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Aug 31–Sep 1, 2

AUG 31–SEP 2

Films on the Green SUMMER 2019

Film Series:

Films on the Green SUMMER 2019 

French and Francophone Female Directors in 13 Different Movie Screenings

In light of the recent passing of French filmmaker, feminist and pioneer of the French New Wave, Agnès Varda, Films on the Green dedicates this special 12th edition of “Women Behind the Camera” to her memory. This year’s program, highlighting “Women Behind the Camera,” is also full of strong female portraits and empowering stories, from coming-of-age stories (Peppermint Soda, Mustang, Aya of Yop City), to gender identity and LGBTQ love stories (Tomboy, Olivia), and from female bonding (Sequins, The Amazing Catfish, Where Do We Go Now?), to women who persevere despite setbacks (Coco Before Chanel, In Safe Hands). 

Films on the Green 2019 Schedule
May 31 - Central Park(79th St & Fifth Ave):Coco Before Chanel by Anne Fontaine
June 7 - Washington Sq. Park:Where Do We Go Now? by Nadine Labaki
June 10 - McGolrick Park(Brooklyn): Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Antsby Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
June 14 - Washington Sq. Park:In Safe Hands by Jeanne Herry
June 21 - Transmitter Park (Brooklyn): Peppermint Soda by Diane Kurys
June 28 - Transmitter Park (Brooklyn): Mustang by Deniz Gamze Ergüven
July 5 - Tompkins Sq. Park: Tomboyby Céline Sciamma
July 10 - J. Hood Wright Park (West 173th St): The Amazing Catfish by Claudia Sainte-Luce
July 12 - Tompkins Sq. Park: Aya Of Yop City by Marguerite Abouet & Clément Oubrerie
July 19 - Riverside Park, Pier I (at 70th St): Sequinsby Éléonore Faucher
July 26 - Riverside Park, Pier I (at 70th St): Chocolat by Claire Denis  
Aug. 31 - Fort Lee Community Center (New Jersey): Jacquot De Nantes by Agnès Varda
Preceded by Matrimony’s Speed Limit by Alice Guy-Blaché
Sept. 3 - Columbia University (at 116th St): Olivia by Jacqueline Audry

More information on each film here

Films on the Green SUMMER 2019