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Kashish festival

DARE TO DREAM KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival started its journey in 2010 as the first ever LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) film festival in India to be held in a mainstream theater and to receive clearance from the Information & Broadcasting Ministry. Over the past 4 very successful editions of the festival, it has emerged to be South Asia’s biggest queer film festival, an important event in Mumbai’s cultural calendar and also recently voted as one of World’d Top ... Read More »

French For Kids

French For Kids @ Mumbai

A1.1 – MINIMES – 8 to 12 years old The earlier, the better! This class for children, at the French International School in Bombay – EFIB, is designed as an attractive introduction to the French language: oral activities, songs, games, creative activities… We would like children to enjoy their French lessons whilst at the same time they get the strongest possible base in the time devoted weekly to learning the language. A1.2 – MINIMES – 8 to 12 years old ... Read More »

DanSe Dialogues

Danse Dialogues

Récital is a unheard mixture of hip-hop, violins and a talk box. A strange dialogue for seven dancers and a musician. Performed more than 500 times all over the world, this creation instantly brought worldwide fame to the Compagnie Käfig. On the occasion of DanSe Dialogues, the Indo-French Festival of Contemporary Dance, the choregraph Mourad Merzouki will present his second adaptation of Récital with eight young Indian dancers from The Danceworx Repertory Company. Credits: Adaptation of the show Récital created ... Read More »

75 years Anniversary


Alliance Française de Bombay turns 75 years. Did you know that the Godrej family, Rajit Kapoor, Karan Johar, Tabu, Kitu Gidwani and many more have all studied French at Alliance Française de Bombay? Since 1938, more than a lakh of Mumbaikars have come to say “Bonjour” at this Indo-French Institution. Alliance Française de Bombay is now 75 years old and will celebrate this event on 18th March 2014, at the Novotel Juhu Beach, with Mr Nadir Godrej, President of the ... Read More »

Debate : French and Indian Cinema

In partnership with Jeff Goldberg Studio, The Art Loft and Institut Français in Paris Cléo de 5 à 7, de Agnès Varda Dhobi Ghat, by Kiran Rao The director and writer Jeffrey Goldberg will be the facilitator of this workshop. The screening series will draw parallels between the new wave cinema in France in the 60’s and what is happening in Indian cinema currently. It will look at how the filmmakers of the French New Wave in the 1960’s emerged ... Read More »

Fête de la photo

fête de la photo

In partnership with Kala Ghoda Festival, Institut Français en Inde and Decathlon et Tata. Mobile Photo Booth At Kala Ghoda festival, the photographer Anay Mann will park a vehicle converted in a mobile photo booth and will take pictures of people in Mumbai city, before changing the photos’ background into a view of Paris. In occasion of Fête de la Photo Visit to discover the challenges ! And for any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Happy hunting and ... Read More »



A Photo Contest and Treasure Hunt organised by Alliance Française de Bombay in February 2014 for La Fête de la Photo, Institut Français en Inde – Click and share all the pictures on Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter with #mumbaiphotohunt Check this website : Read More »

On joue sur la Terre – Earth is a Playground

on joue sur la terre

Fondation Alliance Française launches the next edition of the photography contest themed ‘On joue sur la terre’ (Earth is the playground). The goal is to showcase games in their many social and cultural functions (board games, gamblings, video games, outdoor games, children’s games, sporting events, etc.). This contest will also be an opportunity to learn about the evolution of the playful customs in the world. Participation in the contest is free. Send us two pictures captured by you that best ... Read More »

Special Event : Flashpoint Film Festival

Type : Film Festival Location : Alliance Française auditorium City : Mumbai Date : From December 12th to 14th, 11 am to 8 pm In partnership with Solaris Pictures 3rd FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival brings together Indian & international films that deal with human rights issues at macro as well as micro level – from global concerns to indigenous issues. These films urge us to reflect, react, revolutionalize… and act as a ‘flashpointer’ to usher in change. This edition ... Read More »