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La Bûche | Films on the Green

June 22, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

La Buche

Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in NYC parks by the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and NYC Parks.

La Bûche
Directed by Danièle Thompson
With Sabine Azéma, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Emmanuelle Béart, Claude Rich, Françoise Fabian
1999, Comedy, 1h46, France, Courtesy of Rialto Pictures

Will there be “une bûche,” a traditional French dessert, for Christmas dinner? By trying to answer this fundamental question, a family of three sisters with opposite characters, Louba the singer (Azéma), Sonia the bourgeois (Béart), Milla the young rebel (Gainsbourg), and their divorced parents, Yvette (Fabian), newly widowed of her second husband, and Stanislas (Rich), an eccentric Russian violinist, will try to settle their old accounts…

Music by WHCS Hunter College Radio DJ prior to the screening!
Film in French with English subtitles

#FilmsontheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks


June 22, 2018
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Category:


FACE Foundation
Films on the Green
Cultural Services – French Embassy in the United States


WNYC Transmitter Park
10 Kent Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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