Friday, April 26, 2019 (2)

Apr 26, 2019
March 3, 2019
  • French Film and Literature Workshop Series

  • Mar 3, 2019 at 9:00am to Jul 7, 2019 at 12:00pm
  • Location: The Yard Williamsburg
  • Description:

    Translating a novel to film is a language in itself – a dialect in discovery. Join Learn French Brooklyn in an exploration of five 19th Century Novels brought to life in full cinematic glory.

    Each session includes informed, expert instruction and discourse centering on pivotal aspects of each novel and the corresponding film. The successes, the discrepancies, interpretations, and surprises – we tackle and interpret them all!

    Classes may be taken as a series or one workshop at a time. Pre-registration required. This workshop is in English, films subtitled.

    Workshop Schedule

    • March 3rd: Les Misérables (2:00 – 4:00 PM)
    • April 7th: Madame Bovary (2:00 – 4:00 PM)
    • May 5th: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (2:00 – 4:00 PM)
    • June 2nd: Hiroshima, mon Amour (2:00 – 4:00 PM)
    • July 7th: La Pirogue (2:00 – 4:00 PM)

    Workshop Instructor: Souad Bouhayat

    Location: The Yard (33 Nassau Ave. 11222)

    Fee: Single Class: $40 | 5-Class Series: $175  3439570173?profile=original

  • Created by: Magda Lahliti
March 14, 2019

  • Mar 14, 2019 to Apr 26, 2019
  • Location: Quad Cinema and Film Society Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
  • Description:

    Cohen Media Group is proud to announce the release of revered director Jia Zhang-Ke’s new film, ASH IS PUREST WHITE, a masterful blend of gangster film, romance, and social critique, spanning two decades of contemporary China, and starring his frequent muse and collaborator Tao Zhao. A critical hit at film festivals including Cannes, New York, and Toronto, and French co-production, ASH IS PUREST WHITE is scheduled to open in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco on Friday, March 15 followed by a national roll out.

    A tragicomedy initially set in the jianghu (criminal underworld setting,) ASH IS PUREST WHITE begins by following the quick-witted Qiao (Tao Zhao) and her mobster boyfriend Bin (Fan Liao) as they stake out their turf against rivals and upstarts in 2001 postindustrial Datong before expanding out into an epic narrative of how abstract forces shape individual lives. With a three-part structure and stunning cinematography by French director of photography Eric Gautier (Motorcycl

  • Created by: Aimee Morris