Highlights

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | AF India Goncourt Committee 2021-22

Become a member of the Goncourt Committee 2021 of the Alliances Françaises in India! What is Choix Goncourt de l’Inde ? The Prix Goncourt is one of the most prestigious & coveted French Literary Prizes which has been awarded annually for more than a century! In 2021-22, for the first time ever, a committee of Indian students currently studying French will choose a literary work which will be awarded the title of Choix Goncourt de l’Inde in partnership with the Académie Goncourt, the network of Alliances ... Read More »

Digital Film Screening & Discussion | Persepolis

6:30 pm on June 11 (Fri) Within the framework of the Génération Egalité Forum, join us at 6:30 pm on June 11 (Fri) for a digital screening of the film Persepolis. The film is an adaptation of the semi-autobiographical graphic novel of the same name by Marjane Satrapi & tells the story of her life in Tehran – the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. Persepolis won the Jury ... Read More »

Digital Screenings | Earth Day (Accessible till May 10)

Celebrated annually on April 22, Jour de la Terre or Earth Day is a global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. To mark the occasion, join us for a series of ONLINE screenings courtesy of the initiative IFcinéma à la carte by Institut Français ! Subtitled in English | Free & Open to Everyone | No registration Needed Note: When you play the film, the subtitles can be accessed by clicking on the round gear icon on the bottom right ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2021

For more than half a billion francophones around the world, March marks the Mois de la Francophonie or Francophonie Month. This annual event is a celebration of the rich diversity of the French language and francophone cultures. Like every year, Alliance Française de Bombay will join forces with the Consulates of Quebec, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, and France to bring you a series of exciting events and film screenings in honour of the occasion. Keep an eye out on this space as ... Read More »

WEBINARS | Understanding LGBTQ+

Under the aegis of the Generation Equality Forum, the network of Alliances Françaises in India (AF Ahmedabad, AF Pune & AF Trivandrum) will celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 2021 in partnership with the French Embassy in India, the French Institute in India, MIST, Sahodari Foundation, and Lakshya Trust by organising two webinars on May 17 (Monday): Webinar 1 at 1 pm: Understanding LGBTQ+ – Busting Myths and Misconceptions Webinar 2 at 6 pm: Understanding LGBTQ+ – ... Read More »

Digital Screening | International Dance Day

Join Alliance Française de Pune at 7 pm on April 30 (Fri) for a virtual screening of the documentary Maguy Marin: Time to Act which recounts the life and career of the contemporary dancer Maguy Marin ! This screening is being brought to you in the framework of April Dance 2021 – a week-long programme curated by IAPAR in association with THE BOX on the occasion of International Dance Day to question and take stock of the creative practices that have come ... Read More »

Digital Screenings | International Women’s Day

Celebrated annually on March 8, International Women’s Day is a global event highlighting the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. To mark the occasion, join us for a series of ONLINE screenings courtesy of the initiative IFcinéma à la carte by Institut Français ! Subtitled in English | Free & Open to Everyone | No registration Needed 4 feature films by women filmmakers available till March 10, ... Read More »

WEBINAR RECORDING | LGBTQIA: Social Responsibility & Inclusivity at the Workspace

5:30 pm on Feb 5, 2021 (Fri) | Online In partnership with the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry, we presented the webinar LGBTQIA: Social Responsibility & Inclusivity at the Workspace at 5:30 pm on Feb 5 (Fri). The goal of the event was to understand what organisations are doing to foster welcoming, safe, and supportive ecosystems wherein individuals can be themselves. Some of the speakers included: Parmesh Shahani [ Vice President, Godrej Industries Ltd & Head of Godrej India ... Read More »

FILMS | My French Film Festival (Jan 15 to Feb 15)

Online from Jan 15 (Fri) to Feb 15 (Mon) The goal of My French Film Festival is to shine a spotlight on the new generation of French-language filmmakers. Currently in its 11th year, the event gives film enthusiasts the chance to enjoy the latest Francophone cinema online. The 2021 Edition consists of a total of 33 films (20 short films + 13 Features films) which can be enjoyed on the festival website from Jan 15 to Feb 15. Subtitled in ... Read More »

COMPETITION | Chansons sans Frontières

Chansons Sans Frontières International Song-Writing Competition Here’s your chance to participate in the 15th Edition of the International Song Writing Competition Chansons sans frontières and win exciting prizes! Please read ALL the rules given below BEFORE working on your submission FINAL VERSION of submission to be sent BEFORE Jan 24 (Sun) The competition is NOT open to people who stay in France. The competition is ONLY open to amateurs (people who are in any way connected to any record label and ... Read More »