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RESULTS – WIN A TRIP TO PARIS!

Bonjour à toutes et à tous ! Le Jury du concours d’écriture Win a Trip to Paris a rendu son verdict ! Vous avez été nombreux à participer à notre concours d’écriture et nous vous en remercions. Voici la distribution des quatre Grands Prix du Jury : Anal NAYAK (B1): Grand Prix du Jury, un aller retour à Paris ! Disha VAID (A1): 1er Prix du Jury, 120h offertes sur la prochaine session Aarti JASWA (A2): 2nd Prix du Jury, ... Read More »

FRENCH DOCUMENTARIES @ MUMBAI GALLERY WEEKEND

Mumbai Gallery Weekend (MGW) began in 2012 as a collaborative initiative by the city’s leading contemporary art galleries. The aim was to inject fresh energy into the art scene in Mumbai. This art-focused weekend has become one of the most valuable fixtures in Mumbai’s cultural calendar. Alliance Française de Bombay will be participating for the first time in Mumbai Gallery Weekend by screening two documentaries in partnership with the French Institute in India. Fifi hurle de joie by Mitra Farahani (96′)  6:30 pm on Jan 17 (Thu) ... Read More »

QUEBEC CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Juste la fin du monde

Jan 16, 2019 (Wed) | 7 pm | Prithvi Theatre In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai and Prithvi Theatre, we bring you a screening of Dolan’s Juste la fin du monde. This film tells the story of a writer who returns to his hometown, planning to announce his upcoming death to his family. As resentment surfaces, heated discussions and feuds ensue until all attempts at empathy are sabotaged by people’s incapacity to listen and love. Subtitled in ... Read More »

PLAY READING | INCENDIES

Jan 9th (Wed), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the fifth set of readings, we will focus on Wajdi Mouawad’s play Incendies which is loosely based in part on the life and autobiography of the Lebanese communist militant, Soha Bechara. Free and open to everyone ... Read More »

CAFE PHILO

1 pm on Jan 12, 2019 (Sat) at the Alliance Française Auditorium Philosophy is coming back to the Alliance Française Auditorium! Come and share your views on some philosophical topics. No need to be an expert in Philosophy, everyone is welcome to discuss and exchange their thoughts in an informal and friendly atmosphere. A brain massage like no other! Free and open to everyone | No registration necessary | Event in French & English Please refer to the Facebbok Event via this ... Read More »

Gift yourself French for Xmas!

Gift yourself French this New Year! The Alliance Française of Mumbai and its whole team wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! L’Alliance Française de Bombay et toute son équipe vous souhaite à tous de joyeuses fêtes de fin d’année! AFB is the only Official French Language Learning Institute and Cultural Centre in Mumbai.   Read More »

Win a trip to Paris!

On the occasion of the 80 years Anniversary of Alliance Française de Bombay Grand Jury Prize: A return trip to Paris! Four exciting prizes to be won : A full course session (120h of French for free)  50% off on a full course session (60h of French for free)  Free learning kit : 1 textbook, 1 notebook, 2 CDs and 1DVD   + Grand Jury Prize A return trip to Paris! Your final submissions must be posted on My Alliance, in your digital ... Read More »

FRENCH THEATRE @ PRITHVI – Tambours sur la digue

Dec 19th (Wed), 7 pm, Prithvi Theatre Ariane Mnouchkine used “human puppets” to bring Hélène Cixous’ play Tambours sur la digue to life. This film is an audiovisual recording of the play being performed by Mnouchkine’s troupe – the famous Théâtre du Soleil – and uses scenography, acting, and puppetry to present a philosophical epic which is disturbingly modern. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership with Institut Français & ... Read More »

BOOK LAUNCH | Hijras – A Socioreligious Portrait of A South Asian Transgender Community

Dec 18th (Tue), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall Mathieu Boisvert is a professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal and has led numerous research projects in India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal, and Bhutan which focus on contemporary religious practices such as pilgrimage, asceticism and those of sexual minorities. In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai and CERIAS-UQAM, we present the Indian launch of his book Les hijras : Portrait socioreligieux d’une communauté transgenre sud-asiatique [ Hijras – A Socioreligious Portrait of A South Asian ... Read More »

AF BOMBAY – 80 YEARS PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

Time to get snap-happy for our photography competition! All current students of Alliance Française de Bombay are invited to pose with the poster of a film from 1938 – the year in which Alliance Française de Bombay was founded. These posters will be circulating in all our centers till December 31, 2018. The three funniest photos will win exciting prizes! RULES AND REGULATIONS  – The contest is free and open to all current students of Alliance Française de Bombay. No ... Read More »