Events

CONFERENCE | THE CITY AND ITS ODOURS

By Lou Sompairac In her research into the anthropology of odours (University of Nice and Company in Grasse – France), Lou seeks to understand how we apprehend the odours of everyday life and how this implicit knowledge develops according to a given environment and culture. Her study has a comparative purpose since it takes place with young adults from three cities of the world : Beijing – Mumbai – Sao Paulo. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed Read More »

CONTEMPORARY DANCE – BHU

BHU A dance theatre show inspired by Kalaripayattu – the oldest martial art of the world. The performance has been produced by Kalarigram, Ritam (Auroville), and les Porteurs d’eau in partnership with Auroville Art Service. Limited free passes for members and students of AF Bombay – please contact sheryn@afindia.org on this front. For the general public, donor passes can be purchased via BookMyShow. Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – La vie de château

La vie de château by Modi Barry, Cédric Ido (80′) In the vibrant African neighborhood of Château d’Eau in Paris, Charles is the smoothest of all the hustlers. His job: to fill the district’s numerous hair salons with customers. But when the competition is tough and everybody’s trying hard to be number one, dirty tricks are just around the corner! For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Seuls

Seuls by David Moreau (90′) Just like any other day, the 16 year old Leïla wakes up late. But today is not an ordinary day as there is nobody to rush her to get ready. Where have her parents disappeared? As she goes through the neighbourhood, she finds that everyone is gone. Is she amongst the handful of survivors of an inexplicable catastrophe? Leïla joins hands with Dodji, Yvan, Camille and Terry to find out! For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer in French ♦ In ... Read More »

CONCERT – PJ5

PJ5 Practicing a modern jazz strongly influenced by today’s rock and pop sounds, Pj5 will release its third album in the fall of 2018. On stage, they are known for the wide range of their soundscape which incorporates lyrical, modern jazz with alternating blasts of raw energy and hypnotic beats. Created by Gatecrash in partnership with The Quarter | For more information, please refer to the Facebook Event created by The Quarter. Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Vuillard, Seurat & Cézanne

  Les jardins publics by Vuillard (1874) Un dimanche après-midi à la Grande Jatte by Seurat (1884-86) La Montagne Sainte-Victoire by Cézanne (1887) Les jardins publics cycle is made up of nine panels, commissioned in 1894 by Alexandre Natanson for his mansion in the Avenue du Bois, in Paris. Un dimanche après-midi à la Grande Jatte is a leading example of pointillist technique, executed on a large canvas. La Montagne Sainte-Victoire is based on an actual mountain overlooking Aix-en-Provence in Southern France which became the subject of a ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Wùlu

Wùlu by Daouda Coulibaly (95′) The quiet and unassuming Ladji lives an impoverished life on the streets of Bamako, Mali’s bustling capital. When nepotism bars him from yet another promotion, he decides to apply his knowledge of the transportation industry to a new career as a drug trafficker. Ladji’s rapid ascent in the criminal underworld entangles him with the military, the government, and eventually al-Qaeda. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer in French ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

CAFE PHILO

Philosophy is coming back to the Alliance Française Auditorium! Come and share your views on some philosophical topics. No need to be an expert in Philosophy, everyone is welcome to discuss and exchange their thoughts in an informal and friendly atmosphere. A brain massage like no other! Free entry – No registration necessary | Event in French & English Read More »

FRENCH ANIMATION @ PRITHVI – Phantom Boy

Phantom Boy by Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagno (84′) In New York, a courageous detective named Alex is injured by a gangster who calls himself the Man with the Broken Face. Stuck in a hospital, Alex meets Leo, a bedridden 11-year-old who has the ability to leave his body and float around as an apparition. Like a ghost, invisible to all, he flies away and passes through walls. When the disfigured criminal threatens to attack the city’s infrastructure, Leo springs into action to help ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Parc

Parc by Arnaud Des Pallières (110′) Georges Clou is a successful salesman – enjoying the fruits of his labour as a resident of an exclusive gated community in the French Riviera. His life is seemingly idyllic with a beautiful home, a loving wife and a doting son. This idyllic vision is spoiled by the traumas that his teenage son endures. Elsewhere in the community, Paul Marteau arrives with a troubled past and an uncertain future! For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with ... Read More »