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FRANCOPHONIE FESTIVAL: La Plume d’Or

2.00 pm | 18th 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 of the 136 countries ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Les Choristes

7.00 pm | 18th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Christophe Barratier, Switzerland & France, 2004, 86 min When he takes a job teaching music at a school for troubled boys, Clement Mathieu is unprepared for its harsh discipline and depressing atmosphere. But with passion and unconventional teaching methods, he’s able to spark his students’ interest in music and bring them a ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Felix et Meira

7.00 pm | 19th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Maxime Giroux, Quebec, 2014, 104 min Felix is a penniless dreamer whose wealthy father is dying. Meira is a Hasidic Jew, who is married and the mother of a child; she is also in search of novelty. They fall in love with each other. Felix and Meira is the story of ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE FESTIVAL: Theatre reading with Abhishek

11.00 am | 20th of March | Alliance Française médiathèque Reading of extracts of French plays of different centuries. The session will start with some small theatre exercises; the participants will understand and learn the basic techniques of theatre. Prof. Abhishek will conduct this in French at the library on 19th March 2015 between 11.30 and 12.30. Students of A2 & B1 are ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Moloch Tropical

7.00 pm | 23th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Raoul Peck, Haiti, 2009, 106 min A look at the final moments of a ruler in Haiti as a violent revolution erupts around him. Amidst the protection of a fortified palace perched on the top of a mountain, a democratically elected President and his closest collaborators are getting ready for a ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: The Virgin, the Copts and me

7.00 pm | 24th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Namir Abdel, Egypt, 2012, 91 min Namir is Egyptian, a Copt and now lives in France. When there is a family reunion, he buys an old video cassette recorded many years earlier at a religious holiday in his home village, when his mother said she had had a vision of the ... Read More »

PLAY READING: The Anklet

5:00 pm | 1st of March | Alliance Française atrium This is the classic tale of the anklet ( Silappadikaram ) in an original English language adaptation from BLT. It was prepared for an Indian theatre project in the USA. It was performed for the first time in India in Bangalore city. This adaptation of Silappadikaram has been highly acclaimed ... Read More »

LECTURE: Biodiversity and Climate

7.00 pm | 25th of February | Alliance Française auditorium The Alliance Française de Bangalore and the scientific service of the Consulate of France in India are organizing a lecture by Gilles BOEUF, President of the National Museum of natural History, Paris, Invited professor to the Collège de France on the Chair « Sustainable development, energy, environment and society », during the year ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Le voyage dans la lune // Jules et Jim

7.00 pm | 26th of February | Alliance Française auditorium The Ciné Forum Méliès aims to encourage discussions and dialogues with French & Francophone productions. The selection of films is varied, based on current and past issues. The screenings are followed by a moderated discussion. For the grand début, we will project the classical film of the French director who gives the name of this space, Le ... Read More »

CONCERT: FKJ // French Kiwi Juice

8.30 pm onwards | 21st of February | The Warehouse KRUNK + Institut Français, in association with Alliance française de Bangalore, Homegrown, Pepsi MTV Indies, Roche Musique and Cliché Records, present FKJ // French Kiwi Juice. Entry Fee is INR 1000 full cover for stags & couples 500 full cover for Alliance De Francaise but please note, they must carry their ... Read More »