HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

CONCERT: Vocaldente – German A Cappella

7:00 pm | 9th of December| Alliance francaise auditorium Germany’s most successful a cappella export! Unlike other a cappella groups, Vocaldente don’t rely on technical devices, amplifiers and special effects. Their passion is an art almost lost in the entire vocal scene: performing a cappella without microphones, conveying the feeling and verve of 80 years of musical entertainment in its most authentic way ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: 2 automnes 3 hivers

7.00 pm | 26th of November | Alliance Française auditorium 2013, Sébastien Betbder, 1h31 Arman is 33 and ready to make a change, starting with a run in the park. When he literally bumps into Amélie – slightly cynical but nevertheless lovely – on the jogging path, he’s dead-set on making a connection with her. As a bit of contrived fate ... Read More »

CONCERT: Gabacho Maroconnection at Jazz in the Garden

6.00 pm | VR Bengaluru | 28th of November  The Alliance française de Bangalore is delighted to support Jazz in the Garden 2015. ‪#‎JazzInTheGarden‬ is back. And the line up is getting better! Nik Bärtsch’s RONIN, Gabacho Maroconnection and Mezcal Jazz Unit is all set to play at VR Bengaluru on November 28! ‪#‎FreeEntry‬ on RSVP only. RSVP here : http://goo.gl/EeqEj3 GABACHO MAROCONNECTION (gnawa-afro-jazz-moroccan ... Read More »

Dance DISCourse: Puraskar

6:00 pm | 5th of December | Alliance Française auditorium The concluding Dance DISCourse event of 2015 is Puraskar, where attendance History Society show-cases the work of 5 national talents in different aspects of dance and bestows on them the attendance annual awards too. This year the Jury has selected: – Sheejith Krishna for RAM GOPAL Best Male Soloist – Gowri Ramnarayan ... Read More »

THEATRE: Rhinoceros

3:30 pm& 7:00 pm | 28th,29th & 30th of August | Alliance Française auditorium In the tradition of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, Jean-Paul Sartre’s No Exit,and Harold Pinter’s plays, Ionesco’s drama combines abstract philosophical ideas with concrete humor. The various rationalizations that characters come up with to explain their previous errors delight us with their silliness, but they also suggest deeper ideas about logic ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Contempt / Le Mépris

7.00 pm | 27th of August | Alliance Française auditorium 1963, Jean-Luc Godard, 1h50 Screenwriter Paul Javal’s marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.Based on the novel by Alberto Moravia. Read More »

AF CINEMA: Entre les bras: La cuisine en héritage / Step up to the plate

7.00 pm | 9th of September | Alliance Française auditorium 2012, Paul Lacoste, 1h30 In 2009, Michel Bras, the head of a 3 star restaurant (guide Michelin), in the heart of Aubrac, decides to hand over the reign to his son Sébastien. A father and his son. Both of them at a crucial moment of their careers. Is it possible to ... Read More »

PLAY READING: The Vultures in the Light of Rasa Theory

5:00 pm | 6thof September | Alliance Française classroom 7 Vijay Tendulkar is among the few modern Indian dramatists who wrote successful plays onmajor social problems in India. The main theme which recurs time and again in his plays is thetheme of violence, anger, and disgust. In the very early period of his dramatic career he earnedfor himself the name ... Read More »

DOCUMENTARY: The Invisible (R)evolutions

7 pm | 18th of September | Alliance française auditorium Documentary: 85 min An original idea by Noël Mamère produced by Cineteve for ARTE TV We’ve entered into the era of global acceleration. Speed and immediacy have become society’s norm, at work first of all, but also in daily life. Intoxicated by technological acceleration, or by the fear of exclusion, ... Read More »

BOOK LAUNCH: Music and musicians of Bangalore & Mysore

6.30 pm | 21st of September | Alliance française auditorium Music & Musicians of Bangalore and Mysore – A Rhapsody is a book written by Anand Sirur. The book will be released by Urmila Devi. The chief guest for the evening will be Rohini Nilekani. About the Author Anand Sirur is a Bangalorean and a lover of the arts. He started his career in an international ... Read More »