Events

UPDATE – BONJOUR INDIA ROCK TOUR!

Two French rock bands, Colt Silvers and Last Train, will share the stage with the homegrown rock band Spud in the Box. Dive into their universe of indie music mixed with rock and electro rhythms!   LAST TRAIN Formed in 2007, Last Train is a French rock band consisting of vocalist Jean-Noel Scherrer, guitarist Julien Peultier, Drummer Antoine Baschung and bass player Timothee Gerard. Last Train is a trip, a mesmerizing rock track, a journey through a tormented yet mastered universe. Their reputation cant be bought ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Un drôle de paroissien / Heaven Sent

Un drôle de paroissien / Heaven Sent by Jean-Pierre Mocky (82′) When your family principle is that you should not work because you belong to the aristocracy, what do you do after selling your last chair for money? Georges must find a way to support his family even if it means stealing from churches. French with English subtitles ♦Trailer in French♦   In partnership with Institut Français      Read More »

UPDATE – BONJOUR INDIA | FOCUS FRANCE AT ST+ART FESTIVAL

  Eight French street-artists will give a French flavour to this edition of the renowned St+Art festival. Along with Indian artists, they will co-create innovative and interactive art. Working with minority communities, they will use art to rejuvenate popular districts, giving shape and colour to a new and sustainable environment.   From Nov 24 to Nov 26, join us for a host of events being organised in Mumbai as part of Bonjour India in collaboration with St+art Festival. Please feel free to register for ... Read More »

ARTIE’S FESTIVAL INDIA

In partnership with Artie’s and Alliance Française de Bombay, NCPA present Artie’s Festival India. Artie’s Festival brings high-quality Western Classical Music performances to Mumbai played by the finest young musicians who are handpicked for the festival. Tue. 21st, 7pm, Experimental Theatre – NCPA PROGRAM Beethoven- Kakadu variations op121a for piano, violin and cello Beethoven- piano and wind quintet op16 Schubert- Octet   Wed. 22nd, 7pm, Tata Theatre – NCPA PROGRAM Brahms- Haydn variations (arrgt David Walter) Bruckner- 7th symphony (arrgt Joël Lasry) Fees ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA- Toril

Toril by Laurent Teyssier (84′)   In a blighted farming community of southern France, 20-something Philippe has already taken to growing weed in order to scrape a living. But when his father, Jean-Jacques, tries to kill himself instead of giving up the family ranch to debt collectors, Philippe decides to step in and lend a helping hand. French with English subtitles ♦Trailer♦   In partnership with Institut Français          Read More »

UPDATE – BONJOUR INDIA | TATA LITERATURE LIVE! – THE NEXT PAGE & METRO LANDS

Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest returns in its eight edition for four days of thought-provoking sessions, forums, performances, readings, and discussions featuring writers and thinkers from across the globe. By bringing France’s most innovative and brilliant writers and thinkers to the festival, Bonjour India will write a new chapter in the history of Indo-French literary exchange and circulation of ideas. Within the framework of Bonjour India 2017-18,  three events will be organised as part of Tata Literature Live: Words of Inspiration – ... Read More »

BOOK LAUNCH & CONCERT OF EASY PIANO MELODIES

  Furtados Music and Alliance Française de Bombay present the Mumbai launch and performance of some pieces from Minu Puri’s book “Easy Piano Melodies” by Benjamin Barria, in addition to a programme of classical and romantic piano music. The programme also includes French and Indian songs sung by Francis Barria. Free entrance     Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA- L’enfance nue / Naked Childhood

L’enfance nue / Naked Childhood by Maurice Pialat (82′) An anguished foster child takes to mischief and lies as his foster parents do their best to love and care for him. But it might be too little, too late in this emotionally devastating portrayal of the orphaned child. French with English subtitles ♦Trailer in French♦   In partnership with Institut Français      Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA | FRENCH TECH TOUR & CONNECTING DAYS

  As part of Bonjour India, Business France organises the French Tech Tour India 2017 from the 13th to the 17th of November to build bridges between India and France Tech start-up ecosystems, and the forum “Connecting days” on French design on the 30th of November. For further information please visit www.bonjour-india.in   Created with Business France Read More »

BELGIAN CINEMA- Memoirs of a Hindu Princess

Memoirs of a Hindu Princess by Françoise Levie (66′)   On the occasion of the State Visit of Their Majesties the King and the Queen of the Belgians to the Republic of India, discover the history of Indian Princely States through the life of an iconic woman, Gayatri Devi, author of “A Princess Remembers”. HE Mr Rudy Demotte, Minister-President of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation Government, will introduce the documentary before the screening. English audio with French subtitles.    In partnership with ... Read More »