Friday, July 21 / Free Outdoor Screening of POLINA in Riverside Park!
Join Films on the Green on Friday, July 21 for the free outdoor screening of French drama POLINA in Riverside Park! #FilmsontheGreen
DATE: Friday, July 21, 2023 at 8:30pm
LOCATION: Riverside Park - Pier I (Riverside Park South, entrance at 70th Street), Upper West Side

Film in French and Russian with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public (no ticket needed)

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Polina (Polina, danser sa vie)  
Directed by Valérie Müller & Angelin Preljocaj 
With Anastasia Shevtsova, Juliette Binoche, Niels Schneider, Jérémie Bélingard 
Choreographer: Angelin Preljocaj
2016, Drama, 1h48, France 

As a promising classical ballet dancer, Polina is on the verge of joining the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance, a revelation that upends her plans. Choosing a new path, she leaves Russia to move to France. Under the guidance of renowned choreographer Liria Elsaj, Polina grapples with finding her artistic voice and forging a new life in the world of dance.


Films on the Green returns for its 15th edition with a selection of free screenings across nine parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn from June 2 to September 8, 2023. Celebrating the art of dance in film, the festival features 12 stunning features that highlight dance as a universal language that connects cultures and people through the magic of cinema. Join us for a mesmerizing cinematic journey through the world of dance in New York City parks!

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