Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore

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 »


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 »


By Fondation Alliance française Open till 30th of April Fondation Alliance Française launches the fifth edition of the international photography contest : “Climat, Etat d’urgence” (Climate, state of emergency) under the patronage of Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The earth’s climate is dynamic and always changing through a natural cycle. What the world is more worried about is that the changes that are occuring ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: Eldorado – Preljocaj

7.00 pm | 8th of April | Alliance Française auditorium 2007, Olivier Assayas, 1h30 Documentary – In 2005, choreographer Angelin Preljocaj heads to Cologne in Karlheinz Stockhausen’s studios. The composer wants him to listen to his latest piece, Sonntags Abschied, and wishes to entrust it to him. The choreographer accepts this 2nd incursion in the work of the German composer, who ... Read More »

STAND UP: Punjabi Stand Up Comedy

8:00PM | 11th of April | Alliance Française Auditorium Be ready for a hilarious evening of Punjabi Stand-up comedy at the Alliance this Sunday. Saanu Kee show will be featuring Amit Tandon and Maheep Singh, two comedians born at the same hospital in the same city but to different parents and separated by their fate. Finally, they are reunited by sense of humour. ... Read More »

CONCERT: Living Legends & Budding Masters

6.30 pm | 4th of April| Alliance Française auditorium Sursagar in association with Alliance Française Bangalore invites you to an evening concert under the series entitled ‘Living Legends and Budding Masters’ on Saturday the 4th of April, 2015 @ 6.30 p.m. Hindustani Vocal recital by Padmabhushan Pandit Chhannulal Mishra from Varanasi. Accompanists: Tabla: Pandit Ramkumar Mishra Harmonium – Dr. Ravindra Katoti ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 26th of March | Alliance Française auditorium 1997, Tony Gatlif, 1h40 Stéphane, a young french, goes across Romania in the search of an unknown singer: Nora Luca. In the middle of the night, chilled by the wind and snow Stéphane arrives in a deserted village, he meets Isidore, an old gypsy. The young French and the old gypsy ... Read More »


7:00pm | 27th of March | Alliance Française auditorium “La guerre des graines” (The Seed War) by Clément Montfort and Stenka Quillet – Fighting for food independence Are seeds a commodity or a vital resource to be shared for the benefit of Humanity like the water we drink or the air we breathe ? In the near future, farmers might lose the ... Read More »