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Cinema: La baie des anges

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2012/07/03 – 6:30pm La baie des anges, by Jacques Demy (90’) Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie. Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette. Read More »

The Monsoon Project: Gastronomy Workshop

City: Mumbai Location: Le15 Patisserie, Lower Parel Date: Wed, 2012/07/01 – 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. 750/- ... Read More »

Ciné-club: Demain dès l’aube

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2012/06/27 – 6:30pm Demain dès l’Aube, by Denis Dercourt (96’) The film concerns relationship between two brothers, the younger of whom is so enthralled by historical battles that he has lost touch with reality. At his mother’s request, Mathieu, the older brother, tries to free his kid brother Paul from his addiction…  Read More »

Ciné-club: Le rideau de sucre

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2012/06/27 – 6:30pm Le rideau de sucre, by Camille Guzman Urzua (80’) Memories of a happy childhood in Cuba and the reality of the present : what has become of the Cuban Revolution generation who saw their revolutionary ideals disintegrate and what has become of those who stayed ? An exile takes a leisurely and candid trip down memory lane. Camila Guzman Urzua grew up in Cuba in the 1970s and 1980s. Fifteen years ... Read More »

Documentary: Thanvir Ka Safarnama

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2012/06/26 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root   Thanvir Ka Safarnama,  by Ranjan Kamath (70’) Tanvir Ka Safarnama is the enthralling theatrical journey that happens when a pipe-smoking urban sophisticate like Habib Tanvir travels vie Europe to returns to his homeland – in Chhattisgarh – to create an essentially Indian theatre. Working with unschooled, uneducated villagers, living together as a family over 50 years, Tanvir has ploughed a lonely furrow to ... Read More »

Fête du Cinéma: French film festival

City: Mumbai Location: Liberty Cinema, Churchgate and PVR Juhu Date: Fri, 2012/06/22 – 6:30am – Sun, 2012/06/24 – 11:00am   In partnership with French Embassy in India, Institut Français, Liberty Cinema, PVR Juhu On the occasion of the 27th edition of la fête du cinema, the Alliance Française is pleased to present, in partnership with the French Embassy in India, Institut Français & Liberty cinema, a cycle of films. Frid.22nd, Cinema Liberty, Churchgate 6.30 pm Poulet aux prunes, by Marjane ... Read More »

Concert : NOJAZZ

    City: Mumbai Location: Blue Frog, Lower Parel Date: Wed, 2012/06/20 – 10:00pm In partnership with Blue Frog, Institut Français and Novotel On the occasion of the Fête de la Musique 2012, the Alliance Française de Bombay is very pleased to present : NOJAZZ This funky, rocking Parisian electro-jazz five-pieces dance band is coming to Bombay. This group is set to redefine the genre with its syncopated, danceable rhythms, words, modalities and melodies from around the world. It all ... Read More »

Cinema: Ariane Mnouchkine, L’aventure du Théâtre du Soleil

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2012/06/20 – 7:00pm In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français   The Alliance Française de Bombay and Prithvi Theatre are pleased to launch a new cycle: From theatre to film. Ariane Mnouchkine, L’aventure du Théâtre du Soleil, by Catherine Vilpoux (74’) In this film, Catherine Vilpoux recounts Ariane Mnouchkine’s iconic artistic journey: her inspirations, her dreams for the theatre, her love of cinema, her unique and extraordinary bond with audiences. Extensive archival ... Read More »

Ciné-club: La terre de la folie

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/06/18 – 6:30pm   La terre de la folie, by Luc Moullet (90’) Moullet explores the causes and consequences of cases of mental disorders that were especially numerous in the Southern Alps. Read More »

Documentaries with Vikalp

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2012/06/15 – 7:00pm In partnership with Vikalp Fim Archive Have you Dreamt Cinema?, by Hansa Thapliyal (15’) Cinema appears and disappears, sometimes flickering distantly in the landscape and sometimes in the lives of the three women who live along Film City Road. The film follows their relationship with the idea of recreation in the city, the desire to be mobile and to have an extra sheen of pleasure in their lives. It traces the ... Read More »