festivals

Films on the Green 2014

Fridays May 30 - Aug 1 | Special Screening Sept 4, 2014
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 and the City of New York Parks & Recreation.
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THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS

Dan returns home to find his wife is missing. With no signs of struggle or break-in and with no help from the police, Dan’s search for answers leads him down a psychosexual rabbit hole.
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Cohen Media Group Presents 50th ANNIVERSARY RESTORATION Philippe de Broca’s THAT MAN FROM RIO

Aug 22-28, 2014
Film Forum
Join the Cohen Media Group for the screening of Philippe de Broca’s madcap adventure spoof THAT MAN FROM RIO (1964), starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Françoise Dorléac, which will have a one-week run at Film Forum from Friday, August 22 through Thursday, August 28 in a new restoration, followed by other cities.
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BAMcinématek Presents A Retrospective of Master Cine-essayist Chris Marker

Aug 15-28, 2014
BAMcinématek
Join the BAMcinématek for a retrospective of the sui generis cinema poet, French filmmaker and artist Chris Marker from August 15th through August 21st, 2014. The retrospective features the North American theatrical premiere of Marker's 1997 film Level Five.
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Mr. X

A personal and unique documentary about cult filmmaker Leos Carax, directed by Tessa Louise- Salomé
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MoMA and Trace Foundation Presents YARTSA RINPOCHE - PRECIOUS CATERPILLAR

August 21-31, 2014
MoMA
Join the MoMA and Trace Fondation for the opening reception of the ContemporAsian film series with the screnning of YARTSA RINPOCHE (Precious Caterpillar) of Dorje Tsering Chenaktsang, for its North America premiere on Thursday August 21 at 7:00 pm.
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Film Forum Presents THE CONFORMIST - NEW RESTORATION

Aug 29 - Sept 4, 2014
Film Forum
Join Film Forum for the screening of Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Conformist (1971), starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, in a new restoration from Friday, August 29 through Thursday, September 4.
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THE FRENCH MINISTER

September 4, 2014 | 7:30pm
Columbia University, Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
The young Arthur Vlaminck is hired as speechwriter for French Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexandre Taillard de Vorms. Struggling to handle the minister’s overbearing personality, Vlaminck navigates the ever-changing plots of foreign affairs with the minister’s ultra-calm private secretary and a band of quirky counselors by his side.
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THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY

The Kadam family clashes with Madame Mallory, proprietress of a celebrated French restaurant, after they open their own nearby eatery, until undeniable chemistry causes the Madame to take gifted young chef Hassan under her wing.
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BOY MEETS GIRL - NEW RESTORATION

Alex is fascinated by first times and his girlfriend, Florence, has just left him for his best friend, Thomas. First break-up, first attempted murder: Alex tries to strangle Thomas, but gives up and wanders the streets. Mireille, a girl from provincial France who has come up to Paris to make commercials, is left by her boyfriend. These two tormented souls run into each other at a party...
news

Recently Released French Films to Catch this Summer!

The Film, TV & Media Department at the Cultural Services has selected a list of movies that are creating buzz right now in the hexagon. So, whether you are in the U.S. or you are lucky enough to be visiting France for summer vacation, anyone can enjoy these newly released French films.
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BAMcinématek Presents A Retrospective of Master Cine-essayist Chris Marker

Aug 15-28, 2014
BAMcinématek
Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(212) 636-4100
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MoMA and Trace Foundation Presents YARTSA RINPOCHE - PRECIOUS CATERPILLAR

August 21-31, 2014
MoMA
Titus 2 Theater
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
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Film Forum Presents THE CONFORMIST - NEW RESTORATION

Aug 29 - Sept 4, 2014
Film Forum
209 W Houston St
New York, NY 10014
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THE FRENCH MINISTER

September 4, 2014 | 7:30pm
Columbia University, Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
535 W 116th Street
New York, NY 10027