Films on the Green | Mandabi

Friday, July 22, 2022

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.

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Mandabi (The Money Order) 
Directed by Ousmane Sembène, 1968, 1h31, Senegal-France
With Makhouredia Gueye, Isseu Niang, Ynousse N’Diaye 
Film in Wolof and French with English subtitles

After jobless Ibrahima Dieng receives a money order for 25,000 francs from a nephew who works in Paris, news of his windfall quickly spreads among his neighbors, who flock to him for loans while he finds his attempts to cash the order stymied in a maze of bureaucracy, and new troubles rain down on his head.

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From June 3 to September 9, Films on the Green is bringing French cinema to the New York City area with our free screenings in nine different Manhattan and Brooklyn parks. Highlighting movies based on literature, with the theme From Page to Screen, this year’s lineup includes 12 features that you can enjoy even if you haven't read the book!


West 70th Street
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French Embassy in the US - Villa Albertine, NYC Parks, Summer on the Hudson, African Film Festival,

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