Author Archives: bombayadm

Concert : Arties Festival

City: Mumbai Location: NCPA Date: Thu, 2013/11/21 – 7:00pm – Sun, 2013/11/24 – 9:00pm Category: Concert   In partnership with NCPA, Poona Music Society and BNP Paribas Arties Festival (Chamber Music) Pierre Fouchenneret & Sullimann Altmayer (violin), Marc Desmons (viola), Gauthier Herrmann (cello) & Romain Descharmes (piano) They spread western classical music in an original way. They wish to work in countries that are the future actors of the world economy and culture in all their facets and audiences, from slums to business centres, from local rural ... Read More »

Cinéma : Barbe bleue

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/11/20 – 7:00pm Category: Film screening Duration: 80′   In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français From literature to film : Barbe bleue, by Catherine Breillat (80’) In France in the mid-50’s, Catherine enjoys toying with her older sister, Marie-Anne, by reading her the story of the murderous and oft-married Bluebeard, embellishing the story with plenty of gore and scaring the girl out of her wits. As Catherine rereads the story, we’re taken back to the year 1697, ... Read More »

Cinéma : Etre là

Type: Event Location: Alliance Française auditorium City: Mumbai Date: Mon, 2013/11/18 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Duration: 94′ Etre là, by Régis Sauder They are psychiatrists, nurses and occupational therapists to the prison Baumettes in Marseille with prisoners becoming patients during the term of their detention. Being there means being committed to this unique space- an air pocket behind the prison walls, helping, listening to the men suffering from incarceration. Its existence depends on the determination of caregivers to continue to come here and practice ... Read More »

ETRELA

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/11/18 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Duration: 94′ Etre là, by Régis Sauder They are psychiatrists, nurses and occupational therapists to the prison Baumettes in Marseille with prisoners becoming patients during the term of their detention. Being there means being committed to this unique space- an air pocket behind the prison walls, helping, listening to the men suffering from incarceration. Its existence depends on the determination of caregivers to continue to come here and practice psychiatry… but at what price? Watch trailer All movies ... Read More »

Cinema : La Folie Almayer

Type: Event Location: Alliance Française auditorium City: Mumbai Date: Mon, 2013/12/30 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Duration: 127′   In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français From literature to film : La Folie Almayer, by Chantal Akerman (127’) Adapted from Joseph Conrad’s first novel. A benighted Dutch trader at a failed Malaysian outpost is deserted by his beloved half-caste daughter Nina and determined to forget her before he dies. Official selection of the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. Watch trailer Read More »

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Documentary : Baandhon

Type: Event Location: Alliance Française auditorium City: Mumbai Date: Fri, 2013/12/20 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Duration: 110′   In partnership with The Root Reel Baandhon, by Jahnu Barua (110’) ‘We are common people. The world is too big for us. We have no choice but to trust in it.’The multiple-National-Award-winning director Jahnu Barua’s Baandhon is an unhurried and minimalist film about an elderly couple leading a sheltered existence in a town in Assam. It’s a bare-bones story that is ... Read More »

Literature : Litfest

City: Mumbai Location: NCPA, Sea View Room Date: Sat, 2013/11/16 -10:30am – 12:00pm Category: Workshop Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai International LitFest In partnership with Tata Literature Live!, Ambassade de France en Inde and Institut Français. French graphic novelist, Olivier Tallec, will be at the Mumbai International Litfest this year to conduct a workshop for young graphic novel readers. Olivier Tallec was born in Brittany in 1970. After graduating from the Ecole Supérieure d’Art graphique in Paris he worked in advertising as a graphic designer, after which ... Read More »

Literature : Litfest

                            Type: Event Location: NCPA, Sea View Room City: Mumbai Date: Sat, 2013/11/16 – 10:30am Category: Workshop Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai International LitFest In partnership with Tata Literature Live!, Ambassade de France en Inde and Institut Français. French graphic novelist, Olivier Tallec, will be at the Mumbai International Litfest this year to conduct a workshop for young graphic novel readers. Olivier Tallec was born in Brittany ... Read More »

Documentary : In the Flesh

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/11/15 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Duration: 54′       In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive In the Flesh, by Bishakha Datta (54′) In the Flesh revolves around the lives of three sex workers: Shabana, a street-smart woman in her late 20s who works the dark highways outside Mumbai; Bhaskar, a transgender person in his early 20s who sells sex to other men in Kolkata for a living; Uma, an aging former theatre actress who still lives ... Read More »