Events

DANCE AND PROJECTION | WATERFLOOR – DANSE ET ESPACES PUBLICS

WATERFLOOR – DANSE ET ESPACES PUBLICS By Ali Salmi Waterfloor is a unique contemporary dance experiment which explores the relationship between the body and public spaces whilst highlighting the water crisis. Free and open to everyone | RSVP on www.sappmumbai.com | Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership with Cie Osmosis and St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy and Performing Arts Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Jalouse

Jalouse by Hubert Charuel (97′) An elegant literature teacher becomes bitterly jealous of her daughter’s youth and beauty. As her newfound jealousy spirals out of control, her friends, neighbors, and colleagues become the target of her outbursts. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

EVENT POSTPONED – HERITAGE WALKS | ON THE TRAIL OF IRANI CAFES

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS WALK IS BEING POSTPONED WE WILL CONTACT THE REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WITH THE UPDATED DETAILS SHORTLY Echoing European Heritage Days, Alliance Française de Bombay will propose several free guided tours in different parts of Mumbai in September as part of our annual Heritage Walks initiative. 9:30 am sharp on 17th Sept (Mon) Meeting Point – Sassanian Boulangerie Join us on this walk down memory lane as we take you on a tour of the best streetcorner ... Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – HERITAGE WALKS | ART DECO AT THE OVAL

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT ARE FULL Echoing European Heritage Days, Alliance Française de Bombay will propose several free guided tours in different parts of Mumbai in September as part of our annual Heritage Walks initiative. 9:30 am sharp on 16th Sept (Sun) Meeting Point – Moonlight Building (Near Oval Maidan) Art Deco Mumbai is actively involved in creating awareness & documenting Mumbai’s rich Art Deco heritage. Join us to learn more about the city’s first set of Art Deco building built in ... Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – HERITAGE WALKS | REVISITING KHOTACHIWADI

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT ARE FULL Echoing European Heritage Days, Alliance Française de Bombay will propose several free guided tours in different parts of Mumbai in September as part of our annual Heritage Walks initiative. 10 am sharp on 15th Sept (Sat) Meeting Point – Girgaon Portuguese Church Khotachiwadi was founded in the late 18th century by a Pathare Prabhu called ‘Khot’ who sold plots of land to local East Indian families. This quaint enclave with Portuguese-style houses was a saviour ... Read More »

LIVING LEGENDS OF INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART – Akbar Padamsee, Works & Words

Akbar Padamsee, Works & Words by Laurent Brégeat (50′) An emblematic figure of the post-Independence generation, the painter Akbar Padamsee constantly reflected on the relationship between form, colour, and space. He analyzed and confronted Western and Asian aesthetic theories while relentlessly exploring new forms of expression to create works of great intensity. This portrait is one of four films produced by Lalit Kala Akademi and directed by Laurent Brégeat and will be screened courtesy of Piramal Museum of Art. Free and open to everyone | No ... Read More »

PLAY READING | THE MAIDS

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 first reading, we will focus on Jean Genet’s play Les Bonnes or The Maids which is loosely based on the infamous sisters Christine and Léa Papin who brutally murdered their employer in Le Mans, France. Free and open to everyone | No ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Petit Paysan

Petit Paysan by Hubert Charuel (90′) The 30-year old Pierre’s life revolves around the cows he raises to produce milk. When he realises that one of his cows is infected by a contagious disease which poses a threat to entire herd, he must race against the clock and try everything in his power to save them. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Klein, Warhol, & Bacon

Anthropométrie de l’époque bleue by Klein (1960)  Ten Lizes by Warhol (1963) Trois personnages dans une pièce by Bacon (1964) Anthropométrie de l’époque bleue is a monumental work of the artist which was made as part of a performance at Galerie internationale d’Art contemporain in 1960. Ten Lizes belongs to Warhol’s early period as an artist wherein he represents an icon of the entertainment industry, Elizabeth Taylor. Trois personnages dans une pièce is one of the first works to represent Bacon’s lover George Dyer, ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – L’assassin habite au 21

L’assassin habite au 21 by Henri-Georges Clouzot (84′) A serial killer by the name of Monsieur Durand stalks the streets of Paris. When Inspector Wens learns that the killer stays at a Paris boarding house, he gets a room there to keep watch. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »