Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore


7.00 pm | 17th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Sylvain Archambault, Quebec, 2014, 90 min Luc Bisaillon cannot see his teenage son because of a violent incident that occurred while the latter was still a toddler. Luc regularly violates the order of the court and every time spends a few days in prison. One day he decides to take his ... Read More »


10.30 am | 18th of March | Alliance Française médiathèque Haïku (hahy-koo) are short poems that use sensory language to capture a feeling or image. They are often inspired by an element of nature, a moment of beauty, or another poignant experience. Haiku poetry was originally developed by Japanese poets, and the form was adopted (and adapted) by virtually every modern language, including ... Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »