A biopic on the mostly unknown, yet fascinating story of Chevalier de Saint-Georges, nicknamed the Black Mozart, is in the works. De Saint-Georges was a son of a slave who became a renowned composer and a very close (wink wink) confidant of Marie-Antoinette.
Your chance to watch the best of new French cinema will be not be stopped by the pandemic! UniFrance and Film at Lincoln Center have announced the line-up for the 26th edition of the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, which will be held online March 4-14.
Among them, Parallels, a supernatural six-part series by the creator of Netflix’s horror show Marianne, a documentary on rapper Soprano, and a mini-series on the tragic events that inspired classic French film La Haine.