Special Event: Art Thursdays
Location: Sakshi Gallery Tanna House
Date: Thu, 2012/02/09 - 7:30pm
In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and the French Embassy in India
On the occasion of Art Thursdays, the Alliance Française de Bombay is pleased to launch, in partnership with Sakshi Gallery, a cycle of animations “Résolument animés” that will take place monthly from January to May, every second Thursday.
The second part of the cycle will be presented during the exhibition Post cards from the forest, by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi (digital photographs and sound performance).
Cycle d’animation « Résolument animés. Du court au long »
Le voleur de paratonnerres, by Pascal Grimault (1944, 9’35)
Nigol steals the platinum ends of lightening rods and sometimes even the rods themselves. The police are on his trails…”
Coeur de secours, by Piotr Kamler (1973, 9’14)
This fantastic, poetic, enigmatic and bracing fable tells you that it is always the walker that hold the tightrope wires and that is no use running with a single heart two are enough to stop time.
Les escargots, by René Laloux and Roland Topor (1965, 10’48)
A peasant cries over his puny lettuce… and suddenly they start to grow out of all proportion. Snails devour them and having their appetites wetted destroy everything in front of them before fighting to death amongst themselves. Surviving this, the peasant next cries over his puny carrots. Soon these start to grow, however on the horizon you can see a rabbit pointing his ears.
Potr’ et la fille des eaux , by Jean-François Laguionie (1974, 12’01)
Popular tale for Italian TV. Through love and awkwardness, a fisherman and a mermaid try to bury their differences…
Les trois inventeurs, by Michel Ocelot (1980, 12’51)
Three inventors invent some nice machines, but when they show them to people they don’t want them, and take the inventors for wizards.
Le petit cirque de toutes les couleurs, by Jacques-Rémy Girerd (1986, 7’05)
A set of six poetic tales for children about circus. A magical trip through the imagination. A young boy misses the last subway train and gets stuck in the station. On the platform, a poster opens…
TSF ça va ça va, by Sylvain Chomet and Philippe Leclerc (1990, 2’38)
The adventures of a vocal quatuor on holidays. Musical clip of TSF jazz group.