8:30 PM–10:30 PM
10th Anniversary starts June 2
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.
Free and open to the public | Films in French with subtitles
Music by WNYU and WHCS DJs prior to the screenings!
2017 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
All films are in French with English subtitles, except for the film that will be screened on July 12th, which is in French and English with Spanish subtitles.
Screenings begin at sunset.
June 2 - Central Park (79th St & Fifth Ave): Potiche (Trophy Wife), by Ozon, selected by Wanda Sykes
June 9- Washington Sq. Park: Tey (Today)by Gomis, selected by Saul Williams
June 16 - Washington Sq. Park: La Traversée de Paris by Autant-Lara, selected by Amy Hargreaves
June 23 - Transmitter Park (Brooklyn): Mauvais Sang by Carax, selected by Wes Anderson
June 30 - Transmitter Park (Brooklyn): Contempt by Godard, selected by Jim Jarmusch
July 7 - Tompkins Sq. Park: La Cérémonie by Chabrol, selected by Matthew Weiner
July 14 - Tompkins Sq. Park: Port of Shadows by Carné, selected by Laurie Anderson
July 21 - Riverside Park, Pier I (at 70th St): Lumière d’étéby Grémillon, selected by Matías Piñeiro
July 28 - Riverside Park, Pier I (at 70th St): A Trip to the Moonby Méliès followed by Elena and Her Menby Renoir, selected by Isabella Rossellini
Sept. 7 - Columbia University (at 116th St): The Wild Child by Truffaut, selected by James Ivory, presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française
July 12 - J. Hood Wright Park (West 173th St): The Science of Sleep by Gondry (2006), presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York (screening in French and English with Spanish subtitles).
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