AFB News/Services

COVID19 – Updated on May 7, 2021

UPDATE DATED MAY 7, 2021 As per the official precautionary measures being taken to control the pandemic, please note that ALL Offices (Churchgate, Santacruz, Vashi) of Alliance Française de Bombay will remain closed until further notice. In case you wish to contact us, please use ANY ONE of the following means: Churchgate Centre : [email protected] Santacruz Centre : [email protected] | +91 22 4264 0330 Vashi Centre : [email protected] | +91 22 4973 7157 We are also accessible via our Official Social ... Read More »

Digital Screenings | Earth Day (Accessible till May 10)

Celebrated annually on April 22, Jour de la Terre or Earth Day is a global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. To mark the occasion, join us for a series of ONLINE screenings courtesy of the initiative IFcinéma à la carte by Institut Français ! Subtitled in English | Free & Open to Everyone | No registration Needed Note: When you play the film, the subtitles can be accessed by clicking on the round gear icon on the bottom right ... Read More »

List of Holidays in 2021 – French Classes + Office

Please find below the list of Public Holidays for 2021 on which Alliance Française de Bombay will NOT conduct classes : Winter Term – Jan to Mar 2021 Jan 26 (Tue)     – Republic Day Mar 11 (Thur)  – Mahashivratri Summer Term – Apr to Jun 2021 April 13 (Tue).    – Gudi Padwa May 1 (Sat)         – Labour Day / Maharashtra Day May 13 (Thur)    – Ramzan – Eid Monsoon Term – July ... Read More »


For more than half a billion francophones around the world, March marks the Mois de la Francophonie or Francophonie Month. This annual event is a celebration of the rich diversity of the French language and francophone cultures. Like every year, Alliance Française de Bombay will join forces with the Consulates of Quebec, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, and France to bring you a series of exciting events and film screenings in honour of the occasion. Keep an eye out on this space as ... Read More »

Digital Screening | International Dance Day

Join Alliance Française de Pune at 7 pm on April 30 (Fri) for a virtual screening of the documentary Maguy Marin: Time to Act which recounts the life and career of the contemporary dancer Maguy Marin ! This screening is being brought to you in the framework of April Dance 2021 – a week-long programme curated by IAPAR in association with THE BOX on the occasion of International Dance Day to question and take stock of the creative practices that have come ... Read More »

Digital Screenings | International Women’s Day

Celebrated annually on March 8, International Women’s Day is a global event highlighting the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. To mark the occasion, join us for a series of ONLINE screenings courtesy of the initiative IFcinéma à la carte by Institut Français ! Subtitled in English | Free & Open to Everyone | No registration Needed 4 feature films by women filmmakers available till March 10, ... Read More »

Rules: DELF-DALF March 2021

Please go through ALL of the following guidelines on a LAPTOP/DESKTOP COMPUTER (NOT a mobile phone) BEFORE JAN 30: a) Please note that the DELF-DALF exams are NOT mandatory – they are given to prove your proficiency in French for official purposes (eg: admissions in foreign universities, job applications etc.). There are very limited seats for the DELF-DALF exams in March 2021. BEFORE REGISTRATION, do consider whether you actually need to appear for the exam. It is important to note ... Read More »

WEBINAR RECORDING | LGBTQIA: Social Responsibility & Inclusivity at the Workspace

5:30 pm on Feb 5, 2021 (Fri) | Online In partnership with the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry, we presented the webinar LGBTQIA: Social Responsibility & Inclusivity at the Workspace at 5:30 pm on Feb 5 (Fri). The goal of the event was to understand what organisations are doing to foster welcoming, safe, and supportive ecosystems wherein individuals can be themselves. Some of the speakers included: Parmesh Shahani [ Vice President, Godrej Industries Ltd & Head of Godrej India ... Read More »

FILMS | My French Film Festival (Jan 15 to Feb 15)

Online from Jan 15 (Fri) to Feb 15 (Mon) The goal of My French Film Festival is to shine a spotlight on the new generation of French-language filmmakers. Currently in its 11th year, the event gives film enthusiasts the chance to enjoy the latest Francophone cinema online. The 2021 Edition consists of a total of 33 films (20 short films + 13 Features films) which can be enjoyed on the festival website from Jan 15 to Feb 15. Subtitled in ... Read More »

COMPETITION | Chansons sans Frontières

Chansons Sans Frontières International Song-Writing Competition Here’s your chance to participate in the 15th Edition of the International Song Writing Competition Chansons sans frontières and win exciting prizes! Please read ALL the rules given below BEFORE working on your submission FINAL VERSION of submission to be sent BEFORE Jan 24 (Sun) The competition is NOT open to people who stay in France. The competition is ONLY open to amateurs (people who are in any way connected to any record label and ... Read More »