Events

FRENCH DOCUMENTARIES @ MUMBAI GALLERY WEEKEND | Roland Barthes – Le théâtre du langage

Mumbai Gallery Weekend (MGW) began in 2012 as a collaborative initiative by the city’s leading contemporary art galleries. The aim was to inject fresh energy into the art scene in Mumbai. This art-focused weekend has become one of the most valuable fixtures in Mumbai’s cultural calendar. Alliance Française de Bombay will be participating for the first time in Mumbai Gallery Weekend by screening two documentaries in partnership with the French Institute in India. Roland Barthes – Le théâtre du langage by Thierry Thomas (55′)  Based on archival ... Read More »

FRENCH DOCUMENTARIES @ MUMBAI GALLERY WEEKEND | Fifi hurle de joie

Mumbai Gallery Weekend (MGW) began in 2012 as a collaborative initiative by the city’s leading contemporary art galleries. The aim was to inject fresh energy into the art scene in Mumbai. This art-focused weekend has become one of the most valuable fixtures in Mumbai’s cultural calendar. Alliance Française de Bombay will be participating for the first time in Mumbai Gallery Weekend by screening two documentaries in partnership with the French Institute in India. Fifi hurle de joie by Mitra Farahani (96′)  A documentary on provocative artist Bahman ... Read More »

QUEBEC CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Juste la fin du monde

Juste la fin du monde by Xavier Dolan (99′) In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai and Prithvi Theatre, we bring you a screening of Dolan’s Juste la fin du monde. This film tells the story of a writer who returns to his hometown, planning to announce his upcoming death to his family. As resentment surfaces, heated discussions and feuds ensue until all attempts at empathy are sabotaged by people’s incapacity to listen and love. Subtitled in English ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | Dans la brume

Dans la brume by Daniel Roby (89′) Paris is suddenly overwhelmed by a strange mist that causes countless victims. The inhabitants of the capital must take refuge in the upper floors of buildings to survive. Finding themselves without water, without electricity and without food, and realizing that no help will be provided; they are forced to try their luck in the fog. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français 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 »

PLAY READING | INCENDIES

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 fifth set of readings, we will focus on Wajdi Mouawad’s play Incendies which is loosely based in part on the life and autobiography of the Lebanese communist militant, Soha Bechara. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | La Belle et la Meute

La Belle et la Meute by Kaouther Ben Hania (100′) At a student party, Mariam catches the eye of Youssef. A few hours later, she wanders the streets in a state of shock. It’s the beginning of a long night during which she will have to fight for her rights and dignity to be respected. But how can justice be done when the perpetrators themselves are the arbiters of justice? For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA | L’amour est un crime parfait

L’amour est un crime parfait by Jean-Marie Larrieu, Arnaud Larrieu (110′) When one of his brilliant students disappears after having an affair with him, Marc is introduced to Anna, a woman searching for the missing student. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – La Tour, Rubens, & Le Lorrain

Le Tricheur à l’as de carreau by La Tour (1635) Les portraits d’Hélène Fourment by Rubens (1636) Port de mer au soleil couchant by Le Lorrain (1639) Le Tricheur à l’as de carreau is currently housed in the Louvre Museum is considered as a masterpiece amongst French paintings. Les portraits d’Hélène Fourment are probably the most personal paintings of the artist wherein he explores the different facets of Hélène’s personality. Port de mer au soleil couchant depicts a scene which, although although coming from the painter’s imagination, ... Read More »

PLAY READING | DECOMPOSED THEATRE OR THE HUMAN TRASHCAN

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 fourth reading, we will focus on Matei Visniec’s play Decomposed Theatre or The Human Trashcan. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading via this link | Event in English In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing ... Read More »