A SUMMER'S TALE (CONTE D'ÉTÉ)
By Eric Rohmer, 1996, Romance, Rated G, 1h53, Les Films du Losange
Starring Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon, Aurélia Nolin, Aimé Lefèvre
Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival (1996)…
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By Grégoire Solotareff & Serge Elissalde, 2006, Animation, UR, 1h15, Institut Français
With the voices of Isild Le Besco, Vahina Giocante, Bernadette Lafont, Sanseverino
Age 6 & up | In French with English subtitles
Mona is a princess who lives a…
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WE WON'T GROW OLD TOGETHER (NOUS NE VIEILLIRONS PAS ENSEMBLE)
By Maurice Pialat, 1972, Drama, Unrated, 1h47, The Film Desk
Starring Jean Yanne and Marlène Jobert
Cannes Film Festival (1972) Best Actor, Jeane Yanne…
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MARIUS AND JEANNETTE
By Robert Guédiguian, 1997, Romance, Rated PG, 1h45, Films Distribution
Starring Ariane Ascaride, Gérard Meylan, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Jeannette, a single mother of two, works as a supermarket cashier, barely eking out a living for her family. Marius is the lone security guard for an abandoned cement factory. The two meet there when Marius…
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By Pascal Chaumeil, 2010, Comedy, Unrated, 1h44, IFC Films
Starring Vanessa Paradis, Romain Duris, François Damiens
Alex is a professional heartbreaker who, for a handsome fee, can turn any husband, fiancé or boyfriend into an ex. His newest target is Juliette, a beautiful heiress who is set to marry the man of her dreams. Alex…
ANGELE AND TONY (ANGÈLE ET TONY)
By Alix Delaporte, 2010, Drama, UR, 1h27, Pyramide International
Starring Clotilde Hesme, Grégory Gadebois
Tony, a fisherman in a small harbor in Normandy, crosses paths with Angèle, a beautiful but emotionally stunted woman with a dark past. Angèle knows nothing…
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By Jean Renoir, 1955, Musical, Unrated, 1h45, Janus Films
Starring Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, María Félix
During the Belle Epoque in Montmartre Henri Danglard runs a cabaret where Parisians come to admire the belly dancer Lola de Castro, his mistress. When Danglard has a vision of reviving the cancan, he is inspired to cast the young laundress…
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THE ART OF LOVE (L'ART D'AIMER)
By Emmanuel Mouret, 2011, Comedy, Unrated, 1h22, Kinology
Starring François Cluzet, Julie Depardieu, Judith Godrèche, Ariane Ascaride, Frédérique Bel
This series of vignettes about “the little music we hear when we fall in love” follows five Parisian couples as they deflect, complicate, and accept love, coming to terms with their…
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MISSISSIPPI MERMAID (LA SIRENE DU MISSISSIPPI)
By François Truffaut, 1969, Drama, Rated PG, 2h03,The Film Desk
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Bouquet
Louis Mahé is a wealthy plantation owner living on the tropical island of Reunion. His mail-order bride, Julie Roussel, looks nothing like the photo she sent him, but enraptured by her radiance, he marries her anyway. When she…
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Jealousy, seduction, passion...
This year's Films on the Green explores the many facets of love "à la française"
with works by established and new French…
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The full line-up of feature films and shorts – in their original version with English subtitles – screening from January 17-February 17th, 2013 in the 3rd annual “MyFrenchFilmFestival.com”…Continue
Bangoo Planète, the first legal, youth-oriented, French video on demand service on the Internet, is now available in the US. For $7.99 a month.
Bangoo Planète gives access to 400 youth-oriented TV series, all in French. It offers parental control and is ad-free.
Bangoo Planète has been created by Moonscoop, European leader for kids’ content production, distribution and licensing, and will give access to the production company’s library, including hit…Continue
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FILMS ON THE GREEN @COLUMBIA
Organized by the French Embassy, the Columbia Maison Française and the New York City Parks.
FREE outdoor screening on the campus of Columbia University on Sept. 6!
“It's striking how much emotion Satrapi is able to convey through these blocky drawings, which are simple but powerfully chosen.” –San Francisco Chronicle
It's FREE and shown in French with English Subtitles
A thriller that will keep you intrigued the whole way through!
Don't miss this internationally critically-acclaimed thriller by French director Guillaume Canet in the beautiful location of Riverside Park Pier I on Friday July 6 at dusk (8:30pm).
It's FREE and shown in French with English Subtitles
Discover or rediscover Jacques Demy's masterpiece during Films on the Green Festival. Jacques Demy,(''The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, '' ''The Young Girls of Rochefort") directs in Peau d'Ane an enchanting musical and a charming family-movie costarring Catherine Deneuve and Jean Marais, with…Continue
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Films on the Green Festival presents "The Axe" (Le Couperet) directed by famous director Costa-Gavras (Z, Amen, etc.) this Friday, June 22 at Tompkins Square Park (East Village). Adapted from bestselling novel "The Ax" by American author Donald E. Westlake, "Le Couperet" is a dark suspenseful comedy with great actors, especially José Garcia in the leading…Continue
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Here is a rare opportunity to discover or rediscover the first of many film adaptations of Louis Pergaud's novel during Films on the Green Festival. Yves Robert, well know for his movies ''My Father's Glory'' and ''My…
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