Things to do in New York City this weekend

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New York International Children’s Film Festival: Running through March 20, catch Manhattan’s biggest family film festival, featuring more than 100 films from around the world. Each weekend in March, catch screenings at one of four venues, organized by age (3 and up). Most screenings are accompanied by pre or post question and answer sessions with the artists or other special events. Ticket sales benefit local schools. For tickets, screening schedules and more info, visit

NYU Entrepreneurs Festival: This annual festival includes more than 100 speakers and representatives from 50 NYU startups in NYU’s Stern School of Business’s Tisch Hall. It’s the largest student-run entrepreneurial event in America. On March 4 and 5, catch keynote speakers, participate in panels and network with today’s young business people. Tickets start at $20. To see the full schedule and purchase tickets, visit

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema: The Film Society at Lincoln Center brings back a festival honoring modern French filmmaking. From March 3-13, catch films starring the likes of Julie Delphy and Gerard Depardieu, as well as newcomers to French cinema. Tickets start at $10 for members and students and $16 for the general public. Visit for the lineup of films and to buy tickets.

The Armory Show: For more than 20 years, The Armory Show has been NYC’s major international art fair. From March 3-6, wander the show yourself, or catch an Armory Art Tour led by curators, museum workers and art advisors. Learn what the current international art world looks like, how to collect art and the current trends in the art market. Throughout the week, catch smaller fairs and other special events as part of Armory Show Week. For information about the week’s events and the show itself, visit

Star Wars and the Power of Costume: After its initial run this December, the Star Wars costume exhibition returns to Discovery Times Square. A must see for fans of the films, the exhibit includes 70 costumes from the first six movies. See Darth Vader’s mask, C-3PO’s gold suit, Princess Leia’s infamous bikini and the gorgeous gowns of Queen Amidala. Now updated after the release of “The Force Awakens,” the exhibit includes seven costumes from the seventh film. Adult tickets are $27.50, Seniors 65+ are $24 and children 4-12 are $20. Children 3 and under are free. For more information, visit