Events

WORKSHOP : Neo-circus with 3x Rien

Circus Workshop with La Compagnie 3x Rien An exciting 2-hour workshop conducted by the artists of La Compagnie 3x Rien where participants will learn the basics of Circus Art such as acrobatics lifts and balance. Free Participation | First come first served basis Registration required : communication.mumbai@afindia.org In partnership with The Danceworx Company Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA : L’autre monde

L’autre monde  by Gilles Marchand (100′) An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into “Black Hole” – a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly repercussions in the real world.   In partnership with Institut Français   Read More »

CONCERT : Cinemix by Dj Oof

Clubbing party at BlueFrog with DJ OOF Oof is a «DJ-director », who has directed about 60 music videos consisting of found footage clips in which he synchs music, images & sounds. The French pioneer of DVJ shows, he has given around 400 audiovisual performances abroad in the best museums around the world. The Cinemix project is a collection of reinterpretations of some of the greatest original soundtracks from the 60′s and 70′s, a crossroad between the past and the ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA : Scratch Music

Scratch Music by Denis Ramos, Jérôme Decol (52′) Scratch Music is an aesthetic and engaging documentary about an underground form of artistic expression: turntablism, or the art of manipulating sounds to create music using turntables. The film catches the creative energy of these performers, during their individual or collective shows. We discover their different visual and sound universes; where technicality and creativity have no limits. Scratch Music is a tribute to all these singular artists. In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

THE ROOT REEL @ AF : Floating Lamp of the Shadow Valley | 23 Winters

Floating Lamp of The Shadow Valley by Rajesh Jala (63′) In the early 90’s a militant in Kashmir abducted a 12 year old girl, two winters later a boy was born. Today 9 years old his young shoulders are carrying a huge responsibility: his mother and four siblings. Facing challenges that have adults on their knees, he rows as a boat boy on the Dal lake in Kashmir. The threat of an ongoing strife… a threat of stomach… bone chilling ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA : Villa Amalia

Villa Amalia  by Benoît Jacquot (97’) Ann is a musician and composer who sees her long-time partner Thomas in the arms of another woman. Suddenly everything that seemed fixed and certain in her life disappears. She leaves Paris and eventually makes her way to Ischia, off the coast of Naples, to an old house known as the Villa Amalia where she is quite literally rescued by Giulia. In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français   Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA : Augustine

Augustine  by Alice Winocour (107’) A look at the relationship between pioneering 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his star teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure. In partnership with Institut Français     Read More »

TASTE WEEK : Flair bartending

Demonstration Flair Bartending Drop by for a drink at Novotel and enjoy the nifty Flair Bartending tricks of Florent Parfait, one of the most well-known bartenders in France. Florent Parfait won the first place at the French flair bartending ligue in February 2012. He has also been qualified for the Roadhouse world flair in 2009, 2010 and 2011. In partnership with Novotel Mumbai Juhu beach and BlueFrog   Read More »

VIKALP @ AF : Being Bhaijaan

Being Bhaijaan by Shabani Hassanwalia and Samreen Farooqui (77′) This is a story of a Salman Khan Look Alike, or as the posters of his dance shows say, Junior Salman of Nagpur. He is ‘hamara Salman’ on the very intense Jai Salman Whatsapp group. Together, with other Salman fans, they’ve launched a combined search for a larger identity, to replace the very ordinary one life handed out to them. Being Bhaijaan explores Indian masculinity, that is disassociated with a changing ... Read More »

TASTE WEEK : Flair bartending

Demonstration Flair Bartending Drop by for a drink at BlueFrog and enjoy the nifty Flair Bartending tricks of Florent Parfait, one of the most well-known bartenders in France. Florent Parfait won the first place at the French flair bartending ligue in February 2012. He has also been qualified for the Roadhouse world flair in 2009, 2010 and 2011. In partnership with Novotel Mumbai Juhu beach and BlueFrog Read More »