All Blog Posts Tagged 'French' (223)


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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

French Classes For Native Speakers level CP to CM2 with Learn French BK Greenpoint/Williamsburg area

Learn French Brooklyn based in Greenpoint, NY near the McCarren Park offers French Immersion classes for French Native Speakers ages 5 to 14 years old. 

The classes separated by age are based on The French Education National Program of CP, CE1, CE2, CM1 and CM2…

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Added by Magda Lahliti on August 20, 2018 at 3:55pm — No Comments


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RESCHEDULED: Free screening of HAUTE CUISINE at Riverside Park: Saturday July 28!

**DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS WE ARE RESCHEDULING THE SCREENING OF HAUTE CUISINE ON SATURDAY JULY 28 AT 8:30PM!**

HAUTE CUISINE (Les Saveurs du palais)

Directed by Christian Vincent, 2012, PG-13, 1h35

With Catherine Frot, Jean d’Ormesson, Arthur Dupont



Hortense Laborie (Frot), a renowned…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 23, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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Free screening of YOU WILL BE MY SON this Friday at Riverside Park, Pier I (70th St)

YOU WILL BE MY SON (Tu seras mon fils)

Directed by Gilles LeGrand, 2013, Rated R, 1h42

With Lorànt Deutsch, Neils Arestrup, Nicolas Bridet, Patrick Chesnais

Courtesy of Cohen Media…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 18, 2018 at 3:16pm — No Comments


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Free screening of French comedy ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS this Friday at Tompkins Square Park

ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS (Les Émotifs anonymes)

Directed by Jean-Pierre Améris, 2010, PG-13, 1h20

With Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré



Chocolate factory owner Jean-René (Poelvoorde) hires Angélique (Carré), a gifted chocolate maker. Although they are both incredibly shy and suffer…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 12, 2018 at 12:51pm — No Comments


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Free screening of Buñuel's THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE this Wednesday in J. Hood Wright Park! In French with Spanish subtitles!

EL DISCRETO ENCANTO DE LA BURGUESÍA (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie)

Directed by/Dirigida por Luis Buñuel, 1972, PG, 1h41

With/Con Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Stéphane Audran, Delphine Seyrig

Courtesy of Rialto…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 9, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Free screening of Chabrol's LE BOUCHER this Friday at Tompkins Square Park!

LE BOUCHER (The Butcher)

Directed by Claude Chabrol, 1970, Rated R, 1h33

With Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia



In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress Hélène (Audran) befriends the charmingly passionate local butcher Popaul (Yann), a veteran of Algerian and Indochina…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 2, 2018 at 11:12am — No Comments


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Rare screening of GARCON! by Claude Sautet this Friday at Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

GARÇON!

Directed by Claude Sautet, 1983, 1h32

With Yves Montand, Jacques Villeret, Nicole Garcia



Alex (Montand) is a head waiter in a popular Parisian bistro. Between his incessant comings and goings from the restaurant’s kitchen to the dining room, and from his friends to his customers, Alex dreams…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 25, 2018 at 2:34pm — No Comments


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Free screening of French Comedy LA BUCHE this Friday at Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

LA BUCHE

Directed by Danièle Thompson, 1999, 1h46

Courtesy of Rialto Pictures




Will there be “une bûche,” a traditional French dessert, for Christmas dinner? By trying to…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 18, 2018 at 1:22pm — No Comments


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Free screening of THE RULES OF THE GAME this Friday at Washington Square Park #FilmsOnTheGreen

THE RULES OF THE GAME (LA RÈGLE DU JEU)

Directed by Jean Renoir, 1939, 1h50



At la Colinière, the deceptively idyllic country estate of a wealthy Parisian aristocrat, a selection of society’s finest gather for a rural sojourn and hunting party. While the masters are gathered around…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 11, 2018 at 12:36pm — No Comments


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Free screening of THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA this Friday at Washington Square Park #FilmsOnTheGreen

THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA (L'ODEUR DE LA PAPAYE VERTE)

Directed by Trần Anh Hùng, 1993, 1h44

With Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Lu Man San, Truong Thi Loc



In ‘50s Saigon, 10-year-old Mui (Man San) enters household service for an affluent but troubled Vietnamese family. Despite her servile role, Mui discovers beauty and epiphany in…
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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 4, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Free screening of French Comedy LE GRAND RESTAURANT this Friday at Central Park #FilmsOnTheGreen

LE GRAND RESTAURANT

Directed by Jacques Besnard, 1966, 1h35

With Louis de Funès, Bernard Blier, Maria-Rosa Rodriguez



During a dinner at the "Grand Restaurant,” a South American head of state mysteriously disappears. The boss, Mr. Septime (de Funès), is soon suspected. An organization of formidable terrorists, already on…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 30, 2018 at 7:10pm — No Comments

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