Overview

Literature

Type: Event Location: alliance française, Library City: Bombay Date: Fri, 2010/07/30 – 6:00pm Price: Free entrance for all Category: Workshop   Des livres… du chai!   In accordance with the French tradition of the “café littéraire”, Alliance française de Bombay invites you to an informal talk around a cup of Chaï. For our first meeting let’s talk on four topics related to Paris: Notre- Dame, le café, the famous parisienne and the théâtre de la Huchette. Through the books, magazines, ... Read More »

Cinéma : A bout de souffle

Type: Event Location: Edward Theatre City: Bombay Date: Thu, 2010/07/29 – 7:00pm Price: Free entrance for members only. Category: Film screening   In partnership with Majlis, Max Mueller Bhavan and SNDT Women’s University A bout de souffle, Jean-Luc Goddard. Michel Poiccard, an irresponsible sociopath and small-time thief, steals a car and impulsively murders the motorcycle policeman who pursues him. Now wanted by the authorities, he renews his relationship with Patricia Franchini, a hip American girl studying journalism at the Sorbonne, ... Read More »

Ciné Club : La petite Jersualem

Type: Event Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium City: Bombay Date: Tue, 2010/07/20 – 7:00pm Price: Free entrance for members only. Category: Film screening La petite Jerusalem, by Karin Albou     The city of Sarcelles, in a suburb of Paris is known for an area “la petite Jerusalem” this name is due to its large Jew population. Laura, an 18 year old student, struggles between this orthodox and strict culture, personified by her mother and the western life she sees ... Read More »

Documentary

Type: Event Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium City: Bombay Date: Fri, 2010/07/16 – 7:00pm Price: Free entrance for all Category: Film screening Nero’s guests, The age of inequality, by Deepa Bhatia Nearly 2,00,000 farmers have committed suicide in India over the last 10 years. But the mainstream media hardly reflects this. Nero´s Guests is a story about India’s agrarian crisis and the growing inequality seen through the work of the Rural Affairs Editor of Hindu newspaper, P Sainath. Through ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Mon frère se marie

Type: Event Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium City: Bombay Date: Mon, 2010/07/12 – 7:00pm Price: Free entrance for all Category: Film screening   Mon frère se marie, by Jean Stéphane Bron        When Vinh decided to get married, he never thought that his natural mother would travel all the way from Vietnam to Switzerland to meet the wonderful family who raised him.  The problem – his adoptive family has completely fallen apart. To keep up appearances, they ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Bye Bye

City: Bombay Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium Date: Thu, 2010/07/08 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm Price: Free entrance for members only. Category: Film screening Bye Bye, by Karim Dridi   Ismaël, a twenty five year old boy, leaves Paris with his young brother Mouloud to come to Marseille. Here, they are welcomed by their uncle. Ismaël has a mission, to take his brother to their parents who have just left France for Tunisia. But Mouloud who doesn’t want to leave, ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Quand on sera grand

City: Bombay Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium Date: Tue, 2010/07/06 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm Price: Free entrance for all Category: Film screening Quand on sera grand, by Renaud Cohen   Simon, a thirty year old, has a complex life. He tries the best he can to manage with his job at Tabac Magazine, his girlfriend which with he wants to have a baby, his grand mother who starts to loose her mind, his friends … When he meet Claire, ... Read More »

Ciné Liberté: Waste

City: Bombay Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium Date: Tue, 2010/06/29 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm Price: Free for all Category: Film screening Waste, by Parasher Baruah Ciné Liberté is scrutizinizing the waste of our consuming society. Waste is the story of people who handle our waste. It is a story of three young friends who make a living as waste collectors. Santosh, Sameer and Salman share with us their life and the determined people who make a living picking up ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Le tango des Rashevski

City: Bombay Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium Date: Fri, 2010/06/25 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm Price: Free entrance for members only. Category: Film screening Le tango des Rashevski, by Sam Gabarski Adolphe ‘Dolpho’ Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother orthodox rabbi Samuel ‘Shmouel’ refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa’s funeral. Back in their home, the whole well-integrated family and their ‘gojim'(non Jewish and would-be) partners regularly wrestle with the meaning of Jewish ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Dans la vie

City: Bombay Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium Date: Tue, 2010/06/22 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm Price: Free entrance for members only. Category: Film screening Dans la vie, by Philippe Faucon Dans la vie tackles race and religion using it as the main selling point of the film. Esther is a middle-aged Jewish handicapped woman who manages to frighten away all her caretakers. When Esther’s eccentric behavior drives her latest caretaker away, she is introduced to Halima, a Muslim, to be ... Read More »