Overview

Music : Isaac Delusion

City: Mumbai Location: blueFROG, Lower Parel Date: Thu, 2013/04/25 – 10:00pm                               In partnership with Institut Français en Inde, Délégation Générale des Alliances Françaises en Inde, blueFROG and Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Isaac Delusion   Parisian band Isaac Delusion is coming to India after touring in Europe and USA. “Undoubtedly one of the best indie pop groups in recent years in France“ reports the famous music webzine Konbini. Their brilliant ... Read More »

Cinema : Rapt

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/04/22 – 6:30pm Rapt, by Lucas Belvaux (125′) Stanislas Graff, a powerful industrialist, is kidnapped one morning from in front of his building by a commando of gangsters. So begins a nightmare that will last several weeks. Humiliated, abused, treated inhumanely, he resists, allowing his kidnappers no hold over him. Outside, his world slowly collapses when his true nature is revealed. Everything that he’d managed to keep private, his secret garden, is revealed to his family ... Read More »

Equestrian Theatre @ Prithvi

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/04/17 – 7:00pm   In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français Backwards Galop, by Bartabas (87’) Long considered an equestrian utopia, the “backwards gallop” requires the horse and its rider not only to be in full harmony and absolutely in control, but also to have that exceptional ability to move backwards without ever turning their back to the audience. In order to evoke his and the Theatre Zingaro’s career, it therefore felt natural for Bartabas ... Read More »

Cinema : Itinéraires

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/04/15 – 6:30pm Itinéraires, by Christophe Otzenberger (100′)   After serving five years in jail for being an accessory to a murder he didn’t commit, Thierry Chartier, armed with an English diploma, an extra tattoo, and permanent and eternal guilt, is granted parole if he returns to live with his parents. But adversity overtakes him once again: he witnesses a murder. The police captain in charge of the investigation accuses him of the murder.   Read More »

Cinema : 38 témoins

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/04/08 – 6:30pm 38 témoins, by Lucas Belvaux (104′) When she comes home after a professional trip to China, Louise discovers that her street has been the site of a crime. No witnesses, everyone was asleep. The police carry out an investigation, as do the media. Until the night that Louise has a dream. She dreams that her husband is speaking to her in her sleep. He talks to her for a long time, when ... Read More »

Concert: Amarillis Ensemble

City: Mumbai Location: NCPA, Experimental Theatre Date: Tue, 2013/03/26 – 7:00pm   In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR, NCPA and Trident Amarillis Ensemble Here’s an invitation to a voyage to the court of Versailles. The mythical stories of the Queen Didon and Orpheus are retold by the musical ensemble Amarillis, currently one of the most original baroque orchestras in Europe. The study of emotion is at the heart of baroque art and this piece enables one rediscover ... Read More »

Documentary : Whore’s Glory

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/03/22 – 6:30pm                                   In partnership with The Root Reel and IDF Whores’ Glory, by Michael Glawogger (110’) Whores’ Glory is a cinematic triptych on prostitution: three locations, three languages, three religions. Paradise, the world and the hereafter merge in prostitution to create an image of the relationship between men and women. In Thailand, women wait for men behind ... Read More »

Art Food : The Floating Buffet

City: Mumbai Location: Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Date: Wed, 2013/03/20 (All day) In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR and Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Floating Buffet, by La cellule (Becquemin&Sagot) The Floating Buffet, developed by visual artists Emmanuelle Becquemin and Stephanie Sagot, reactivates a buffet-related imagination as a space of discovery and sensory experience by suspending choice titbits from a dense ensemble of balloons that float above the guests. It is in an atmosphere of conviviality and sharing ... Read More »

Francophonie : Writing Contest

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2013/03/20 – 11:00am     In partnership with Institut Français A writing contest on human rights : ”Les droits de l’Homme au XXIe siècle : de nouveaux défis ? ” Registration at Alliance Française de Bombay Open to students from 18 to 25 with B1 certificate   For more information, please visit http://www.institutfrancais.com/fr/labcitoyen-2013 Read More »

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/03/20 – 7:00pm               In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français Equestrian Theatre @ Prithvi Battuta, by Bartabas (90’) The show draws breath from the Gypsies, from this relation with life and the ephemeral, linked to the feeling of freedom that prompts and guides it, while the horses are carried away by two groups of Romanian musicians. Read More »