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Notre Dame. Photo: Audrey O'Reilly

 

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CHEAP FILMS ON TUESDAY

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Gaumont-Pathé has had the great idea of offering reduced prices on Tuesdays for some recent films that are about to go out of circulation. Tickets cost only €4.50 and must be booked online. Click here for details. Above: Isabelle Huppert in L'Avenir, directed by Mia Hansen-Løve.

 

Paris Update This Week’s Events

For full details about an event, click on its name to visit the official Web site (in English when available).

100% Doc
> All about documentary films: screenings, talks, workshops and online offerings. Forum des Images, Paris, through July 31.

Banlieues Bleues
> Jazz festival in the Paris suburbs with international and French acts. Various locations, through June 29.

Festival Circulation(s)
> Festival promoting the work of young European photographers. Centquatre & Gare de l'Est, Paris, through June 26.

Kiosques en Fête
> The bandstands in Paris’s parks come alive with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.

Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 19.

Nineteen Twenty Sixteen
> Cinémorphe’s immersive theater experience based on the Easter Rising in Ireland 100 years ago. Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, May 5-7.

Raoul Raúl
> Retrospective of films by the Chilean director. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through May 30.

 

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