Events

DOCUMENTARY | Two Flags

Two Flags by Pankaj Rishi Kumar (86′) Two Flags chronicles the life and politics of a quaint French town: Pondicherry (India). As 4,600 Tamil French people gear up for the French Presidential elections of 2017, the film explores the idea of identity, citizenship, and home in the postcolonial era. It is a visual journey through Pondicherry, its homes and its people, and a witness to the unfolding of an absurd play of history. Subtitled in English | Free and open to everyone | No ... Read More »

QUEBEC CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Incendies

Incendies by Denis Villeneuve (130′) In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai and Prithvi Theatre, we bring you a screening of Villeneuve’s film Incendies. This film is an adaptation of Wajdi Mouawad’s play Incendies which itself is loosely based in part on the life and autobiography of the Lebanese communist militant, Soha Bechara. Subtitled in English | Free and open to everyone | No registration needed ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Quebec Government Office in Mumbai & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Victoria

Victoria by Justine Triet (97′) Seven-year-old Matias comes home from a party and finds his mother lying in a pile of broken glass. After helping her to the hospital, they take shelter in a women’s refuge and have to live on the run from Mati’s abusive father. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

PLAY READING | ELLE EST LA

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 sixth set of readings, we will focus on Nathalie Sarraute’s play Elle est là. 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 | Refugiado

Refugiado by Diego Lerman (95′) Seven-year-old Matias comes home from a party and finds his mother lying in a pile of broken glass. After helping her to the hospital, they take shelter in a women’s refuge and have to live on the run from Mati’s abusive father. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

KALA GHODA 2019 – Ooh La La Photo Competition

Time to get snap-happy at our photo competition at the Kala Ghoda Festival! Each festival-goer is invited to pose with a magazine cover amongst the different options available at our photo booth – the three funniest photos will win exciting prizes! Visit us for a fun and entertaining French experience ! RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE OOH LA LA PHOTO COMPETITION – The contest is free and open to everyone. No registration needed. – The participant should be atleast 15 ... Read More »

PLAY READING | INCENDIES

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 fifth set of readings, we will focus on Wajdi Mouawad’s play Incendies which is loosely based in part on the life and autobiography of the Lebanese communist militant, Soha Bechara. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading via ... Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Poussin, Shitao, & Vermeer

Les Quatre Saisons / The Four Seasons by Poussin (1660-1664) Le Mont Jingting en automne / Mount Jingting in Autumn by Shitao (1671) L’Astronome  / The Astronomer by Vermeer (1668) Les Quatre Saisons was the last set of four oil paintings completed by the French painter Nicolas Poussin.  Shitao was the most skilled painters and calligraphers of 16th century China. The film Le Mont Jingting en automne reveals the complex technique and philosophy underlying Shitao’s oeuvre. L’Astronome delves into whether ... Read More »

WORKSHOP | WRITING CUM ILLUSTRATION WITH ANNE-CLAIRE LÉVÊQUE & EMILIE CAMATTE

The freelance journalist Anne-Claire Lévêque specializes in youth literature. Toying with the French language and juggling with words and expressions is one of her favourite writing techniques. Emilie has a taste for travel, especially in India, and her passion for photography allowed to make journals of her voyages in which she presents her feelings with pictures, collages, and watercolours. Together, they will present a fun workshop on writing and illustration techniques for storytelling in partnership with the French Institute in India! Exclusively for students of Ecole ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Comme des garçons

Comme des garçons by Julien Hallard (90′) Sports reporter Paul Coutard decides to organize a women’s soccer match and unintentionally launches the creation of the first women’s soccer team in France. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »