We'll Always Have Paris!

We'll Always Have Paris!

From Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's LE JOLI MAI, to the modern day SCHOOL OF BABEL, these films will transport the viewer to Paris, France.

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We'll Always Have Paris!
  • Diplomacy

    Directed by Volker Schlöndorff • Drama • 2014 • 85 minutes

    As the Allies march toward Paris in the summer of 1944, Hitler gives orders that the French capital should not fall into enemy hands, or if it does, then ‘only as a field of rubble’. The person assigned to carry out this barbaric act is ...

  • Little By Little

    Directed by Jean Rouch • Documentary • 1969 • 92 minutes

    When we re-join Rouch's collaborators Zika and Ibrahim in Ayorou, Niger, the Little By Little company they had formed at the conclusion of JAGUAR has become a large import-export company. Hearing that a competitor is building a multistory ...

  • The Case of the Grinning Cat

    Directed by Chris Marker • Documentary • 2004 • 58 minutes

    In his newest film, French documentarian and cinema-essayist Chris Marker reflects on French and international politics, art and culture at the start of the new millennium. In November 2001, the filmmaker became intrigued, as did many ot...

  • The Adventurers of Modern Art - Ep 1

    Directed by Amelie Harrault & Pauline Gaillard • Documentary • 2020 • 300 minutes

    Adapted from Dan Franck’s literary trilogy Bohemian Paris, Libertad! and Midnight, the story plunges us into Parisian life at the beginning of the twentieth century, a hotbed of artistic creation with the blossomin...

  • Forever

    Directed by Heddy Honigmann • Documentary • 2006 • 95 minutes

    Through a leisurely tour of the world-famous Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, the final resting place for legendary writers, composers, painters and other artists from around the world, FOREVER provides an unusually poignant, emotiona...

  • Full Moon in Paris

    Directed by Éric Rohmer • Drama • With Pascale Ogier, Tchéky Karyo, Fabrice Luchini • 1984 • 103 minutes

    One of Eric Rohmer’s most renowned films, FULL MOON IN PARIS was originally released in 1984 to universal acclaim. Heralded as "a small masterpiece" and "the very best of Rohmer" by The New Y...

  • Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor

    Directed by Thomas Lilti • Documentary • With Vincent Lacoste, Jacques Gamblin, Reda Kateb • 2015 • 101 minutes

    HIPPOCRATES: DIARY OF A FRENCH DOCTOR is a darkly comic portrait of a Paris hospital as seen through the eyes of a young intern, Benjamin, played by Vincent Lacoste (Eden), who begins ...

  • Le Joli Mai

    Directed by Chris Marker, Pierre Lhomme • Documentary • 1963 • 145 minutes

    Filmed just after the March 1962 ceasefire between France and Algeria, LE JOLI MAI documents Paris during a turning point in French history: the first time since 1939 that France was not involved in any war. Part I, "A Pr...

  • The Punishment

    Directed by Jean Rouch • Documentary • 1962 • 64 minutes

    An aimless young woman is sent home from school with nothing to do. Drifting through the streets of Paris, she comes across a variety of people.

    "Extraordinary and extraordinarily rare movie about public misogyny."—Richard Brody, The New ...

  • School of Babel

    Directed by Julie Bertuccelli • Documentary • 2013 • 89 minutes

    Welcome to one Parisian school's program for newly arrived immigrant children from all over the world. At 'La Grange aux Belles' school in the diverse 10th district of Paris has a program for newly arrived immigrant children that pr...

  • Sleepless Night in Paris

    Directed by Tommy Weber • Drama • With Aurélien Gabrielli, Hortense Gélinet, Elise Lhomeau • 2015 • 82 minutes

    Antoine has made up his mind to escape to the coast on the first morning train. With only a few euros in his pocket, he does not have enough to pay for his ticket. An entire night lies ...

  • The Underground Orchestra

    Directed by Heddy Honigmann • Documentary • 1999 • 108 minutes

    THE UNDERGROUND ORCHESTRA is a glorious documentary profile of musicians who play on the sidewalks of Paris and in the Metro. Filmmaker Heddy Honigmann (METAL AND MELANCHOLY and O AMOR NATURAL), illuminates the lives and music of a r...

  • Special Treatment

    Directed by Jeanne Labrune • Drama • With Isabelle Huppert, Bouli Lanners, Richard Debusne, Sabla Moussadek, Valerie Dreville • 2010 • 95 minutes

    In this darkly erotic drama from cult filmmaker Jeanne Labrune, Isabelle Huppert (8 Women, Merci Pour le Chocolat, La Cérémonie, The Piano Teacher, La...