Highlights

DIGITAL CONCERT | A Virtual Rendezvous: World Music Day x India 2021

7 pm on June 21 (Mon) Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is an annual global celebration of music in all its diversity! In the framework of the celebrations being organised to mark the occasion in India, join us at 7 pm on June 21 for the digital concert A Virtual Rendezvous: World Music Day x India 2021. The concert is being organised by Alliance Française de Bombay & Gatecrash in partnership with the Embassy of France in India, the French Institute in India, the network of Alliances ... Read More »

SHORT FILMS | Très Court International Film Festival 2021 (Online Edition)

June 4 (Fri) to June 13 (Sun) The Très Court International Film Festival is an annual celebration of (very) short films which takes place simultaneously in several cities around the world. The goal is to present the très court format i.e. films of any genre (fiction, animation, documentary, music video, video blog etc.) which are less than 4 minutes long. 2021 marks the 23rd Edition of the festival! Within the framework of the Generation Equality Forum, anyone staying in Delhi, Bombay, or Pune can ... Read More »

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 »