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!
JULES AND JIM
Directed by François Truffaut (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min
Starring Jeanne Moreau, Oscar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino
Based on the novel Jules et Jim by Henri-Pierre Roché, Gallimard, 1979, France.
Jules and Jim are inseparable friends who come to meet the free-spirited and capricious Catherine. The three become instant companions, determined to live their lives to the fullest despite the war around them. When Jules declares his love for Catherine, Jim agrees to let Jules pursue her, despite his own feelings…
“With this 1961 film Truffaut comes closest to the spirit and sublimity of his mentor, Jean Renoir, and the result is a masterpiece of the New Wave.” –Chicago Reader
DATE: Thursday September 6, 2012
LOCATION: Columbia University - Low Library steps/plaza (entrance at 70th street)
*Please note that no alcohol is allowed at this event.
Films on the Green is organized by the French Embassy the New York City Parks.
OFFICIAL SPONSORS : Air France, BNP Paribas, TV5 Monde
SUPPORTER: Sandro, WNYU 89.1 FM
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