Events

FRENCH CINEMA | La Douleur

La Douleur by Emmanuel Finkiel (126′) Desperate for news of her husband, who has been arrested by the Germans, a writer and resistant enters into a high-risk psychological game of cat and mouse with a Nazi collaborator. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – 80 YEARS – HERITAGE WALKS | ART DECO AT THE OVAL

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT ARE ALREADY FULL! To celebrate its 80th anniversary, Alliance Française de Bombay is proposing a free, guided tour of the Art Deco precinct in partnership with Art Deco Mumbai Trust. 8:20 am sharp on 18th Nov (Sun) Meeting Point – Moonlight Building (Near Oval Maidan) Art Deco Mumbai is dedicated to creating awareness and appreciation along with documenting Mumbai’s rich Art Deco heritage. Join us to learn more about the city’s first set of Art Deco buildings built in 1930s and develop an ... Read More »

80 YEARS – MY FRANCOPHONIE | Art Deco

Join us for the fourth session of My francophonie – a series of workshops that will give you a taste of different aspects of francophone cultures! For this session, conducted in partnership with Art Deco Mumbai Trust, we will focus on the history and development of the Art Deco style around the world since 1925. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed In partnership with Art Deco Mumbai Trust Read More »

BELGIAN CINEMA

Join us for the screening of two Belgian films : Welkom by Pablo MUNOZ GOMEZ (17’) Jorge loves his father. His father loves a hen. Jorge does not like the hen and wants to put her in a henhouse. Before building this henhouse, Jorge must obtain a building permit. But it’s difficult to get a permit when your garden is in Flanders and you do not speak any Flemish. Subtitled in English | Free and open to everyone | No registration needed  La Saison du ... Read More »

PLAY READING | TILL DEATH

It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the third set of readings, we will focus on Rémi de Vos’ play Till Death which is a rambling farce. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in English In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Luna

Luna by Elsa Diringer (93′) Luna lives in the South of France, near Montpellier, and is full of life. She is willing to do anything to keep Ruben’s love. During the course of a drunken evening , some of her friends assault a young stranger. A few weeks later, he reappears in Luna’s life. Difficult choices are on the horizon! For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Vent du Nord

Vent du Nord by Walid Mattar (89′) Set simultaneously in France and Tunisia, the film follows two sets of working-class characters in different countries who are tied together by the same struggles and professions. It tells the story of what happens when a factory closes in one country and then opens in the other, focusing on two families affected by economic and social transformations that are out of their control. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

EXPERTS MEET | ECONOMIC MODELS FOR ARTS AND CULTURE : INDIA-FRANCE CROSSED PERSPECTIVES

Within the framework of The Other Thought, we bring you a roundtable discussion with experts from India and France discussing the economic aspects which influence the Art sector in the two countries. The panelists include : – Patricia Michel [Administrator – Théâtre national de la Colline (Paris)] – Rashmi Dhanwani [Founder – Art X Company (Mumbai)] – Christine Ithurbide [Postdoctoral Research Scholar of Urban Studies, Art Industry, and Economy in India – LabEx ICCA (Université Paris 13) and Centre for ... Read More »

PLAY | L’AMANT

We have the pleasure of witnessing Maud Andrieux perform Marguerite Duras’ play L’Amant in person. Maud’s adaptation gives expression to the project of a lifetime and the determination to fight against the injustice of the colonies. Inspired by the Indochinese set-up, it is truly an erotic and a sensual discovery filled with her lifelong experiences. The audience emerges into the colonies of France to travel to the very heart of the autobiography of Duras. Free and open to everyone | ... Read More »

PLAY READING | ROBERTO ZUCCO

It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the second reading, we will focus on Bernard Marie Koltès’s play Roberto Zucco which is loosely based on the life of the psychopathic killer Roberto Succo. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading via this link | Event in English In partnership with ... Read More »