Events

FRENCH CINEMA – DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – VAN GOGH

Van Gogh by Maurice Pialat (200′) In late spring, 1890, Vincent Van Gogh moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr Gachet, living in a humble inn. Less than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound… Pialat’s visually striking picture concentrates entirely on the painter’s final three months at Auvers-sur-Oise, being cared for by the kindly art collector Dr Gachet. The film looks like a succession of paintings by Renoir and Monet, presumably to show how different ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – LE TABLEAU / The Painting

Le tableau / The Painting by Jean-François Laguionie (76′) A château, flowering gardens, a threatening forest, here is what, for mysterious reasons, a Painter has left incomplete. Convinced that only the Painter can restore harmony by finishing the painting, Ramo, Lola, and Plume decided to go looking for him. What has become of the Painter? Why did he abandon them? Why did he begin destroying some of his paintings? Will they one day know the Painter’s secret? **TRAILER** In partnership ... Read More »

WHAT ABOUT ART – LE REVEIL D’APOLLON / Awakening Apollo. Screening Wednesday the 20th

Le réveil d’Apollon / Awakening Apollo by Jérôme Prieur (85′) Date modification: Due to unforeseen circumtances, the film will be screened on the 20th of July at 7pm. In the heart of the Louvre Museum, the Apollo Gallery offers a dazzling display of rich tapestries, monumental paintings, gilded ornamentation, and even the French crown jewels. Over time, water damage had ruined parts of the vaulted celing, and years of grime had dulled the magnificent paintings. Awakening Apollo chronicles the efforts of a team of 60 specialists ... Read More »

FROM LITERATURE TO FILM @ PRITHVI – LA CEREMONIE

La cérémonie by Claude Chabrol (111′) Sophie, a quiet and shy maid working for the upper-class family Lelievre, hides her illiteracy under the cloak of a perfect household and obedience. She finds a friend in the energetic and uncompromising postmaster Jeanne, who encourages her to stand up against her bourgeois employers. Things start to escalate as the Lelievres find out that Sophie can’t read and has brought Jeanne into their house against their wish.   **TRAILER** In partnership with Institut français & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – ATTILA MARCEL

Attila Marcel by Sylvain Chomet (106′) Paul is a sweet man-child, raised – and smothered – by his two eccentric aunts in Paris since the death of his parents when he was a toddler. Now thirty-three, he still does not speak. Suitably named after the novelist, his neighbour Madame Proust offers Paul a concoction that unlocks repressed memories from his childhood and awakens the most delightful of fantasies. **TRAILER** In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT | STREET ART WORKSHOP

MONSOON PROJECT | Street Art workshop Saturday 16th July, 3pm-6pm Do you enjoy art? But don’t want to limit yourself to the conventional forms and experiment with new and bold styles? This street art workshop is for you my friend! Meet Harsh, who will guide you through the techniques of street art at Anti Social and soon you will be creating beautiful works from a spray can! Come, push the boundaries of society and of creativity at the street art ... Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT | PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

MONSOON PROJECT | Photography workshop Sat. 22nd, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm at Alliance Française Auditorium How to capture an image to tell a story? This workshop conducted by Indranil Mukherjee, photographer for Agence France-Presse, will introduce you to the basics of photography and expand your photographic knowledge and techniques (framing/ composition/ lighting/ positioning/ rules…). All you need to fine tune your photographic story telling ability! Next month on Saturday 6th of August (2pm – 4pm) pratice your newly acquired skills during the second part of the ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – LA BELLE VIE / The good life

La belle vie / The good life by Jean Denizot (93′) Sylvain and Pierre have been running from the law ever since a custody battle with their mother pushed their father Yves into hiding ten years ago. But now that they’re older, the two brothers are road-weary and eager to take advantage of the perks of young adulthood. When the authorities discover their whereabouts, they are forced to move yet again and Pierre, the elder, disappears. **TRAILER** In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | L’AFFAIRE SK1 / SK1

L’affaire SK1 / SK1 by Frédéric Tellier (120′) In 1991 Franck Magne is a young detective who starts working in the judiciary police center, 36 Quai des Orfèvres. His first task is to investigate on the assassination of a young girl. While he is the only one to connect this case to some others, he also discover the harsh reality of the life of an inspector… **TRAILER** Read More »

WOMAN POWER @ ANDHERI BASE – SERAPHINE

SERAPHINE by Martin Provost (126′) part of “Woman power”, the film series at Andheri Base 1914, Senlis, France Wilhelm Uhde, famous german art collector rents an apartment in the city near Paris in order to write and take a break from the hectic life in the capital. The cleaning lady of the house is a rather rough looking woman with forty years under her belt, the laughing-stock of the town: Seraphine. One day, as Wilhelm walks into his landlady’s place, he notices ... Read More »