Overview

Documentary : So Heddan So Hoddan

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Tue, 2013/06/25 – 6:30pm In partnership with The Root Reel So Heddan So Hoddan, by Anjali Monteiro and KP Jayasankar (52’) Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, a medieval Sufi poet, is an iconic figure in the cultural history of Sindh. Umar Haji Suleiman of Abdasa, in Kachchh, Gujarat, is a self taught Sufi scholar; who lives his life through the poetry of Bhitai. Umar’s cousin, Mustafa Jatt sings the Bheths of Bhitai. He is accompanied on the ... Read More »

Fête de la musique

City: Mumbai Location: blueFROG & NCPA, Experimental Theatre Date: Tue, 2013/06/25 – 7:00pm – Thu, 2013/06/27 – 10:00pm Category: Concert   FETE DE LA MUSIQUE To celebrate the world music day, Alliance Française de Bombay presents three exceptional events for all music lovers! Ciné-concert : The General, by Buster Keaton (97’) DJ Sound creation by RadioMentale Tues. 27th, 10 pm, blueFROG In partnership wiht Institut Français DGAF, blueFROG & Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach The film is an imaginative masterpiece of dead-pan “Stone-Face” Buster Keaton comedy, generally regarded as one of ... Read More »

Cinema : From Literature to Film @ Prithvi

City: Mumbai Location: Prithvi House, Juhu Date: Wed, 2013/06/19 – 7:00pm     In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français From Literature to Film @ Prithvi Mademoiselle Chambon, by Stéphane Brizé (101’) Based on the story by  Éric Holder Jean, his loving wife and son live a simple, happy life. At his son’s homeroom teacher Madamoiselle Chambon’s request, he volunteers as substitute teacher and starts to fall for her delicate and elegant charm. His ordinary life between family and work starts to falter. Read More »

CINEMA : Cycle Renoir

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/06/17 (All day) Cycle Renoir A cycle of 35 mm screenings for all cinema lovers! Dedicated to the legendary French film director Jean Renoir, it will feature diversify and humanist movies which have deeply influenced the history of cinema. La Bête Humaine, by Jean Renoir (100′) Lantier is a train engineer who falls madly in love with his superior’s wife, Severine. When working one day, he witnesses them both murder their former employer. He decides ... Read More »

Documentary : Red Ant Dream

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Fri, 2013/06/14 – 7:00pm       In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive Red Ant Dream, by Sanjay Kak (120’) Are revolutions possible any more, or have revolutionary dreams been turned into possible nightmares? Armed insurrection brews in Bastar, the very heart of India. Adivasis come forth with their axes and their songs in the beleaguered Niyamgiri hills of Odisha. And in Punjab, hope continues to coagulate around the iconic figure of Bhagat Singh, revolutionary patriot ... Read More »

Art Thursday

City: Mumbai Date: Thu, 2013/06/13 – 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. Cul de bouteille, by Jean-Claude Rozec (9’) Chienne d’histoire, by Serge Avédikian (15’) Dripped, by Léo Verrier(8’) Madagascar, carnet de voyage, by Bastien Dubois (12’) La Traversée de l’Atlantique à la rame, by Jean-François Laguionie (21’) Read More »

CINEMA : Cycle Renoir

City: Mumbai Date: Mon, 2013/06/10 – 6:30pm Cycle Renoir A cycle of 35 mm screenings for all cinema lovers! Dedicated to the legendary French film director Jean Renoir, it will feature diversify and humanist movies which have deeply influenced the history of cinema. Le caporal épinglé, by Jean Renoir (105′) An upper-class corporal from Paris is captured by the Germans when they invade France in 1940. Assisted and accompanied by characters as diverse as a morose dairy farmer, a waiter, a myopic ... Read More »

Cinema : Summertime @ Pritvhi

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Thu, 2013/06/06 – 4:00pm                                 In partnership with Prithvi Theatre and Institut Français [email protected] Pritvhi Un Chat à Paris, by Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol (70’) Dino is a cat that leads a double life. By day he lives with Zoe, a little girl whose mother is a detective in the Parisian police force. But at night Dino sneaks out the ... Read More »

CINEMA : Cycle Renoir Le testament du Docteur Cordelier

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Mon, 2013/06/03 – 6:30pm                               Cycle Renoir A cycle of 35 mm screenings for all cinema lovers! Dedicated to the legendary French film director Jean Renoir, it will feature diversify and humanist movies which have deeply influenced the history of cinema. Le testament du Docteur Cordelier, by Jean Renoir (87’) A large house in a respectable suburb of Paris is the residence ... Read More »

Festimaj Short-Movie Festival

City: Mumbai Location: Alliance Française auditorium Date: Thu, 2013/05/30 (All day) – Fri, 2013/05/31 (All day)     Festimaj International Film Festival for Schools Festimaj celebrates this year its 10th edition and allows schools, institutions, cultural centres or cinemas world-wide to diffuse its film selection. This event is a unique opportunity to discover other regions and other cultures throughout a wide selection of youth films. Come as a spectator but also as a jury member, you will be invited to rate each short movie from 1 to 5 ... Read More »