"Chocolat" is a film of infinite delicacy. - Robert Ebert
Directed by Claire Denis, 1988, PG-13, 1h45
With Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Cécile Ducasse
Presented with the support of …Continue
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"At its best, the film is as delicate and lovely as the gorgeous sequin-embroidered designs the women spin on spider webs of diaphanous materials." -Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Directed by Éléonore Faucher, 2004, 1h29, France
With Ariane Ascaride,…
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AYA OF YOP CITY (Aya de Yopougon)
Directed by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, 2010, 1h24, France-Ivory Coast
With the voices of Aïssa Maïga, Tatiana Rojo, Tella Kpomahou
Presented in partnership with the…Continue
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PS 110, located in historic, dynamic Greenpoint, Brooklyn is seeking a qualified French bilingual teacher to fill the following position for the 2018-2019 school year: Second Grade Side by Side French Teacher.
Applicants should be New York State certified in elementary education and possess a bilingual extension or be in the process of…Continue
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"Tomboy" is tender and affectionate." - Chicago Sun-Times
Directed by Céline Sciamma, 2011, 1h22, France (Courtesy of Institut français)
With Zoé Héran, Mathieu Demy, Sophie Cattani, Jeanne Disson
Laure (Héran) is a ten-year-old girl whose family just moved to the suburbs during…Continue
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"Raw, funny and incredibly moving." - Time Out
Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2015, PG-13, 1h34, France-Turkey (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group)
Presented in partnership with the American Turkish…Continue
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"Utterly charming. Sweet and buoyant in its innocence. Director Diane Kurys demonstrates impressive wit and talent." - New York Times
PEPPERMINT SODA (Diabolo menthe)
Directed by Diane Kurys, 1977, PG, 1h41, France (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group)
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**PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO RAIN, THE JUNE 10 SCREENING OF MINUSCULE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NEW SCREENING DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.*
MINUSCULE, VALLEY OF THE LOST ANTS (Minuscule – La vallée des fourmis perdues)
Directed by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo, 2013, 1h29
In a peaceful…Continue
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WHERE DO WE GO NOW? (Et maintenant on va où ?)
Directed by Nadine Labaki
2011, PG-13, 1h40, France-Lebanon, with Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Layla Hakim, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf
Presented in partnership with the…Continue
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COCO BEFORE CHANEL (Coco avant Chanel)
Directed by Anne Fontaine, 2009, PG-13, 1h50, France-Belgium
With , Alessandro Nivola, Benoît Poelvoorde, Emmanuelle Devos
Orphaned at a young age, Gabrielle Chanel (Tautou) learns to embroider and sew at a strict convent school…
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This summer, Films on the Green Festival presents 13 French and francophone movies directed by females filmmakers in different NYC parks. This year's theme is "Women Behind the Camera" and pays tribute to Agnés Varda, feminist filmmaker and pioneer of the…Continue
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The 2019 Films on the Green lineup focuses on female directors in French and Francophone cinema through a selection of 13 movies. This 12th edition pays tribute to “Women Behind the Camera” in honor of Agnès Varda, feminist filmmaker and pioneer of…Continue
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Do you cringe at the wide-eyed traveler on the subway? A too-slow stroller along Bedford Avenue? The over camera-adorned customer at your favorite boutique?
Does FBAT (Fear of Being a Tourist) have you NYC shackled? Shake off your chains – tour Paris without being-a-tourist.
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I have been fortunate to have had several of my books illustrated by the New York-based French artist, Raymond Verdaguer. I have always been inspired by his work and the beauty of his art. This blog post seeks to present this artist's unique technique and approach, and encourage readers to pay closer attention to his work.
Born of Catalan parents in a…Continue
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Venez soutenir des réalisateurs français indépendants et participer au festival!
Voici notre nouvelle sélection de films français pour notre 6ème édition qui se déroulera du 15 au 21 mars 2019 au Cinema Village, downtown Manhattan.
- un long métrage français: A THOUSAND PIECES by Véronique MÉRIADEC
(France | 2018 | 82 min | North American Premiere) Synopsis:…Continue
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Translating a novel to film is a language in itself - a dialect in discovery. Join Learn French Brooklyn in an exploration of the 19th century.…Continue
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Friday, February 8th - Warm up with some French wine wisdom. Join Learn French Brooklyn and Uva Wines for a most romantic tour of our favorite heartwarming, temperature rising, sweetheart wooing French Wines. Whatever the state of your heart is this chilly Season – French Wine enjoyed wisely (ie thanks to the info you’ll learn at our workshop) is THE answer.
Bring your thirst and your heart -…Continue
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The Ghetto drowned in the wake of the Marseillaise.
Napoleon’s conquering armies marched through European capitals, and ancient hierarchies crumbled to the tune of “Liberté, Égalité, et Fraternité.” Tumbling bricks followed rolling heads, and the Ghetto wall that had separated Jew from Gentile collapsed to dust.
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Learn French Brooklyn présente: “Le petit sapin ébouriffé” Lecture et dédicace du livre par l’auteure Caroline Perry
Un évènement pour toute la…Continue
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