On July 8th Williamsburg is going French!
Location: East River State Park in Brooklyn (Kent Avenue and North 8th street)
6:00 p.m. French Games & Activities
Hosted by the French Embassy: French Games (Elastique, Pétanque, Ballon Prisonnier, Chat Perché, Marelle), Face Painting, Balloon Tying, French Culture Quiz Bowl, And Much More
7:00 p.m. Musical Guest Marie Martin
Marie Martin is a French singer/songwriter using her personal experiences, relationships and travels to New York, London and her native Brittany as her main inspirations. She is a true picture of her work: between modernity and nostalgia, between soul and jazz.
8:00 p.m. Film Azur et Asmar By Michel Ocelot / Animation / 2006 / In English / Rated: PG / 99 min.
As kids, blue-eyed, blonde-haired Azur and dark-eyed, dark-haired Asmar, fought and loved each other as brothers do. As grown ups, they mercilessly become rivals in the quest for the Djinn's fairy, in a medieval Maghreb, full of dangers, magic spells and wonders.
This screening is orgaized by Town Square’s SummerStarz 2010 in collaboration with the French Embassy.
Special thanks to the generous sponsors who made this event possible:
New York in French, Town Square, EDGE, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, City Storage, conEdison, Metro, French Embassy.