Events

FRENCH CINEMA | M

M by Sara Forestier (100′) Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob

Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury (100′) In partnership with Prithvi Theatre, we bring you a French-Italian comedy film which tells the story of a bigoted French businessman who is mistaken for a rabbi while fleeing with an Arab. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Subtitled in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership with Institut Français & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Lumière d’été

Lumière d’été by Jean Grémillon (112′) A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provençal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker. The film was banned from theaters for the duration of the occupation for its dark portrayal of the hedonistic excesses of the ruling class. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Extract in French ♦ In partnership with ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Mes provinciales

Mes provinciales by Jean-Paul Civeyrac (137′) An impressionable young cinephile leaves his working-class home in Lyon and goes to study film in Paris. With its pared-down aesthetic and grounded naturalistic performances, the film is about young intellectuals who spend their days smoking, sitting around cafés, and arguing about art and politics. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

PLAY READING | Erwin Motors

It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the 8th set of readings, we will focus on Magali Mougel’s play Erwin Motors. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Le Poulain

Le Poulain by Mathieu Sapin (97′) Arnaud Jaurès, 25, a neophyte in politics, joins a presidential candidate’s campaign team in an unlikely turn of events. Arnaud soon witnesses the mechanics of power and internal rivalries, gradually losing his innocence as he climbs up the hierarchy, eventually reaching a very tactical position. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – David, Goya, and Géricault

Les Sabines / The Intervention of the Sabine Women by David (1799) Les Jeunes et les Vieilles by Goya (1812) Le Radeau de la Méduse / The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault (1819) Les Sabines depicts a legendary episode following the abduction of the Sabine women by the founding generation of Rome. Les Jeunes et les Vieilles are amongst Goya’s most famous oil paintings while The Raft of the Medusa is an icon of French Romanticism. Free and open ... Read More »

PLAY READING | Bobin and Mikado

It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the 7th set of readings, we will focus on Adeline Picault’s play Bobin and Mikado which is a love triangle shot with tragedy. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading via this link | Event in English Please refer ... Read More »

PLAY READING | Quai Ouest

We present a reading of Bernard-Marie Koltès’ play Quai Ouest which tells the story of eight characters who come from opposing worlds and should have never met. Their encounter brings the conflicts of the modern world to the fore: immigration, social displacement,poverty, the right to dignity. Director: Margherita Marincola Actors: Prathamesh Cheulkar, Rupashree Vinit, Prajaktaa Dashputre, Devendra Patel, Praween Pandey, Tirtha Tikam, Shubham Jite, Vasudeo Madane Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in English Please refer ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Place publique

Place publique by Agnès Jaoui (98′) Castro, a cynical TV host with declining ratings, attends a housewarming party for his producer, Nathalie, and clashes with his ex-wife, who is Nathalie’s sister. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »