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Cinema : From Literature to Film @ Prithvi

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/08/21 – 7:00pm Category: Film screening   In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français From literature to film @ Prithvi Le Voyage du directeur des ressources humaines, by Eran Riklis (104’) Based on the story by A.B. Yehosua A tragi-comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel’s largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article. Read More »

Special event : Spirit of Boz

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/08/20 – 3:00pm                   Spirit of Boz, The forest of souls Debate: What is equality? Spirit of Boz was founded in 2006 by Julien Friedler whose goal is to promote contemporary art and the collective creation around the Boz. The association has a humanistic and an artistic purpose. It is financed through the sale of the artworks of Julien Friedler and donations. THE FOREST OF SOULS – AROUND ... Read More »

Workshop: Chocolate desserts

City: Mumbai Location: Le15 Central Kitchen Date: Mon, 2013/08/19 -2:00pm – 4:00pm Price: Rs. 750/- per person Category: Workshop In partnership with Le15 A menu perfect for this season – moelleux au chocolat, chocolate financiers and the best spiced hot chocolate. Max. 10 pax. Rs. 750/- per person Hurry up and register as only a limited number of participants will be enrolled for these workshops. Registration on a first come first served basis at the Alliance Française de Bombay. Registration: ... Read More »

Cinema : Petit tailleur

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/08/19 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening   Petit tailleur, by Louis Garrel (44’) Arthur is twenty five years old, he is an apprentice tailor in Albert’s workshop. Albert is eighty and loves Arthur as his son, who returns these feelings. Albert will soon retire. He chooses Arthur as his successor. But one evening, Arthur is taken to the theatre by his friend Sylvain. He falls deeply in love with Marie-Julie, the main actress of the play. To ... Read More »

Cinema : Pauline et François

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/08/12 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening                   Pauline et François, by Renaud Fély (95’) Pauline is a bank clerk who is transferred to a small village and moves to a place inside François’ farm, who works with his father covering roofs with shingles and repairing them. Families have habits that are difficult to dislodge. François’s family is no different. None of them could have imagined that there would one day ... Read More »

Art Thursday

City: Mumbai Location: Sakshi Gallery Date: Thu, 2013/08/08 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening   In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and Institut Français On the occasion of Art Thursday, the Alliance Française de Bombay will present the following animated film: The killer of Montmartre, by Sajtinac Borislav (52′) François, a failed painter dedicated his time between a ferocious hatred for his tyrannical mother, a search for inspiration and a pointless job. His only companion is a large knife. While out walking, he has a strange encounter with ... Read More »

Workshop: Wine Tasting

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2013/08/07 -5:00pm – 7:00pm Price: Rs. 750/- per person Category: Workshop       In partnership with Fratelli Wines The workshop will give you a chance to understand the journey from wine making to the most fun step, wine tasting of Fratelli Wines, which makes wines from some of the grape varieties commonly used in France. Max. 15 pax. Rs. 750/- per person Participants must be over 21 years old     Hurry up and register as only a limited number of ... Read More »

Cinema : J’aime regarder les filles

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/08/05 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening   J’aime regarder les filles, by Frédéric Louf (92’) On the eve of the French presidential election in 1981, Primo and Gabrielle, two 18-year-olds, meet.   She is a fully paid up member of the Parisian bourgeoisie.  He is the son of a modest shopkeeper from the provinces.  Dazzled by the charm of Gabrielle and her female entourage, Primo pretends to be something he is not.  What he lacks in ready cash ... Read More »

Workshop: Tartines

City: Mumbai Location: Le Pain Quotidien Date: Tue, 2013/07/30 -11:30am – 12:30pm Price: Rs. 750/- per person Category: Workshop   In partnership with Le Pain Quotidien Le Pain Quotidien, the international chain of Belgian bakery-cafe, invites you to a Tartine making workshop at their flagship store at Dhanraj Mahal, Colaba. The word “Tartine” comes from the French word “tartiner”, meaning to spread. It is an open faced sandwich and one of the signature dishes of Le Pain Quotidien internationally. Max. 15 pax   Hurry up and register as ... Read More »

Documentary : Ai Weiwei : Never Sorry

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/07/30 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening                       In partnership with The Root Reel Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, by Alison Klayman, (91′) Ai Weiwei is China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media. In response, Chinese authorities have shut down his blog, beat ... Read More »