Events

WORKSHOP | ‘IMPROPUP!’ – PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOP

Sat. 7th, 11:30am, Library – Nehru Centre (Worli) Within the framework of Naturally Booked-Children’s Literature Festival and in partnership with the Nehru Centre, Frédéric Simon will conduct a workshop on how to create puppets using found materials. Free and open to anyone between 8 to 14 Years of Age | Registration Compulsory and strictly on a first-come first-serve basis via this link Within the framework of Naturally Booked-Children’s Literature Festival and in partnership with the Nehru Centre Read More »

PARTICIPATIVE INSTALLATION | SHELTER

Nov 27 (Wed) to Dec 10 (Tue), 3pm to 6pm, Sir JJ College of Architecture In partnership with Des Châteaux en l’air, Sir JJ College of Architecture, Région Grand Est, Strasbourg City in France, The French Institute in India, and the Embassy of France in India; we present SHELTER – a participative installation inspired by the concrete and philosophical experience of the 19th Century American Author Henry David Thoreau. The installation is created on site by inviting the general public ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Le mystère Henri Pick

Le mystère Henri Pick by Rémi Bezançon (100′) An editor discovers a masterpiece among a pile of rejected manuscripts. She tries to track down its unknown author, who may already be dead. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦  In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

BOOK LAUNCH & PRESENTATION | Smart City in India: Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory

In partnership with USM’s KRVIA and the French Institute in India; we present the book launch of Smart City in India: Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory which draws on ethnographic data from across Indian cities to assess the transformative possibilities and limitations of the Smart City programme in the subcontinent. The tome examines the core infrastructural elements that make up a city and underlines the importance of ensuring that the ‘smart city’ is inclusive. Dr. Annurag Batra (Entrepreneur, author, Angel ... Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Vinci, Titien, & La Dame à la Licorne

Tapisseries by La Dame à la Licorne (end of 15th Century) Le Concert champêtre by Titien (around 1509) La Vierge, l’enfant Jésus et Sainte Anne by Vinci (around 1510) Tapisseries is the modern title given to a series of six tapestries woven in Flanders from wool and silk from designs drawn in Paris around 1500. Le Concert champêtre is an oil painting generally attributed to the Italian Renaissance master Titian. La Vierge, l’enfant Jésus et Sainte Anne is an oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci depicting St. Anne, ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Pupille

Pupille by Jeanne Herry (110′) Theo was born an unwanted child. Social services set out to find the perfect home for his adoption! For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

WORKSHOP | Prix du jeune écrivain

Sat. 23rd, 1pm, Le Cercle littéraire (Kala Ghoda, Mumbai) In partnership with Le Cercle Littéraire, we present a workshop on creative writing in French which will help aspirants prepare for the French Creative Writing Competition Prix du Jeune Ecrivain. Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop will highlight tools such as uchrony, character development, transposition etc. to render your texts more interesting. Workshop in French (Level B2 and above) | Limited Seats | Registration is Free and Strictly on a first-come ... Read More »

CONCERT | THIEFS ft. Sushin Shyam & Neha Nair

Within the framework of in[Chorus] by Alliance Française de Delhi and in partnership with the French Institute in India, SPEDIDAM, ADAMI, and G5A; we present a concert with the French band THIEFS in collaboration with the singer Neha Nair and the musician-composer Sushin Shyam. THIEFS is a mix of jazz, hip-hop, and electronica which has just released its second album GRAFT. Sushin is the keyboardist of the Indian Metal band The Down Troddence whilst Neha is the lead female singer ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Amanda

Amanda by Mikhaël Hers (104′) When 20-year-old David’s elder sister is brutally killed in an attack, he finds himself having to take charge of his 7-year-old niece, Amanda. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Subtitled in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link ♦ Trailer ♦   In partnership with Institut Français & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

TÊTE-À-TÊTE | Alexandre Herer Nunataq & The Dharavi Dream Project

We present a tête à tête with the French band Alexandre Herer Nunataq along with artists from The Dharavi Dream Project. The French pianist Alexandre Herer had visited India for the first time in India in 2018. During this tour, his band conducted a few artistic exchanges in Dharavi about rhythm and improvisation which culminated in a jam-session with young rappers and beat boxers. The current visit is an extension of the same project and combines jazz and hip-hop but ... Read More »