Events

FROM LITERATURE TO FILM @ PRITHVI – Pierrot le fou/ Crazy Pierrot

Pierrot le fou/ Crazy Pierrot by Jean-Luc Godard (115′) Pierrot escapes his boring life and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl who is being chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Prithvi Theatre & Institut Français Read More »

PHOTO EXHIBITION: Objectif Sport / Opening Tue. 20th 7-9pm

OBJECTIF SPORT – 20th to 30th of June Does sport speak a universal language? It translates and propagates the positive message of solidarity; it speaks about respecting differences, of recognition and of openness… In this 6thedition of the International photography competition, photographs have been chosen for their capacity to illustrate the diversity of the discipline and sport practices worldwide. From the streets of Calcutta, to the female wrestling ring in Katmandu or in an Olympic swimming pool in Auckland, get ... Read More »

WORLD MUSIC DAY: Open mic & French karaoke

Open mic & French karaoke OPEN MIC Mon. 19th, 1pm-1.30pm, Alliance Française Auditorium Are you in a band? Do you sing or play an instrument? Come share your talents and a musical moment live on the AF Bombay stage! We are looking for acoustic music, so bring your own instrument and your friends with you, and let’s have fun! Registration at  communication.mumbai@afindia.org     FRENCH KARAOKE Mon. 19th, 1.30pm-3.45pm, Alliance Française Auditorium Let’s celebrate World Music day together by singing famous French songs: ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – THE MARRIED COUPLE OF THE YEAR TWO / Les mariés de l’an deux

Les mariés de l’an deux / The married couple of the year two by Jean-Paul Rappeneau (90′) After his escape to America in the year 1787, Nicolas Phillibert wants to marry a rich American heiress. However, in his homeland France he is still married to the pretty Charlotte. In order to divorce, he must return to France. He finds himself in the middle of the French revolution and soon gets between the Royalist and the Republicans. After numerous bold adventures, ... Read More »

International photo contest: “Fashion and dress codes” – 29th of March to the 19th of June 2017

  The purpose of this contest is to show the extent of the heritage, innovativity and contemporary creativity in terms of dress codes around the world. Like the last six editions, it shows the diversity which surounds us.[/box] Participation in the contest is free and open to all. All non-professional and semi-professional photographers aged 18 and above are allowed to participate. Please note that professional photographers who are recognised for their artistic work and make their living exclusively from their photographs are not ... Read More »

WORLD MUSIC DAY: antiSocial concert

CONCERT IN COLLABORATION WITH ANTISOCIAL   The Jass B’stards are a thouroughly unique sounding dance oriented three piece psychedelic jazz-punk groove band with a Latin twist. The Ska Vengers‘ sound is an organic melange of Ska, Rocksteady, Reaggae, Dub, Jazz and Punk with some Cuban and other Latin inffluences throw in. Delhi Sultanate of BFR Soundsystem are at the forefront of the Indian reggae scene. BFR Sound System plays strictly vinyl records, commands over a dangerous selection of reggae dubplates and is available ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD / Les beaux jours

Les beaux jours / Bright days ahead by Marion Vernoux (94′) Caroline has finally retired. A new life lies before her : time to take care of her children, of her husband, and of herself, above all. She soon comes to realize that this new freedom is synonymous with boredom and idleness. Especially when she receives a membership to her neighbourhood’s senior club as a birthday present… Reluctant at first, she nevertheless decides to take the plunge. Oddly enough, she ... Read More »

ANTISOCIAL EVENINGS WITH AFB – The snows of Kilimandjaro / Les neiges du Kilimandjaro

Les neiges du Kilimandjaro / The snows of Kilimandjaro by Robert Guédiguian (107′) Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire. This happiness will be shattered by two young men, armed and masked, who beat them, tie them up, snatch their wedding rings and flee with their credit cards… The shock will be all the more violent when they discover that this brutal attack was organized by one of the young workers laid off at the same time as ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – César and Rosalie / César et Rosalie

César and Rosalie by Claude Sautet (110′) The divorced Rosalie is attending a family wedding with her new lover, the wealthy scrap metal merchant César, when she encounters her ex-boyfriend David, a cartoonist newly back from America. At the reception, David tells César that he still loves Rosalie, and César can see that the feeling isn’t entirely one-sided. Thus begins Sautet’s magnificent ménage-à-trois César and Rosalie, in which these two very different men compete for the fickle affections of their ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Miss and the Doctors / Tirez la langue, Mademoiselle

Miss and the Doctors / Tirez la langue, Mademoiselle by Axelle Ropert (102′) Boris and Dimitri are brothers. They are both doctors in the 13th district of Paris and always work together. They devote all their time to their patients. One day, they start looking after a diabetic child raised by her single mother, Judith. They both fall passionately in love with Judith. This sudden attraction will create turmoil in their strong relationship.   ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »