Events

FRENCH ANIMATION @ PRITHVI – Short films courtesy of Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai

Short Films courtesy of Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai We bring you a screening of the following animated shorts subtitled in English : Sur la route (9′) Le printemps de Méliè (27′) Oncle Bob a l’hôpital (14′) Bouche décousue (8′) Dimanche (10′) Le Petit Garcon et L’Oie Des Neiges (10′) Free and open to everyone |No registration needed Courtesy of Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai and in partnership with Prithvi Theatre Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Une vie violente

Une vie violente by Thierry de Peretti (107′) Even though there is a death threat against him, a man returns to Corsica for the funeral of a childhood friend. This serves as an occasion for him to reflect on the memories of his transformation from a middle class youth with conventional aspirations to a radicalized activist with dangerous ties. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT – Puppetry Workshop

MONSOON PROJECT – Puppetry Workshop Sat. 14th, 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm, Alliance Française Auditorium Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop will give you a taste of the world of puppetry – making simple puppets and basic manipulation techniques will be introduced. For anyone above 12 years of age! Workshop in English | Free and open to everyone | Registration via communication.mumbai@afindia.org Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Madame Hyde

Madame Hyde by Serge Bozon (95′) A teacher, loathed by her students and peers, is rendered unconscious after being struck by lightning. When she awakes, she discovers that she has a dangerous nocturnal alter ego. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT – Theatre Workshop

MONSOON PROJECT – Theatre Workshop Sat. 7th, 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm, Alliance Française Auditorium Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop will introduce you to techniques of gestural or physical theatre based on the method developed by Jacques Lecoq and the tradition of French mimodrama. Exercises based on Neutral Masks and Italian Mask Exercises (Commedia dell Arte) will also be explored apart from working on characterisation, caricature, and improvisation. Workshop in English | Free and open to ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Les grands esprits

Les grands esprits by Olivier Ayache-Vidal (106′) A teacher at a prestigious Parisian high school is forced to accept a transfer to a school that has a bad reputation. He is faced with the challenge of teaching a class of difficult students. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Monet, Duchamp, & Picasso

  Le bassin aux nymphéas (1895-1926) by Monet Nu descendant un escalier (1912) by Duchamp La Crucifixion (1930) by Picasso Le bassin aux nymphéas is one of the series of Water Lilies paintings by French impressionist artist Claude Monet. Nu descendant un escalier is widely regarded as a Modernist classic and has become one of the most famous of its time. In La Crucifixion, Picasso returns to his fascination with the ‘life in death’ paradox, encapsulated perfectly by the Western world’s foremost symbol: the Crucifixion. Free and open to everyone ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Casse-tête chinois

Casse-tête chinois by Cédric Klapisch (114′) Xavier Rousseau is 40 years old and has been divorced by the brilliant Wendy. When she decides to move to New York with their two children, he decides to follow them as well so that he can remain a part of their lives. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

WORLD MUSIC DAY – FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE

Celebrated every 21st of June, World Music Day is a global event which allows you to tune into live music in all its diversity! This year, Alliance Française de Bombay along with Gatecrash and FLEA Bazaar Café bring you the unique opportunity to : Perform live! Witness some amazing performances by reputed musicians! 8 to 9 pm: DISCOVER NEW TALENT Amateur / semi-professional musicians will send us a recorded demo by May 31, 2018. The best 4 of them will perform for 10 to 15 ... Read More »

FRENCH ANIMATION @ PRITHVI – La Jeune Fille sans mains

La Jeune Fille sans mains by Sébastien Laudenbach (73′) A haunting adaptation of a Brothers Grimm tale of the same name, La Jeune Fille sans mains tells the story of a miller who sells his daughter to the devil. Although her purity protects her, the devil takes her hands away as punishment. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Prithvi Theatre & Institut Français Read More »