Films on the Green: Black Orpheus (Virtual Screening)

– July 30 2021

Film in French with English subtitles

Follow young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice, as they run through the favelas of Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, on the run from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu’s vengeful fiancée Mira. Black Orpheus has won an Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, this retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice kicked off the bossa nova craze that sent hi-fis across America spinning.

Reserve your free ticket now for this virtual screening.

**The free online screening of Black Orpheus will take place on the French Embassy’s virtual cinema platform on Friday July 30 at 8:30pm. Access to the virtual platform is based on location; only people within a 30-mile radius of New York City can access the screening. The screening has a limited number of tickets available.**