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PLAY READING | Quai Ouest

Mar 26th (Tue), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall We present a reading of Bernard-Marie Koltès’ play Quai Ouest which tells the story of eight characters who come from opposing worlds and should have never met. Their encounter brings the conflicts of the modern world to the fore: immigration, social displacement,poverty, the right to dignity. Director: Margherita Marincola Actors: Prathamesh Cheulkar, Rupashree Vinit, Prajaktaa Dashputre, Devendra Patel, Praween Pandey, Tirtha Tikam, Shubham Jite, Vasudeo Madane Free and open to everyone | No registration ... Read More »

PLAY READING | Bobin and Mikado

Mar 27th (Wed), 6:30 pm, St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (located in St. Andrew’s College, Bandra) 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 seventh set of readings, we will focus on Adeline Picault’s play Bobin and Mikado which is a love triangle shot with tragedy. Free and ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2019

Mar 13 to Mar 20 | Alliance Française Auditorium (Theosophy Hall) Half a billion Francophones around the world will celebrate International Francophonie Day on March 20. Once again, Alliance Française de Bombay along with the Consulates of Canada, Quebec, Belgium, Switzerland, and France will unite to honour the French language by organising a host of films screenings from the French speaking world and various exciting events ! CANADIAN CINEMA – Pieds nus dans l’aube by Francis Leclerc (118′) March 13 ... Read More »

PLAY READING | Bobin and Mikado

Mar 6th (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 seventh set of readings, we will focus on Adeline Picault’s play Bobin and Mikado which is a love triangle shot with tragedy. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in English ... Read More »

DATE CHANGED – PLAY READING | ELLE EST LA

Feb 27th (Wed), 6:30 pm, St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (located in St. Andrew’s College, Bandra) 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 sixth set of readings, we will focus on Nathalie Sarraute’s play Elle est là. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading ... Read More »

POETRY READING | For A World Without Walls

Feb 22nd (Fri), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall In solidarity with the ‘World Poetry Movement’, 523 poetry readings have been ratified in 115 nations in February 2019 to stand together for a world free of all discriminations.   The Mumbai Chapter of the same has been conceived by Bina Sarkar Ellias (Editor/Publisher/Poet/Curator, International Gallerie) and will feature several poets including Anjali Purohit, Anju Makhija, Ashwani Kumar, Jane Bhandari, Linda Ashok, Mustansir Dalvi, Prabodh Parikh, Rochelle Potkar, Sanjeev Khandekar, Smeetha Bhowmik, Smita ... Read More »

PRESERVING WISDOM | Using Digital Technology to Rescue Ancient Texts

Feb 21st (Thu), 7 pm, Theosophy Hall Dr. David Katz Sacred manuscripts from India’s great spiritual heritage are being lost due to changing climate, indifference, and a lack of awareness. Conscious of the urgent need to preserve this timeless knowledge, the non-profit organisation Muktabodha Indological Research Institute (MIRI) has been identifying endangered Sanskrit manuscripts and preserving them through digitisation. These digitised texts are then freely disseminated to seekers and scholars around the world.   Come and hear about the digitised ... Read More »

DOCUMENTARY | Two Flags

Feb 15th (Fri), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall Two Flags chronicles the life and politics of a quaint French town: Pondicherry (India). As 4,600 Tamil French people gear up for the French Presidential elections of 2017, the film explores the idea of identity, citizenship, and home in the postcolonial era. It is a visual journey through Pondicherry, its homes and its people, and a witness to the unfolding of an absurd play of history. Subtitled in English | Free and open to everyone | No ... Read More »

QUEBEC CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Incendies

Feb 13th (Wed), 7 pm, Prithvi Theatre In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai and Prithvi Theatre, we bring you a screening of Villeneuve’s film Incendies. This film is an adaptation of Wajdi Mouawad’s play Incendies which itself is loosely based in part on the life and autobiography of the Lebanese communist militant, Soha Bechara. Subtitled in English | Free and open to everyone | No registration needed ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Quebec Government Office in Mumbai & Prithvi Theatre Read More »