HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

PLAY READING: Tughlaq

5:00 pm | 6th November| Alliance Française classroom 7 This play reading is a part of the Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore Little Theatre partnership. Girish Karnad’s play Tughlaq explores the character of one of the most fascinating kings to occupy the throne in Delhi, namely, Mohammed-bin-Tughlaq. He ruled for 26 years, a period of unparalleled cruelty and agonising ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: One of a kind / Mon âme pour toi guérie

6.30 pm | 11th of November | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English François Dupeyron, France – 2013 – 2h03min – Drama Frédi is a born healer who can save people by touching them with his hands. His mother bequeathed this gift to him. When she dies honours her by putting his aptitude ... Read More »

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM: Man Made by Uday Raj

All day | 9th – 29th of November | Alliance française Atrium Opening night on 9th November at 7.00 pm Uday has done his BFA from ken school of art and MFA santhiniketan west Bengal. He has been involved in art making in realistic drawing and painting, abstract painting, printmaking, photography, conceptual image making and practicing creative art works like installations, performing arts, ... Read More »

AF COOKOUT: Soups with chef Alexandre Seince

1.00 – 3.30 pm | 16th of November | Alliance Française cafétaria With The Executive Chef of Café Noir, Alexandre Seince, learn to perfect succulent Soups, Velouté and Gaspacho (cold soup). Chef Alexandre’s Program: – Pistou soup: Welcome to South of France with this tasty Summer soup. – Mushroom Velouté: Cream, mushroom and eggs for show you one of many best combination. ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: On the edge of the world / Au bord du monde

7.00 pm | 24th of November | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Claus Drexel, France – 2013 – 1h38min – Documentaire Paris, at night. This is where Jeni, Wenceslas, Christine, Pascal and the others live. Homeless, they haunt the streets and bridges, and corridors of the metro ; on the edge of a world where ... Read More »

CINEMA: Animation Film Festival

7.00 pm | 6th – 7th of October | Alliance française Auditorium Free entry. The Animation Film Festival aims to sensitize the public and the media to the “image by image” cinema and thus contribute to the promotion of films and their creators. Its genesis and implementation are organised along with the World Animation Films Day, celebrated on October 28th as a tribute ... Read More »

CONCERT: Kartell

9 p.m onwards | 8th October | The Humming Tree Free entry for students & members of AFB / General public : TBC Iconic figure and spearhead of young label Roche Musique (created in 2012), Kartell knew how to stand out within a few months as one of the major revelations of the Parisian electronic scene. Native from the city of Tours but ... Read More »

PLAY READING: The Ungrateful Man

5:00 pm | 9th October| Alliance Française classroom 7 This play reading is a part of the Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore Little Theatre partnership. The Ungrateful Man is a story from the Panchatantra, which was first adapted for a BLT production by David Horsburgh, a life member of BLT, who made Karnataka his home. The play has had ... Read More »

ALBUM LAUNCH: Progressive Raga

6.00 pm | 9th of October | Alliance française Auditorium ‘Progressive Rāgā’, a concept album by Bengaluru based Dr. Prakash Sontakke Group will be released by internationally acclaimed musicians Vidwan T.A.S. Mani & Vidushi R. A. Rama Mani. Guests of honour, Mr. Sridhar Ranganathan (founder CEO, Shankar Mahadevan Academy), & Ms. Rama Ranganathan (Principal, NHVPS). The band will perform select songs from the album, with Dr. Sontakke ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: The Dune / La dune

6.30 pm | 14th of October | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Yossi Aviram, France – 2012 – 1h26min – Comédie dramatique Hanoch is alone facing the sea, he has travelled a long road on his bicycle, across France. Faraway, Israel, his country, which he left for some mysterious reason. A few days later, ... Read More »