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Ride Above (Tempête)


Ride Above © Nolita Productions – TF1 Studios

Columbia University - Low Plaza
535 West 116th Street
Low Library steps
New York, US 10027

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2024 | 7:30 pm (TBD)


Thursday, September 5 (TBD) | Columbia University

Ride Above (Tempête)
Directed by Christian Duguay 
With Pio Marmaï, Mélanie Laurent, Carmen Kassovitz, Danny Huston, and Carole Bouquet
2022, Drama, 1h49, France-Canada, courtesy of Institut Français

Raised among horses on her parents’ stud farm, Zoé dreams of becoming a jockey. She finds pure joy in riding, especially with Belle-Intrigante, the prized mare. With the birth of Tempête, Zoé sees her chance to become a champion. However, tragedy strikes when Tempête accidentally injures Zoé, leaving her unable to walk. Now facing her darkest moment, Zoé must summon the strength to turn her shattered dreams into a triumphant reality. 

Film in French with English subtitles. 
Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended but not required.

Presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Francaise.

Films on the Green is back for its 16th edition, presenting a lineup of free screenings across New York City parks from May 31 to September 6, 2024. This year, we’re exploring the thrilling intersection of sports and cinema, showcasing 11 captivating films that embody the spirit of athleticism, competition, and triumph. From soccer to swimming and tennis to cycling, join us for an unforgettable summer of cinematic excitement under the stars!

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