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Films on the Lake | Chicago


The Cultural Services at the French Embassy in Chicago in partnership with the Chicago Park District held the second annual edition of Films on the Lake from June 21 to September 8, 2017.
Seven French films were shown with English or Spanish subtitles on the big screen over the course of seven summer evenings. Each screening was part of a larger celebration in which musical entertainment and samples of food were provided.


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)
June 21, 2017 | Osterman Beach Park (Edgewater)

with The Edgewater Singers & DJ Maxime Bonnard

Ernest and Celestine (Ernest et Célestine)
July 14, 2017 | Lycée Français de Chicago (Ravenswood)

with DJ Maxime Bonnard

A Monster in Paris (Un Monstre à Paris)
July 29, 2017 | Dvorak Park (Pilsen)

with The Mariachi Institute of Chicago

August 6, 2017 | Gill Park (Lakeview)
with Matt Griffo

I am not your negro
August 10, 2017 | Washington Park (Hyde Park)
with Fred Jackson

April and the extraordinary world (Avril et le monde truqué)
August 28, 2017 | Montgomery Ward Park (River North)
with DJ Maxime Bonnard

A Cat in Paris (Un chat à Paris)
September 8, 2017 | Winnemac Park (Ravenswood)
with DJ Maxime Bonnard

Films on the Lake was organized in partnership with the Alliance Française de Chicago, the Lycée Français de Chicago, the DuSable Museum, the Center on Halsted, the Consulate General of Mexico, Fiesta del Sol, the National Museum of Mexican Art, and the generous support of Kids Trail, TV5MONDE, Blue Foundation, and Bel Brands USA.