To Do Tuesday: See Lola Montés

LolamontesCome see an opulent restoration of one of the most beautiful films ever made, Lola Montès, by the director Max Ophüls, at the Alliance Française. Released in 1955, Lola Montès was Mr. Ophüls’ last film and described by the Times as a “visually dazzling, ironic commentary on celebrity.” Artist Lola Montès Schnabel will present the 7:30 p.m. screening. 

French Institute Alliance Française, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, 800-982-2787, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $13