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FILMS ON THE GREEN: Free screening of Renoir's ELENA AND HER MEN this Friday at Riverside Park

" In this delightful film [...], Jean’s capture an aspect of my mother I adored and often was not put forward in other films: her vivaciousness, the sparkle in her eye, her playfulness. Jean was an incredible kind and sensitive man."

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 24, 2017 at 12:09pm — No Comments

FILMS ON THE GREEN: Free screening of French classic LUMIERE D'ETE this Friday at Riverside Park

"It is with great pleasure that I choose to screen Lumière d´été at Films on the Green. Once the summer lights of the city dim down, the park will set the most appropriate mood to enjoy Grémillon’s beautifully rarefied illumination." - Matías Piñeiro



**Matías Piñeiro will be present to… Continue

Added by Nathalie Charles on July 17, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

RESCHEDULED screening of PORT OF SHADOWS (Le quai des brumes) in Tompkins Square Park: SUNDAY JULY 16

"Amazing glistening cinematography and beautiful dialog!"- Laurie Anderson…



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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 10, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Special free screening of THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP by Michel Gondry on Wed. July 12 in Washington Heights!

LA CIENCIA DEL SUEÑO (The Science of Sleep)

Directed by/Dirigida por Michel Gondry (2006, 1h45, rated R)

With/Con Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gael García Bernal…



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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 7, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Free screening of French thriller LA CEREMONIE by Chabrol on July 7 in Tompkins Square Park!

"The superb acting, directing, and exquisite score of La Ceremonie combine to create an unnerving mixture of kindness and evil. This masterpiece of storytelling seems more relevant than ever, elevating a classic noir mood to unforgettable social…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 6, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Free screening of CONTEMPT (LE MEPRIS) by Godard on June 30 in Transimtter Park, Brooklyn!

"Godard's big-budget contribution to one of my very favorite genres - films about the process of filmmaking. For me it’s one of the very greatest, along with Minnelli's TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN, Fellini's 8 1/2, and Fassbinder's BEWARE OF A HOLY…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 26, 2017 at 11:16am — No Comments

RESCHEDULED: free screening of MAUVAIS SANG by Carax on June 24 in Transimtter Park, Brooklyn!

"I would put MAUVAIS SANG into the kind of category of artworks you define by the response the thing provokes rather than by the form or the method, and in this case the response is: hypnotised infatuation.

Anyway, that was my reaction…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 19, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Free outdoor screening of French comedy LA TRAVERSEE DE PARIS on Friday June 16!

"The opening credits end and we find a blind violinist courageously and defiantly playing the Marseillaise on the Paris metro steps during the occupation. Soon we are thrown into a buddy caper starring Jean Gabin and Bourvil as mismatched Frenchman…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 12, 2017 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Writer, Musician, and Actor Saul Williams to Present Alain Gomis’ Powerful Film TEY (TODAY) on June 9!

"TEY, for me, represents a turning point in my life, just as the story of the film is a turning point for the character, and so it is for all who see it." - Saul Williams





TEY…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 5, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Comedian Wanda Sykes To Present French Comedy POTICHE To Launch Films on the Green on June 2!

To kick off the 10th anniversary edition of Films on the Green, American comedian, writer, and actress, Wanda Sykes, guest curator for the opening screening, has selected the comedy Potiche (Trophy Wife) by François Ozon (2010). She will introduce the film on Friday, June 2 at…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 22, 2017 at 3:12pm — No Comments

10th Anniversary of Films on the Green Festival

In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 3, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Screening of SCHOOL OF BABEL (La cour de Babel) in presence of director Julie Bertuccelli

School of Babel (La cour de Babel) by Julie Bertuccelli

Filming at the Borders Film Series

Julie Bertuccelli, 2013, 89…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on October 11, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Films on the Green presents free outdoor screening of GIRLHOOD on September 8 at Columbia University!

BANDE DE FILLES

Directed by Céline Sciamma

with Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh

2014 | Drama | UR | 1h52 | France



Fed up with her abusive family situation, lack of school prospects and the “boys’ law” in the neighborhood, Marieme…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on August 30, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Films on the Green: rare screening of BOYFRIENDS & GIRLFRIENDS by Rohmer on July 22 at Tompkins Square Park!

Boyfriends and Girlfriends is part of French director Eric Rohmer's "Comedies et Proverbes" cycle.



L'AMI DE MON AMIE

Directed by Eric Rohmer

with Emmanuelle Chaulet, Sophie Renoir, Eric Viellard

1987 | Romance | PG | 1h42 |…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 25, 2016 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Films on the Green: Free outdoor screening of CLEO FROM 5 TO 7 on July 22!

CLEO DE 5 A 7

Directed by Agnès Varda

with Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller

1962 | Comedy-Drama | UR | 1h30 | France-Italy



Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer (Corinne Marchand) set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 18, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Films on the Green: Free outdoor screening of Film noir UN FLIC starring DELON & DENEUVE on July 15!

UN FLIC

Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

with Alain Delon, Richard Crenna, Catherine Deneuve

1972 | Thriller | PG | 1h38 | France-Italy



A Paris police…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 11, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Films on the Green: Free outdoor screening of French animation movie APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD on July 8!

AVRIL ET LE MONDE TRUQUE

Directed by Christian Desmares & Franck Ekinci

2015 | Animation | Ages 8 & up | 1h43 | France-Belgium-Canada



Paris, 1941. A family of scientists is on the brink of discovering a powerful longevity…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 5, 2016 at 11:59am — No Comments

Films on the Green: Free outdoor screening of THE 400 BLOWS by Truffaut on July 1!

LES 400 COUPS

Directed by François Truffaut

with Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Decomble

1959 | Drama | UR | 1h39 | France



François Truffaut’s first feature is also his most personal. Told through the eyes of Truffaut’s…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 28, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Don't miss rare screening of SUBWAY by Besson on June 24 with Films on the Green! It's free!

SUBWAY

Directed by Luc Besson

with Isabelle Adjani, Christophe Lambert, Jean Reno, Michel Galabru

1985 | Thriller | R | 1h44 | France



Fred (Christophe Lambert) is a hipster thief who falls in love with the bored and beautiful wife of the millionaire (Isabelle Adjani) he…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 20, 2016 at 11:39am — No Comments

Films on the Green presents rare screening of AIR OF PARIS starring Jean Gabin & Arletty on June 17!

L'AIR DE PARIS

Directed by Marcel Carné

with Jean Gabin, Arletty, Roland Lesaffre, Marie Daëms

1954 | Drama | UR | 1h50 | France-Italy



Paris, 1954. Victor Le Garrec (Jean Gabin), a former professional boxer, runs a gym and…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 14, 2016 at 11:48am — No Comments

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