Films on the Green 2016

When
From June 7 to Sept. 8, 2016
Free French film festival in NYC Parks
Films with English subtitles

Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced since 2008 in New York City parks by the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and the NYC Parks.

 

"A summer in Paris"

With the theme "A summer in Paris", Films on the Green 2016 will offer a striking portrait of the City of Lights, its urban landscape, and cultural diversity. A selection of classic, New Wave, and contemporary films will showcase the city’s aesthetic, cultural, and cinematic history from a dramatically unconventional angle through stories of love, romance, adolescence, female identity, and urban life in Parisian and its surrounding suburbs.
 

Films on the Green 2016 is part of Tandem Paris-New York, a large-scale transatlantic cultural exchange between Paris and New York.

 

Free and open to the public.
All films are in French with English subtitles.
Music by WNYU and WHCS DJs prior to the screenings!

 



9th FILMS ON THE GREEN FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Tuesday, June 7, 8:30 pm | Central Park, Cedar Hill
Breathless
By Jean-Luc Godard, 1960, 1h30
Preceded by The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse, 1956 , 36min


Friday, June 10, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe
By Yves Robert, 1972, PG, 1h30


Friday, June 17, 8:30 pm | Washington Square Park
Air of Paris
By Marcel Carné, 1954, 1h50


Friday, June 24, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park
Subway
By Luc Besson, 1985, R, 1h44


CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST
Friday, July 1, 8:30 pm | Transmitter Park

The 400 blows
By François Truffaut, 1959, 1h39


RESCHEDULED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Saturady, July 9, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I

April and the Extraordinary World
By Christian Desmares & Franck Ekinci, 2015, 1h43


Friday, July 15, 8:30 pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
Un Flic
By Jean-Pierre Melville, 1972, PG, 1h38


Friday, July 22, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
Cleo From 5 To 7
By Agnès Varda, 1962, 1h30


Friday, July 29, 8:30 pm | Tompkins Square Park
Boyfriends and Girlfriends
By Eric Rohmer, 1987, PG, 1h42


Thursday, Sept. 8, 7:30 pm | Columbia University
Girlhood
By Céline Sciamma, 2014,1h52

 

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Films on the Green would like to thank its 2016 sponsors and partners:

 

 

And the Washington Square Park Conservancy, Nora Coblence, Livia Hegner and Frederic C. Weiss.

 

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