All Blog Posts Tagged 'French' (234)


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Free Outdoor Screening of CHOCOLAT by Claire Denis this Friday in Riverside Park!

"Chocolat" is a film of infinite delicacy. - Robert Ebert

CHOCOLAT

Directed by Claire Denis, 1988, PG-13, 1h45

With Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Cécile Ducasse

Presented with the support of …

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 22, 2019 at 12:07pm — No Comments


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Free Outdoor Screening of SEQUINS (Brodeuses) this Friday in Riverside Park!

"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

SEQUINS (Brodeuses)

Directed by Éléonore Faucher, 2004, 1h29, France

With Ariane Ascaride,…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 15, 2019 at 11:28am — No Comments


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Free Outdoor Screening of AYA OF YOP CITY this Friday in Tompkins Square Park!

From the graphic novel to the big screen!

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…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 10, 2019 at 12:29pm — No Comments

French dual-language program looking for a 2nd grade teacher at PS110 The Monitor School in Brooklyn

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…

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Added by New York in French on July 8, 2019 at 2:18pm — No Comments


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Free Outdoor Screening of TOMBOY this Friday July 5 in Tompkins Square Park!

"Tomboy" is tender and affectionate." - Chicago Sun-Times

TOMBOY

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…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 1, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Free Outdoor Screening of MUSTANG this Friday June 28 in Transmitter Park!

"Raw, funny and incredibly moving." - Time Out

MUSTANG

Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2015, PG-13, 1h34, France-Turkey (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group)



Presented in partnership with the American Turkish…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 24, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Free Outdoor Screening of Comedy PEPPERMINT SODA this Friday June 21 in Transmitter Park!

"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)

With Anouk…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 17, 2019 at 1:13pm — No Comments


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Free outdoor screening of IN SAFE HANDS (PUPILLE) this Friday June 14 in Washington Square Park!

"A shining, humane, sophisticated work, Pupille [In Safe Hands] is film-making at its finest." -…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 11, 2019 at 6:50pm — No Comments


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CANCELLED: June 10: Free Outdoor Screening of Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants!

**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…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 7, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Free Screening of Labaki's Where Do We Go Now? this Friday June 7 in Washington Square Park!

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…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 4, 2019 at 11:53am — No Comments


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Free Screening of Coco Before Chanel this Friday May 31 in Central Park!

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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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 28, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments


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Women Behind the Camera - 2019 Films on the Green Festival

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…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 21, 2019 at 11:28am — No Comments


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2019 Films on the Green: Free French and Francophone movies in NYC Parks!

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…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on April 23, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Paris Travel Course @ Learn French Brooklyn: May 11th & June 5th

Navigate like a Native: An NYC savvy take on a City of Lights escapade

Paris Travel Course

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.

Be a…

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Added by Magda Lahliti on April 14, 2019 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Raymond Verdaguer: A French Illustrator in New York

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…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on February 13, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments

French films at the Socially Relevant Film Festival New York 6th Edition

Bonjour,

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:…

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Added by Socially Relevant Film Festival on February 7, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

French Literature & Cinema: From Page to Screen Workshop Series

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.…

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Added by Magda Lahliti on February 6, 2019 at 11:54am — No Comments

French Wine Lovers Unite: Wine Tasting Workshop with Learn French BK + UVA Wines on February 8th

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 -…

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Added by Magda Lahliti on January 22, 2019 at 11:14am — No Comments

White Wigs to Unruly Locks Gave Way: Program Notes for In the Wake of the Marseillaise

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.

 

At least…

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Added by Salon/Sanctuary Concerts on December 5, 2018 at 2:37am — No Comments

Learn French Brooklyn présente: “Le Sapin ébouriffé” // French Story Time and Book Signing

Learn French Brooklyn présente: “Le petit sapin ébouriffé” Lecture et dédicace du livre par l’auteure Caroline Perry

Un évènement pour toute la…

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Added by Magda Lahliti on November 19, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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