August is almost here! Which means Films on the Green Festival is taking a break for the month. But have no fear! We'll be back soon with 2 great French movies. So mark your calendar now!
- Free outdoor screening of French Classic Olivia by Jacqueline Audry, 1951, 1h35
Presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française, with the support of Sézane.
Set in 1890, an innocent English teenager, Olivia (Olivia), arrives at a small boarding school outside Paris. The majority of the pupils there are divided into two clans: those that are devoted to the headmistress, Miss Julie (Feuillère), and those who follow Miss Cara (Simon), an emotionally manipulative invalid who is obsessed with Miss Julie. Olivia develops an infatuation for Miss Julie and their relation sets Miss Cara ablaze with jealousy.
Film in French with English subtitles
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- Free outdoor screening of Family-Friendly Animation Movie Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo, 2013, 1h29
Presented in partnership with the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, Council Member Stephen Levin, PS110 The Monitor School, and PS110 PTA.
In a peaceful little valley, the remains of an abandoned picnic sparks warfare between two tribes of rival ants. At stake, a box of sugar. So when a bold young ladybug finds herself caught in the middle of the battle, she befriends one the black ants, Mandible, whom together must protect the anthill from the encroaching red ant warriors, led by the fearful Butor.
No dialogue. Recommended for all ages.
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