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Online at 6:30 pm on Nov 26 (Thu) Petit Pays tells the story of 10-year old Gabriel whose comfortable life in the expat neighborhood in Burundi is turned upside down when tensions from the Civil War in Rwanda spill over. The film is based on Gaël Faye’s acclaimed novel of the same name. Join us for an exclusive ONLINE screening of this film followed by an ONLINE discussion with Gaël Faye and Sudhir Mishra (Indian Film Director and Screenwriter)! Trigger ... Read More »

FILMS | European Union Film Festival (Nov 5 to 30)

Online from Nov 5 (Thu) to Nov 30 (Mon) The European Union Film Festival is an annual event celebrating the depth and diversity of European cinema and culture. 2020 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Festival in India and the 1st time that the event is going digital. The current edition of the Festival features award-winning films from across Europe including the most recent cinematic triumphs at Cannes, Locarno, Venice, Berlin, and San Sebastian amongst others. Highlighting individual stories yet ... Read More »

International Digital Media Arts Festival | (de)confine

Nov 6 to Nov 29 Within the framework of Novembre numérique 2020 (i.e. Digital November 2020), we bring to you <de>confine – a completely free and open-to-all digital festival from Nov 6 to Nov 29! The initiative is one of the first fully-online Digital Media Art Festivals in South Asia and will comprise of an online exhibition, online panel discussions, and an online film screening. The artists and other creators featured in this festival have used technology to tell stories about the world ... Read More »

Rules: DELF-DALF December 2020

Please go through ALL of the following guidelines on a LAPTOP/DESKTOP COMPUTER (NOT a mobile phone) BEFORE OCT 30: a) Please note that the DELF-DALF exams are NOT mandatory – they are given to prove your proficiency in French for official purposes (eg: admissions in foreign universities, job applications etc.). There are very limited seats for the DELF-DALF exams in December 2020. BEFORE REGISTRATION, do consider whether you actually need to appear for the exam. It is important to note ... Read More »

FAQs – Online Classes

Frequently Asked Questions – Online Classes Keeping in mind the current lack of mobility and to facilitate social distancing, Alliance Française de Bombay is conducting Online Classes for its French Courses. These will transition back to Classroom Teaching in our Learning Centres once we get official directives regarding the reopening of educational institutions. Currently, we are expecting that the transition to physical classrooms will take place from Jan 2021 onwards. Our Online French Classes are conducted using the following tools : ... Read More »

French Classes – List of Holidays in 2020

Please find below the list of Public Holidays for 2020 on which Alliance Française de Bombay will NOT conduct classes : Winter Term      – Jan to Mar 2020 Jan 26 (Sun)        – Republic Day Mar 10 (Tue)      – Holi Mar 25 (Wed)    – Gudi Padwa Summer Term – Apr to Jun 2020 May 1 (Fri)          – Labour Day / Maharashtra Day May 25 (Mon)   – Ramzan – Eid Monsoon Term – July to Sep 2020 July 31 (Fri)         – ... Read More »


Candidates who had registered for the DELF-DALF Exams in March 2020 are hereby informed that we will be processing the refunds of the same via BANK TRANSFER. Please go through ALL of the following details: a) It is COMPULSORY for ALL candidates who had paid for the March 2020 DELF-DALF Exams to take a refund. This amount CANNOT be left with Alliance Française de Bombay under ANY circumstances to pay for another exam/course etc. (eg: This amount CANNOT be used to transfer a candidate’s ... Read More »

Webinar | Making of Animated Film ‘Gus’

7 pm on Oct 30 (Fri) Within the framework of the Online Edition of the Fête du cinéma d’animation, join us for a webinar in French at 7 pm on Oct 30 (Fri) on how the Animated Film Gus was made! Jean-Baptiste Spieser, the Technical Director of Studio TeamTO, will explain the different stages of the film’s production and how artists, technicians, auteurs, and production staff came together to make it happen! Note: The film Gus (subtitled in English) can ... Read More »

Animated Films | Fête du cinéma d’animation 2020

Within the framework of the Online Edition of the Fête du cinéma d’animation, enjoy a series of French and African Animated films for FREE till Oct 31 via this link ! The selection comprises of both full-length feature films and short films including: Adama by Simon Rouby Gus by Christian de Vita (Film available for streaming throughout the festival + Webinar in French on the Making of the film at 7 pm on Oct 30 – details here) Tales of ... Read More »