Events

FRENCH CINEMA | Caché

Caché by Michael Haneke (118′) The peace of a Parisian family is shattered when they find a series of surveillance tapes containing recordings of the exterior of their home, on their front porch. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | La Sirène du Mississipi

La Sirène du Mississipi by François Truffaut (123′) Louis, a rich tobacco planter, awaits the arrival of Julie, his bride-tobe. He knows her only through mail and a photo that she sent. When she arrives, he marries her anyway, but is soon surprised. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – WORKSHOP | Fluid Art with Amrita Kaur

Please note that registrations for this event are already full Please note that registrations for this event are already full This workshop with Amrita Kaur is designed for beginners and will provide you a simple, fun, and creative way to relieve your stress whilst creating your own Fluid Art Masterpiece! Pour and spread colours on a stretch canvas to create a psychedelic work of art. All the materials will be provided. Workshop in English | Free and Open to Everyone ... Read More »

CONFERENCE | The Curse of Being a Girl

The Curse of Being a Girl By Dominique Sigaud In this conference, Dominique Sigaud will present her powerful book La Malédiction d’être fille or The Curse of Being a Girl. This book looks at statistics obtained with the help of many international associations along with meetings with women and girls in France, the United States, India, and Egypt. The figures are startlingly grim – one in five girls in the world suffers sexual violence before the age of 18. In ... Read More »

POSTPONED – RECITAL | Camille Claudel – Into The Fire

As per BMC’s recommendations, all centres and classes of AF Bombay will remain closed on Aug 5 (Mon) due to high likelihood of heavy rains. Hence, this event is being postponed till further notice. Please keep an eye out on this space for the updated date of the event! As per BMC’s recommendations, all centres and classes of AF Bombay will remain closed on Aug 5 (Mon) due to high likelihood of heavy rains. Hence, this event is being postponed ... Read More »

WORKSHOP | Photography With Debashish Bhattacharya

This workshop with Debashish Bhattacharya is designed for beginners and will enable you to learn the basics of Composition, Light Scheme, Colour, and Editing. The theme of the workshop is Rain in Mumbai and a special emphasis will be laid on Black & White imagery, Colour Correction, and Creative & Experimental Photography. All participants are expected to carry their own laptop and DSLR. Workshop in English | Free and Open to Everyone | Registration compulsory and strictly on a first-come ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Rois et reine

Rois et reine by Arnaud Desplechin (150′) Parallel storylines follow two ex-lovers: Nora is a single mother who comes to care for her terminally ill father. Meanwhile, holed up in a mental ward, the musician Ismael plots his escape. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Van Gogh, Gauguin & Lautrec

La Chambre à Arles by Van Gogh (1888-1889) Arearea by Gauguin (1892) Décoration pour la baraque de la Goulue by Lautrec (1895) La Chambre à Arles is the title given to each of three similar paintings by 19th century Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. Arearea is representative of Gauguin’s first visit to Tahiti in search of traces of a primitive way of life. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec painted the Moulin Rouge’s first poster. On the first panel of his painting for La Goulue, he ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | L’Argent de Poche

L’Argent de Poche by François Truffaut (105′) An episodic comedy drama composed of several sequences that explore childhood in director François Truffaut’s signature humanistic style. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Extract Subtitled in English ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

PERFORMANCE POETRY | French Love Poetry

  It’s time to bring some poetry to your life! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you French love poems translated in English. The poems would be performed by a set of actors using Text, Voice and Body. The poems are handpicked from Louis Aragaon, Arthur Rimbaud , Pierre de Ronsard, Max Jacob, Victor Hugo, Maurice Scève, Joachim du Bellay , Gérard de Nerval, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore  and other such poets. Free and ... Read More »