Cultural Events


10.00 am – 12.00 noon | 16th 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 ... Read More »

AF COOKOUT: Cooking Demo by Café Noir

1.00 – 3.30 pm | 16th of March | Alliance Française cafétaria Pastry Cooking Class with Cyril NICOLAI Learn to cook perfect French Macarons shells and then make four delicious fillings, with Cyril Nicolai, Executive Bakery & Pastry Chef at Cafe Noir Restaurants, Bangalore. Organised in collaboration with Café Noir Restaurants, this will be a monthly affair with different themes for each ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Henri Henri (Québec)

7.00 pm | 16th of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Québec Government Office  | Consulate General of Québec Martin Talbot, Québec, 2014, 99′ Henri Henri is a Canadian film from Quebec, released in 2014. A quirky comedy described by the Montreal Gazette as an attempt to create “Quebec’s own Amélie”, the film is the feature debut of television ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Exit – The right to die (Le droit de mourir)

7.00 pm | 17th of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Switzerland Government Office and Swissnex | Consulate General of Swizterland Fernand Melgar, Switzerland, 2005, 75′ No one knows the day or the hour. When illness strikes, accompanied by pain and physical decline, there we are, faced with death. The outlook on what remains of life appears dismal and ... Read More »

FESTIVAL: Onra at Indie March 2016

3.00 pm – 12.00 am | 19th and 20th of March | MoonGate – Events Venue The Alliance française de Bangalore is proud to support the 2016 edition of Indie March by Counter Culture. A French hip-hop beatmaker based out of Paris, Arnaud Bernard a.k.a Onra is a Red Bull Music Academy alumnus renowned for bringing back over 30 Chinese and Vietnamese records ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE Launch: Ici on parle français

6.30 pm | 21st of March | Alliance Française auditorium Poltu is French-speaking and francophile (he travels regularly to France). He wished to continue a project initiated by the Alliance française de Lyon, by creating a comic about the Alliance française de Bangalore, where he had previously been a student. The topic ? The adventures of two young Bangaloreans students ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 22nd of March | Alliance Française auditorium Lucas Belvaux, Belgium, 2013, 111′ Clément, a young philosophy teacher from Paris is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair-stylist, who becomes his lover. They’re free in their hearts and bodies and could share this perfect love if the cultural and social divide were not as ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 23rd of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Consulate General of Luxembourg Patrick Ridremont, Luxembourg, 2012, 101′ Forty-year-old William Lamers, an anonymous criminal sentenced to death for murder, is soon to be executed. The procedure is about to take place in an atmosphere of general indifference and neither the condemned man’s family nor the relatives of ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Girlhood / Bande de filles

7.00 pm | 24th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Céline Sciamma, France – 2014 – 1h52min – Comédie dramatique Marieme (Karidja Touré) is a 16-year-old African-French teenager living in a poor Paris suburb. Academically Marieme struggles, which forces her into a vocational track where she will learn a certain trade. Due ... Read More »

CONCERT: Tales of the night

7:00 pm | 1st of February | Alliance Française auditorium A collaboration between Akadêmia, Majolly Music Trust, Société Générale, Institut Français, with the support of Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore School of Music. Free Entry /  First come first serve Night is a theme often staged by 19th century poets and composers. Rest, dreams of love, strolling in the moonlight, starry nights, ... Read More »