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Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore

DOCUMENTARY: The Forgotten Tigers

 7 pm| 27th of May | Alliance Française Auditorium Documentary; 53 min Presented Written Edited and Directed by Krishnendu Bose/Camera by Islahuddin Ashraf/Produced by Public Service Broadcast Trust. Shrinking forest cover and eroding corridors across India have taken its toll on the tiger’s living space. While tiger reserves are now legally well-protected, a lot needs to be done to conserve the ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Les neiges du du Kilimandjaro

7.00 pm | 28th of May | Alliance Française auditorium 2011, Robert Guédiguian, 1h47 At a French shipyard, a trade unionist named Michel deliberately arranges to have himself on the dockworkers’ randomly chosen downsizing list to spare another of his fellow workers. While he has his severance package and his friends and family’s generosity to ease this sacrifice, this also gets ... Read More »

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM: Μετά by Prasad KV

All day | 22nd of April – 24th of May | Alliance Française Atrium For the first edition, Alliance française will open with an exhibition called Μετά which will showcase the works of the artist Prasad KV. He is doing his Master of Visual Art in Painting from College of Fine Arts, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath. In 2014, he received a scholarship ... Read More »

CONCERT: L’Entourloop

8.30 pm | 22nd of May | The Humming Tree FREE ENTRY FOR ALL Banging classic Hip-hop Ina Yardie style: L’Entourloop is a French duo of beatmakers. In their music, they combine two musical cousins: Hip-hop and Reggae.  Just after the release of their last album, they come for a very special visit to Bangalore.  A privileged occasion to discover this raising ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: La cour de Babel

7.00 pm | 13th of May | Alliance Française auditorium 2014, Julie Bertuccelli, 1h29 They have just arrived in France. Irish, Serbian, Brazilian, Tunisian, Chinese or Senegalese… For a year, Julie Bertuccelli filmed the exchanges, the conflicts & the joys of this group of youngsters between 11 and 15 years of age, gathered in the same class to learn French. In ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Les tontons flingueurs

7.00 pm | 7th of May | Alliance Française auditorium 1963, Georges Lautner, 1h52 Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed “The Mexican”. The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and looking after his soon-to-be-married daughter. When a longtime mobster heavy, Volfoni takes exception to Fernand for being ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: La cour de Babel

7.00 pm | 13th of May | Alliance Française auditorium 2014, Julie Bertuccelli, 1h29 They have just arrived in France. Irish, Serbian, Brazilian, Tunisian, Chinese or Senegalese… For a year, Julie Bertuccelli filmed the exchanges, the conflicts & the joys of this group of youngsters between 11 and 15 years of age, gathered in the same class to learn French. In ... Read More »

DANCE: World Dance Day with Dance DISCourse

10 am to 10 pm| 26th of April| Alliance Française auditorium Every year on the International Dance Day, designated by UNESCO as April 29th, in honour of the French Ballet MasterJean George Nouverre,  the Alliance Française de Bangalore, with dance icon and mentor Ashish Mohan Khokar, mounts a “danceathon” ( a marathon of dance!) where 108 dancers perform non stop from 10 ... Read More »

SPECIAL SCREENING: Timbuktu

7.00 pm | 6th of May | Alliance Française Auditorium France-Mauritanie, 2014, 96 mins, Abderrahmane Sissako > Winner of 7 Césars awards in 2015 including Best Film and Best Director > Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2014 > Official Selection of the Oscars Academy Awards 2014 for the Best Foreign Language Film In Mali, Islamists occupy the city ... Read More »