Cultural Events

FRANCOPHONIE FESTIVAL: Theatre reading with Abhishek

11.00 am | 20th of March | Alliance Française médiathèque Reading of extracts of French plays of different centuries. The session will start with some small theatre exercises; the participants will understand and learn the basic techniques of theatre. Prof. Abhishek will conduct this in French at the library on 19th March 2015 between 11.30 and 12.30. Students of A2 & B1 are ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 23th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Raoul Peck, Haiti, 2009, 106 min A look at the final moments of a ruler in Haiti as a violent revolution erupts around him. Amidst the protection of a fortified palace perched on the top of a mountain, a democratically elected President and his closest collaborators are getting ready for a ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: The Virgin, the Copts and me

7.00 pm | 24th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Namir Abdel, Egypt, 2012, 91 min Namir is Egyptian, a Copt and now lives in France. When there is a family reunion, he buys an old video cassette recorded many years earlier at a religious holiday in his home village, when his mother said she had had a vision of the ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Le voyage dans la lune // Jules et Jim

7.00 pm | 26th of February | Alliance Française auditorium The Ciné Forum Méliès aims to encourage discussions and dialogues with French & Francophone productions. The selection of films is varied, based on current and past issues. The screenings are followed by a moderated discussion. For the grand début, we will project the classical film of the French director who gives the name of this space, Le ... Read More »

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 »


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 »

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 »

AF CINEMA: 9 Mois Ferme

7:00pm | 29th of January | Alliance Française auditorium 9 Month Stretch (French: 9 mois ferme) is a 2013 French comedy film written, directed by and starring Albert Dupontel. It was nominated for six categories at the 39th César Awards including Best Film and Best Director and Best Actor for Dupontel, winning Best Actress for its co-star Sandrine Kiberlain and ... Read More »