Netia Jones’ new production of Mozart’s iconic opera retains the essence of Beaumarchais’ original play, while cleverly adapting the story to a modern setting, that now takes place backstage at the famous Palais Garnier opera house in Paris!
Dir. Gad Elmaleh, 2022
In French with English subtitles
Join actor and filmmaker Gad Elmaleh on April 14 for the NY premiere of his autobiographical comedy, Stay with Us, followed by a Q&A. Inspired by the director’s own fraught relationship with religion and starring his real-life family, the film is a heart-warming and charming story about faith, family and acceptance.
Single, thirty-something Manhattanite Nora Wilder (Parker Posey) meets Julien (Melvil Poupaud), a seemingly carefree Frenchman. After spending a passionate couple of days together, Julien must return to France and Nora finds herself following him on an adventure across the ocean to give the relationship a chance.
Dir. Xavier Dolan, 2012
In Quebec French with English subtitles
Laurence Anyways is the critically acclaimed story of Laurence (Melvil Poupaud) and Fred (Suzanne Clément), a couple living in 1990s Quebec who are confronted with people’s prejudices and phobias in response to Laurence’s choice to live his life as a woman.