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Jun 3–Sep 9


7:00 PM–11:00 PM


Films on the Green 2022

7:00 PM–11:00 PM    In NYC Parks


Films on the Green 2022

free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by Villa Albertine, the French Embassy, FACE Foundation, and NYC Parks.

This year’s edition of Films on the Green, with the theme "From Page to Screen," spotlights 12 diverse and world-class literary adaptations, coming to 9 different parks across Manhattan and Brooklyn from June 3 to September 9.


Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public
More information here


June 3 - 8:30pm: THE THINGS OF LIFE (Les Choses de la Vie)
Directed by Claude Sautet, 1970, PG, 1h29, France-Italy-Switzerland
With Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, Léa Massari 

June 10 - 8:30pm: THE SUMMIT OF GODS (Le Sommet des dieux) 
Directed by Patrick Imbert, 2021, PG, 1h34, France-Luxembourg 
With the voices of Eric Herson Macarel, Damien Boisseau, Lazare Herson Macarel 

June 17 - 8:30pm: BAND OF OUTSIDERS (Bande à part) 
Directed by Jean-Luc Godard, 1964, 1h37, France
With Anna Karina, Sami Frey, Claude Brasseur

June 24 - 8:30pm: LE CAPITAN (Captain Blood) 
Directed by André Hunebelle, 1960, 1h41, France-Italy
With Jean Marais, Bourvil, Elsa Martinelli 

July 1st - 8:30pm: TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI 
Directed by Jacques Becker, 1954, 1h34, France
With Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Lino Ventura 

July 8 - 8:30pm: BALZAC AND THE LITTLE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS (Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise) 
Directed by Dai Sijie, 2022, 1h50, France-China
With Zhou Xun, Liu Ye, Chen Kun 

July 13 - 8:30pm: FEVER MOUNTS AT EL PAO (La Fièvre monte à El Pao) 
Directed by Luis Buñuel, 1959, 1h37, France-Mexico
With Maria Félix, Gérard Philippe, Jean Servais 

July 15 - 8:30pm: THE CLASS (Entre les murs) 
Directed by Laurent Cantet, 2008, PG-13, 2h08, France
With François Bégaudeau, Louise Grinberg, Esmeralda Ouertani, Boubacar Touré 

July 22 - 8:30pm: MANDABI (The Money Order) 
Directed by Ousmane Sembène, 1968, 1h31, Senegal-France
With Makhouredia Gueye, Isseu Niang, Ynousse N’Diaye 

July 29 - 8:30pm: DELICACY (La Délicatesse) 
Directed by David Foenkinos and Stéphane Foenkinos, 2012, PG-13, 1h48, France
With Audrey Tautou, François Damiens 

September 8 - 7:30pm: THE VELVET QUEEN (La Panthère des neiges) - Columbia University
Directed by Marie Amiguet and Vincent Munier, 2021, 1h32, France

September 9 - 7:30pm: ELEANOR’S SECRET (Kérity, la maison des contes) 
Directed by Dominique Monféry, 2009, 1h20, France (recommended for ages 4+)

Films on the Green 2022