Overview

Cannes Film Festival @ Prithvi

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/05/15 – 7:00pm                               Cannes Film Festival @ Prithvi The Cannes Film Festival lifts the curtain on historical backstage secrets and events. Those documentaries, thanks to their star-studded cast, form a passionate and moving history of the Festival and offer a unique opportunity to enjoy again, to witness unforgettable images of major stars, and to hear the greatest moviemakers in the ... Read More »

Cinema : Les petits ruisseaux

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/05/13 – 6:30pm         Les petits ruisseaux, by Pascal Rabaté (94′)   Emile, a seventy-year-old widower, enjoys a peaceful retirement without a care in the world.  One day, after the sudden death of his friend Edmond, he realises that life and its joys, sex included, are far from over. Read More »

Art Thursday

City: Mumbai Location: Sakshi Gallery Date: Thu, 2013/05/09 – 6:15pm                                   In partnership with Sakshi Gallery and Institut Français On the occasion of Art Thursday, the Alliance Française de Bombay will present the following French short animated films. Babel, by Hendrick Dusollier (15’) Fard, by David Alapont and Luis Briceno (13’) Logorama, by François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy and Ludovic Houplain (16’) Le Petit Dragon, by Bruno Collet ... Read More »

Cinema : Les plages d’Agnès

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/05/06 – 6:30pm               Les plages d’Agnès, by Agnès Varda (110′)   “A reflection on art, life and the movies, The Beaches of Agnes is a magnificent new film from the great Agnes Varda, a richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the black panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave.” – http://www.cinemaguild.com/beachesofagnes/ Read More »

Documentary : Char…The no man’s island

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/04/30 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root Reel Char…The no man’s island, by Sourav Sarangi (88’) “You can fix a Border but not the River” : Meet fourteen-years-old Rubel, taking rice to Bangladesh from India by crossing Ganga, the river that acts as the border. The river eroded his home when he was a toddler. Now he lives in CHAR… a fragile island formed within the river. The people who settled in this no ... Read More »

Cinema : Equestrian Theatre

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/04/29 – 6:30pm                                 Backwards Galop, by Bartabas (87’) Long considered an equestrian utopia, the “backwards gallop” requires the horse and its rider not only to be in full harmony and absolutely in control, but also to have that exceptional ability to move backwards without ever turning their back to the audience. In order to evoke his and the Theatre Zingaro’s ... Read More »

Music : Isaac Delusion

City: Mumbai Location: blueFROG, Lower Parel Date: Thu, 2013/04/25 – 10:00pm                               In partnership with Institut Français en Inde, Délégation Générale des Alliances Françaises en Inde, blueFROG and Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Isaac Delusion   Parisian band Isaac Delusion is coming to India after touring in Europe and USA. “Undoubtedly one of the best indie pop groups in recent years in France“ reports the famous music webzine Konbini. Their brilliant ... Read More »

Cinema : Rapt

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/04/22 – 6:30pm Rapt, by Lucas Belvaux (125′) Stanislas Graff, a powerful industrialist, is kidnapped one morning from in front of his building by a commando of gangsters. So begins a nightmare that will last several weeks. Humiliated, abused, treated inhumanely, he resists, allowing his kidnappers no hold over him. Outside, his world slowly collapses when his true nature is revealed. Everything that he’d managed to keep private, his secret garden, is revealed to his family ... Read More »

Equestrian Theatre @ Prithvi

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/04/17 – 7:00pm   In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français Backwards Galop, by Bartabas (87’) Long considered an equestrian utopia, the “backwards gallop” requires the horse and its rider not only to be in full harmony and absolutely in control, but also to have that exceptional ability to move backwards without ever turning their back to the audience. In order to evoke his and the Theatre Zingaro’s career, it therefore felt natural for Bartabas ... Read More »

Cinema : Itinéraires

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/04/15 – 6:30pm Itinéraires, by Christophe Otzenberger (100′)   After serving five years in jail for being an accessory to a murder he didn’t commit, Thierry Chartier, armed with an English diploma, an extra tattoo, and permanent and eternal guilt, is granted parole if he returns to live with his parents. But adversity overtakes him once again: he witnesses a murder. The police captain in charge of the investigation accuses him of the murder.   Read More »