Films on the Beach: 5 French classics recently restored [fr]
FILMS ON THE BEACH is inspired by Films on the Green festival created in 2008 by the French Embassy Cultural Services in New York City in collaboration with the City of New York Parks & Recreation. The Embassy’s Miami cultural office, created its very own Miami Beach version in April 2014.
FILMS ON THE BEACH 2015 programs a classic, recently restored French film, every Thursday in April at 8 pm.
Five French vintage films will be screened in their French version with English subtitles. La Belle et la Bête by Jean Cocteau will be co-presented on April 16th by Tigertail Production and the Miami Beach Cinematheque as part of FLAFRA’s Jean Cocteau series.
PROGRAM: Recently Restored French Classics
• April 2 - Zéro de Conduite, Jean Vigo 1933 (44 min) b/w
• April 9 - Jour de Fête, Jacques Tati, 1947 (87 min) b/w
• April 16 - La Belle et la Bête, Jean Cocteau 1946 (96 min) co-presented by FLAFRA
• April 23 - Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, Jacques Demy 1963 (87 min) color
• April 30 - Pépé le Moko, Julien Duvivier, 1936 (90 min) b/w
VENUE: Miami Beach Soundscape
All five screenings will take place at 8pm at New World Center’s Miami Beach Soundscape’s 700-square-foot projection located at 500 17 Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. Admission is free and open to the public. All screenings are outdoors, in French with English subtitles.
SPONSORS: FILMS ON THE BEACH is made possible with the support of the City of Miami Beach Arts in the Parks, Miami Dade Cultural Affairs, the France Florida Foundation for the Arts, and TV5 Monde.