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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 »

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 »

cinema : Bye Bye Blondie

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/11/11 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Duration: 87′ Bye Bye Blondie, by Virginie Despentes (87’) Gloria and Frances met each other in the 80s. Falling intensely in love just the way one does at the age of 16; sex, drugs and rock & roll, they part ways. 20 years later, Frances returns to seek Gloria and retrieve the romance they had in their youth. Read More »

Cinéma : Complices

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Thu, 2013/11/07 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Duration: 95′     Complices, by Frédéric Mermoud (93′) Vincent and Rebecca fell in love at first sight, when they first exchanged glances at a cyber-cafe. They are both young, barely eighteen years old, and face the future with few doubts or worries. Two months later, Vincent’s body is discovered in the Rhône, and Rebecca has disappeared. Inspector Hervé Cagan and his partner, Karine Mangin, are placed in charge of the ... Read More »

Documentary : Red Ant Dream

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/10/29 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening   In partnership with The Root Reel Red Ant Dream, by Sanjay Kak (120’) Are revolutions possible any more, or have revolutionary dreams been turned into possible nightmares? Armed insurrection brews in Bastar, the very heart of India. Adivasis come forth with their axes and their songs in the beleaguered Niyamgiri hills of Odisha. And in Punjab, hope continues to coagulate around the iconic figure of Bhagat Singh, revolutionary patriot ... Read More »