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 Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves.

Free and open to the public.
All films are in French with English subtitles, except for the July 12th screening which is in French and English with Spanish subtitles.
Music by WNYU and WHCS DJs prior to the screenings!


Friday, June 2, 8:30 pm | Central Park, Cedar Hill
Potiche (Trophy Wife), by François Ozon, 2010
Wanda Sykes' Pick

Friday, June 9, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
Tey (Today), by Alain Gomis, 2013
Saul Williams' pick

Friday, June 16, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
La Traversée de Paris, by Claude Autant-lara, 1956
Amy Hargreaves' Pick

Friday, June 23, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn
Mauvais Sang, by Leos Carax, 1986
Wes Anderson's Pick

Friday, June 30, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn
Contempt, by Jean-Luc Godard, 1963
Jim Jarmusch's Pick

Friday, July 7, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
La Cérémonie, by Claude Chabrol, 1995
Matthew Weiner's Pick

Wednesday, July 12, 8:30 pm | J. Hood Wright Park
La Ciencia del Sueño (The Science of Sleep), by Michel Gondry, 2006*
*Film in French and English with Spanish subtitles

Friday, July 14, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
Port of Shadows, by Marcel Carné, 1938
Laurie Anderson's Pick

Friday, July 21, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
Lumière d'été, by Jean Grémillon, 1943
Matías Piñeiro's Pick

Friday, July 28, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
Elena and Her Men, by Jean Renoir, 1956
preceded by The Trip to the Moon, by Georges Méliès, 1902

Isabella Rossellini's Picks

Thursday, Sept. 7, 7:30 pm | Columbia University (116th St)
The Wild Child, by François Truffaut, 1970
James Ivory's Pick

Films on the Green would like to thank the festival's 2017 lead sponsor, Le Petit Marseillais™, and the official sponsors, Air France, Atout France-France Tourism Development Agency, BNP Paribas, JC Decaux, and TV5 Monde

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