Overview

Albert Camus Exhibition

José Lenzini, Laurent Gnoni

On the occasion of Albert Camus’ birth centenary (1913-2013), the Institut Français and Gallimard have co-produced an interactive exhibition depicting the writer’s life. This exhibition gives access to exclusive documents, pictures and videos related to Albert Camus’ life and his literare and philosophic works. The visitors are invited to bring their smartphone or tablet along to scan the QR code for a guided visit about one of the most famous French writers of the last century.  Read more Opening on ... Read More »

Fête de la musique 2014

Fete de la musique

Workshop Karaoke, 2.00-4.30 pm  Let’s celebrate the World Music day together by singing famous French songs. We will offer a wide range of French tracks on DVD for you to choose and sing along with. So come on and let’s make music! Open house for all music lovers, 5.30-8.30pm Students, and members of the AFB, are you in a band, do you sing or play an instrument? Come share your talents and a musical moment live on stage! In order to ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 mumbaiphotohunt.tumblr.com to discover the challenges ! And for any queries, please do not hesitate to contact culture.mumbai@afindia.org Happy hunting and ... Read More »

Mumbaiphotohunt

mumbaiphotohunt

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 : http://mumbaiphotohunt.tumblr.com/ 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 »

Cinéma : Barbe bleue

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/11/25 – 6:30pm 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 ... Read More »