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Free outdoor screening of IN SAFE HANDS (PUPILLE) this Friday June 14 in Washington Square Park!

"A shining, humane, sophisticated work, Pupille [In Safe Hands] is film-making at its finest." -…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 11, 2019 at 6:50pm — No Comments

CANCELLED: June 10: Free Outdoor Screening of Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants!

**PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO RAIN, THE JUNE 10 SCREENING OF MINUSCULE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NEW SCREENING DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.*

MINUSCULE, VALLEY OF THE LOST ANTS (Minuscule – La vallée des fourmis perdues)

Directed by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo, 2013, 1h29

In a peaceful…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 7, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Free Screening of Labaki's Where Do We Go Now? this Friday June 7 in Washington Square Park!

WHERE DO WE GO NOW? (Et maintenant on va où ?)

Directed by Nadine Labaki

2011, PG-13, 1h40, France-Lebanon, with Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Layla Hakim, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf



Presented in partnership with the…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 4, 2019 at 11:53am — No Comments

Free Screening of Coco Before Chanel this Friday May 31 in Central Park!

COCO BEFORE CHANEL (Coco avant Chanel)

Directed by Anne Fontaine, 2009, PG-13, 1h50, France-Belgium

With , Alessandro Nivola, Benoît Poelvoorde, Emmanuelle Devos



Orphaned at a young age, Gabrielle Chanel (Tautou) learns to embroider and sew at a strict convent…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 28, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments

Women Behind the Camera - 2019 Films on the Green Festival

This summer, Films on the Green Festival presents 13 French and francophone movies directed by females filmmakers in different NYC parks. This year's theme is "Women Behind the Camera" and pays tribute to Agnés Varda, feminist filmmaker and pioneer of the…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 21, 2019 at 11:28am — No Comments

Free French Films in NYC Parks! #FilmsOnTheGreen

The 2019 Films on the Green lineup focuses on female directors in French and Francophone cinema through a selection of 13 movies. This 12th edition pays tribute to “Women Behind the Camera” in honor of Agnès Varda, feminist filmmaker and pioneer of the French New Wave, who passed away earlier this year.

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 15, 2019 at 1:13pm — No Comments

2019 Films on the Green: Free French and Francophone movies in NYC Parks!

The 2019 Films on the Green lineup focuses on female directors in French and Francophone cinema through a selection of 13 movies. This 12th edition pays tribute to “Women Behind the Camera” in honor of Agnès Varda, feminist filmmaker and pioneer of…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on April 23, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Films on the Green Festival: 2019 Theme Announced!

Today is International Woman’s Day and Films on the Green Festival just announced its 2019 theme: “Women behind the Camera” with French and francophone movies by female directors! #FilmsOnTheGreen2019

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Added by Nathalie Charles on March 8, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

CinéSchool at PS110: Screening of The Painting on Sat. January 12, 2019

CinéSchool at PS110 The Monitor School: Discover World Cinema and international Cultures through Film!

The Painting (Le Tableau)

In English! Recommended age 7+

Directed by Jean-François Laguionie

2011, France, Belgium, Canada,…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on December 21, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

RESCHEDULED: Free screening of HAUTE CUISINE at Riverside Park: Saturday July 28!

**DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS WE ARE RESCHEDULING THE SCREENING OF HAUTE CUISINE ON SATURDAY JULY 28 AT 8:30PM!**

HAUTE CUISINE (Les Saveurs du palais)

Directed by Christian Vincent, 2012, PG-13, 1h35

With Catherine Frot, Jean d’Ormesson, Arthur Dupont



Hortense Laborie (Frot), a renowned…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 23, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Free screening of YOU WILL BE MY SON this Friday at Riverside Park, Pier I (70th St)

YOU WILL BE MY SON (Tu seras mon fils)

Directed by Gilles LeGrand, 2013, Rated R, 1h42

With Lorànt Deutsch, Neils Arestrup, Nicolas Bridet, Patrick Chesnais

Courtesy of Cohen Media…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 18, 2018 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Free screening of French comedy ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS this Friday at Tompkins Square Park

ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS (Les Émotifs anonymes)

Directed by Jean-Pierre Améris, 2010, PG-13, 1h20

With Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré



Chocolate factory owner Jean-René (Poelvoorde) hires Angélique (Carré), a gifted chocolate maker. Although they are both incredibly shy and suffer…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 12, 2018 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Free screening of Buñuel's THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE this Wednesday in J. Hood Wright Park! In French with Spanish subtitles!

EL DISCRETO ENCANTO DE LA BURGUESÍA (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie)

Directed by/Dirigida por Luis Buñuel, 1972, PG, 1h41

With/Con Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Stéphane Audran, Delphine Seyrig

Courtesy of Rialto…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 9, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Free screening of Chabrol's LE BOUCHER this Friday at Tompkins Square Park!

LE BOUCHER (The Butcher)

Directed by Claude Chabrol, 1970, Rated R, 1h33

With Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia



In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress Hélène (Audran) befriends the charmingly passionate local butcher Popaul (Yann), a veteran of Algerian and Indochina…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 2, 2018 at 11:12am — No Comments

Rare screening of GARCON! by Claude Sautet this Friday at Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

GARÇON!

Directed by Claude Sautet, 1983, 1h32

With Yves Montand, Jacques Villeret, Nicole Garcia



Alex (Montand) is a head waiter in a popular Parisian bistro. Between his incessant comings and goings from the restaurant’s kitchen to the dining room, and from his friends to his customers, Alex dreams…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 25, 2018 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Free screening of French Comedy LA BUCHE this Friday at Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

LA BUCHE

Directed by Danièle Thompson, 1999, 1h46

Courtesy of Rialto Pictures




Will there be “une bûche,” a traditional French dessert, for Christmas dinner? By trying to…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 18, 2018 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Free screening of THE RULES OF THE GAME this Friday at Washington Square Park #FilmsOnTheGreen

THE RULES OF THE GAME (LA RÈGLE DU JEU)

Directed by Jean Renoir, 1939, 1h50



At la Colinière, the deceptively idyllic country estate of a wealthy Parisian aristocrat, a selection of society’s finest gather for a rural sojourn and hunting party. While the masters are gathered around…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 11, 2018 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Free screening of THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA this Friday at Washington Square Park #FilmsOnTheGreen

THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA (L'ODEUR DE LA PAPAYE VERTE)

Directed by Trần Anh Hùng, 1993, 1h44

With Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Lu Man San, Truong Thi Loc



In ‘50s Saigon, 10-year-old Mui (Man San) enters household service for an affluent but troubled Vietnamese family. Despite her servile role, Mui discovers beauty and epiphany in…
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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 4, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Free screening of French Comedy LE GRAND RESTAURANT this Friday at Central Park #FilmsOnTheGreen

LE GRAND RESTAURANT

Directed by Jacques Besnard, 1966, 1h35

With Louis de Funès, Bernard Blier, Maria-Rosa Rodriguez



During a dinner at the "Grand Restaurant,” a South American head of state mysteriously disappears. The boss, Mr. Septime (de Funès), is soon suspected. An organization of formidable terrorists, already on…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 30, 2018 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Films on the Green 2018

Free French Films in NYC Parks

June 1 - Sept. 6

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 17, 2018 at 12:43pm — No Comments

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