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Concert: Amarillis Ensemble

City: Mumbai Location: NCPA, Experimental Theatre Date: Tue, 2013/03/26 – 7:00pm   In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR, NCPA and Trident Amarillis Ensemble Here’s an invitation to a voyage to the court of Versailles. The mythical stories of the Queen Didon and Orpheus are retold by the musical ensemble Amarillis, currently one of the most original baroque orchestras in Europe. The study of emotion is at the heart of baroque art and this piece enables one rediscover ... Read More »

Documentary : Whore’s Glory

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/03/22 – 6:30pm                                   In partnership with The Root Reel and IDF Whores’ Glory, by Michael Glawogger (110’) Whores’ Glory is a cinematic triptych on prostitution: three locations, three languages, three religions. Paradise, the world and the hereafter merge in prostitution to create an image of the relationship between men and women. In Thailand, women wait for men behind ... Read More »

Art Food : The Floating Buffet

City: Mumbai Location: Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Date: Wed, 2013/03/20 (All day) In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR and Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Floating Buffet, by La cellule (Becquemin&Sagot) The Floating Buffet, developed by visual artists Emmanuelle Becquemin and Stephanie Sagot, reactivates a buffet-related imagination as a space of discovery and sensory experience by suspending choice titbits from a dense ensemble of balloons that float above the guests. It is in an atmosphere of conviviality and sharing ... Read More »

Francophonie : Writing Contest

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2013/03/20 – 11:00am     In partnership with Institut Français A writing contest on human rights : ”Les droits de l’Homme au XXIe siècle : de nouveaux défis ? ” Registration at Alliance Française de Bombay Open to students from 18 to 25 with B1 certificate   For more information, please visit Read More »

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/03/20 – 7:00pm               In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français Equestrian Theatre @ Prithvi Battuta, by Bartabas (90’) The show draws breath from the Gypsies, from this relation with life and the ephemeral, linked to the feeling of freedom that prompts and guides it, while the horses are carried away by two groups of Romanian musicians. Read More »

Cinema : An Evening with Short Films

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu Date: Mon, 2013/03/18 – 5:30pm In partnership with Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, Prithvi Theatre, Unifrance and Lakozy An Evening with Short Films Fueled by artistic expression and limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling. The evening with short films, a program created with the support of Unifrance, will give a home to new (and old) projects for audiences to discover and celebrate. Read More »

Francophonie : Video Contest Mumbai, je t’aime

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Sat, 2013/03/16 – 11:00am                 In partnership with the Cinema Club of IIT Bombay, Institut Français,Consulat Général du Canada and Bureau du Québec Mumbai je t’aime Screening of the films selected from the video contest celebrating the city of Mumbai and Mumbaikars; depicted by one of the ten preselected French words of Francophonie 2013 (organised by Alliance Française de Bombay and the Cinema Club of IIT Bombay, Silverscreen). Read More »

Two Documentaries

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/03/15 -7:00pm – 8:30pm   In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive Two documentaries celebrating Women’s day Kamlabai, by Reena Mohan (47’) Kamlabai Gokhale was one of the first actors of India, and the first lady of Indian film. When this documentary was shot, she was ninety-two years old. In gentle, playful, irreverent conversations with the filmmaker, Kamlabai discusses her present and past. Far from a nostalgic celebration, the film weaves an impression of history and change – ... Read More »

Art Thursdays

City: Mumbai Location: Sakshi Gallery Date: Thu, 2013/03/14 – 5:30pm In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and the Embassy of France in India Annecy : 50 years of Animation On the occasion of Art Thursdays, the Alliance Française de Bombay will present the last part of “Annecy: 50 years of animation”. We invite you to discover a selection of 7 films that have received awards in this festival from 2005 to 2009. The mysterious geographic explorations of Jasper Morello, by A. Lucas Tragic story ... Read More »

Concert : Imany

City: Mumbai Location: blueFROG, Lower Parel Date: Thu, 2013/03/14 -9:30pm – 11:30pm   In partnership with the Embassy of France in India, Institut Français, ICCR, blueFROG and Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Imany In Swahili, Imany means “hope”. Author and composer of her own songs, carried by a breathtaking voice inspired by the likes of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Tracy Chapman, Imany’s radiant music has been described as “a soulful blend of acoustic folk and blues”, always oscillating between melancholy and hope.   Read More »