10th anniversary of FIlms on the Green
In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves.


Friday, June 2, 8:30 pm | Central Park, Cedar Hill
Potiche (Trophy Wife), by François Ozon, 2010
Wanda Sykes' Pick
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini

Friday, June 9, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
Tey (Today), by Alain Gomis, 2013
Saul Williams' pick
Starring Saul Williams, Aïssa Maïga, Anisia Uzeyman

Friday, June 16, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
La Traversée de Paris, by Claude Autant-lara, 1956
Amy Hargreaves' Pick
Starring Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Louis de Funès

Friday, June 23, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn
Mauvais Sang, by Leos Carax, 1986
Wes Anderson's Pick
Starring Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant

Friday, June 30, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn
Contempt, by Jean-Luc Godard, 1963
Jim Jarmusch's Pick
Starring Michel Piccoli, Brigitte Bardot

Friday, July 7, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
La Cérémonie, by Claude Chabrol, 1995
Matthew Weiner's Pick
Starring Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire

Wednesday, July 12, 8:30 pm | J. Hood Wright Park
La Ciencia del Sueño (The Science of Sleep), by Michel Gondry, 2006*
*Film in French and English with Spanish subtitles

Friday, July 14, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
Port of Shadows, by Marcel Carné, 1938
Laurie Anderson's Pick
Starring Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan

Friday, July 21, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
Lumière d'été, by Jean Grémillon, 1943
Matías Piñeiro's Pick

Starring Madeleine Renaud, Pierre Brasseur

Friday, July 28, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
Elena and Her Men, by Jean Renoir, 1956
preceded by The Trip to the Moon, by Georges Méliès, 1902

Isabella Rossellini's Picks

Thursday, Sept. 7, 7:30 pm | Columbia University (116th St)
The Wild Child, by François Truffaut, 1970
Starring Jean-Pierre Cargol, François Truffaut
James Ivory's Pick

Free and open to the public!
Don’t miss music by DJs before the screenings!

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Films on the Green would like to thanks its 2017 sponsors and partners:

Le Petit Marseillais™

Air France, Atout France-France Tourism Development Agency, BNP Paribas, JC Decaux, and TV5 Monde.

agnès b., Maman NYC, the Columbia Maison Française, WNYU, WHCS, the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, Pommery, The Washington Square Park Conservancy, Nora Coblence and Frederic C. Weiss

Thanks also to the Criterion Collection, Diptyque, Kusmi Tea and the Sterling Pig Brewery forfor their in-kind support.

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I Am Not Your Negro

August 10, 2017 | 7:15 pm
DuSable Museum of African American History
740 E 56th Pl
Chicago, IL 60637

Outdoor screening of TIMBUKTU by Abderrahmane Sissako

Wed., July 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11106

Save the date for the MFA French Film Festival!

July 13th - July 30th, 2017
Museum of Fine Arts
Remis Auditorium in the Linde Family Wing
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston


August 6, 2017 | 7:15 pm
Gill Park
825 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60613

Matthew Weiner's pick: La Cérémonie

July 7, 2017 | 8:30pm
Tompkins Square Park
Avenues A & East 7th street
New York, NY