Events

BONJOUR INDIA – 10 YEARS 10 FILMS | Villa Amalia

10 YEARS 10 FILMS Here is an opportunity for Indian audiences to catch up on the best of French cinema of the past decade! 10 Years – 10 Films will showcase one iconic French film of each of the past 10 years in an online festival. Because cinema is still a public affair, three films of the selection will be screened at Theosophy Hall in order to reach a variety of audiences. Indian VOD platform ‘Hotstar’ will showcase the diversity and richness ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – Buyer-Sellers Meet: Creative and Cultural Industries with Business France

Buyer-Sellers Meet: Creative and Cultural Industries with Business France Producing over 1,000 films annually in more than 20 languages, the Indian film industry is already the world’s largest. The country Pay-TV network is the second largest in the world. India is also growing strong at video games and music radio. France has solid expertise in these fields. Seizing the opportunity presented by India’s fast-growing creative and cultural industries, the French Trade & Investment Commission – Business France in India is ... Read More »

DOCUMENTARY @ WHAT ABOUT ART

THE BALLAD OF GENESIS & LADY JAYE by Marie Losier (72′) Defying artistic boundaries, Genesis has redefined his art as a challenge to the limits of biology. In 2000, Genesis began a series of sex reassignment surgeries in order to more closely resemble his love, Lady Jaye. This is a love story and a portrait of two lives that illustrate the transformative powers of both love and art. Free and open to everyone | No registration necessary Screening in partnership ... Read More »

UPDATE – BONJOUR INDIA | LA FINE EQUIPE TOUR!

  La Fine Equipe – LFE Made of three beatmakers (Mathieu Gibert, Ugo De Angelis, Vincent Leibovitz), La Fine Equipe have been in the limelight of the electronic scene since 2008. Warmly supported by the public and professionals alike, they pursued a unique soundscape and launched the (now famous) trilogy La Boulangerie. La Fine Equipe’s first Indian tour will stop by Mumbai at antiSOCIAL (Khar). Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to see them in action! For further ... Read More »

AF @ DR BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM- Poussin, Shitao & Vermeer

Les Quatre Saisons / The four seasons by Poussin (1660-1664) Le Mont Jingting en automne / The mount Jingting in Autumn by Shitao (1671) L’Astronome / The Astronomer by Vermeer (1668) The Chinese painter Shitao’s art was revolutionary at the time, whereas Nicolas Poussin is a French painter who brought a new intellectual rigor to the classical impulse in art. Johannes Vermeer is a Dutch artist who created paintings that are amongst the most beloved and revered images in the history of art. Discover some of their most famous pieces with this ... Read More »

UPDATE – BONJOUR INDIA ROCK TOUR!

Two French rock bands, Colt Silvers and Last Train, will share the stage with the homegrown rock band Spud in the Box. Dive into their universe of indie music mixed with rock and electro rhythms!   LAST TRAIN Formed in 2007, Last Train is a French rock band consisting of vocalist Jean-Noel Scherrer, guitarist Julien Peultier, Drummer Antoine Baschung and bass player Timothee Gerard. Last Train is a trip, a mesmerizing rock track, a journey through a tormented yet mastered universe. Their reputation cant be bought ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Un drôle de paroissien / Heaven Sent

Un drôle de paroissien / Heaven Sent by Jean-Pierre Mocky (82′) When your family principle is that you should not work because you belong to the aristocracy, what do you do after selling your last chair for money? Georges must find a way to support his family even if it means stealing from churches. French with English subtitles ♦Trailer in French♦   In partnership with Institut Français      Read More »

UPDATE – BONJOUR INDIA | FOCUS FRANCE AT ST+ART FESTIVAL

  Eight French street-artists will give a French flavour to this edition of the renowned St+Art festival. Along with Indian artists, they will co-create innovative and interactive art. Working with minority communities, they will use art to rejuvenate popular districts, giving shape and colour to a new and sustainable environment.   From Nov 24 to Nov 26, join us for a host of events being organised in Mumbai as part of Bonjour India in collaboration with St+art Festival. Please feel free to register for ... Read More »

ARTIE’S FESTIVAL INDIA

In partnership with Artie’s and Alliance Française de Bombay, NCPA present Artie’s Festival India. Artie’s Festival brings high-quality Western Classical Music performances to Mumbai played by the finest young musicians who are handpicked for the festival. Tue. 21st, 7pm, Experimental Theatre – NCPA PROGRAM Beethoven- Kakadu variations op121a for piano, violin and cello Beethoven- piano and wind quintet op16 Schubert- Octet   Wed. 22nd, 7pm, Tata Theatre – NCPA PROGRAM Brahms- Haydn variations (arrgt David Walter) Bruckner- 7th symphony (arrgt Joël Lasry) Fees ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA- Toril

Toril by Laurent Teyssier (84′)   In a blighted farming community of southern France, 20-something Philippe has already taken to growing weed in order to scrape a living. But when his father, Jean-Jacques, tries to kill himself instead of giving up the family ranch to debt collectors, Philippe decides to step in and lend a helping hand. French with English subtitles ♦Trailer♦   In partnership with Institut Français          Read More »