Events

WORLD MUSIC DAY – MUSIC WORKSHOPS

  WORKSHOPS WITH FURTADOS SCHOOL OF MUSIC:  Saturday 11th June – 6pm-7.30pm & 7.30-9pm                                                 Thursday 16th June & Friday 17th June – 11.30am-1pm Come to our interactive sessions and share the joy of making music together! Music workshops will be offered by Furtados School of Music @ Furtados School of Music. Instruments are provided, however feel free to ... Read More »

FROM LITTERATURE TO FILM @ PRITHVI – BETTY

BETTY by Claude Chabrol (103′)   Betty, a young alcoholic, disowned by her husband and her family, takes refuge in the restaurant ” Le Trou ” where she meets Laure, the mistress of the owner, Mario. Laure help her and they become friends. But Betty envies her and her relationship with her partner. When she also falls in love with Mario, things fall apart.   **TRAILER** Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – 9 MOIS FERME / 9-MONTH STRETCH

9 MOIS FERME /9-MONTH STRETCH by Albert Dupontel (82′) Some unpleasant news takes Ariane Felder by surprise one day. She is a judge and has very strict morals—usually, but now, she has discovered that she is pregnant and the father is none other than a convicted murderer who is very dangerous to society. Alliance Française presents to you this exceptional comedy of great success. **TRAILER** In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

WORLD MUSIC DAY CONTEST – Deadline 12th June

OPEN CALL FOR MUSICAL TALENTS ♫ Winners will rock the stage of blueFrog on the 21st of June, world music day ♫ Do you have what it takes? Enter our World Music Day contest for a chance to be the opening act at blueFrog on the 21st of June AF Bombay is looking for talented musicians! After a pre-selection, musicians will be invited to perform at AF Auditorium in front of a jury on the 18th of June. Selected groups will be the opening act at blueFrog on the ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – FIDELIO, L’ODYSSÉE D’ALICE / FIDELIO: ALICE’S ODYSSEY

  FIDELIO, L’ODYSSÉE D’ALICE / FIDELIO: ALICE’S ODYSSEY  by Lucie Borleteau (97′) Alice is 30 and a marine. She leaves Felix, her husband, while she goes out to sea on “Fidelio”, an old cargo ship. Aboard the ship, she learns that she is only the replacement for another marine and also that her first true love, Gael, is the captain of the ship. An adventure full of passion and memories helps her discover herself and the sea. **TRAILER** In partnership with ... Read More »

WOMAN POWER @ ANDHERI BASE – LES GAZELLES

LES GAZELLES by Mona Achache (100′) – Part of “Woman power”, the film series at Andheri Base   Marie realizes that, at her age, celibacy is perceived as a serious defect. Enlightened by new friendships,  she changes her point of view and perceives her celibacy as an opportunity to become stronger, and eventually to be happy.   **TRAILER** Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – UNE PLACE SUR TERRE / A PLACE ON EARTH

UNE PLACE SUR TERRE / A PLACE ON EARTH by Fabienne Godet (100′) Antoine is a joyful, but lonely and disenchanted photographer who has as his only friend the 7 years old son of his neighbour. Antoine had never felt as though he quite fit in, but one day, he hears a piano sonata playing in the house across from him and is mesmerized. He photographs the pianist, Elena at any chance that he gets and soon, an intense relationship ... Read More »

CONFERENCE | Nicolas Bouvier and travel writing (EVENT IN FRENCH)

Pascal Dibie’s tour in India – Nicolas Bouvier and travel writing Friday 27th May at Cercle Littéraire, Kala Ghoda, 5pm. – Free Admittance –   A journey through a region of Asia, The Way of the World is also a journey towards the self. “You think you are making a trip,” says Bouvier, “but soon it is making you – or unmaking you.” The Way of the World was written in French by Swiss born author Nicolas Bouvier (1929 – 1998) and originally published in ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Buren et le Guggenheim

BUREN ET LE GUGGENHEIM by Stan Neumann (55′) In 2005, the Guggenheim museum in New-York launched an exhibition focusing on Daniel Buren, one of the most prominent artists of his time. The preparation for the exhibition represents the framework for the film: We can see the artist taking possession of the spaces in the museum, transforming them with his  installations. Read More »

KASHISH MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL QUEER FESTIVAL 2016

  7th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held May 26-27-28 at Alliance Française de Bombay. The theme for this year is ‘7 Shades Of Love’, underlining the message that at the core of human relationships is the capacity to love each other and offer respect so that each person can live with equality and dignity. KASHISH 2016 promises to bring you the best of worldclass LGBTQ cinema, amazing panel discussions, fabulous performances, invaluable filmmaker interactions and much more. ... Read More »