Events

REGISTRATIONS FULL – FRENCH GAME | Pétanque by the beach

Please note that registrations for this event are full Sept 22nd (Sun.), 6 pm, Girgaon Chowpatty Please note that registrations for this event are full A famous French game, Pétanque falls into the category of boules sports. The objective is to throw or roll heavy balls (called boules in French) as close as possible to a small target ball (called cochonnet). When it comes to games, you can’t get more French than this! Free and Open to Everyone | Limited ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Les malheurs de Sophie

Les malheurs de Sophie by Christophe Honoré (105′) Living in a castle, the little Sophie cannot resist the temptation of the forbidden. She passes her time in silly pursuits with her cousin Paul. Sophie is delighted when her parents decide to go to America. However, a year later she is back with a horrible stepmother in tow. Will this be the end of her carefree days? For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Kandinsky, Bonnard, & Matisse

Jaune – Rouge – Bleu by Kandinsky (1925) L’atelier au mimosa by Bonnard (1939-46) La Tristesse du roi by Matisse (1952) Jaune – Rouge – Bleu is an abstract oil painting on canvas which is currently housed at the Musée National d’Art Moderne at the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris). L’atelier au mimosa is a painting by the French painter and printmaker Pierre Bonnard who was one of the founding members of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis. La Tristesse du roi is ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Pim-Pim Tché

Pim-Pim Tché by Jean Odoutan (84′) Chimène has everything working in her favour except her nickname Pim-Pim Tché which translates into my little bitch in the local tongue. A virtuoso when it comes to emotional blackmail, she has to juggle highly unappealing jobs to ensure that there is food on the table and money for her parents. Will she be able to break the cycle? For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer in French ♦ In partnership with Institut ... Read More »

WORKSHOP | Les racines du théâtre grec

Session 1 : Oct 4th (Fri), 10am, Le Cercle littéraire (Kala Ghoda, Mumbai) Session 2 : Oct 5th (Sat), 10am, Le Cercle littéraire (Kala Ghoda, Mumbai) In partnership with Le Cercle Littéraire and the Centre for European Studies, University of Mumbai; we bring you a workshop on Les racines du théâtre grec. Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop is aimed at current teachers of Français Langue Etrangère and for people who wish to eventually teach the language. t will use ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Bird People

Bird People by Pascale Ferran (130′) In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly chucks his job, breaks things off with his wife, and holes up in his room. Soon, fate draws him and a young French maid together. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

PERFORMED READING | The Little Prince

Oct 11th (Fri.), 3 pm, University of Mumbai (Kalina Campus) In partnership with Banjara Theatre and the Department of French (University of Mumbai), we bring you a solo performed reading by Rashi Bunny of a new adaptation and translation of a playscript based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Classic French novella Le petit prince which tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe. In the process, he learns the ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Le dernier diamant

Le dernier diamant by Éric Barbier (108′) Despite just being released from prison, burglar Simon agrees to steal a priceless diamond with the help of a diamond expert. However, they are not the only players interested in the heist. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA @ Prithvi – La belle et la belle

La belle et la belle by Sophie Fillières (95′) Margaux, 20, meets Margaux, 45. Turns out that they are the same woman at two different stages of her life! Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Subtitled in English ♦ Trailer ♦   In partnership with Institut Français & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Lulu Femme Nue

Lulu Femme Nue by Sólveig Anspach (90′) Following a botched job interview, Lulu decides against returning home thereby leaving her husband and their three children in the lurch. She steals a few days of freedom for herself, alone, on the coast with no other purpose in mind other than to take full advantage of the moment without any guilt. In the process, she crosses paths with a variety of people – a strange guy under his brothers’ protection; an old ... Read More »