le combat dans l’île, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, May 8: The Things of Life, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, May 15: Christine, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, May 22: The Grilling, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, May 29: Clouzot’s Inferno, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, June 5: The Swimming Pool, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, June 12: Womanlight, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, June 19: A Woman at Her Window, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, June 26: The Train, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
FIAF is honored to present a tribute to Romy Schneider, the grand actress, icon, and lover of renowned French actor Alain Delon.
Born in Austria, Schneider nevertheless became a darling of French cinema, first with her career-making performances in the Sissi films and later through her work with directors like Claude Chabrol, Henri-Georges Clouzot, and Costa-Gavras. The two-month long series, Empress of the Screen, commemorates the 30th anniversary of this mesmerizing actress’s tragic death.
CinémaTuesdays: Romy Schneider: Womanlight
12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Costa-Gavras, 1979 Color. 105 min.
With Yves Montand, Romolo Valli, Lila Kedrova, Romy Schneider
In French with English subtitles
A conversation between strangers Michel and Lydia reveals that they are both in mourning—he is recently widowed and she has lost her daughter. Still haunted by their respective losses, they build a hesitant but genuine relationship together. This is the last film that Montand and Schneider made together and a late career triumph for both.