Events

FRENCH CINEMA – Lola Pater

Lola Pater by Nadir Moknèche (95′) After his mother’s death, Zino decides to find his father Farid – a man he hasn’t seen in twenty-five years. The couple never divorced and, if nothing else, the father needs to know that he benefits from the estate. Unbeknownst to Zino, Farid transitioned to a transgender woman 25 years ago. How will the reunion turn out? For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer in French ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

CAFE PHILO

Philosophy is coming back to the Alliance Française Auditorium! Come and share your views on some philosophical topics. No need to be an expert in Philosophy, everyone is welcome to discuss and exchange their thoughts in an informal and friendly atmosphere. A brain massage like no other! Free entry – No registration necessary | Event in French & English Read More »

FRENCH ANIMATION @ PRITHVI – Aya de Yopougon

Aya de Yopougon by Marguerite Abouet, Clément Oubrerie (84′) Towards the end of 70s, in the Ivory Coast at Yopougon, lives the 19 years old Aya, a serious girl who prefers staying at home and studying rather than going out with her friends. Aya spends her days between school, family and her two best friends : Adjoua and Bintou who only think about having fun in the dark nights of the scrublands. ♦Trailer in French♦ In partnership with Prithvi Theatre & Institut Français Read More »

LIVING LEGENDS OF INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART – Ram Kumar, Nostalgic Longing

Ram Kumar, Nostalgic Longing by Laurent Brégeat (48′) This film explores the world of the reclusive and introspective abstractionist Ram Kumar, exploring his life, his philosophy, his views and how they play out in his work.. This portrait is one of four films produced by Lalit Kala Akademi and directed by Laurent Brégeat and will be screened courtesy of Piramal Museum of Art. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed In partnership with Piramal Museum of Art and Raza Foundation Read More »

TASTE WEEK | COOKING WORKSHOP

TASTE WEEK | COOKING WORKSHOP Like previous years, we will be celebrating Taste Week by organising a workshop in partnership with Sofitel Mumbai BKC. For this year’s edition, we will learn how to cook two vegetarian dishes: Spaghetti Pad Khi Mao – Thai Style Spaghetti spiced with Asian vegetables, tofu, and sauces Deconstructed Black Forest – A German dessert layered with chocolate and cherries finished with whipped cream Paid workshop (R900/- for Members of AF Bombay and R1,100/- for Non-Members) | Limited seats | Registration on a ... Read More »

MY FRANCOPHONIE – Voices of Feminism

MY FRANCOPHONIE Voices of Feminism Join us for the third session of My francophonie – a series of workshops that will give you a taste of different aspects of francophone cultures! For this session, we will focus on different initiatives in France for improving women’s condition in society. We will compare the different actors and changemakers in France and attempt to find parallels in India. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed Read More »

PLAY READING | ROBERTO ZUCCO

It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the second reading, we will focus on Bernard Marie Koltès’s play Roberto Zucco which is loosely based on the life of the psychopathic killer Roberto Succo. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in English In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Cherchez la femme

Cherchez la femme by Sou Abadi (98′) Two students find their love affair thwarted when the girl’s older brother tries to change his sister’s Western lifestyle. Can their love survive the onslaught of tradition? For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – HERITAGE WALKS | KNOWING KURLA

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT ARE FULL Echoing European Heritage Days, Alliance Française de Bombay will propose several free guided tours in different parts of Mumbai in September as part of our annual Heritage Walks initiative. 10 am sharp on 30th Sept (Sun) Meeting Point – Outside Phoenix Market city Gate no. 2 Tucked away in the bylanes of Kurla’s commercial face, that reflects little about the lives on the streets around it, is a neighbourhood soaked in ‘stories and histories’. Through our walk Knowing ... Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – HERITAGE WALKS | CONNECT THE DOTS 2: IN RAZA’S FOOTSTEPS

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT ARE FULL Echoing European Heritage Days, Alliance Française de Bombay will propose several free guided tours in different parts of Mumbai in September as part of our annual Heritage Walks initiative. 9 am sharp on 29th Sept (Sat) Meeting Point – Jehangir Art Gallery The walkthrough is intended to resonate with the painter S. H. Raza’s own life at various levels. The places covered during the tour were frequently visited by the artist during his lifetime. Furthermore, the idea ... Read More »