Events

FRENCH CINEMA | Teddy

Teddy by Ludovic Boukherma and Zoran Boukherma (90′) In the Pyrenees, a wolf is stirring up the anger of the villagers. The 19-year old Teddy has no qualifications to his name, lives with his adoptive uncle, and works in a massage parlour. His girlfriend Rebecca, soon to graduate from high school, has a bright future ahead of her. For them, it is an ordinary summer. But one full-moon evening, Teddy is scratched by an unknown animal. In the weeks that ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA 2022 | CAFÉ-CINEMA – Délicieux by Éric Besnard

As part of Bonjour India 2022, join us for Café-Cinema – a French cinematic-gastronomic experience in the open air! Grab some snacks, sit under the sky, and enjoy the film Délicieux by Éric Besnard! Délicieux is a comedy-drama set in the 18th century prior to the Revolution. The story revolves around the opening of the first restaurant in France. Paid Event | Limited Seats | Tickets & Conditions of Entry via this link Gates open at 6:30 pm | Event Starts ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA 2022 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION – A Trip to France, 1970 by Parmanand Dalwadi

As part of Bonjour India 2022, prepare to travel back in time through the lens of the renowned Indian photographer Parmanand Dalwadi at the Piramal Art Gallery in NCPA from March 29 (Tue) to April 10 (Sun). Dalwadi’s work spans over 60 years of photography in India and abroad but the exhibition will focus on his journey in France in the 70s. After graduating from MSU, Dalwadi was recruited as a faculty member in NID in the early years of the Institute. ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE | CANADIAN DIGITAL BOOK READING FOR KIDS – Pikiq by Yayo

Online on Zoom at 4 pm on March 26 (Sat)   As part of Francophonie 2022, the current A2 & B1 students of the French for Kids batch are invited to attend an ONLINE book reading IN FRENCH at 4 pm on March 26 of the Canadian book Pikiq. The book tells the story of the character Pikiq who lives in the far, far north in a land covered in deep snow. One day Pikiq finds paint, paintbrushes, and a book ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2022 | BELGIAN CONCERT – Belgican Rhapsody by Max Vandervorst

Belgican Rhapsody by Max Vandervorst (70′) As part of Francophonie 2022, join us at 5 pm on March 25 (Fri) at the Education Centre of Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Byculla for the unique musical concert Belgican Rhapsody by the Belgian musician Max Vandervorst. For this concert, Max will use glass bottles to produce delicious melodies which will be further enhanced by innovative accompaniments through the use of a looper. The audience will be invited to immerse themselves and ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA 2022 | DANCE – S.Thala, an Indian Suite

As part of Bonjour India 2022, join us for S.Thala, An Indian Suite – a unique dance inspired by the renowned French Writer Marguerite Duras’ Indian cycle and directed by Annette Leday / Keli Company. S.Thala focuses on exploring the emotions and relationships of the “characters” in Duras’ work and the emblematic atmospheres of their universe rather than reproducing or illustrating the complex narrative schemes of her texts. The creative process of S.Thala started in Kerala in December 2019. By revisiting ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE | QUÉBÉCOIS VIRTUAL DOCUMENTARY SCREENING – Jukebox : un rêve américain fait au Québec

Jukebox : un rêve américain fait au Québec by Eric Ruel & Guylaine Maroist (126′) As part of Francophonie 2022, join us for the virtual documentary screening of Jukebox : un rêve américain fait au Québec accessible online on March 23 (Wed). The online streaming of this documentary is being organised in partnership with the Québec Government Office in Mumbai. The film traces the life of Denis Pantis – the son of a Greek immigrant who became passionate about rock’n’roll in ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE | CANADIAN CINEMA – Il pleuvait des oiseaux

Il pleuvait des oiseaux by Louise Archambault (126′) As part of Francophonie 2022, join us physically in the Alliance Française de Bombay Auditorium at Theosophy Hall [ Churchgate Head Office ] at 6 pm on March 22, 2022 [ Tue ] for a screening of Il pleuvait des oiseaux in collaboration with the Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai. An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Jocelyne Saucier, the film centres on a group of senior citizens living off-the-grid in the ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE | FRENCH CINEMA – Rouge

Rouge by Farid Bentoumi (86′) As part of Francophonie 2022, join us physically in the Alliance Française de Bombay Auditorium at Theosophy Hall [ Churchgate Head Office ] at 6 pm on March 21, 2022 [ Mon ] for a screening of Rouge in collaboration with Institut Français. The film tells the story of an occupational nurse who has just been hired at her dad’s chemical factory. While taking care of the sick, she uncovers long hidden secrets and arrangements between ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE | QUÉBÉCOIS VIRTUAL PUPPETRY SHOW – Spectacle des marionettes québécoises et indiennes

Spectacle des marionettes québécoises et indiennes (90′) As part of Francophonie 2022, join us for the virtual puppet show Spectacle des marionettes québécoises et indiennes being organised in partnership with the Québec Government Office in Mumbai, CINARS, and Association québécoises des marionnettes! The evening will consist of two brief puppetry performances by: the Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust A puppetry group based in Québec These performances will be followed by two brief talks on Indian puppets & puppets from Québec. Free ... Read More »