Events

FILM FESTIVAL | Travelling to Cannes: Short films from Mumbai – 7th September

FILM FESTIVAL | Travelling to Cannes: Short films from Mumbai Alliance Française de Bombay presents a selection of short films which made their way to one of the most prestigious film festivals in 2016. Through 4 thematic evenings, film directors will be invited to present and discuss their films after the screening. Free entry | Screenings followed by discussion with film directors   People of India: slices of lives Through the stories of singular men and women, these 3 short films will focus on Indian ... Read More »

FILM FESTIVAL | Travelling to Cannes: Short films from Mumbai – 6th September

FILM FESTIVAL | Travelling to Cannes: Short films from Mumbai Alliance Française de Bombay presents a selection of short films which made their way to one of the most prestigious film festivals in 2016. Through 4 thematic evenings, film directors will be invited to present and discuss their films after the screening. Free entry | Screenings followed by discussion with film directors Being young in India: desire for a change? This evening will focus on films related to the way of life ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – COUP DE CHAUD / HEAT WAVE

COUP DE CHAUD / HEAT WAVE by  Raphaël Jacoulot (102′) In a small village of the South of France, life is made difficult by a sweltering heat wave and its corollary, a worrisome lack of water. Everyone is under great pressure, especially the farmers whose fields are not irrigated. Which is the reason why the residents are less and less well-disposed toward one of them, Joseph, a mentally retarded young man whose never-ending antics are becoming something of an intolerable inconvenience. **TRAILER** In Partnership with Institut ... Read More »

UPDATE |MONSOON PROJECT – LINDY HOP DANCE WORKSHOP

MONSOON PROJECT – LINDY HOP DANCE WORKSHOP UPDATE | The times are changed, the workshop will take place from 11am to 1pm. As an absolute beginner or a seasonal dancer, try Lindy Hop, this energetic couple swing dance from the 20s! This high energy, fun filled dance has taken the world by storm. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of partner dancing, what it means to connect with your partner, the basic footwork, standard moves, basic principles of Lindy Hop and the ability to dance socially. Alone or ... Read More »

DR BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – MODIGLIANI OF MONTPARNASSE

MODIGLIANI OF MONTPARNASSE by Jacques Becker (110′) Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in the Paris of 1919, falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy family. Her parents are against their relationship and stop providing her financial help. **TRAILER** In partnership with Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – A peine j’ouvre les yeux / As I Open My Eyes

A peine j’ouvre les yeux / As I Open My Eyes by Leyla Bouzid (102′) Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years-old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn’t think the same way. She sings in a political rock band. She has a passion for life, gets drunk, discovers love and her city by night against the will of her mother Hayet, who knows Tunisia and its dangers too well. **TRAILER** ... Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT | COOKING WORKSHOP: CREPE SUZETTE

MONSOON PROJECT | COOKING WORKSHOP: CREPE SUZETTE For all cordon-bleus! The Chef of the Sofitel is pleased to welcome you to a crepe suzette workshop. You will be shown the art of making crepe Suzette and then try your hand at making your own gourmet treat! FEES: – Members | Rs. 750 inclusive of taxes – Non members | Rs. 950 inclusive of taxes Registration required at communication.mumbai@afindia.org   In partnership with Sofitel Mumbai BKC Read More »

WHAT ABOUT ART – L’HYBERT

L’HYBERT by Gilles Coudert (52′) In front of a wall covered by words and images, a kind of story-board of a work which will become art, the artist Fabrice Hybert exposes the process of elaboration of his thoughts: this juxtaposition of writings, drawings and photos ends in a work of art.   In partnership with What About Art & Institut Français Read More »

UPDATE FILM CHANGE |FROM LITERATURE TO FILM @ PRITHVI – Jacquot de Nantes

Instead of Belle et Sébastien by Nicolas Vanier, we will present you : Jacquot de Nantes by Agnès Varda (118′) Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. Jacquot is fascinated by every kind of show (theatre, cinema, puppets). He buys a camera to shoot his first amateur film… An ... Read More »

PARSI NEW YEAR | IMPORTANT

PARSI NEW YEAR Parsi New Year is a regional holiday celebrated in Maharashtra, India. It is also known as ‘Jamshedi Navroz’ after the legendary King of Persia, Jamshed who started the Parsi Calendar. Due to Parsi New year, the Theosophy hall office will be closed. However, classes of Churchgate are still open as well as the others centers of Alliance Française de Bombay.  You can also watch the new film on Wednesday 17th of August, 7pm @ Prithvi theatre : Jacquot ... Read More »