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Programs & Festivals

In 2009, Films on the Green was going… green! For its second year running, the popular free outdoor French film festival featured in June movies about the environment and the beauty of the natural world, as we seek to tackle the challenges of global warming and environmental degradation.

In July, Films on the Green continued its free outdoor screenings with lighter fare, three comedies, in keeping with the summer spirit.

New York Premiere of “Home” in Central Parc (Video in French)

Free and open to the public!
All films are in French with English subtitles.

By Yann Arthus Bertrand (U.S. Premiere)

March of the Penguins
By Luc Jacquet

By Claude Nuridsany & Marie Perennou

The Big Blue
By Luc Besson
Starring Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette

Love is in the Air
by Rémi Bezançon
Starring Marion Cotillard, Vincent Elbaz

By Brigitte Roüan
Starring Carole Bouquet

Claire’s Knee
By Eric Rohmer
Starring Jean-Claude Brialy, Fabrice Luchini


BNP Paribas, Air France, TV5 Monde, FACE, J.C Decaux, Tablet Hotels, UNEP (the United Nations Environment Programme), The French Mission to the United Nations, Pangea Organics, Green Drinks