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  • FRANTZ directed by Francois Ozon

  • Mar 14, 2017 to Apr 28, 2017
  • Location: Lincoln Plaza Cinema and Film Forum
  • Description:

    Music Box Films is proud to announce the US release of FRANTZ, acclaimed French writer/director Francois Ozon’s elegiac and haunting tale of love and remembrance, starring Pierre Niney (Yves Saint Laurent) and rising star Paula Beer.  Winner of the Best Cinematography Award at the 2017 César Awards, and a selection of the 2016 Venice, Telluride, Toronto and Sundance Film Festivals, FRANTZ is scheduled to open in New York on Wednesday, March 15 at Film Forum and Lincoln Plaza Cinema, followed by a national roll out.

    Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, (1914-1918), FRANTZ recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war’s “lost generation”: Anna (21 year-old Paula Beer in a breakthrough performance), a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien (Pierre Niney, Yves Saint Laurent), a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, p

  • Created by: Aimee Morris
March 15, 2017
Wednesday
  • International Theater Artist Gay Marshall: "Gay's Paree"

  • Mar 15, 2017 at 3:30pm to Apr 5, 2017 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Pangea
  • Description:

    International theater actress and singer, Gay Marshall, reprises her original show, Gay's Paree, at downtown's alternative supper club, Pangea, for four shows this spring: Wednesdays, March 15th through April 5th at 7:30pm. Marshall, who originated the role of Grizabella in the French production of CATS, and starred on Broadway in A Chorus Line, celebrates her real-life experiences of singing all over Paris, to varying degrees of adventure, delight and misery, through stories and songs by Charles Aznavour, Boris Vian, Francis Lemarque, Dave Frishberg Jacques Brel, and Edith Piaf.

    “As dynamic as Paris itself, and also riotously funny." - New York Music Daily

    “An enchanting performer who could be said to represent, well, France. To hear her sing with heart-stirring transparency is to experience Brel's art in its purest and most persuasive form." - Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

    The show, in both French and English, features Marshall’s own English adaptations. From the streets, to div

  • Created by: Betsyann Faiella
 
  • Focus on French Cinema 2017

  • Mar 26, 2017 to Apr 2, 2017
  • Location: The AVON, FIAF , Le Lycée , United Nations and Bow Tie Cinemas
  • Description:

     Focus on French Cinema, presented by the Alliance Française of Greenwich announces the week long festival of Francophone film March 27- April 2.

    Claude Lelouch is the honoree with an additional special Tribute to the cinema of Québec

  • Created by: Renee Amory Ketcham
March 30, 2017
Thursday
  • Kiddy Frenchy Presents Le Chat Botté by French Cie Picrokole

  • Mar 30, 2017 at 6:00am to Apr 5, 2017 at 11:00am
  • Location: Multiple Schools
  • Description:

    Kiddy Frenchy is proud to introduce PUSS IN BOOTS to young American students. Performed in French by Paris-based Theatre Company, la Cie Picrokole, the famous show will involve traditional and shadow theatre, puppet show and songs. Long before the animated films that brought a new light on it, Puss in Boots was originally a very famous work by French author Charles Perrault.

    Performances coming:

    Lycée Français de New York (NY)
    Lycée International de Boston (MA)
    French American Academy, campus de Jersey City (NJ)
    French American Academy, campus de New Milford (NJ)

    There is still time for New York schools to host the show based on ticketing.
    contact@kiddyfrenchy.org

  • Created by: Samantha Grassian
March 31, 2017
Friday