Events

POSTPONED – AF @ DR BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM- Painters from the Renaissance part 2

These screenings are postponed to the 7th of September Grünewald – Retable d’Issenheim / Altarpiece of Issenheim (1512-1513) (30′) Raphaël- Portrait de Baldassare Castiglione / Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione (around 1514/1515) (30′) Véronèse – Le repas chez Levi / The meal at Levi’s (1573) (30′)   Following the first part of painters from the Renaissance, discover some amazing documentaries by Jaubert!       In partnership with Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum & Institut français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – NOCTURAMA

NOCTURAMA by Bertrand Bonello (130′) A disturbingly relevant snapshot of contemporary tensions, Bertrand Bonello’s “Nocturama” observes in minute detail how a small group plans and executes a series of terror attacks in Paris before retreating to a luxurious department store. These are not your garden-variety extremists, but a mix of people of different ages and origins, which makes this sure-to-be controversial treatment all the more provocative. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Comme un lion / Little Lion

Comme un lion / Little Lion by Samuel Collardey (102′) Mitri is fifteen and lives in a Senegalese village. Like all boys his age, he plays football and dreams of Barça and of Chelsea. When a recruiting agent picks him up out, Mitri believes his chance has come. His family chips in and puts itself into debt to help him. Once in Paris, everything collapses: Mitri finds himself abandoned, without a dime in his pocket. An odyssey which will require all his resourcefulness hence begins. ♦Trailer♦   ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Eden

EDEN by Mia Hansen-Løve (131′) Eden is an affecting trip into the electronic dance movement in Paris. Based on the experiences of Hansen-Løve’s brother Sven, the film follows Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of earlynineties Paris. He forms a DJ collective named Cheers, and together he and his friends plunge into the ephemeral nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT – POETRY WORKSHOP

MONSOON PROJECT – POETRY WORKSHOP A three hours poetry workshop where you will flex your poetic muscles to uncover new facets of your own poetry and explore the work of French poet, Jacques Prevert. In the course of the session, you will also try your hand at infusing the beauty of the ultimate romance language of French into your verses. Rs.200 for students & members of AFB | Rs.400 general public Registration here: https://goo.gl/forms/7UJRbWMR4WK4y4d02 In partnership with The Poetry Club Read More »

FROM LITERATURE TO FILM @ PRITHVI- La prochaine fois je viserai le coeur/ Next Time I’ll Aim for the Heart

Next Time I’ll Aim for the Heart / La prochaine fois je viserai le coeur by Cédric Anger (111′) In this crime drama based on the real-life hunt for a serial killer in late ’70s France, a mentally disturbed cop goes on a murderous spree targeting women. As the rest of the police department slowly realize that the killer is among them and close in, he begins an affair with a cleaning woman. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Prithvi Theatre & Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA- La fille du patron / The Boss’s Daughter

La fille du patron / The Boss’s Daughter by Olivier Loustau (98′) Vital is a 40-years old workshop foreman in a textile factory. He falls in love with the daughter of his boss when she chooses him for an ergonomic study, but their relationship attracts the rage and disapproval of everyone. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Institut français Read More »

MONSOON PROJECT- FRENCH GAMES EVENING

MONSOON PROJECT- FRENCH GAMES EVENING Join us for our first ever French games evening: discover French card games, board games and video games suitable for all levels and have fun with your friends. Let the games begin! Free event | No registration required Read More »

ANTISOCIAL EVENINGS WITH AFB – Geronimo

Geronimo by Tony Gatlif (107′) In the sultry August heat in the South of France, Geronimo, a young social educator, tries to ease tensions between the youngsters of the St Pierre neighbourhood. The mood changes when Nil Terzi, a teenage girl of Turkish origin, flees an arranged marriage, running to the arms of her gypsy lover, Lucky Molina. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with AntiSocial & Institut Français Read More »