Films On The Green – Free French Films – Tonight at Washington Square Park with NYC Premiere of "Those Happy Days"; Also June 17th

Those Happy Days

For the fourth year in New York City parks, Cultural Services of the French Embassy pairs with the NYC Parks Department to present “Films on The Green” – free French films, Fridays in Manhattan in June & July!

Washington Square Park hosts two film screenings. The first, this evening, is “Those Happy Days,” the film’s New York City premiere, and next Friday, June 17th, director Eric Rohmer’s “A Summer’s Tale.”

Tompkins Square, Riverside Park and Columbia University host the remaining five screenings. The series premiered last Friday in Central Park.

Tonight Friday, June 10th, 8:30 p.m. “Those Happy Days” by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano — New York Premiere

For the first time in his life Vincent Rousseau (Rouve) is at the head of a summer camp in the south of France. Between the blundering camp counselors, the untenable 80 kids and the unexpected visit of Children’s Services, these three weeks will be more eventful than expected. Summer camps are not necessarily a vacation for everyone!

Friday, June 17th, 8:30 p.m., “A Summer’s Tale” by acclaimed director Eric Rohmer

Gaspard (Poupaud) spends his summer holiday in Brittany, expecting his girlfriend Lena (Nolin) to arrive. He strikes up a friendship with Margot (Langlet), a young waitress. Although they spend a great deal of time together, Gaspard is approached by Solène (Simon), a seductive young woman. This liaison appears promising until Léna suddenly appear.

Full schedule for “Films On The Green” from the French Embassy is here.