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SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Mon. 30th and Tue. 31st, 6:30 pm to 8 pm on both days, Alliance Française Auditorium In partnership with Mirit Mikhail and Courtesy of The European Independent Film Festival, we bring to you two evenings of some of the best short films from India and France. A rare opportunity to discover some cinematic gems! Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Films subtitled in English | Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership ... Read More »


The Very Essence – Raza on Film by Laurent Bregeat (51′) Mon. July 23rd, 6:30 pm, Alliance Française Auditorium In this special collaboration with the Piramal Museum of Art’s ongoing exhibition S.H. Raza: Traversing Terrains, Alliance Française will be screening four special films made by French filmmaker Laurent Bregeat on four great Indian painters – Akbar Padamsee, M F Husain, Ram Kumar and S H Raza. We start by commemorating the great Indian artist, S.H. Raza’s second death anniversary on 23rd July with the ... Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT – Puppetry Workshop

MONSOON PROJECT – Puppetry Workshop Sat. 14th, 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm, Alliance Française Auditorium Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop will give you a taste of the world of puppetry – making simple puppets and basic manipulation techniques will be introduced. For anyone above 12 years of age! Workshop in English | Free and open to everyone | Registration via Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT – Theatre Workshop

MONSOON PROJECT – Theatre Workshop Sat. 7th, 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm, Alliance Française Auditorium Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop will introduce you to techniques of gestural or physical theatre based on the method developed by Jacques Lecoq and the tradition of French mimodrama. Exercises based on Neutral Masks and Italian Mask Exercises (Commedia dell Arte) will also be explored apart from working on characterisation, caricature, and improvisation. Workshop in English | Free and open to ... Read More »


A big thanks to everyone who participated in the Ooh La La Photo Competition organised as part of Kala Ghoda 2018 from Feb 3, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018! Here are the winners : THIRD PRIZE – FREE STUDY MATERIAL   SECOND PRIZE – 60 HOURS OF FRENCH COURSE FREE FIRST PRIZE – 120 HOURS OF FRENCH COURSE FREE We request all the winners to contact us at the earliest on 22035993 or via so that we can coordinate on the ... Read More »

L’AFB recrute des enseignants de FLE contractuels

Établie en 1938 et servie par une équipe dynamique, l’Alliance française de Bombay est un établissement réputé à la fois pour la qualité de son enseignement et sa programmation culturelle. Elle compte en 2017 plus de 13000 inscriptions réparties sur 7 centres différents.  L’AFB recrute aujourd’hui 2 enseignant(e)s de nationalité indienne pour venir renforcer son équipe de professeurs contractuels sur ses deux centres principaux de Cuffe Parade et de Santacruz. Les principales tâches qu’ils/elles auront à accomplir sont les suivantes: ... Read More »


World Music Day is an annual global event which allows you to tune into live music in all its diversity! This year, Alliance Française de Bombay along with Gatecrash and FLEA Bazaar Café bring you the unique opportunity to : Perform live! Witness some amazing performances by reputed musicians! In case you want to be amongst the 4 shortlisted musical acts opening the World Music Day celebrations this year, send us a recording and/or a filmed performance before 5 pm on May 31, 2018 to ... Read More »


1 pm on May 12, 2018 (Sat) at Alliance Française Auditorium In her research into the anthropology of odours (University of Nice and Company in Grasse – France), Lou Sompairac seeks to understand how we apprehend the odours of everyday life and how this implicit knowledge develops according to a given environment and culture. Her study has a comparative purpose since it takes place with young adults from three cities of the world : Beijing – Mumbai – Sao Paulo. Free and open to ... Read More »


1 pm on May 19, 2018 (Sat) at the Alliance Française Auditorium Philosophy is coming back to the Alliance Française Auditorium! Come and share your views on some philosophical topics. No need to be an expert in Philosophy, everyone is welcome to discuss and exchange their thoughts in an informal and friendly atmosphere. A brain massage like no other! Free and open to everyone | No registration necessary | Event in French & English Read More »


8 pm on May 8, 2018 (Tue) at G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture A dance theatre show inspired by Kalaripayattu – one of the oldest martial arts of the world. The performance has been produced by Kalarigram, Ritam (Auroville), and les Porteurs d’eau in partnership with Auroville Art Service. Limited free passes for members and students of AF Bombay – please contact on this front. For the general public, donor passes can be purchased via BookMyShow. Read More »