Events

Cinema @ Prithvi : Jean de la lune

Jean de la lune, by Stephan Schesch (95’) A bored Man in the Moon hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet and starts to explore the fantastical creatures and sights of a new planet. But all is not well – the Moon Man’s absence from his post means that all the world’s children are unable to sleep. Before the President can capture him, they must join forces to return him to his rightful place in ... Read More »

Karaoké de l’AF : Faites de la musique

Workshop Karaoke, 2.00-4.30 pm : Let’s celebrate the World Music day together by singing famous French songs. We will offer a wide range of French tracks on DVD for you to choose and sing along with. So come on and let’s make music! Open house for all music lovers, 5.30-8.30pm Students, and members of the AFB, are you in a band, do you sing or play an instrument? Come share your talents and a musical moment live on stage! In order ... Read More »

Cinema : Coûte que coûte

Coûte que coûte,  by Claire Simon (95’) Claire Simon filmed for six months the constant struggle of a small business to stay afloat. This movie highlights what we are able to do to survive and live in this world. In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

Art thursday : Cinema

Oh Willy,  Emma de Swaef and Marc James Roels (17’) Forced to return to his naturist roots, Willy bungles his way into noble savagery Edmond était un âne, by Franck Dion (15’) Edmond is not like everybody else. A small, quiet man, Edmond has a wife who loves him and a job that he does extraordinarily well. He is, however, very aware that he is different. When his co-workers tease him by crowning him with a pair of donkey ears, ... Read More »

Documentary : In God’s land

In God’s land,  by Pankaj Rishi Kumar (70’)  After taming a former wasteland through hard work and sweat and creating  a community, the settlers start living there. The mythical birth of their village God Sudalai Swami unfolds the village’s unique journey to fight the oppression of the ‘big’ Vanamamalai Temple. Now that the clergy owns the land, the settlers are reduced to being tenant farmers and must make way for redevelopment after the land is sold off for a Special ... Read More »

Cinema : Entre nos mains

Entre nos mains, by Mariana Otero (90’) When confronted with their lingerie factory (Starissima) going bankrupt, the employees attempt to take it over by forming a cooperative. Soon questions about fundamental economic and social issues pop up amidst the bras and panties. Through this adventure together they discover a new freedom. In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

Cinema : La Pirogue

La pirogue, by Moussa Touré (87’) A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

Documentary : Menstrual Man

Menstrual Man by Amit Virmani (63’) There are men who squirm at the mention of a woman’s period. And then there’s Muruganantham, a school dropout who realised that the majority of women in India couldn’t afford sanitary pads and decided to do something about it. With limited resources at his disposal, he adopted extreme methods to conduct his research. It wasn’t long before his community shunned him. Even his wife decided that he was a pervert and left him. But ... Read More »

Cinema : Le jour des corneilles

Le Jour des Corneilles,  by Jean-Christophe Dessaint (96’) The young Courge lives in the heart of the forest, raised by his father, a tyrannical giant who reigns triumphant over his domain and prevents his son from exploring beyond its boundaries. Isolated from civilization, the boy grows up wild, with for only companions the placid ghosts who haunt the forest. That is, until the day he ventures into the nearest village, and meets young Manon. . In partnership with Prithvi Theatre ... Read More »

Special event : Kashish festival

DARE TO DREAM KASHISH Mumbai Intentional Queer Film Festival started its journey in 2010 as the first ever LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) film festival in India to be held in a mainstream theater and to receive clearance from the Information & Broadcasting Ministry. Over the past 4 very successful editions of the festival, it has emerged to be South Asia’s biggest queer film festival, an important event in Mumbai’s cultural calendar and also recently voted as one of World’d Top ... Read More »