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Polina (Polina, danser sa vie)  


Actress Juliette Binoche dancing in the film Polina

Riverside Park - Pier I
500 W 70th St On the Hudson River in Riverside Park
New York, US 10023

July 21, 2023 | 8:30 pm

Friday, July 21 | Riverside Park, Pier I

Polina (Polina, danser sa vie)  
Directed by Valérie Müller & Angelin Preljocaj 
With Anastasia Shevtsova, Juliette Binoche, Niels Schneider, Jérémie Bélingard 
Choreographer: Angelin Preljocaj
2016, Drama, 1h48, France 

As a promising classical ballet dancer, Polina is on the verge of joining the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance, a revelation that upends her plans. Choosing a new path, she leaves Russia to move to France. Under the guidance of renowned choreographer Liria Elsaj, Polina grapples with finding her artistic voice and forging a new life in the world of dance.

In French and Russian with English subtitles 
Free and open to the public (no ticket needed)


Presented in partnership with Summer on the Hudson.


Films on the Green returns for its 15th edition with a selection of free screenings across nine parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn from June 2 to September 8, 2023. Celebrating the art of dance in film, the festival features 12 stunning features that highlight dance as a universal language that connects cultures and people through the magic of cinema. Join us for a mesmerizing cinematic journey through the world of dance in New York City parks! 


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