Events

EVENT CANCELLED – FRANCOPHONIE 2020 | Quebec Cinema – Les fleurs oubliées

Please note that this event has been cancelled Les fleurs oubliées by André Forcier (102′) Please note that this event has been cancelled In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai, we present to you a screening of Les fleurs oubliées which tells the story of Brother Marie-Victorin (Founder of Montreal’s Botanical Garden) who is bored with heaven and decides to return to Earth to help a beekeeper save Quebec’s flora from Transgenia, a multinational that is poisoning the ... Read More »

EVENT CANCELLED – FRANCOPHONIE 2020 | French Cinema – Les météorites

Please note that this event has been cancelled Les météorites by Romain Laguna (85′) Please note that this event has been cancelled Sixteen-year-old Nina spends her summers working at a fading amusement park with her friend in rural France but dreams of a more significant life. When she sees a meteorite crashing through the sky, she sees it as an omen of change. Subtitled in English | Free and Open to Everyone | No Registration Needed Please refer to the ... Read More »

EVENT CANCELLED – FRANCOPHONIE 2020 | Concert – Symphony for Abandoned Objects

Please note that this event has been cancelled Please note that this event has been cancelled In partnership with G5A, Wallonie-Bruxelles International, and the Consulate General of Belgium; we present the concert ‘Symphony for Abandoned Objects’ by the Belgian artist Max Vandervorst. Max is a composer and an inventor of musical instruments. For this whimsical concert, his orchestra will consist of lost and abandoned objects. With the musician flowing from one instrument to the next, the audience is transported to ... Read More »

EVENT CANCELLED – FRANCOPHONIE 2020 | Theatre – Minor Matters by Peter Rinderknecht

Please note that this event has been cancelled Please note that this event has been cancelled In partnership with G5A and with the support of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia; we present the solo theatrical performance ‘Minor Matters’ by the Swiss artist Peter Rinderknecht. The play is a story of departure, desires, hopes and disappointments. In conjunction with the audience, the narrator allows a farm to emerge where a farmer once lived. He tilled the fields, fed the animals, ... Read More »

EVENT CANCELLED – FRANCOPHONIE 2020 | Workshop – Making Musical Instruments from Abandoned Objects

Please note that this event has been cancelled Please note that this event has been cancelled In partnership with G5A, Wallonie-Bruxelles International, and the Consulate General of Belgium; we present a workshop on ‘Making Musical Instruments from Abandoned Objects’ by the Belgian artist Max Vandervorst. For Max, creating music is a natural act and performing together is not something reserved for specialists. He ‘hijacks’ everyday objects and recycles waste materials for musical purposes. The goal is not to provide a ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2020 | Contemporary Dance – Dance or Chaos

Dance or Chaos In partnership with the French Institute in India, the network of Alliances Françaises in India, and Prithvi Theatre, we bring you Dance or Chaos – a contemporary solo dance piece which tells the lived history of Souleymane Sanogo. This creation is part of a series of shows that the Bamako company BlonBa dedicated to the prominent figures of the artistic life of Mali. Beyond its self-biographical character, Dance or Chaos highlights one of the major stakes of ... Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – FRANCOPHONIE 2020 | Workshop – Dynamic Theatre by Peter Rinderknecht

REGISTRATIONS FULL REGISTRATIONS FULL In partnership with Si Bambai and with the support of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, we present a two-day theatrical workshop by the Swiss Artist Peter Rinderknecht. During the course of the workshop, participants will discover the nuances and intricacies of acting. Peter will help you investigate, deepen, train different aspects of an actor’s craft. It’s about being authentic on stage – about the truthfulness and the credibility of a performance. Based on selected exercises ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Perdrix

Perdrix by Erwan Le Duc (99′) Pierre Perdrix had been enjoying an enchanted though restless existence until the enigmatic Juliette Webb burst into his life. Crashing into his family’s unique world like a meteorite, she will force this tight-knit microcosm to redefine their boundaries and to finally live their lives to the fullest. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Extract in English ♦  In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

CONCERT | Manu Chao Solo / Acoustic / SIBERIE M’ETAIT CONTÉEE

Manu Chao Solo / Acoustic / Sibérie M’était Contéee In partnership with the French Institute in India, the network of Alliances Françaises in India, and antiSOCIAL, we bring you a highly-anticipated concert with Manu Chao. A French musician of Spanish descent, his music incorporates influences of punk, rock, French chanson, Ibero-american salsa, reggae, ska, and Algerian raï. He is renowned for his personal mixture of rap, flamenco, Afro-Cuban music, samba and cumbia. For the India tour, he will be joined ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Trois jours une vie

Trois jours une vie by Nicolas Boukhrief (120′) Christmas 1999. The life of a young boy in a peaceful little village in the Ardennes will soon be devastated by three tragic events – the death of a dog, the vanishing of a child, and a ravaging storm. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer in French ♦  In partnership with Institut Français Read More »