Highlights

DIGITAL EVENT | Nuit des idées (Jan 28)

Online | Jan 28, 2021 Nuit des idées or Night of Ideas is an annual event dedicated to the free circulation of ideas and knowledge which is coordinated by Institut Français. The 6th edition of the event will be held on January 28, 2021 (Thursday) on the theme Proches i.e. Close(r). In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nuit des idées 2021 will question the renewal of our individual and collective relationship to space and time along with the evolution of our ... Read More »

DIGITAL TALK | Urban Disasters and New Utopias (Jan 29)

6 pm on Jan 29, 2021 (Fri) | Online In partnership with the Academy of Architecture, we present the Homo Urbanus lecture series which will focus on the relationship between humans and urban spaces. The first lecture in the series will be on the subject of Urban Disasters and New Utopias and will be conducted by Thierry Paquot at 6 pm on Jan 29 (Fri). Paquot analyses the urban situation on a planetary scale and the effect that it has ... Read More »

DIGITAL CONCERT | Second Brain

Online at 7 pm on Dec 23 (Wed) Second Brain ‘s soundscape is an amalgamation of Modern Music from the Early 20th Century and Progressive Rock from the 70s with strong Jazz and Funk influences. The group is the brainchild of the 26 year old French Composer and Guitarist Adrien Pigeat and was recently part of the lineup of the Kolkata Jazz Festival. Second Brain has been based in Reunion Island since 2017.  Join us for a special concert with ... Read More »

Study Material (Final Distribution) – Summer 2020 + Monsoon 2020

Please note that students from the Summer 2020 batch and the Monsoon 2020 batch are requested to collect the hard copy of their study material. Kindly go through ALL the guidelines given below CAREFULLY. WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE HARD COPY OF THE STUDY MATERIAL? A student who had pursued a course either in the Summer 2020 Batch (Apr 2020 to Jun 2020) OR the Monsoon 2020 Batch (Jul 2020 to Sep 2020) AND The said student was using the soft copy of Saison/ Défi/ Cosmopolite/ L’atelier ... 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 »

DIGITAL CONCERT | Rémi Panossian Trio

Online at 7 pm on Dec 10 (Thu) The Rémi Panossian Trio are known for their passionate and lyrical take on jazz – a soundscape which incorporates the energy of rock with a cheerful groove! After a vibrant career spanning over 10 years and 5 albums, the trio is back in the studio to record their 6th album which will be released in 2021. Join us for a special digital concert, filmed in November 2020, which offers a preview of this ... Read More »

DIGITAL CONCERT | Jahneration

Online at 7 pm on Dec 17 (Thu) Jahneration is a French Reggae and Hip-Hop band which previously toured in India in 2016. Between new roots and Californian sounds, Jahneration‘s brand of reggae is connected to their rock and hip hop origins. A generous and festive soundscape that the group has perfected over more than 250 concerts from small venues to large festivals and which has already garnered 33 million views on YouTube. Join us for a special replay of ... 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 »

FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION | Petit Pays

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 »

DOCUMENTARY | 16 levers de soleil

Online on Nov 28 (Sat) at 7:30 pm sharp IST As part of Mois du film documentaire, we bring you a special VIRTUAL screening of 16 levers de soleil – a documentary about the 6 months spent by the French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet aboard the International Space Station. The film’s name reflects the fact that he witnessed 16 ‘sunrises’ every 24 hours in space! The screening will be followed by a VIRTUAL discussion with the film’s director Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff. ... Read More »