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Brilliant Quirky: Jeanne Balibar on Film

As part of its Cinésalon series, New York’s French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is organizing a special retrospective celebrating César Award-winning actress Jeanne Balibar, renowned for portraying zany, delightfully offbeat characters!

For more than 20 years, Balibar’s singular voice, fierce intellect, and unconventional beauty have made her a muse to some of France’s greatest auteurs. For this series, she has selected works by some of the filmmakers she feels closest to — including Jacques Rivette, Raùl Ruiz, Mathieu Amalric, and Pierre Léon.

Featured Films
Sept 11 – Opening night: Only God Sees Me (4 & 7:30pm)

Sep 18 – Double Feature: L’Idiot & Mange ta soupe (4 & 7:30pm)
Oct 2 – The Duchess of Langeais (4 & 7:30pm)*
Oct 9 – Tomorrow’s Another Day (4pm)*
Oct 9 – Barbara (7:30pm)
Oct 16 – Comedy of Innocence (4 & 7:30pm)
Oct 23 – Trois ponts sur la rivière (4 & 7:30pm)
Oct 30 – The Joy of Singing (4pm)
Oct 30 – Par Exemple, Electre (7:30pm)

*Balibar will be at FIAF for Q&As after the 7:30pm screenings on Oct 2 & Oct 9.

In French with English subtitles.
Enjoy wine and beer after each screening.