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WORKSHOP | Prix du jeune écrivain

Sat. 23rd, 1pm, Le Cercle littéraire (Kala Ghoda, Mumbai) In partnership with Le Cercle Littéraire, we present a workshop on creative writing in French which will help aspirants prepare for the French Creative Writing Competition Prix du Jeune Ecrivain. Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop will highlight tools such as uchrony, character development, transposition etc. to render your texts more interesting. Workshop in French (Level B2 and above) | Limited Seats | Registration is Free and Strictly on a first-come ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Amanda

Nov 20th (Wed.), 7pm, Prithvi Theatre Amanda by Mikhaël Hers (104′) When 20-year-old David’s elder sister is brutally killed in an attack, he finds himself having to take charge of his 7-year-old niece, Amanda. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Subtitled in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link ♦ Trailer ♦   In partnership with Institut Français & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

PANEL DISCUSSION & READING | Le Tiruppavai ou Le chant matinal de Margali

Nov 19th (Tue.), 6:30pm, Alliance Française Auditorium (Theosophy Hall) Le Tiruppavai ou Le chant matinal de Margali French Translation by Dr. Vasumathi Badrinathan We present a panel discussion on the book Le Tiruppavai ou Le chant matinal de Margali with the translator Dr. Vasumathi Badrinathan [ Classical Musician & Head, Department of French, University of Mumbai ] along with the panelists Prof. Dr. Shobana Vasudevan [ Principal, R.A. Podar College of Commerce ] and Dr. Malini Shankar, IAS [ Member, ... Read More »

TÊTE-À-TÊTE | Alexandre Herer Nunataq & The Dharavi Dream Project

Nov 20th (Wed.), 6:30pm, Alliance Française Auditorium (Theosophy Hall) We present a tête à tête with the French band Alexandre Herer Nunataq along with artists from The Dharavi Dream Project. The French pianist Alexandre Herer had visited India for the first time in India in 2018. During this tour, his band conducted a few artistic exchanges in Dharavi about rhythm and improvisation which culminated in a jam-session with young rappers and beat boxers. The current visit is an extension of ... Read More »

PERFORMED READING | The Little Prince

Nov 15th (Fri.), 12 noon, G-12 Auditorium (Ground Floor, Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College) In partnership with Banjara Theatre and the Department of French (Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College), we bring you a solo performed reading by Rashi Bunny of a new adaptation and translation of a playscript based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Classic French novella Le petit prince which tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe. In the ... Read More »

NOVEMBRE NUMERIQUE | FILM SCREENING @ antiSOCIAL

Nov 17th (Sun.), 8pm, antiSOCIAL (Mathuradas Mill Compound, Lower Parel) French Waves by Julian Starke (65′) Within the framework of Novembre Numérique (Digital November) and in partnership with Institut Français along with antiSOCIAL, we present a screening of Julian Starke’s groundbreaking documentary French Waves. Consisting of a series of interviews with iconic artists from yesterday and today, the film presents the younger generation’s take on French electro music. Julian traces the American roots of techno and house music, brings the ... Read More »

DELF-DALF Exams – Online Registration Guidelines

GENERAL GUIDELINES Online Registrations : All aspiring candidates for the DELF/DALF examinations are hereby informed that registrations for the same will only take place ONLINE and via a Laptop/Computer (the Registration Link is NOT Mobile-Compatible). NO requests for on-site registrations will be entertained at any of our centers.  Order of Registrations :  Registrations for the DELF-DALF Examinations are STRICTLY on a first-come first-serve basis. NO requests will be entertained under ANY circumstances once seats for any level get full. Rules ... Read More »

External Candidates – DELF-DALF Registration Procedure

a) An External Candidate who has NEVER pursued a course at Alliance Française de Bombay will have to first create a Profile on our software via this link on a laptop/desktop computer. (Please set the Centre as ‘Churchgate Centre’ | In case your School/University of origin is not listed, you can use ‘University of Mumbai’). In case you have any problems creating your profile, please send an email BEFORE OCT 30 to ANY ONE of the following email addresses: [email protected] ... Read More »

Internal Candidates – DELF-DALF Registration Procedure

a) Please note that ON AN EXCEPTIONAL BASIS FOR THE DEC 2020 SESSION, students who have pursued a French course (workshops are NOT counted as French Courses) at Alliance Française de Bombay at any time during or after Oct 2019 are considered as Internal Candidates. b) To ensure that the registration software allows you to avail the rates of the DELF-DALF Exams, please verify that your Membership is valid by following the procedure outlined below BEFORE Oct 30, 2020: – Visit this ... Read More »

DELF-DALF – Rules and Regulations

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS Exam Fees : On verification, if an External Candidate is found to have paid the Fees reserved for Internal Candidates, they will be expected to pay the difference in the fees immediately. Failure to do so will result in the candidate being declared as non-admissible and their examination fees will NOT be refunded/transferred under ANY circumstances. Refunds : Kindly note that the DELF/DALF Examination Fees once paid will NOT be refunded or transferred under ANY circumstances. ... Read More »