Son nom de Venise dans Calcutta désert | Theatrical Performance

Based on the film by Marguerite Duras with the same title, Son nom de Venise dans Calcutta désert is the story of a love affair that takes place in India in the 30s, in an overpopulated city on the banks of the Ganges. Two days in this love story are presented — It is the season of the summer-monsoon. The woman, Anne-Marie Stretter, stands in the midst of it with a grace which engulfs everything, in unfailing silence, a grace which is porous and dangerous, dangerous also for some of them… Read More »

From Chine to France | Talk and Discussion with Chen Jianghong

In the 1960s, Chen Jianghong was a little boy living an ordinary life in the north of China, until one day Chairman Mao proclaimed the Cultural Revolution. Through his books for children, Mr. Chen has illustrated his experiences in China. He has since then lived and worked in Paris as a painter & illustrator. The author will share these glimpses into his artistic life along with presenting his books, painting and other works inspired by his experiences! Read More »

Francophonie Film Festival 2023

The Francophonie Month is here and we are excited to present a special line-up of movies from Francophone Consulates around the world! Join us at Alliance Française de Bombay from 20 March - 27 March to enjoy cinema that will have you glued to the screen with suspense to clutching your seat with laughter! SCREENINGS FREE & OPEN FOR ALL Limited seats | Entry strictly on a first-come first-serve basis Read More »

Les Monsieur Monsieur

Celebrate Francophonie 2023 at AF Bombay with music and theatre! Alliance Française de Bombay in partnership with the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai brings to you the duo — Laurent Brunetti and Mario Pacchioli, performing the show ‘Les Monsieur Monsieur’. This theatrical evening will showcase the duo’s original compositions along with bringing iconic French and Swiss songs to the audience.  So, join us in this celebration and witness the duo live ! Read More »

Concours d’écriture créative | Creative Writing Contest

On the occasion of the International Francophonie Month 2023, Alliance Française de Bombay presents a Creative Writing Competition for all French language learners. The winners will be selected by our jury and felicitated at Alliance Française de Bombay! So let those creative juices flow and show us your love for the French language! Read More »

Gastronama | Book Launch & Discussion

The stomach keeps its secrets, especially when it sulks, grumbles or rebels at what we throw its way, and misery is never far away. These secrets must be discovered, and, where else but in the kitchen? This book is the why with the how explained! COVID-19 hides the pandemic we pass off as ‘lifestyle diseases’ – obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. These co-morbidities have allowed SARS-CoV2 to claim 6.5 million lives. The next microbe may accomplish worse unless we rid ourselves of these illnesses. Tomorrow’s diseases are unlikely to come with ready cures. We can only avoid them by restoring our bodies to a state of health which assures both energy and immunity. And really, there is only one way to do that: by eating right. Read More »

Les 3 | Classical Music Concert

Alliance Française de Bombay, in collaboration with G5A Warehouse bring to you an International Women’s day special concert - Les 3! Celebrate this women’s day with musical performances dedicated to the presence and recognition of unjustly forgotten French female composers through history! The performance will be presented by three eminent female musicians, Kim Barbier (on Piano), Marie Radauer-Plank (on Violin) and Iseut Chuat (on Cello) at the G5A Warehouse. Read More »

Beluga | Film Screening & Discussion

Presenting an exclusive screening of the documentary film - Beluga, directed and produced by Mathieu François. Beluga follows the story of a man who hopes to reconcile with his father’s death, by leaving his life behind and retracing his father’s journey across India... with a goat! Read More »

François-Henri Désérable in Mumbai | Talk & Discussion

Alliance Française de Bombay in collaboration with St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and Somaiya University hosts François-Henri Désérable, recipient of the ‘Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française’. The talk and discussion will be held in English. Catch this author live at his tour in Mumbai! Read More »

Film Screening & Discussion | Le Tigre et le Président

Alliance Française de Bombay presents an exclusive screening of the French comedy ‘Le Tigre et le Président’, directed by Jean-Marc Peyrefitte. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the Director — Jean-Marc Peyrefitte Le Tigre et le Président is set in 1920 France where Georges Clemenceau loses the presidential election to Paul Deschanel, an idealist who wants to change the country. One evening Deschanel falls from a train and vanishes. France is in need of a president, a golden opportunity for Clemenceau. Read More »