Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore


All day | 25th of February – 15th of March | Alliance Française The Alliance française de Bangalore announces 3 contests for this years Francophonie festival, each more exciting than the next. The ten chosen words for 2016 invite us to explore the French spoken in the different territories of the Francophonie: in  France « chafouin » and « fada», in Québec « poudrerie » ... Read More »


All day | 14th – 24th of March | Alliance Française Organised every year around the 20th of March, which is the « International Francophonie day », this event is the annual rendez-vous of the lovers of French language across the world. “Tell me ten words … in the French language”: the wealth of French regionalisms This new edition celebrates ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: Séraphine

6.30 pm | 11th of March | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Martin Provost, France – 2008 – 2h06min – Biography, Drama The film follows the life of a middle-aged housekeeper, Séraphine Louis, who has a remarkable talent for painting. Untaught and following what she regards as religious inspiration she finds great ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 14th of March | Alliance française Auditorium With the support of Canada Government Office | Consulate General of Canada From the collection Unikkausivut : Sharing our Stories, 2011 La rencontre (The Meeting) : Lucie Lachapelle, 1994, 56 min 46 s  La rencontre is a documentary about couple relationship between Whites and Natives. All along a great trip from the north ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 15th of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Switzerland Government Office and Swissnex | Consulate General of Swizterland Fernand Melgar, Switzerland, 2014, 101′ A winter spent in the heart of an emergency shelter for homeless people in Lausanne. At the entrance to this hidden bunker there unfolds every night the same dramatic ritual, leading to occasionally ... Read More »


10.00 am – 12.00 noon | 16th of March | Alliance Française The Alliance Française de Bangalore, together with the Fondation Alliance Française and with the support of the French senate, is organizing “La Plume d’Or”, an International Writing Contest that will take place as part of the Week for French language and Francophonie 2015. You will compete with students ... Read More »

AF COOKOUT: Cooking Demo by Café Noir

1.00 – 3.30 pm | 16th of March | Alliance Française cafétaria Pastry Cooking Class with Cyril NICOLAI Learn to cook perfect French Macarons shells and then make four delicious fillings, with Cyril Nicolai, Executive Bakery & Pastry Chef at Cafe Noir Restaurants, Bangalore. Organised in collaboration with Café Noir Restaurants, this will be a monthly affair with different themes for each ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Henri Henri (Québec)

7.00 pm | 16th of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Québec Government Office  | Consulate General of Québec Martin Talbot, Québec, 2014, 99′ Henri Henri is a Canadian film from Quebec, released in 2014. A quirky comedy described by the Montreal Gazette as an attempt to create “Quebec’s own Amélie”, the film is the feature debut of television ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Exit – The right to die (Le droit de mourir)

7.00 pm | 17th of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Switzerland Government Office and Swissnex | Consulate General of Swizterland Fernand Melgar, Switzerland, 2005, 75′ No one knows the day or the hour. When illness strikes, accompanied by pain and physical decline, there we are, faced with death. The outlook on what remains of life appears dismal and ... Read More »

FESTIVAL: Onra at Indie March 2016

3.00 pm – 12.00 am | 19th and 20th of March | MoonGate – Events Venue The Alliance française de Bangalore is proud to support the 2016 edition of Indie March by Counter Culture. A French hip-hop beatmaker based out of Paris, Arnaud Bernard a.k.a Onra is a Red Bull Music Academy alumnus renowned for bringing back over 30 Chinese and Vietnamese records ... Read More »