Two Documentaries

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/03/15 -7:00pm – 8:30pm   In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive Two documentaries celebrating Women’s day Kamlabai, by Reena Mohan (47’) Kamlabai Gokhale was one of the first actors of India, and the first lady of Indian film. When this documentary was shot, she was ninety-two years old. In gentle, playful, irreverent conversations with the filmmaker, Kamlabai discusses her present and past. Far from a nostalgic celebration, the film weaves an impression of history and change – ... Read More »

Art Thursdays

City: Mumbai Location: Sakshi Gallery Date: Thu, 2013/03/14 – 5:30pm In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and the Embassy of France in India Annecy : 50 years of Animation On the occasion of Art Thursdays, the Alliance Française de Bombay will present the last part of “Annecy: 50 years of animation”. We invite you to discover a selection of 7 films that have received awards in this festival from 2005 to 2009. The mysterious geographic explorations of Jasper Morello, by A. Lucas Tragic story ... Read More »

Concert : Imany

City: Mumbai Location: blueFROG, Lower Parel Date: Thu, 2013/03/14 -9:30pm – 11:30pm   In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR, blueFROG and Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Imany In Swahili, Imany means “hope”. Author and composer of her own songs, carried by a breathtaking voice inspired by the likes of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Tracy Chapman, Imany’s radiant music has been described as “a soulful blend of acoustic folk and blues”, always oscillating between melancholy and hope.   Read More »

FOCUS Photography Festival

City: Mumbai Date: Wed, 2013/03/13 – 7:00pm – Wed, 2013/03/27 – 7:00pm       FOCUS Photography Festival FOCUS is the city’s first, free, two-week photography festival which will be held in the last two weeks of March 2013. The theme of FOCUS 2013 will be THE CITY. A celebration of the art of photography, FOCUS will promote the work of young and established photographers from India and abroad. The festival will exhibit photographic works across numerous venues in the city. These sites will ... Read More »

Exhibition : LOST HIGHWAY, a photo project

City: Mumbai Location: Studio X, Fort Date: Tue, 2013/03/12 – 6:30pm – Mon, 2013/03/18 – 7:00pm   In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR and Studio X LOST HIGHWAY, a photo project, Chantal Stoman With Chantal Stoman’s lightboxes, the great cities become illuminated. Mumbai, Tokyo, Cairo, São Paulo, Hong Kong or Calcutta’s life get revelated at the pace of the flyovers crossing them. Through the surface of the back-illuminated box, Chantal Stoman opens a dialogue at the heart of the ... Read More »


City: Mumbai Location: NCPA, Tata & Experimental Theatre Date: Sat, 2013/03/09 – 7:00pm – Tue, 2013/03/12 – 7:00pm In partnership with NCPA, BNP, poona Music Society & Hyatt Regency The 11th Arties festival at the NCPA will feature some masterpieces from the Chamber music repertoire and will welcome the well known Quatuor Ebene, one of the most creative ensemble on the international chamber music scene today. Founded in March 2008 by cellist Gauthier Herrmann in partnership with the NCPA, the Arties festival is awaited by music ... Read More »

Cinema : Equestrian Theatre

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/03/19 – 6:30pm               In partnership with Institut Français 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 »

Concert : Ananta, Opus 195

City: Mumbai Location: Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Auditorium, Sion Date: Tue, 2013/03/05 – 7:00pm   In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR, Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Auditorium and Trident Ananta Opus 195, by sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan with the Avignon Provence Symphonic Orchestra The concerto for sarod, symphonic and electronic orchestra is an original and harmonious work born from the meeting of different musical cultures. Written by Pierre Thilloy and performed by sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, ... Read More »

Cinema : French Film Festival

City: Mumbai Location: Liberty Cinema & PVR Juhu Date: Sat, 2013/03/02 – 4:00pm – Tue, 2013/03/05 – 8:00pm   In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, Top Entertainments, Liberty Cinema (Churchgate) and PVR Juhu French Film Festival Come discover and share your love of French films through this festival showcasing the various facets of French contemporary cinema! Liberty Cinema, Churchgate : Sat. 2nd, 4 pm : Populaire, by Régis Roinsard (111’) Sat. 2nd, 6.30 pm : In the house, by François Ozon (105’) Tues. ... Read More »

Cinema : Workingman’s death

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/02/26 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root Reel and Indian Documentary Foundation Workingman’s death, by Michael Glawogger (122’) Workingman’s Death follows the trail of the HEROES in the illegal mines of the Ukraine, sniffs out GHOSTS among the sulphur workers in Indonesia, finds itself face to face with LIONS at a slaughterhouse in Nigeria, mingles with BROTHERS as they cut a huge oil tanker into pieces in Pakistan, and joins Chinese steel workers in hoping for a ... Read More »