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Next Two Fridays Free French Films at the Park Beginning Tonight, Friday, June 8th (Next One: Friday, June 15th)

For the fifth year, The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the City’s Parks Department present French films over 8 Fridays in New York City parks with Washington Square Park hosting two screenings, the first, tonight, Friday, June 8th and again next Friday, June 15th. Each film will be preceded by a DJ from WNYU playing music. Tonight’s film is by the Arch.

Tonight, Friday, June 8th, 8:30 p.m.:

THE SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO | LES NEIGES DU KILIMANDJARO
Directed by Robert Guédiguian, 2011, France, Drama/Romance
French with English Subtitles, Not rated, 107mStarring Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Ariane Ascaride, Gérard Meylan, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Anais Demoustier, Julie-Marie Parmentier

Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with his wife Marie-Claire and their loving family and friends in Marseille. His happiness is shattered when he and his wife are robbed at gunpoint of their life savings by two mask-wearing thieves. The shock is even more devastating when they discover who the perpetuators are…

Based on the poem Les Pauvres Gens from La Légende des Siècles by Victor Hugo, Lévy et Hetzel, 1859, France. How Good are the Poor from The Legend of the Ages, published in the United States by Oxford University Press, 2004.

Next Friday, June 15th, 8:30 p.m.:

WAR OF THE BUTTONS | LA GUERRE DES BOUTONS
Directed by Yves Robert, 1962, France, Comedy

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