Events

ANTISOCIAL EVENINGS WITH AFB – Santa Claus!

Santa Claus! / Le père noël by Alexandre Coffre (80′) One night, a burglar in a Santa Claus costume is surprised by Victor, a young boy who believes he is the real Santa Claus. Victor then follows him, and they embark on an unexpected adventure that will change their lives. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Khar Social & Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – La pirogue / the pirogue

La pirogue / the pirogue by Moussa Touré (87′) Baye Laye is the captain of a fishing pirogue. Like many of his Senegalese compatriots, he sometimes dreams of new horizons, where he can earn a better living for his family. When he is offered to lead one of the many pirogues that head towards Europe via the Canary Island, he reluctantly accepts the job, knowing full-well the dangers that lie ahead. Leading a group of 30 men who don’t all ... Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Van Eyck, Uccello & Sassetta

Van Eyck – Miracle dans la loggia / Miracle in the loggia (1436) (30′) Uccello – La bataille de San Romano / The battle of San Romano (1435-1440) (30′) Sassetta – Polyptyque / Polyptych (1437-1444) (30′) This three documentaries by Alain Jaubert from the Palettes collection will focus on artists from the end of the 15th Century. In partnership with Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum Read More »

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 »