Events

Digital Talk | Conversation with David Diop [ Winner of the International Booker Prize 2021 ]

6:30 pm IST on September 3, 2021 (Fri) Join us for a digital talk with the French author David Diop who will be in conversation with his English translator Anna Moschovakis on his book Frère d’âme [ English version – At Night All Blood Is Black ] which won the International Booker Prize 2021. The book is a historical war novel that depicts Senegalese Tirailleurs who fought during World War I. At its heart, it is the story of the friendship of ... Read More »

Digital Workshop | Translation for French Language with Tess Lewis

5 pm IST on September 2, 2021 (Thu) Join us online for an exclusive translation workshop with the renowned translator Tess Lewis. Tess will talk about the technique, approach, and process of translating literary works. She will also share some insights & experiences from her professional journey along with presenting a few interesting examples of translations. The workshop is being organised in the framework of the Swiss It campaign of the Official Swiss Diplomatic Missions in India together with Pro ... Read More »

Digital Atelier for Kids | Workshop on Monet

3:30 pm on Aug 29 (Sun) Under the framework of Dada Library Fest 2021, the Alliance Française de Bombay Library will be conducting a special Online Art Appreciation Workshop on the legendary French Painter Claude Monet. The workshop will highlight his life & painting style and will include a fun painting session. Monet was a prolific artist whose Impressionist paintings are widely regarded as precursors to Modernism. He is especially renowned for the depiction of Nature in his works. The Workshop on ... Read More »

Défi Inter-Alliances 2021

Défi Inter-Alliances is just around the corner! For the 2021 Edition, students from Alliances Françaises from over 25 countries around the world will compete in an ONLINE QUIZ IN FRENCH on different aspects of French Language & Culture. Don’t forget to go through the information below to learn how you can participate. Exciting prizes await the winners of the national & international stages of the competition! The competition is being organised courtesy of the network of Alliances Françaises in India in ... Read More »

DIGITAL CONCERT | A Virtual Rendezvous: World Music Day x India 2021

7 pm on June 21 (Mon) Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is an annual global celebration of music in all its diversity! In the framework of the celebrations being organised to mark the occasion in India, join us at 7 pm on June 21 for the digital concert A Virtual Rendezvous: World Music Day x India 2021. The concert is being organised by Alliance Française de Bombay & Gatecrash in partnership with the Embassy of France in India, the French Institute in India, the network of Alliances ... Read More »

DIGITAL FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION | Persepolis

6:30 pm on June 11 (Fri) Within the framework of the Génération Egalité Forum, join us at 6:30 pm on June 11 (Fri) for a digital screening of the film Persepolis. The film is an adaptation of the semi-autobiographical graphic novel of the same name by Marjane Satrapi & tells the story of her life in Tehran – the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. Persepolis won the Jury ... Read More »

SHORT FILMS | Très Court International Film Festival 2021 (Online Edition)

June 4 (Fri) to June 13 (Sun) The Très Court International Film Festival is an annual celebration of (very) short films which takes place simultaneously in several cities around the world. 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. 2021 marks the 23rd Edition of the festival! Within the framework of the Generation Equality Forum, anyone staying in Delhi, Bombay, or Pune can ... Read More »

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | AF India Goncourt Committee 2021-22

Become a member of the Goncourt Committee 2021 of the Alliances Françaises in India! What is Choix Goncourt de l’Inde ? The Prix Goncourt is one of the most prestigious & coveted French Literary Prizes which has been awarded annually for more than a century! In 2021-22, for the first time ever, a committee of Indian students currently studying French will choose a literary work which will be awarded the title of Choix Goncourt de l’Inde in partnership with the Académie Goncourt, the network of Alliances ... Read More »

Webinars | Understanding LGBTQ+

Under the aegis of the Generation Equality Forum, the network of Alliances Françaises in India (AF Ahmedabad, AF Pune & AF Trivandrum) will celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 2021 in partnership with the French Embassy in India, the French Institute in India, MIST, Sahodari Foundation, and Lakshya Trust by organising two webinars on May 17 (Monday): Webinar 1 at 1 pm: Understanding LGBTQ+ – Busting Myths and Misconceptions Webinar 2 at 6 pm: Understanding LGBTQ+ – ... 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 »