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FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION | Petit Pays

Online at 6:30 pm on Nov 26 (Thu) Petit Pays tells the story of 10-year old Gabriel whose comfortable life in the expat neighborhood in Burundi is turned upside down when tensions from the Civil War in Rwanda spill over. The film is based on Gaël Faye’s acclaimed novel of the same name. Join us for an exclusive ONLINE screening of this film followed by an ONLINE discussion with Gaël Faye and Sudhir Mishra (Indian Film Director and Screenwriter)! Trigger ... Read More »

DOCUMENTARY | 16 levers de soleil

Online on Nov 28 (Sat) at 7:30 pm sharp IST As part of Mois du film documentaire, we bring you a special VIRTUAL screening of 16 levers de soleil – a documentary about the 6 months spent by the French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet aboard the International Space Station. The film’s name reflects the fact that he witnessed 16 ‘sunrises’ every 24 hours in space! The screening will be followed by a VIRTUAL discussion with the film’s director Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff. ... Read More »

REFUNDS (FINAL ROUND): DELF-DALF MARCH 2020

Candidates who had registered for the DELF-DALF Exams in March 2020 and who missed the deadline of the first round for the refunds are hereby informed that we will be processing the same via BANK TRANSFER. Please go through ALL of the following details: a) It is COMPULSORY for ALL candidates who had paid for the March 2020 DELF-DALF Exams to take a refund. This amount CANNOT be left with Alliance Française de Bombay under ANY circumstances to pay for another exam/course etc. (eg: ... Read More »

Webinar | Making of Animated Film ‘Gus’

7 pm on Oct 30 (Fri) Within the framework of the Online Edition of the Fête du cinéma d’animation, join us for a webinar in French at 7 pm on Oct 30 (Fri) on how the Animated Film Gus was made! Jean-Baptiste Spieser, the Technical Director of Studio TeamTO, will explain the different stages of the film’s production and how artists, technicians, auteurs, and production staff came together to make it happen! Note: The film Gus (subtitled in English) can ... Read More »

Animated Films | Fête du cinéma d’animation 2020

Within the framework of the Online Edition of the Fête du cinéma d’animation, enjoy a series of French and African Animated films for FREE till Oct 31 via this link ! The selection comprises of both full-length feature films and short films including: Adama by Simon Rouby Gus by Christian de Vita (Film available for streaming throughout the festival + Webinar in French on the Making of the film at 7 pm on Oct 30 – details here) Tales of ... Read More »

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

June 5 (Fri) to June 14 (Sun) For the 2nd consecutive year, we bring you exclusive FREE screenings from the ‘Très Court International Film Festival’. Use the code TC-MUMBAI on this link to access the films! 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. Free and Open to Everyone in India | No Registration Needed | Subtitled in English ... Read More »

Fête de la Musique 2020

Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is an annual global celebration of music in all its diversity! This year, Alliance Française de Bombay in partnership with the network of Alliances Françaises in India brings you the unique opportunity to become a part of this musical extravaganza by participating in a digital contest! Send us a video of you singing and/or playing a musical instrument in accordance with the rules and regulations highlighted below and you could stand the ... Read More »

ONLINE DISCUSSION | Je viens de loin, j’écris en français – Shumona Sinha

Je viens de loin, j’écris en français is a series of rencontres started in 2017 by Alliance française Paris Ile-de-France which focuses on foreign auteurs who have chosen French as their language of expression. The current edition marks the first time that the event will be conducted live online. The invitee for this edition, Shumona Sinha, was born in Kolkata and was awarded the Prix du rayonnement de la langue française in 2014 by the Académie française for her third ... Read More »

Comic Strip Competition 2020

Did you know that the French Ministry of Culture has declared 2020 as the Year of Comic Books ? To celebrate the occasion, the network of Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal is proud to present the Comic Strip Competition 2020 in partnership with the BDNF App and the French Institute in India ! Participants have to use the BDNF App (available on App Store or Play Store) to create an original comic strip as per the rules and regulations highlighted below. A tutorial ... Read More »