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Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore

CINEMA: Bangalore Queer Film Festival

All day | 27th of February – 1st of March | Alliance Française auditorium / Goethe Institut Bangalore has hosted film festivals on themes related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT or Queer) communities since 2003. BQFF is an annual event that carefully selects queer films from all over the world and brings them to an ever-growing Bangalore audience. ... Read More »

EXHIBITION: The History of France told by advertising

All day | 1st – 31st of March| Alliance française atrium Advertising does not just recycle the story to ensure the promotion of consumer products; its own discourse is largely dependent on the vagaries of historical events. The great figures of the history of France are often requested during the Belle Epoque, a kind of ideal Pantheon, when it comes ... Read More »

DANCE: Système Castafiore at Attakkalari India Biennial

7.30 pm | 8th of February | Ranga Shankara  LES CHANTS DES L’UMAÏ by Système Castafiore (France). SOLO/ 55 MINUTES  In the imaginary, dream-like state that the choreographer Marcia Barcellos creates in this work, she is Umaï, the womb of the universe, or a woman-dragon of the fictional territory of Gravbekistan. In this ode to femininity, the reconstructed memory of ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE FESTIVAL: Contests

All day | 1st – 20th of March | Alliance Française The Alliance française de Bangalore announces 3 contests for this years Francophonie festival, each more exciting than the next. 1. Click Kitsch – Photo contest on Facebook Are you a keen observer of unusual situations? The AFB offers you the opportunity to display your own vision of the world through ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Emil’s Enemies

5:30 pm | 15th of February | Alliance Française atrium After an excellent start to Playday Sundays with a packed house we are back in February with another brilliantly written play. This month, we delve on a World War II play called Emil’s Enemies by Douglas Huff. Once again this is the first time in India, as the American playwright ... Read More »

DANCE: CESC GELABERT V.O.+ at Attakkalari India Biennial

4.00 pm | 13th of February | Alliance Française auditorium CESC GELABERT V.O.+ // Spain // Solo / 55 mins Cesc Gelabert’s last solo show Cesc Gelabert V.O.+ is a combination of his first performance of three short solos and a reinterpretation of old pieces especially created for the AIB 2015. The work draws on the experiences gained by the choreographer in the ... Read More »

DANCE: Système Castafiore at Attakkalari India Biennial

7.30 pm | 8th of February | Ranga Shankara  LES CHANTS DES L’UMAÏ by Système Castafiore. SOLO/ 55 MINUTES In the imaginary, dream-like state that the choreographer Marcia Barcellos creates in this work, she is Umaï, the womb of the universe, or a woman-dragon of the fictional territory of Gravbekistan. In this ode to femininity, the reconstructed memory of many ... Read More »

CONCERT: From Classical Music to Flamenco

7.00 pm | 1st of February | Alliance Française auditorium The Alliance française de Bangalore and the Bangalore School of Music invite you to an enchanting evening of dance and music – From Classical Music to Flamenco with Serge Lopez and Nathalie Marin.  Serge Lopez and Nathalie Marin met during a concert with the Symphony Orchestra of Cannes: they both wished ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Drawing the Line

5:00 pm | 11th of January | Alliance Française atrium Welcome back to a new set of fun-filled, rib tickling, thought provoking plays as part of our monthly play readings. This month, we bring to you “Drawing the line” for the very first time in India. In 2013-14 Hampstead Theatre in London opened this play which was a great hit. The play is about ... Read More »

BOOK LAUNCH: Au Bord de l’Inde

7.00 pm | 12th of January | Alliance Française auditorium Au Bord de l’Inde – Portraits d’objets, d’icônes et de célébrités by Denis C. Meyer and Anuradha Wagle This book is a collection of objects, icons and celebrities that are marked by their pan-Indianness and united by a sense of collective experience and identity. These objects are all distinct notes of a musical ... Read More »