Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore


7.00 pm | 18th of March | Alliance Française auditorium World-Soul // Free and open to all After having performed as a chorist for other artists for a few years and been all over the world with them, Erika decided to start her own musical project a few years back. Her sound offers a mix of groovy Caribbean music with a ... Read More »

Bangalore Queer Film Festival

All day | 26th – 28th of February | Alliance Française auditorium In February 2016 the Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF) will enter its eighth year. BQFF is an annual event full of queer films from the world over, photo exhibitions, art exhibitions, performances and panel discussions. Over the years, BQFF has become an entrenched part of the cultural landscape of Bangalore. ... Read More »

DANCE: Contemporary Kathak by NADAM

6:30 pm | 29th of February | Alliance Française auditorium Presented by Ashish Khokar’s ATTENDANCE in collaboration with Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore School of Music. An encounter between the East and the West. NADAM-an acronym for “Narthan Academy of Dance and Music”, was founded in the year 1997 by Nandini K Mehta & K Murali Mohan-established Kathak exponents. The academy ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Gasping by Ben Elton

5:00 pm | 6th of March| Alliance Française classroom 7 When Philip is challenged by his boss to find a new way of making money from nothing, he invents the Suck and Blow machine and along with it the business of air – providing private air, stockpiling air, and eventually selling air. A flash advertising campaign soon convinces the public ... Read More »

EXHIBITION: In Light We Trust by Marko93

All day | 15th of February – 7th of March | Alliance Française Atrium Invited by the Alliance française network, the French visual artist Marko93 spent 5 weeks in India and toured in 10 cities, conducting workshops, painting walls and literally enlightening the places he visited and the people he met. The exhibition is a glimpse of his journey through a selection of works, murals and light-painting pictures he did during his ... Read More »


7 p.m | 14th – 24th of March | Alliance Française Like every year, the Alliance française organizes a film festival during the Francophonie Festival thanks to the support of all the consulates involved in the project. This year, we collaborate with the Québec Government Office in Mumbai, Consulate General of Canada in Bangalore , the Consulate General of Switzerland in ... Read More »


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 »