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Films on the Green Festival is back in September!

August is almost here! Which means Films on the Green Festival is taking a break for the month. But have no fear! We'll be back soon with 2 great French movies. So mark your calendar now!

  • Free outdoor screening of French Classic Olivia by Jacqueline Audry, 1951, 1h35

    Presented in partnership with…
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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 29, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Free Outdoor Screening of CHOCOLAT by Claire Denis this Friday in Riverside Park!

"Chocolat" is a film of infinite delicacy. - Robert Ebert

CHOCOLAT

Directed by Claire Denis, 1988, PG-13, 1h45

With Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Cécile Ducasse

Presented with the support of …

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 22, 2019 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Free Outdoor Screening of SEQUINS (Brodeuses) this Friday in Riverside Park!

"At its best, the film is as delicate and lovely as the gorgeous sequin-embroidered designs the women spin on spider webs of diaphanous materials." -Seattle Post-Intelligencer

SEQUINS (Brodeuses)

Directed by Éléonore Faucher, 2004, 1h29, France

With Ariane Ascaride,…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 15, 2019 at 11:28am — No Comments

Free Outdoor Screening of AYA OF YOP CITY this Friday in Tompkins Square Park!

From the graphic novel to the big screen!

AYA OF YOP CITY (Aya de Yopougon)

Directed by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, 2010, 1h24, France-Ivory Coast

With the voices of Aïssa Maïga, Tatiana Rojo, Tella Kpomahou

Presented in partnership with the…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 10, 2019 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Free Outdoor Screening of THE AMAZING CATFISH this Wednesday in Washington Heights!

"Filled with joy and heart"! - Cinema Axis

THE AMAZING CATFISH (LOS INSÓLITOS PECES GATO)

Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce, 2013, PG-13, 1h35, France-Mexico

With Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco

Presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New…

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Free Outdoor Screening of TOMBOY this Friday July 5 in Tompkins Square Park!

"Tomboy" is tender and affectionate." - Chicago Sun-Times

TOMBOY

Directed by Céline Sciamma, 2011, 1h22, France (Courtesy of Institut français)

With Zoé Héran, Mathieu Demy, Sophie Cattani, Jeanne Disson

Laure (Héran) is a ten-year-old girl whose family just moved to the suburbs during…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on July 1, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Free Outdoor Screening of MUSTANG this Friday June 28 in Transmitter Park!

"Raw, funny and incredibly moving." - Time Out

MUSTANG

Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2015, PG-13, 1h34, France-Turkey (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group)



Presented in partnership with the American Turkish…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 24, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Free Outdoor Screening of Comedy PEPPERMINT SODA this Friday June 21 in Transmitter Park!

"Utterly charming. Sweet and buoyant in its innocence. Director Diane Kurys demonstrates impressive wit and talent." - New York Times

PEPPERMINT SODA (Diabolo menthe)

Directed by Diane Kurys, 1977, PG, 1h41, France (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group)

With Anouk…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on June 17, 2019 at 1:13pm — No Comments

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

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