Films on the Beach 2014

When
April 17 - May 15, 2014
Films on the Beach is a free outdoor French film festival organized for the first time by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the City of Miami Beach Arts in the Parks.

Films on the Beach is a project inspired by New York’s Films on the Green Festival. In 2008 the Cultural Services of the French Embassy based in New York City organized its first edition of Films on the Green in collaboration with the City of New York Parks & Recreation. The festival was an immediate success providing residents of the big apple free access to French films throughout the summer.

The Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Miami, in partnership with Miami Beach Arts in the Parks, is proud to announce the launch of its very own Miami Beach version. For the first edition of Films on the Beach, the festival will screen two vintage classics of French cinema, in collaboration with Tigertail Production's FLA-FRA Festival, followed by two recent French films, both starring feline characters.

Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape
All four screenings will take place at New Worls Symphony SoundScape’s 700-square-foot projection located at 500 17 Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Films will be shown in French with English subtitles.
The event is open to the general public.
Admission is free.



Festival Schedule

"Early Truffaut: The Nouvelle Vague Classics"
 

The 400 Blows / Les quatre cents coups directed by François Truffaut (1959), starring Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, and Labert Rémy
April 17th, 2014 at 8 p.m.

Jules and Jim / Jules et Jim directed by François Truffaut (1962), starring Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, and Henri Serre
April 24th, 2014 at 8 p.m.

 
"Feline Films on the Beach"
 

A Cat in Paris / Une vie de chat directed by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (2010), starring Dominique Blanc, Bruno Salomone, and Jean Benguigui.
May 8th, 2014 at 8 p.m.

The Rabbi’s cat / Le Chat du Rabbin directed by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux (2011), starring François Morel, Maurice Bénichou, and Hafsia Herzi.
This screening is a continuation of the Miami Jewish Film Festival 2014.
May 15th, 2014 at 8 p.m.

For the full schedule, please visit the City of Miami Beach Arts in the Parks website.

The French restaurant La Tour Eiffel will be serving meals on-site.


With the support of the Miami Beach Cinematheque, the FLA- FRA festival will be showing two additional films:

Shoot the Piano Player / Tirez sur le pianiste directed by François Truffaut (1960), starring Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, and Nicole Berger.
April 11th, 2014 at 7 p.m.

Stolen Kisses / Baisers volés directed by François Truffaut (1968), starring Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, and Daniel Ceccaldi.
April 12, 2014 at 7 p.m.

For the full schedule, please visit the FLA - FRA website.


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