Films on the Green 2017

When
From June 2 to Sept. 7, 2017
Free French film festival in NYC Parks
Films with subtitles

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Films on the Green, the free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and NYC Parks.

In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves.

 

#FilmsontheGreen
Free and open to the public | Films in French with subtitles
Music by WNYU and WHCS DJs prior to the screenings!

 

2017 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
 

June 2, 8:30pm | Central Park, Cedar Hill
POTICHE (TROPHY WIFE) by François Ozon, 2010
Wanda Sykes' Pick
** Wanda Sykes in person to introduce the film!

 


June 9, 8:30pm | Washington Square Park
TEY (TODAY) by Alain Gomis, 2013
Saul Williams' Pick
** Saul Williams in person to introduce the film!
 


June 16, 8:30pm | Washington Square Park
LA TRAVERSEE DE PARIS by Claude Autant-Lara, 1956
Amy Hargreaves' Pick
 


June 23, 8:30pm | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn
MAUVAIS SANG by Leos Carax, 1986
Wes Anderson's Pick
 


June 30, 8:30pm | Transmitter Park, Brooklyn
CONTEMPT (LE MEPRIS) by Jean-Luc Godard, 1963
Jim Jarmusch's Pick

 


July 7, 8:30pm | Tompkins Square Park
LA CEREMONIE by Claude Chabrol, 1995
Matthew Weiner's Pick
 


July 12, 8:30pm | J. Hood Wright Park
LA CIENCIA DEL SUENO (THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP) by Michel Gondry, 2006*
*Film in French and English with Spanish subtitles
 


July 14, 8:30pm | Tompkins Square Park
PORT OF SHADOWS (QUAI DES BRUMES) by Marcel Carné, 1938
Laurie Anderson's Pick
 


July 21, 8:30pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
LUMIERE D'ETE by Jean Grémillon, 1943
Matías Piñeiro's Pick
 


July 28, 8:30pm | Riverside Park, Pier I
ELENA AND HER MEN (ELENA ET LES HOMMES) by Jean Renoir, 1956
Preceded by THE TRIP TO THE MOON (LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE) by Georges Méliès, 1902
Isabella Rossellini's Picks
 


September 7, 7:30pm | Columbia University
THE WILD CHILD (L'ENFANT SAUVAGE) by François Truffaut, 1970
James Ivory's Pick

 

 



Le Petit Marseillais™

 


Air France, Atout France-France Tourism Development Agency, BNP Paribas, JC Decaux, and TV5 Monde.

 


agnès b., Maman NYC, the Columbia Maison Française, WNYU, WHCS, the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, Pommery, The Washington Square Park Conservancy, Nora Coblence and Frederic C. Weiss

Thanks also to The Criterion Collection, Diptyque, Kusmi Tea and The Sterling Pig Brewery for their in-kind support.


 

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Wanda Sykes' pick: Potiche (Trophy Wife)

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Saul Williams' pick: Tey (Today)

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Amy Hargreaves' pick: La Traversée de Paris

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Wes Anderson's pick: Mauvais Sang

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Jim Jarmusch's pick: Contempt

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Matthew Weiner's pick: La Cérémonie

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