DIGITAL CONCERT | A Virtual Rendezvous: World Music Day x India 2021

7 pm on June 21 (Mon) Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is an annual global celebration of music in all its diversity! In the framework of the celebrations being organised to mark the occasion in India, join us at 7 pm on June 21 for the digital concert A Virtual Rendezvous: World Music Day x India 2021. The concert is being organised by Alliance Française de Bombay & Gatecrash in partnership with the Embassy of France in India, the French Institute in India, the network of Alliances ... Read More »


6:30 pm on June 11 (Fri) Within the framework of the Génération Egalité Forum, join us at 6:30 pm on June 11 (Fri) for a digital screening of the film Persepolis. The film is an adaptation of the semi-autobiographical graphic novel of the same name by Marjane Satrapi & tells the story of her life in Tehran – the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. Persepolis won the Jury ... Read More »

SHORT FILMS | Très Court International Film Festival 2021 (Online Edition)

June 4 (Fri) to June 13 (Sun) The Très Court International Film Festival is an annual celebration of (very) short films which takes place simultaneously in several cities around the world. The goal is to present the très court format i.e. films of any genre (fiction, animation, documentary, music video, video blog etc.) which are less than 4 minutes long. 2021 marks the 23rd Edition of the festival! Within the framework of the Generation Equality Forum, anyone staying in Delhi, Bombay, or Pune can ... Read More »

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | AF India Goncourt Committee 2021-22

Become a member of the Goncourt Committee 2021 of the Alliances Françaises in India! What is Choix Goncourt de l’Inde ? The Prix Goncourt is one of the most prestigious & coveted French Literary Prizes which has been awarded annually for more than a century! In 2021-22, for the first time ever, a committee of Indian students currently studying French will choose a literary work which will be awarded the title of Choix Goncourt de l’Inde in partnership with the Académie Goncourt, the network of Alliances ... Read More »

Webinars | Understanding LGBTQ+

Under the aegis of the Generation Equality Forum, the network of Alliances Françaises in India (AF Ahmedabad, AF Pune & AF Trivandrum) will celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 2021 in partnership with the French Embassy in India, the French Institute in India, MIST, Sahodari Foundation, and Lakshya Trust by organising two webinars on May 17 (Monday): Webinar 1 at 1 pm: Understanding LGBTQ+ – Busting Myths and Misconceptions Webinar 2 at 6 pm: Understanding LGBTQ+ – ... Read More »

Digital Screening | International Dance Day

Join Alliance Française de Pune at 7 pm on April 30 (Fri) for a virtual screening of the documentary Maguy Marin: Time to Act which recounts the life and career of the contemporary dancer Maguy Marin ! This screening is being brought to you in the framework of April Dance 2021 – a week-long programme curated by IAPAR in association with THE BOX on the occasion of International Dance Day to question and take stock of the creative practices that have come ... Read More »

Digital Screenings | Earth Day

Celebrated annually on April 22, Jour de la Terre or Earth Day is a global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. To mark the occasion, join us for a series of ONLINE screenings courtesy of the initiative IFcinéma à la carte by Institut Français ! Subtitled in English | Free & Open to Everyone | No registration Needed Note: When you play the film, the subtitles can be accessed by clicking on the round gear icon on the bottom right ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2021 | Belgian Documentary – Ni juge, ni soumise

Ni juge, ni soumise by Yves Hinant, Jean Libon (100′) In partnership with Wallonie-Bruxelles International, we present to you a screening of the documentary Ni juge, ni soumise – a portrait of the eccentric Belgian judge Anne Gruwez. A hard-to-forget character, Anne is a unique mix of idealism and philanthropy hidden under a tough exterior. Throughout the documentary, her calm demeanour is often in stark contrast to the grisly criminal investigations that she is a part of. Anne’s politically incorrect ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2021 | Québécois Film – Tadoussac

Tadoussac by Martin Laroche (90′) In partnership with the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles and the Québec Government Office in Mumbai, we present to you a screening of Tadoussac as part of Francophonie 2021. The film tells the story of the 18-year-old Chloé who runs away from Montreal in the middle of winter and hitch-hikes to Tadoussac (a small Quebec tourist village). Like many other young travelers, she starts working at the local hostel in exchange for a room. ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2021 | French-Canadian Playlists – Music to my ears

Music to my ears Courtesy of the Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai, we bring to you Music to my ears – THREE specially-curated playlists to get you grooving to francophone music from Canada! Keep an eye on this page from Mar 25 (Thu) onwards to get access to these playlists on Spotify & Apple Music! In 2021, Canada joins the Francophonie community in celebrating 51 years of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. The playlists highlighted below have been ... Read More »