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Cinema & Fashion
Carte Blanche to agnès b.
Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2012
FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Presented as part of Fashion at FIAF 2012

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Screening Schedule
Tue, Feb 7: The Crime of Monsieur Lange, 12:30 & 4pm
Tue, Feb 7: agnès b. presents The Crime of Monsieur Lange, 7:30pm
Tue, Feb 14: …And God Created Woman, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm
Tue, Feb 21: My Life to Live, 12:30 & 4pm
Tue, Feb 21: Pierrot le Fou, 7:30pm
Tue, Feb 28: Golden Marie, 12:30, 4 & 7:30pm

FIAF is thrilled to invite French fashion designer agnès b. to share some of the films that have most influenced her life and career as a designer, photographer, and, more recently, as a fashion film producer and director.

Cinema plays an important role in agnès b.’s world. Her love of black and white films and the casual elegance of New Wave cinema are reflected in the straight lines of her classic designs and fashion films, all of which pay homage to the cinematic art form.

agnès b. will be present at FIAF on February 7 to introduce the 7:30pm screening of Jean Renoir’s The Crime of Monsieur Lange and will participate in a Q&A following the screening.

CinémaTuesdays
The Crime of Monsieur Lange
Le crime de Monsieur Lange

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
12:30, 4 & 7:30pm

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Free for FIAF Members

Recommended by Time Out New York (critics' pick), The New Yorker, and L Magazine!

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12:30 & 4pm: Film screening only
7:30pm: Introduction, film, and Q&A with agnès b.

Jean Renoir, 1936. B&W. 80 min.
With René Lefèvre, Florelle, Jules Berry, Marcel Lévesque
In French with English subtitles

After a rogue publisher leaves town with his company’s profits, a writer bands together with his similarly swindled coworkers to seek revenge—first by starting a new publishing house and then by more devious means. A delightful film with an inspired, Capra-esque mix of whimsy and justice.

Review
“One of Renoir's most completely delightful movies.”
Time Out New York

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Meet the Designer
agnès b. presents
The Crime of Monsieur Lange

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
7:30pm

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Free for FIAF Members
Presented as part of FIAF First Tuesdays

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agnès b., the French fashion designer and guest curator of the February CinémaTuesdays series, Carte Blanche to agnès b., comes to FIAF to introduce the 7:30pm screening of Jean Renoir’s The Crime of Monsieur Lange. She will also participate in a Q&A following the screening.

The Crime of Monsieur Lange
Le crime de Monsieur Lange

Jean Renoir, 1936. B&W. 80 min.
With René Lefèvre, Florelle, Jules Berry, Marcel Lévesque
In French with English subtitles

After a rogue publisher leaves town with his company’s profits, a writer bands together with his similarly swindled coworkers to seek revenge—first by starting a new publishing house and then by more devious means. A delightful film with an inspired, Capra-esque mix of whimsy and justice.

Review
“One of Renoir's most completely delightful movies.”
Time Out New York

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…And God Created Woman
Et Dieu… créa la femme

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
12:30, 4 & 7:30pm

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Free for FIAF Members

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Roger Vadim, 1956. Color. 95 min.
With Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jürgens,
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jane Marken
In French with English subtitles

Vadim’s showpiece for his then-wife remains a durable, frothy comedy fifty years after its release. The film’s gorgeous St. Tropez scenery is the perfect backdrop for the tale of a town frenzied by a young orphan.

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My Life to Live
Vivre sa vie

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
12:30 & 4pm

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Free for FIAF Members

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Jean-Luc Godard, 1962. B&W. 85 min.
With Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, André S. Labarthe
In French with English subtitles

Godard’s fourth film is also perhaps his most moving film. Godard continues his passionate wrestling with (and deconstruction of) cinema and capitalism. Brilliantly shot by longtime collaborator Raoul Coutard, the film chronicles the life of a young streetwalker in Paris whose daydreams contrast with the squalor of her reality.

Review
“Jean-Luc Godard's fourth film is a heartfelt, headstrong attempt to push his own concept of a deconstructed cinema even further into the stratosphere.”
Time Out New York

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Pierrot le Fou
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
7:30pm

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Free for FIAF Members

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Jean-Luc Godard, 1965. Color. 110 min.
With Jean- Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani
In French with English subtitles

Ferdinand, a bored bourgeois husband, takes up with the babysitter in a burst of rebellion, tearing down his identity. Pierrot le fou captures Godard at a crossroads—it’s a boundary-pushing marriage of the history of cinema and a struggle to explore new forms of storytelling.

Review
“Whimsical and melancholic, playful and heavy as a heart swollen with emotion.”—The New York Times

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Golden Marie
Casque d’or

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
12:30, 4 & 7:30pm

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Free for FIAF Members

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Jacques Becker, 1952. B&W. 96 min.
With Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani,
Claude Dauphin, Raymond Bussières
In French with English subtitles

A sumptuous, profound parable of romance shattered by forces greater than love. The life of a reformed crook is upended by a woman mired in the very world he now struggles to escape. The connection the two forge as lovers sets off a series of violent acts that promises hurt and regret.

Review
“One of the great movie romances.”—Time Out New York

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Venue & Ticket Information

Venue
FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Ticket Prices
FIAF Members Free** ($2 advance tickets)
Non-Members $10
Students with ID $7

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Call: 1 800 982 2787

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**Free Member tickets distributed on the day of the event. Please present your Membership card at the box office. Member tickets may be purchased in advance for $2.

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Exclusive Sofitel Offer
for CinémaTuesdays Attendees

Dinner at Gaby Restaurant, Sofitel New York

Sofitel New York is proud to extend an exclusive offer to CinémaTuesdays attendees for a special post-screening dinner menu at the elegant Gaby Restaurant.

Show your ticket stub to indulge in the exquisite French cuisine of Executive Chef Sylvain Harribey, who has previously worked at Alain Ducasse in Paris and the Ritz in London.

Main Course, Dessert, & 1 Glass of Wine for $35
Appetizer, Main Course, Dessert, & 1 Glass of Wine for $45

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Gaby Restaurant at Sofitel New York
44 West 45th Street
Between 5th & 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10036

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The Cultural Services of the French Embassy New York State Council on the Arts a State agency American Airlines

Curated by agnès b. & Marie Losier

Special thanks to the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, agnès b., Chris Apple, Ariane Michel, Elodie Cazes & the Museum at FIT.

Cinema programs at FIAF are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

CinémaTuesdays is sponsored by Lancôme, TV5MONDE, and Wheels in Europe/Renault Eurodrive

FIAF Winter 2012 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Institut français; the Florence Gould Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Robert de Rothschild

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