"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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THE AMAZING CATFISH (LOS INSÓLITOS PECES GATO)
Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce, 2013, PG-13, 1h35, France-Mexico
With Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco
Presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New…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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At 94, only 3 weeks ago, he had his last concert in Osaka.
He was awarded the 2,618th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1998, Aznavour was named Entertainer of the Century by CNN and was dubbed France’s Frank Sinatra, after selling 180 million records.
Read the article below to find out more about Charles Aznavour, the master of melancholy, and watch the video for some sweet French tears:…Continue
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So, are you familiar with Charle Aznavour’s music?
If you are not, you will be now.
Read the article to find out why Charles Aznavour’s funeral is the most important day for the French this year, and listen to the most popular of his songs to fall in love with him:…Continue
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So, are you skeptical about learning French online?
You are right – you should be!
Read the article to find out why you should be skeptical to learn French online, and listen to the podcast to turn your skepticism around and make it work for yourself:…Continue
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So, are you trying to learn how to speak French, but your French lessons are boring?
Believe me, I’ve been there, and it’s no fun!
Read the article to find out how to make your French lessons more fun and engaging, and listen to the podcast to have fun today:…Continue
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So, do you second guess yourself when you have conversations in French?
Or maybe you’re not even trying to converse with the natives?
Read the article to find out how to be confident during your conversation using this new French language learning method and listen to the podcast to become more confident today:…Continue
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So, do you want to know a technique that will help you learn French and have conversation quickly?
It sounds too good to be true, no?
Read the article to find out what is this surprising technique that helps learn French quickly and listen to the podcast to use it today:…Continue
Added by Llyane Stanfield on September 27, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments
So, are you planning to learn French, and are not sure which online lessons are good for you?
There can be quite some work to weed out the good ones rom the bad ones, no?
Also, when you’re a beginner, you’re not sure what to look for either.
Read the article to find out how to find great French lessons for beginners on the Internet, and listen to the podcast to practice for a minute your French without much effort:…Continue
Added by Llyane Stanfield on September 22, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments
So, are you planning to make a trip to Paris soon?
There’s no better place to spend the summer vacation or Christmas, no?
What may stop you could be if you don’t speak French well, and you fear that you don’t have time to prepare.
Read the article to find out how to prepare for your next trip to Paris and listen to the podcast to hear and practice a verb that you can use in Paris during your vacation:…Continue
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