Overview

Cinema : From Literature to Film

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/10/28 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening   La Trahison, by Philippe Faucon (80’) War story The Betrayal takes a timely look back to the 1960 Algerian war of independence. The title refers to the divided loyalties that threaten to tear apart a French army unit made up of mutually suspicious European colonizers and Algerian Arabs. A squadron of the French army is led by Lieutenant Roque. Nominally, everyone is French, in practice, however, the four Arabs in the unit, led ... Read More »

Cultural Events

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Collaborating closely with the other prestigious cultural centers, Alliance Française de Bombay promotes cultural exchanges between France and India, initiates a dialogue of ideas and bates through contemporary creation that is accessible to all: your gateway into Europe, French speaking countries and their cultures. Read More »

Poetry: Arun Kolatkar in French

City: Mumbai Location: Kitap Khana Date: Fri, 2013/10/25 – 6:30pm in partnership with Pen International and Kitab Khana After Rabindranath Tagore, Arun Kolatkar is only the second modern Indian poet to be included in the prestigious collection of Poésie/Gallimard. Kitab Khana – in association with Alliance Française de Bombay & The PEN All-India Centre – takes pleasure in inviting you to a discussion on the work of the bilingual English-Marathi poet Arun Kolatkar (1932-2004). This event is a celebration of the publication, in France, of ... Read More »

Music : L’Impératrice

City: Mumbai Location: blueFROG, Lower Parel Date: Thu, 2013/10/24 – 10:00pm Category: Concert In partnership with Institut Français in India, DGAF,  blueFROG and Novotel  Mumbai Juhu Beach Thurs. 24th, 10 pm, blueFROG, Lower Parel L’Impératrice L’Impératrice (The Empress) is beautiful and crual. She rules the groove and the hearts, and you will bow to her desire. The first opus will sound like a revelation, meteor dodging between funk, 90’ french house and hiphop. Her references to the joyful sound of our childhood and her ... Read More »

Cinéma : Americano

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/10/21 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening   Americano, by Mathieu Demy (105’) In Paris, the relationship between Martin and Claire is at an impasse. His mother’s death suddenly calls Martin back to Los Angeles, to deal with inheritance formalities, the town where he spent his childhood. This return to childhood haunts, provokes several buried memories that appear to disturb Martin. Martin decides to go to Tijuana in Mexico, looking for Lola, a close friend of his mother’s. He ... Read More »

Documentary : Do Pahar & No problem

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/10/18 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening     In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive Do Pahar, by Shazia Srivastava and Sharifa Roy (30’) Sudha, an old woman survives her remaining days on scraps of leftover food, abuse from her son and watching the world from the countless windows of her ancestral house. It’s Diwali. For two days now, she’s noticed a man, Bilal, outside her window waiting for someone. With unabashed curiosity, Sudha keeps vigil on ... Read More »

Cinema : From Literature to Film @ Prithvi

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/10/16 – 7:00pm Category: Film screening                         In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français From literature to film @ Prithvi La Trahison, by Philippe Faucon (80’) War story The Betrayal takes a timely look back to the 1960 Algerian war of independence. The title refers to the divided loyalties that threaten to tear apart a French army unit made up of mutually suspicious European colonizers and Algerian Arabs. ... Read More »

Art Thursday

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Thu, 2013/10/10 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening                                   In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and Institut Français On the occasion of Art Thursday, the Alliance Française de Bombay will present the following animated film: Couleur de peau : Miel, by Jung Sik-jun, Laurent Boileau (75’)   Asian cartoonist, Jung, 42 years old according to his civil status, prefers to place his birth at ... Read More »