"Rendez-Vous with French Cinema"
Mar. 2 through Mar. 12
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center and Unifrance’s annual deep-dive into contemporary French cinema is a little edgier than usual. Granted, that’s thanks to one film: “Nocturama,” about terrorists taking over Paris. It’s the most thrilling movie of the year so far, and it sits alongside the usual “Rendez-Vous” fare: the latest from masters like Francois Ozon (“Frantz”), Bruno Dumont (“Slack Bay”) and Nicole Garcia (“From the Land to the Moon”), with appearances from gods like Juliette Binoche, Isabelle Huppert, Marion Cotillard.
Here are five we can recommend: