Films on the Green 2015

Fridays May 29 - July 31 | Special Screening Sept 10, 2015
Free French film festival in NYC Parks
Films with English subtitles

Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and the City of New York Parks & Recreation. Since 2008, the festival has brought classic and contemporary French cinema to New Yorkers, each season’s films cover a different theme from musicals to literary adaptations and Male figures in French cinema.

La Méditerranée

Rich with the vibrant colors, flavors and culture of the Mediterranean, Films on the Green 2015 is embarking on an adventure that spans the European continent, from the French Riviera to the coast of Algeria and from Lebanon and Tunisia to the island of Corsica.

Free and open to the public.
All films shown with English subtitles.
Music by WNYU Radio DJs prior to the screening!

Festival Schedule

Friday, May 29, 8:30 pm | Central Park, Cedar Hill
By Roger Vadim with Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Curd Jürgens


Friday, June 5, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
By Nadine Labaki with Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Al Massri


Friday June 12, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
By Julien Duvivier with Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, Marcel Dalio


Friday, June 19, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
PRICELESS (Hors de Prix)
By Pierre Salvadori with Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh


Friday, June 26, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
By Rémi Bezançon & Jean-Christophe Lie (Ages 7+)


Friday, July 10, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
By Jacques Baratier with Omar Sharif, Claudia Cardinale


Friday, July 17, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
By Caroline Bottaro with Sandrine Bonnaire, Kevin Kline


Friday, July 24, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park (BK)
By Paula Delsol with Jacqueline Vandal, Pierre Barouh


Friday, July 31, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park (BK) 
By Eric Rohmer with Patrick Bauchau, Haydée Politoff


Thursday, Sept. 10, 7:30 pm | Columbia University
THE RABBI'S CAT (Le Chat du Rabbin)
By Joann Sfar & Antoine Delesvaux

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Columbia Maison Française
The Criterion Collection, Institut Français, The Collectivité Territoriale de Corse

And the Poitou-Charentes Region, Michele Gerber Klein, Nora Coblence, Frederic C. Weiss, Joseph Rokacz, Adrian Kahan Leibowitz.
Thanks to Lillet, Aésop, the Consulate General of Lebanon in New York and the New York International Children's Film Festival for their in-kind support.


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