Ciné Club: Les revenants

City: Bombay Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium Date: Tue, 2010/05/18 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm Price: Free entrance for members only. Category: Film screening Les revenants, by Robin Campillo Presently Les Revenants is Robin Campillo’s first and ony film. Originally a writer, he has worked on major scenarios such The Class directed by Laurent Cantet. A supernatural and psychological story unfolds. The lives of the residents of a small French town are change when thousand of the recently dead inexplicably ... Read More »


City: Bombay Location: Alliance française de Bombay, auditorium Date: Thu, 2010/05/13 – 6:30pm – 9:30pm Price: Free for all Category: Film screening In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive The other cinema: special tribute to the late Saratchandran. The activist-filmmaker C. Sartchandran passed away in April in a tragi accident. This will be a special tribute screening in his memory. We will look another cinema that exists at the grassroots-in Kerala. A cinema made about the people’s issues and with the ... Read More »

Stars on earth – Tare Zameen Par

City: Bombay Location: Alliance Française Auditorium Date: Thu, 2010/04/29 – 7:30pm – Fri, 2010/04/30 – 7:30pm Category: Performance Duration: 1 hour Performed in English and Hindi by Julien Mulot.  Followed by a discussion With “Tare Zameen Par” (Stars on Earth) Julien Mulot comes back with his monologue on a video performance, only this time in English and Hindi with French subtitles. Previously shown in French in March in Theosophy Hall Auditorium, Julien will now be performing in Hindi.Same show, same ... Read More »

Bamako by A. Sissako

City: Bombay Location: Alliance Française Auditorium Date: Tue, 2010/04/27 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Bamako by Abderrahmane Sissako An extraordinary trial is taking place in a residential courtyard in Bamako, the capital city of Mali. African citizens have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), whom civil society blames for perpetuating Africa’s debt crisis, at the heart of so many of the continent’s woes. As numerous trial witnesses (schoolteachers, farmers, writers, ... Read More »

Documentary with Vikalp Film Archive

City: Bombay Location: Alliance Française Auditorium Date: Mon, 2010/04/19 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Chal Chaliye by Tanmay Agarwal: Not the hour before, not a night before, but a comfortable fortnight before Shreya is to get married, Rudra is suddenly at her doorstep asking for love. The two step out of the house for a walk to the woods behind the suburb. They face and evade love in this beautiful dry garden, until the evening forces her to answer the ... Read More »

Sugar and Spice Festival, Cinema celbrating Women

City: Bombay Location: Alliance Française Auditorium Date: Mon, 2010/04/12 – 7:00pm – Fri, 2010/04/16 – 7:00pm Category: Film screening Sugar and Spice Festival, Cinema celebrating Women Presented by Lumiere movies A delectable collection of films from around the world celebrating the spirit of women. 2 Days In Paris by Julie Delpy: Marion, a French photographer and Jack, an American interior designer, are a New York-based couple whose relationship has lost its spark. In an attempt to rekindle their romance they ... Read More »

Ciné Liberté

City: Bombay Date: Fri, 2010/04/09 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Selection of short movies followed by a performance by the “Dancing Queens” In partnership with Queer Nazariya. Alliance francaise and Queer Nazariya are extremely pleased to present a selection of short films as a teaser to “Queer Nazariya’, an International Film Festival on gender and sexuality. The selection comprises of enticing shorts touching upon Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual issues: Everything (India/ 2002/ 8 min) by Harjant Gill; Sum Total (India/ ... Read More »

Eldorado by Bouli Lanners

City: Bombay Location: Alliance Française Auditorium Date: Tue, 2010/04/06 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening Eldorado by Bouli Lanners Yvan and Elie are two loners who wander aimlessly through their lives. Yvan is a quick-tempered 40-year-old vintage car dealer while Elie is a young burglar and ex-junkie. One day Yvan catches Elie trying to rob him. Instead of beating him up, he becomes strangely attached to him and agrees to drive him home to his parents in his old Chevrolet. Yvan and ... Read More »

West Beyrouth by Ziad Doueiri

City: Bombay Location: Alliance Française Auditorium Date: Tue, 2010/03/30 – 6:30pm Category: Film screening West Beyrouth by Ziad Doueiri It is Beirut, 1975. Tarek, Omar, and May are teenagers roaming the streets, listening to pop music and making super 8 films. School has been closed, and the city has been split into the Christian-controlled East Beirut and the Muslim militia-controlled West Beirut, where the teens live. They are forced to grow up faster in ways they had not expected as violence seizes the ... Read More »

Meeting Pierre Assouline

City: Bombay Location: Cercle Littéraire de Bombay Date: Fri, 2010/03/26 – 5:00pm Category: Conference In partnership with Cercle littéraire de Bombay Between October 2009 and January 2010, a group of students of the Alliance française has taken part in a special workshop “Correspondances”. The aim was to make student familiar with he works of a French writer in order to write him a letter giving an account of their impressions of his books. Mr. Pierre Assouline accepted to support this project and has ... Read More »