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Danse: Miguel Nosibor and Astad Deboo

Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Thu, 2012/05/03 – 9:00pm Miguel Nosibor & Astad Deboo The French dance Cie En Phase, represented by Miguel Nosibor, comes for a tour in the Alliances Françaises in India. In Mumbai, this choreographer and dancer will perform one of his last pieces, Temps d’arrêt, at Prithvi Theatre. In this solo, he uses his body language to explore his memory and identity. On this occasion, Astad Deboo will present his pieces called Sketches. The climax of ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Le fil

Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Wed, 2012/05/02 – 6:30am   Le fil, by Mehdi Ben Attia (93’) Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He’s processing his father’s death, he can’t come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik’s problems seem to fade away when he falls for Bilal, the dreamy houseboy at his mother’s bourgeois estate. Read More »

Ciné Club: Qu’un seul tienne et les autres tiendront

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/04/30 – 6:30pm Qu’un seul tienne et les autres tiendront, by Léa Fehner (119’) Stépha, Zohra and Laure crisscross the streets of one and the same city but don’t know each other. Stéphane, thirty years old and lost in a world over which he has no control, is offered a deal which might changed his life. Zohra left Algeria to try to come to terms with the death of her son who ... Read More »

Documentary: Bhopali

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2012/04/24 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root The Root is a platform to propagate various social, cultural, political & ecological issues through various creative mediums & merchandise. The Root Reel is an extension that shares thought provoking films around similar issues. Bhopali,  by Marc Carlson (89’) BHOPALI documents the experience of 2nd generation children affected by the Union Carbide gas disaster of 1984, the worst industrial disaster in history, and subsequent ... Read More »

Cinema: L’enfer, by Claude Chabrol

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2012/04/18 – 7:00pm In partnership with Prithvi L’enfer, by Claude Chabrol (100’) Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife’s infidelity. As he succumbs to green-eyed jealousy, his life starts to crumble. Each step on his downward spiral to madness seems to accelerate, driving him further along the path to a personal hell. Finally, the former shell of his personality cracks completely, with tragic ... Read More »

Documentaries: “Ghetto Girls” and “The Boxing Ladies”

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2012/04/16 – 6:30pm   In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive   Ghetto Girls, by Ambarien Alqadar (35’) ‘The Ghetto Girl’ was a name used for me as I went to school in New Delhi, India during the 1990s. My home was in one of India’s largest Muslim ghettos. The school was in a part of the city that saw a massive post-liberalization transformation; a city of malls, apartments, blocks and buildings. But ... Read More »

Special Event: Art Thursdays

City: Mumbai Location: Sakshi gallery Date: Thu, 2012/04/12 – 7:30pm In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and the French Embassy in India   On the occasion of Art Night Thursdays, the Alliance Française de Bombay will screen, in partnership with Sakshi Gallery, the third part of the cycle “Résolument animés” during the exhibition Contemporary (paintings, sculptures and new media) Résolument animés. Enfantillages (72’) The rain dance, by Vijaya kumar Arumugam Story of a drought village in Southern India where a family ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Copie Conforme, by Abbas Kiarostami

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2012/04/10 – 6:30pm   Copie conforme, by Abbas Kiarostami  (106’) This is the story of a meeting between one man and one woman, in a small Italian village in Southern Tuscany. The man is a British author who has just finished giving a lecture at a conference. The woman, from France, owns an art gallery. This is a universal story that could happen to anyone, anywhere.   Read More »

Concert & Screening

Type: Event Location: Blue Frog City: Bombay Date: Thu, 2010/07/22 – 8:30pm Price: Free entrance for Alliance française members and students Category: Concert Thursday 22th of July, 2 events the same night @ Blue Frog In partnership with Blue Frog Screening @ 8.30pm Une Visite à Ali Farka Toure, by Marc Huraux Ali Farka Toure knowm as “the bluesman of the desert” is a Malian musisian who mixes authentic American Blues and soul with traditional sources. After receiving a Grammy ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Le tueur de Montmartre

Type: Event Location: Alliance Française, Auditorium City: Bombay Date: Tue, 2010/09/28 – 6:30pm Price: Free for Alliance Française members only. Category: Film screening Le Tueur de Montmartre, by Borislav Satijnac François has had enough. He’s fed up with his mother, with his dead-end job and with the lack of inspiration that’s hindering his true passion, painting. He has only one friend  a big knife that his father gave him and with his knife François sees the solution to all his ... Read More »