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.
eventsRun 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.
May 1-15, 2015
eventsJoin 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.
April 7 – May 26, 2015
Fiaf, Florence Gould Hall
eventsThe 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?
May 27, 2015
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.
eventsFilms on the Green 2015 presents Franco-Lebanese movie "Caramel" in Washington Square Park on June 5. Director Nadine Labaki’s first feature film!
June 5, 2015 | 8:30pm
Washington Square Park
eventsFilms on the Green 2015 presents "Pépé le Moko" by Julien Duvivier in Washington Square Park. A truly iconic performance by Jean Gabin!
June 12, 2015 | 8:30pm
Washington Square Park
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.