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Films on the Lake | Chicago


The Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago in partnership with the Chicago Park District launched the first edition of Films on the Lake from June 21 to September 16, 2016.

Characterized by cinematic excellence, a diverse program including music and food, and accessible screenings, Films on the Lake presents the best of French cinema through a memorable experience to hundreds of Chicagoans all over the city. This year’s festival featured classic and contemporary French films, fiction and animated movies. It presented 4 films in 4 different locations to over 900 viewers

The Young Girls of Rochefort
(Les demoiselles de Rochefort)
June 21, 2016 | Osterman Beach Park (Edgewater)

with The Edgewater Singers

The Rabbi's Cat (Le chat du Rabin)
July 14, 2016 | Montrose Beach Park

The Triplets of Belleville (Les Triplettes de Belleville)
Aug 21, 2016 | Harrison Park (Pilsen)

with The Mariachi Institute of Chicago

The Class (La Classe)
Sept 16, 2016 | Harold Washington Park (Hyde Park)

Films on the Lake was organized in partnership with the Hyde Park Art Center, National Museum of Mexican Art and the Consulate General of Mexico with the generous support of Kids Trail, Baker &McKenzie, Blue Foundation, and Bel Brands USA.