A French Perspective in New York...
Join me as I search New York for everything that reminds me of Paris but of course is still New York. Follow me as I figure out what it means to be Paris in New York.
In June, The New York Historical Society will be showing French Films in the Society's auditorium, beginning at 6pm Friday evenings. Screening are free.
Let them Eat Cake Fridays coincide with the Society's Exhibit French Founding Father: Lafayette's Return to Washington, running through August 10th.
June 6: Les Petits Soldats (2005) a documentary directed by Francois Margolin. After 14 years of civil war, Liberia is a devastated country where bands of child soldiers live unsupervised.
June 13: Le Couperet (2005) a drama written and directed by Costa-Gavras. A business executive, who was fired by his company after it underwent restructuring, is ready to do anything to get his job back?even if it means killing his rivals.
June 20: Les Soeurs Fâchées (2004) a comedy written and directed by Alexandra Leclère.
For more information about the exhibition and its partners, visit www.nyhistory.org or call 212-873-3400.