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Cinema: The Rat Race

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2012/07/31 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root Reel The Rat Race, by Miriam Chandy Menacherry (78’) Ganesh pays homage to Mooshik the sacred rat before setting out with a torch and stick to kill 30 rodents every night. He reports to his boss, Behram Harda, who once dreamt of setting the silver screen ablaze with his boogying skills, but ended up maintaining records of the 2.8 million rats killed by his ... Read More »

Cinema: La famille Wolberg

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/07/30 – 6:30pm La famille Wolberg, by Axelle Ropert (80‘) He can knock out an amazing speech on the American soul to dumbfounded schoolchildren, meddle in his fellow citizens’ lives, or make his 18-year-old daughter swear that never would she leave the family home. This is Simon Wolberg, mayor of a small provincial town, madly in love with his wife, an overwhelming father and provocative son! This man bears his family’s obsession, ... Read More »

The Monsoon Project: Gastronomy Workshop

  City: Mumbai Location: Le15 Patisserie, Lower Parel Date: Wed, 2012/07/25 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm Price: Rs. 750/ In partnership with Le15 Patisserie Truffles workshop Learn how to make perfect hand rolled truffles at the Truffle Workshop at the Le15 Kitchen. The menu includes chocolate, passion fruit and white chocolate cinnamon truffles. The workshop should teach you tips, tricks and techniques to make this delicious dessert at home. It’s easy to make and will surely impress your guests!   Rs. ... Read More »

Cinema: Tambours sur la digue

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/07/23 – 6:30pm   In partnership with Institut Français  Tambours sur la digue, by Ariane Mnouchkine (137’) Ariane Mnouchkine’s film Tambours sur la Digue is a cinematographic transposition of her production. This transition from theatre to film creates an additional story within a story, especially since it is about a dramatic work itself performed using a juxtaposition of theatrical forms and different levels of meaning and perception. The political and philosophical tale ... Read More »

The Monsoon Project: Tasting Workshop

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2012/07/18 – 7:00pm   In partnership with Institut Français and Prithvi Theatre From Theatre to Film @ Prithvi Tambours sur la digue, by Ariane Mnouchkine (137’) Ariane Mnouchkine’s film Tambours sur la Digue is a cinematographic transposition of her production. This transition from theatre to film creates an additional story within a story, especially since it is about a dramatic work itself performed using a juxtaposition of theatrical forms and different levels ... Read More »

Cinema: Tambours sur la digue

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2012/07/18 – 7:00pm   In partnership with Institut Français and Prithvi Theatre From Theatre to Film @ Prithvi Tambours sur la digue, by Ariane Mnouchkine (137’) Ariane Mnouchkine’s film Tambours sur la Digue is a cinematographic transposition of her production. This transition from theatre to film creates an additional story within a story, especially since it is about a dramatic work itself performed using a juxtaposition of theatrical forms and different levels ... Read More »

Documentary: The Fragile Heart of Moé

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/07/16 – 7:00pm In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive The Fragile Heart of Moé, by Bharat M (107′) The film deals with a particular sub-cultural phenomenon within the vast world of Japanese comics (‘manga’). During the early 1970s, manga fans began to create their own amateur manga, many of them using characters from their favorite stories that appeared in mainstream manga magazines. These they published themselves and sold in little conventions of ... Read More »

Art Thursdays

City: Mumbai Location: Sakshi Gallery Tanna House Date: Thu, 2012/07/12 – 6:30pm In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and the French Embassy in India On the occasion of Art Thursdays, the Alliance Française de Bombay will screen Etrangement Courts, a series of French short films, in partnership with Sakshi Gallery, during a group exhibition. Overtime, by Oury Atlan & Thibault Berland & Damien Ferrié Small fabric puppets find their creator lying on his bench, dead. Our sad creatures don’t understand that ... Read More »

Cinema: Cendres et sang

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/07/09 – 6:30pm Cendres et sang, by Fanny Ardant (105’) Exiled of her country since the murder of her husband ten years ago, Judith lives in Marseille with her three children. After having refused during years to see her family again and despite her fears and her secrets, Judith lets herself bend by her children’s desire and accepts the invitation at her cousin’s wedding. She takes her children to spend a summer ... Read More »

The Monsoon Project: Cinema Workshop

City: Mumbai Date: Fri, 2012/07/06 (All day) – Sat, 2012/08/04 (All day) Price: Rs. 4000/ Make a film in French Come and produce a film from scratch about Mumbai’s hidden heritage! Do you know an astonishing place in Mumbai related to an interesting story? A workshop, a temple, a restaurant, a dead-end, a factory, a courtyard, an underground passage, a little-known monument, a rooftop, a boat, a shed, an office, a bus, a beach, a shop or any other memorable place?   ... Read More »