From Parisian bistros to the vineyards of southern France, the 2018 Films on the Green lineup through a selection of 12 classic and contemporary French films explores the profound relationship between French culture and gastronomy, an integral part of France's social fabric.

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Free and open to the public - Films begins at sunset
All films have English subtitles, except for the July 11th screening which has Spanish subtitles.


June 1  | Central Park, Cedar Hill - Le Grand Restaurant by Jacques Besnard

June 8  | Washington Square Park - The Scent of Green Papaya by Trần Anh Hùng,
presented in partnership with the Vietnam Heritage Center and the Washington Square Park Conservancy
(in Vietnamese with English subtitles)

June 15 | Washington Square Park - The Rules of the Game by Jean Renoir
presented in partnership with the Washington Square Park Conservancy

June 22 | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn - La Bûche by Danièle Thompson

June 29 | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn - Garçon! by Claude Sautet

July 6 | Tompkins Square Park - Le Boucher by Claude Chabrol

July 11 | J. Hood Wright Park - The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel,
presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York and the Instituto Cervantes
(in French with Spanish subtitles).

July 13 | Tompkins Square Park - Romantics Anonymous by Jean-Pierre Améris

July 20 | Riverside Park, Pier I - You Will Be My Son by Gilles Legrand

July 27 | Riverside Park, Pier I - Haute Cuisine by Christian Vincent

Sept. 1| Fort Lee Community Center (New Jersey) - Donkey Skin by Jacques Demy,
presented in partnership with the Fort lee Film Commission as part of their “Music & Movies under the Stars” series

Sept. 6 | Columbia University (116th St) - The Grocer’s Son by Eric Guirado
presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française


Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the French EmbassyFACE Foundation and NYC Parks.
2018 Festival's official sponsors: Air France, BNP Paribas, JC Decaux, and TV5 Monde.

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