NYC French Events to Check out in March

December 31, 2016   NYC

Here’s a round up of French cultural events to check out around New York over the next few weeks. Let us know if you have any to add to the list!

March 1st-12th, various times 

22nd Annual Rendez-Vous with French Cinema at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will celebrate contemporary French film-making with this festival of 23 diverse features that have gained international acclaim over the past year. There will be several events and panels discussing the profound influence of French film in American culture and vice versa. For more information and specific event details, see the announcement on Lincoln Center’s website:

Tickets are $10 for members and students, $12 for seniors, and $16 for the general public

Opening night tickets are $20 for members, students, & seniors, $25 for the general public


* All films shown in The Walter Reade Theater unless otherwise noted

located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

165 West 65th St.

New York, NY 10023

Tuesday, March 7th, 7:00pm

When Paris Sizzled: A Conversation with Mary McAuliffe and David Garrard Lowe

McAuliffe and Lowe will discuss Paris in the roaring 20s and the transformations that took place in art, architecture, music, literature, fashion, entertainment, transportation, and behavior. Discussion based on McAuliffe’s book When Paris Sizzled.  See more details here:

Event is in English. Free and no RSVP required.



972 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10075

Wednesday, March 8th, 7:00pm

Conference: An Evening with Sarah Kaminsky

French actor, screenwriter, and author Sarah Kaminsky will discuss her book Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger’s Life, the inncredible story of her father’s double life as a professional photographer and producer of counterfeit documents. Kaminsky first began using his skill for forgery as part of the French resistance following which he continued to use his skills for human rights efforts. For more information, visit Albertine’s website:

This Event is in English. Free and no RSVP required.



972 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10075


Thursday, March 9th, 6:30pm

Curator Esther Da Costa Meyer will give a talk on the French designer Pierre Chareau’s French-Jewish roots. Chareau is the focus of the Jewish museum’s current exhibition, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design.
Lecture in English.

Tickets are $15 for the general public, $12 for students, & $10 for seniors.

For more information visit

The Jewish Museum

1105 5th Avenue

New York,  NY 10128

Thursday, March 30th, 7:00pm

French author Ariane Bois will present her fourth novel, Le Guardien de nos Frères, and discuss its historical context at NYU’s Maison Française. This lecture will be in French and English. See for more information.


La Maison Française – New York University

16 Washington Mews

New York, NY 10003

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