Author Archives: bombayadm

Special Event: Le Mois du Documentaire

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2012/11/28 – 6:30pm   Le rideau de sucre, by Camila Guzmán Urzúa (80’) Memories of a happy childhood in Cuba and the reality of the present : what has become of the Cuban Revolution generation who saw their revolutionary ideals disintegrate and what has become of those who stayed ? An exile takes a leisurely and candid trip down memory lane. Camila Guzmán Urzúa grew up in Cuba in the 1970s and 1980s. Fifteen years after leaving, ... Read More »

Concert: Arties Festival

City: Mumbai Location: NCPA Date: Mon, 2012/11/26 – 7:00pm – Thu, 2012/11/29 – 7:00pm   Arties celebrates its 10th edition ! 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 centers, from local rural schools to prestigious concert halls. Each journey confirms that classical music is universal and loved by everybody. Their concerts are awaited and their expertise in ... Read More »

Documentary: Next : a primer on urban painting

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2012/11/23 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root Reel Next : a primer on urban painting, by Pablo Aravena Next is a documentary exploration of graffiti-based visual art as a world culture. The filmmaker profiles the art form in nine countries including USA, Canada, France, Holland, Germany, England, Spain, Japan and Brazil. A combination of verite moments and interviews with painters, “writers”, designers, documentarians and other participants within the subculture, the film conveys the dynamism and ... Read More »

Cinema: Un fil à la Patte

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2012/11/21 – 7:00pm   In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and French Embassy in India From Theatre to Film @ Prithvi Un Fil à la Patte, by Georges Lavaudant (130’) Georges Feydeau, leading french comic playwright, as seen by Georges Lavaudant, in a very classical plot: a man wants to leave his mistress because he is on the verge of getting married. A tense, meticulous staging whose purity and simplicity restore all the freedom, precision and ... Read More »

Special Event: Le Mois du Documentaire

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/11/05 – 6:30pm   50 years of love, by Vincent Lauth (26’) Followed by a meeting and discussion with Vincent Lauth 50 YEARS OF LOVE is an event conceived for the Golden Jubilee of SNEHASADAN, the first Mumbai NGO committed to helping street children. All through february 2012, 125 street and ex-street children have gathered in Chakala, in a 200 m² studio organized especially for that occasion. Together with the French artists ... Read More »

Special Event: Le Mois du Documentaire

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2012/11/02 – 6:30pm   If you were born in an Indian village, by Alexis Roman, from Rain Drop NGO (20’)   Followed by meeting and discussion with Alexis Roman   If you were born in an Indian village is a documentary produced by the Rain Drop NGO. Based in France, they work in India since 2010, to fight poverty, drought and deforestation through improved management of natural resources. This documentary is part ... Read More »

Cinéma : Blood in the mobile

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2012/10/30 – 6:30pm   In partnership with The Root Reel   Blood in the Mobile, by Frank Piasecki Poulsen (82’)   In association with Koncern TV / Ole Tornbjerg   We love our cell phones and the selection between different models has never been bigger. But the production of phones has a dark, bloody side.   Read More »

Cinéma : Lola

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/10/22 – 6:30pm   Lola, by Jacques Demy (90′) In Nantes, a bored young man named Roland is letting life pass him by when he has a chance meeting with a woman he knew in his teens: she’s Lola, now a cabaret dancer. She’s also the devoted single mother of a young son, and she harbors the hope that his father, who deserted her during pregnancy, will return. Roland realizes he’s in ... Read More »

Cinéma : Le complexe de Thénardier

  City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/10/29 – 6:30pm   Le complexe de Thénardier, by Jean-Michel Ribes (73’)   Two women, two generations. Mother and daughter at first glance. But she’s her maidservant, her “adopted” daughter rescued from genocide.   In a war-torn country where danger lurks on every corner, the dialogue between the mistress of the house and her maidservant explores all the intensity and subtlety of this master/slave relationship, this impassioned and ambiguous bond of codependency in which ... Read More »

Cinéma : Le complexe de Thénardier

  City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2012/10/17 – 7:00pm       In partnership with Institut Français and Prithvi Theatre       Le complexe de Thénardier, by Jean-Michel Ribes (73’)   Two women, two generations. Mother and daughter at first glance. But she’s her maidservant, her “adopted” daughter rescued from genocide.   In a war-torn country where danger lurks on every corner, the dialogue between the mistress of the house and her maidservant explores all the intensity and ... Read More »