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Art Thursday

City: Mumbai Location: Sakshi Gallery Date: Thu, 2013/07/11 – 5:30pm 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: Chronopolis, by Kamler Piotr (52′) In a gargantuan city lurking in the sky, which may only be found in time, monolithic figures try to break free from their continuous state of immortality by crafting, and destroying, time itself. Two keys to their demise are ... Read More »

Workshop: Theatre

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Sat, 2013/07/06 -10:00am – 1:00pm       Christie Bourcq, a French actress with a diploma from the School of stage arts in Paris, will introduce you to theatre techniques. The workshop will be in French emphasizing body language, the image of the actor, improvisation and stage attention. Max. 12 pax. Free of charge.   Hurry up and register as only a limited number of participants will be enrolled for these workshops. Registration on a first come first served ... Read More »

Special event : Fifty years of Franco-German Friendship

City: Mumbai Location: MMB Gallery & AFB auditorium  Date: Tue, 2013/07/02 (All day) – Tue, 2013/07/09 (All day)     In partnership with Consulat General of France and Consulat General of Germany, Max Mueller Bhavan and Alliance Française de Bombay To celebrate fifty years of the Élysée Treaty, you are cordially invited to a week of Franco-German events Exhibition: Germany and France – half a century of friendship and cooperation From 2nd to 9th, MMB Gallery On January 22, 1963, Konrad Adenauer and Charles de ... Read More »

Cinema : 8 fois debout

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/07/01 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening       8 fois debout, by Xabi Molia (103’) Elsa barely gets by on casual jobs and hopes to find stable employment so that she can regain custody of her son, Mathieu. Her neighbour, a depressive former football player, on the same floor also goes from one interview to the next, consummately failing to score a job each time. They both seem to have seemingly perfected the art of failure and cannot land a ... Read More »

Photography contest: Hidden Treasures of Mumbai

City: Mumbai Date: Sun, 2012/07/01 (All day) – Fri, 2012/08/17 (All day) From July 1st till August 17th Photography contest: “Hidden Treasures of Mumbai” For the second edition of the Monsoon Project, the Alliance Française de Bombay launches a photography contest to celebrate the cultural, architectural, historical and artistic heritage of Mumbai. The theme of the contest is “Hidden Treasures of Mumbai” which is inspired from the official theme “Hidden Heritage” chosen this year by the French Ministry of Culture ... Read More »

Documentary : So Heddan So Hoddan

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/06/25 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root Reel So Heddan So Hoddan, by Anjali Monteiro and KP Jayasankar (52’) Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, a medieval Sufi poet, is an iconic figure in the cultural history of Sindh. Umar Haji Suleiman of Abdasa, in Kachchh, Gujarat, is a self taught Sufi scholar; who lives his life through the poetry of Bhitai. Umar’s cousin, Mustafa Jatt sings the Bheths of Bhitai. He is accompanied on the ... Read More »

Fête de la musique

City: Mumbai Location: blueFROG & NCPA, Experimental Theatre Date: Tue, 2013/06/25 – 7:00pm – Thu, 2013/06/27 – 10:00pm Category: Concert   FETE DE LA MUSIQUE To celebrate the world music day, Alliance Française de Bombay presents three exceptional events for all music lovers! Ciné-concert : The General, by Buster Keaton (97’) DJ Sound creation by RadioMentale Tues. 27th, 10 pm, blueFROG In partnership wiht Institut Français DGAF, blueFROG & Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach The film is an imaginative masterpiece of dead-pan “Stone-Face” Buster Keaton comedy, generally regarded as one of ... Read More »

Cinema : From Literature to Film @ Prithvi

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/06/19 – 7:00pm     In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français From Literature to Film @ Prithvi Mademoiselle Chambon, by Stéphane Brizé (101’) Based on the story by  Éric Holder Jean, his loving wife and son live a simple, happy life. At his son’s homeroom teacher Madamoiselle Chambon’s request, he volunteers as substitute teacher and starts to fall for her delicate and elegant charm. His ordinary life between family and work starts to falter. Read More »

CINEMA : Cycle Renoir

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/06/17 (All day) Cycle Renoir A cycle of 35 mm screenings for all cinema lovers! Dedicated to the legendary French film director Jean Renoir, it will feature diversify and humanist movies which have deeply influenced the history of cinema. La Bête Humaine, by Jean Renoir (100′) Lantier is a train engineer who falls madly in love with his superior’s wife, Severine. When working one day, he witnesses them both murder their former employer. He decides ... Read More »

Documentary : Red Ant Dream

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/06/14 – 7:00pm       In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive Red Ant Dream, by Sanjay Kak (120’) Are revolutions possible any more, or have revolutionary dreams been turned into possible nightmares? Armed insurrection brews in Bastar, the very heart of India. Adivasis come forth with their axes and their songs in the beleaguered Niyamgiri hills of Odisha. And in Punjab, hope continues to coagulate around the iconic figure of Bhagat Singh, revolutionary patriot ... Read More »