Events

CELEBRATE BANDRA FESTIVAL | TRITHA ELECTRIC

  Tritha Electric is an Indo-French band formed in 2010 by Tritha Sinha (vocals) and Paul Schneiter (drums), who were later joined by Tony Guinard (bass) and Mathias Durand (electric guitar). The band pushes musical boundaries and plays an ambitious mix of 1970s psychedelic rock blended with traditional Indian classical music and folk influences. Don’t miss out on this amazing experience and let yourself be captivated by an explosion of ethno-punk music! Free entrance & Registration at celebratebandra.com In partnership with Celebrate Bandra   Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Le beau monde / High society

Le beau monde / High society by Julie Lopes-Curval (95′) Alice, a twenty-year-old girl of modest origin, lives in a small town in Normandy. Her life is not exciting but she has a gift for weaving wool. Agnès, a wealthy woman, spots her talent and push her to enroll at a prestigious school of Applied Arts in Paris. In the meantime, Alice meets Antoine, Agnès’s son, a sensitive young man revolted against his mother and his bourgeois statute… ♦ Trailer ♦ ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Bébé Tigre/ Young Tiger

Bébé Tigre/ Young Tiger by Cyprien Vial (87′) Bébé Tigre is Many, a 17-year-old Indian boy who has been living in France for two years. A teenager who seems like any other and divides his time between school, friends, and his girlfriend. But the pressure placed on him by his parents in India force him to put his own life at risk to earn money… ♦ Trailer ♦   In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

ARTIE’S FESTIVAL INDIA

Exclusively brought to you by AFB! Alliance Française de Bombay in collaboration with Prithvi theatre presents Artie’s.  Artie’s Festival brings high-quality Chamber Music performances to Mumbai played by the finest young musicians who are handpicked for the festival. SURPRISE PROGRAM!   Free entrance for students and members of AFB | Registration at sheryn@afindia.org Read More »

IMPORTANT | DIWALI

Alliance française de Bombay wishes you and your family a very happy and prosperous Diwali! Monday 31st of October The Theosophy hall  and Santa Cruz offices will be closed. However, French classes of all centers are still open.  Tuesday 1st of November On account of Diwali, Alliance Française de Bombay (French classes and offices) will be closed on Tuesday 1st of November 2016.  Read More »

AF@DR BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM

Violette by Martin Provost (139′) Violette Leduc, born a bastard at the beginning of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in St-Germain-des-Prés, years after the war ended. Then begins an intense relationship between the two women that will last throughout their lives, relationship based on the quest for freedom by writing for Violet and conviction for Simone to have in her hands the fate of an extraordinary writer. Trailer In partnership with Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum  & Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Chroniques d’une cour de récré

Short animated film: Le jardin enchanté by Vivianne Karpp (4′) As part of Fête du Cinéma d’Animation, this short film will be screened before Chroniques d’une cour de récré. . Alain, a hardened environmentalist, settles into his new house along with his musical plants and animals. Mr X lives nearby.   Chroniques d’une cour de récré by Brahim Fritah (85′) This movie redraws with tact and tenderness the youth memories of the movie director through his “double” in the screen, the 10-year old young ... Read More »

WHAT ABOUT ART – Chaïm Soutine

Chaïm Soutine by Valérie Firla and Mireille Levy (52′) Chaïm Soutine is a mysterious, shadowy figure. For this film, filmmakers Valarie Firla and Murielle Levy seized the handful of clues they had – a few books, an old film, a tomb at Montparnasse cemetery – and conducted an investigation with brio. They retrace the destiny of this fascinating painter, who was so tormented he destroyed the canvases that bespoke his anguish, and offer us a subtle approach to his work, as well as an encounter with ... Read More »

TASTE WEEK | TRADITIONAL FRENCH CUISINE WORKSHOP

  French chef Bernard Vallez is pleased to welcome you at Novotel for a special workshop! After trying your hand at making a gourmet French meal, you will be able to savour these delicious dishes while enjoying good company. MENU MAIN COURSE: Sole fish soufflée DESSERT: Blackforest cake     Fees: 800Rs. | More info and registration at sheryn@afindia.org In partnership with Novotel Juhu beach   Read More »

FROM LITERATURE TO FILM @ PRITHVI

La Religieuse / The Nun by Guillaume Nicloux (112′) Based on a novel written by the philosopher Denis Diderot, this film tells the story of Suzanne in eighteenth-century France. Forced against her will to take vows as a nun, she will face oppression and torment, leading her to fight back and expose the dehumanizing effect of cloistered life. Trailer    In partnership with Prithvi Theatre & Institut Français Read More »