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PRESERVING WISDOM | Using Digital Technology to Rescue Ancient Texts

Feb 21st (Thu), 7 pm, Theosophy Hall Dr. David Katz Sacred manuscripts from India’s great spiritual heritage are being lost due to changing climate, indifference, and a lack of awareness. Conscious of the urgent need to preserve this timeless knowledge, the non-profit organisation Muktabodha Indological Research Institute (MIRI) has been identifying endangered Sanskrit manuscripts and preserving them through digitisation. These digitised texts are then freely disseminated to seekers and scholars around the world.   Come and hear about the digitised ... Read More »


Feb 15th (Fri), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall Two Flags chronicles the life and politics of a quaint French town: Pondicherry (India). As 4,600 Tamil French people gear up for the French Presidential elections of 2017, the film explores the idea of identity, citizenship, and home in the postcolonial era. It is a visual journey through Pondicherry, its homes and its people, and a witness to the unfolding of an absurd play of history. Subtitled in English | Free and open to everyone | No ... Read More »


Feb 13th (Wed), 7 pm, Prithvi Theatre In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai and Prithvi Theatre, we bring you a screening of Villeneuve’s film Incendies. This film is an adaptation of Wajdi Mouawad’s play Incendies which itself is loosely based in part on the life and autobiography of the Lebanese communist militant, Soha Bechara. Subtitled in English | Free and open to everyone | No registration needed ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Quebec Government Office in Mumbai & Prithvi Theatre Read More »


Feb 7th (Thu), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall 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 sixth set of readings, we will focus on Nathalie Sarraute’s play Elle est là. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In ... Read More »

KALA GHODA 2019 – Ooh La La Photo Competition

Feb 2, 2019 to Feb 10, 2019 at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival Time to get snap-happy at our photo competition at the Kala Ghoda Festival! Each festival-goer is invited to pose with a magazine cover amongst the different options available at our photo booth – the three funniest photos will win exciting prizes! Visit us for a fun and entertaining French experience ! RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE OOH LA LA PHOTO COMPETITION – The contest is free and open ... Read More »


Congratulations to all the winners of the 80 Years Photography Competition ! Third Prize – Alsanha Bhimani Free Study Material Second Prize – Priyanka Lale 60 hours of French Courses with Study Material First Prize – Aishwarya Patil 120 hours of French Courses with Study Material Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated! Read More »


Bonjour à toutes et à tous ! Le Jury du concours d’écriture Win a Trip to Paris a rendu son verdict ! Vous avez été nombreux à participer à notre concours d’écriture et nous vous en remercions. Voici la distribution des quatre Grands Prix du Jury : Anal NAYAK (B1): Grand Prix du Jury, un aller retour à Paris ! Disha VAID (A1): 1er Prix du Jury, 120h offertes sur la prochaine session Aarti JASWA (A2): 2nd Prix du Jury, ... Read More »

L’AFB recrute 2 coordinateurs pédagogiques

Date de parution de l’annonce : 08/01/2019 Nature de l’offre : 2 postes de coordinateur-trice pédagogique Alliance Française de Bombay (INDE) L’Alliance Française de Bombay, créée en 1938, est la 2nde Alliance d’Inde et la 6ème Alliance du monde en matière d’heures de cours vendues (2018). Elle déploie 7 centres d’enseignements pour une équipe de 60 enseignants et 3 coordinateurs pédagogiques. Elle accueille chaque année plus de 5000 inscrits différents. Le staff administratif est composé d’une vingtaine d’employés, dont deux directeurs détachés du ... Read More »


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′)  6:30 pm on Jan 17 (Thu) ... Read More »

QUEBEC CINEMA @ PRITHVI – Juste la fin du monde

Jan 16, 2019 (Wed) | 7 pm | Prithvi Theatre 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 ... Read More »