Events

FRENCH CINEMA- Le petit lieutenant / The Young Lieutenant

Le petit lieutenant / The Young Lieutenant by Xavier Beauvois (111′) A young, inexperienced detective is inducted into an elite Paris plainclothes unit. Antoine socializes with his new comrades, who seem to drink an awful lot, with the exception of the unit commander, Caroline. As Antoine tries to fit in and learn on the job, Caroline struggles with her addiction and forms an almost maternal bond with the rookie. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Institut Français   Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT: Music workshops

MUSIC WORKSHOPS WITH FURTADOS SCHOOL OF MUSIC 8th of July 2017  6pm-7.30pm You have always wanted to play an instrument? Furtados School of Music offers an introductory lesson to Guitar, Piano & Drums: join this workshop by Furtados School of Music, discover the secrets of these instruments and pick up some skills ! Free Participation | Registration required – Send your name and specify if you play any instrument and if you can read music at: communication.mumbai@afindia.org   In parternship ... Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT: Lindy hop dance workshop

Lindy hop dance workshop   Partner dancing is absolute fun! As an absolute beginner or a seasonal dancer, try Lindy Hop, an energetic couple swing dance from the 20s. In this workshop, you will learn standard moves. Alone or with a partner, join in this fun and energizing workshop by Chaitanya! Never heard of Lindy Hop? Watch this!   Fees: Members  & students of AFB and St Andrews college| Rs. 100 inclusive of taxes General public | Rs. 200 inclusive of taxes Registration required at ... Read More »

WHAT ABOUT ART & OUSMANE SOW

WHAT ABOUT ART & OUSMANE SOW Ousmane Sow by Béatrice Soulé (26′) Ousmane Sow, Le soleil en face by Béatrice Soulé (55′) For more than a year, Béatrice Soulé has been following the creation of “Bataille de Little Big Horn”, the new piece of art of Ousmane Sow. Béatrice Soulé’s remarks show her deep understanding of Ousmane Sow as well as her admiration for his work which allows us to understand the importance of the exhibition of this piece of art in Paris. Free screening in ... Read More »

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 »