Events

WORKSHOP | Thearical Techniques

In partnership with Dhirubhai Ambani International School, we present a workshop on masks, puppetry, and theatrical techniques conducted by Frédéric Simon. The goal is to make the students talk French in a fun atmosphere. Exclusively for students of Dhirubhai Ambani International School In partnership with Dhirubhai Ambani International School Read More »

PLAY READING | The Night Just Before The Forests

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 ninth set of readings, we will focus on The Night Just Before the Forests by Bernard-Marie Koltès – a one-man show poetically chronicling the exploits of an unnamed narrator as he grapples with urban alienation. Free and open to everyone | No ... Read More »

DATE CHANGED – FRENCH CINEMA | Numéro une

Please note that this screening will take place on May 6, 2019 (Mon) Numéro une by Tonie Marshall (110′) Please note that this screening will take place on May 6, 2019 (Mon) Emmanuelle, a brilliant woman, is in the running for a top position in her company. A woman’s network tries to help her whereas some powerful others create obstacles in her path. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

Parallel Journeys by the beej garage

ASTAD DEBOO and DARSHANA JHAVERI In conversation with ARUNDHATHI SUBRAMANIAM On the occasion of International Dance day, join us along with the beej garage for the launch of the Parallel Journeys series which brings artists together in conversation wherein they share their artistic journeys, their struggles, questions and insights! For this session, two pioneers in their own right – Darshana Zaveri (an exponent of the Manipuri Dance) and Astad Deboo (contemporary dancer and choreographer) – will share insights into dance history ... Read More »

CAFE PHILO

Philosophy is coming back to the Alliance Française Auditorium! Come and share your views on some philosophical topics. No need to be an expert in Philosophy, everyone is welcome to discuss and exchange their thoughts in an informal and friendly atmosphere. A brain massage like no other! Free entry – No registration necessary | Event in French & English Please refer to the Facebbok Event via this link Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Delacroix, Hokusai, and Courbet

La liberté guidant le peuple / Liberty leading the people by Delacroix (1830) La Vague / The Wave by Hokusai (1831) Un enterrement à Ornans / A Burial at Ornans by Courbet (1851) La liberté guidant le peuple commemorates the July Revolution of 1830, which toppled King Charles X of France. La Vague is one of the most recognizable works of Japanese art in the world and Un enterrement à Ornans marks a major turning point in 19th-century French art. ... Read More »

PLAY READING | Erwin Motors

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 8th set of readings, we will focus on Magali Mougel’s play Erwin Motors. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading via this link | Event in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | M

M by Sara Forestier (100′) Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob

Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury (100′) In partnership with Prithvi Theatre, we bring you a French-Italian comedy film which tells the story of a bigoted French businessman who is mistaken for a rabbi while fleeing with an Arab. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Subtitled in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership with Institut Français & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Lumière d’été

Lumière d’été by Jean Grémillon (112′) A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provençal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker. The film was banned from theaters for the duration of the occupation for its dark portrayal of the hedonistic excesses of the ruling class. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Extract in French ♦ In partnership with ... Read More »