Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce, 2013, PG-13, 1h35, France-Mexico
With Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco Presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the Instituto Cervantes, Cinema Tropical, and Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders.
Martha (Owen), a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace upon meeting Claudia (Ayala), a younger woman trying to figure out her purpose in life. The two quickly become friends and Martha invites Claudia to come live with her family. When Martha’s health declines, the bond Claudia has with each member of the family is forced to be tested, giving opportunity for true, strong relationships to be created.
3FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French Films in NYC Parks
In Spanish with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public
La Placita is the gathering place to explore culture, faith and justice. Join us every first Thursday of the month for a lively discussion within a multicultural, multilingual space surrounded by Latin culture, music, and food.
Doors: 4pm; Pre-show: 4:30pm; Movie: 5pm. $15 adults; $8 children 12 and under, seniors, and students. 20 years ago, you freed your mind from the matrix for the first time. On Sunday, June 30, hack back into THE MATRIX to celebrate its 20th anniversary! Experience the mind-blowing visual effects that changed cinema as we know it, on a 50-foot screen with surround sound. Arrive early for a pre-show panel discussion about the film. If the prophecy is true, we’ll see you there!
Brief Synopsis: Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of ”the matrix.” The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano
Director: The Wachowskis
Writers: The Wachowskis
Length: 2 hrs, 16 mins
Release Date: March 31, 1999
This funtastic jazz jam is in its 4th year! If you haven’t been yet, you don’t know what you’re missing! Bring your horn or voice and join the fun. Experienced jazz drummers especially appreciated!Every Wednesday, no cover, no minimum.