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Applications Now Open for the Tournées Film Festival !

Since 2015, participating universities will now choose SIX FILMS: FIVE CONTEMPORARY (FEATURED AND/OR ALTERNATIVE SELECTION) + ONE CLASSIC FILM. The grant to cover the cost of screening SIX FILMS (either in digital or in 35 millimeter), will be $2,200.
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SAINT LAURENT

The film centers on Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.
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22nd edition of New York African Film Festival

May 1-15, 2015
Various locations
Run finds shelter with fellow dissident Assa (Isaach de Bankolé) after assassinating the Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast. While in hiding, Run’s story is revealed in three separate flashbacks—his childhood with Tourou, when his dream was to become a rainmaker; his adventures with Gladys, the competitive eater; and his past as a young member of a militia, amid conflict in the Ivory Coast—which together speak volumes about contemporary life in the troubled country. Philippe Lacôte’s feature-film debut is a mesmerizing coming-of-age tale, alternately dreamlike and ultra-realistic.
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FIAF Presents CinéSalon: Haute Couture on Film

April 7 – May 26, 2015
Fiaf, Florence Gould Hall
Join the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) for the CinéSalon series Haute Couture on Film, every Tuesday from April 7th to May 26th, 2015 at 4 & 7.30 p.m.
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Screening of The Chosen by director Aurélien Grèzes

May 27, 2015
FiveMyles Gallery
The town councilor of Comolars, a community of 3000 people in the south of France, hopes to become the president of the French Senate. Facing his imaginary audience through the camera, the candidate takes the place of the famous politician he dreams to be. Is it real?
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LOVE AT FIRST FIGHT

Arnaud, facing an uncertain future and a dearth of choices in a small French coastal town, meets and falls for the apocalyptic-minded Madeleine (Adèle Haenel), who joins an army boot camp to learn military and survival skills to prepare for the upcoming environmental collapse. Intrigued and excited by Madeleine’s wild ideas, Arnaud signs up for the boot camp himself. They soon realize that the boot camp is harder than they’d imagined, but the experience nonetheless cements them together as the couple continue to explore their young love.
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CARAMEL

June 5, 2015 | 8:30pm
Washington Square Park
Films on the Green 2015 presents Franco-Lebanese movie "Caramel" in Washington Square Park on June 5. Director Nadine Labaki’s first feature film!
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PÉPÉ LE MOKO

June 12, 2015 | 8:30pm
Washington Square Park
Films on the Green 2015 presents "Pépé le Moko" by Julien Duvivier in Washington Square Park. A truly iconic performance by Jean Gabin!
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Two French TV Series Now Available in the US

Two of France’s most successful television dramas, A French Village and Witnesses are now available in the U.S.
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Because I Was A Painter

In 1945, when the Allies liberated the concentration camps, they discovered thousands of secretly created artworks. These drawings, hidden from the Nazis, offer an unparalleled view of life during the war. For more than 70 years, the story of the artists who created them has remained untold. With unprecedented access to paintings, drawings, etchings and sculptures held in collections around the world, "Because I Was a Painter" conducts a gripping and fascinating investigation into art that captures, reflects and inspires in difficult times.
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PRICELESS

June 19, 2015 | 8:30pm
Tompkins Square Park
Films on the Green 2015 presents "Priceless" by Pierre Salvadori in Tompkins Square Park. A romantic comedy featuring the critically-acclaimed Audrey Tautou!
— Paul Valéry