HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

CONCERT: Piloot meets Oceantied

8.30 pm | 4th of May | The Humming Tree  PILOOT is a trio of «Trans-Improvised» which is composed of the flautist Florian Guibert, the double bassist Cyrille de Haes and the drummer Jean-Philippe De Gheest Influenced by complementary musical influences (jazz,rock,world and electronic music) the 3 accomplished musicians let go of all musical apprehensions while playing and surrender to the joys ... Read More »

AF COOKOUT: Desserts with Cyril NICOLAI

1.00 – 3.30 pm | 17th of May | Alliance Française cafétaria Voilà a perfect recipe for any occasion … or for any greedy envy! This Charlotte au chocolat holds many secrets that our chef  Cyril is eager to unveil : mount whites, use chocolate , make a syrup and for sure a chocolate mousse as well the famous ‘Lady Finger’biscuits. ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: Bird People

7.00 pm | 13th of May | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Pascale Ferran, France – 2012 – 2h07min – Comédie dramatique, Fiction In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly chucks his job, breaks things off with his wife, and holes up in his room. ... Read More »

PLAY READING: “8” The Play by Dustin Lance Black

5:00 pm | 15th of May| Alliance Française classroom 7 On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia on May 17th, AFB and BLT would like to invite you to the reading of the play “8” by Dustin Lance Black. The story of same sex marriages seems to repeat itself world over and the debate continues. Here ... Read More »

RECITAL: An Evening in Paris

7.00 pm | 25th of May | Alliance Française auditorium An evening in Paris : A French piano & Flute concert Natallia K Kapylova & Patricia wind-Smith will transport you to the French capital city featuring compositions by Paris-based masters like Debussy, Fauré, Gaubert, Damaré, Bizet, and a couple of extra Parisian suprises. Programme 1. Philippe GaubertRomance (flute & piano) 2. Philippe GaubertDivertissement Grec ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Radiostars

7.00 pm | 26th of May | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Romain Levy, France – 2011 – 1h40min – Comédie, Fiction Ben is in full professional failure as well as sentimental: he who dreamed of becoming a comedian in New York returned “empty-handed” in Paris. He meets Alex, co-host of a morning star on the ... Read More »

DANCE: La Forêt Ebouriffée

7.30 pm | 2nd of June | Ranga Shankara In collaboration with Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts // For passes, contact communication.bangalore@afindia.org Racine is not an ordinary boy. No one noticed that a tree grew up in his head. Fleeing from a mean grand-mother and a stressful routine, he takes refuge in this safe place. In this overwhelming forest, changing according to its emotions, ... Read More »

EXHIBITION: Le Corbusier, the Play of Light

All day | 12th – 29th of May | Alliance Française Atrium Ajay Bhatia is a documentary photographer from Chandigarh engaged in travel, event and architectural photography. His works explores the contemporary spirit and lifestyle of modern cities and the traditional essence, heritage and culture of historical cities, towns and villages of India. He is also interested in documenting the rhythms, colors ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Night of the Iguana by Tennesee Williams

5:00 pm | 5th of June| Alliance Française classroom 7 “The Night of the Iguana,” Tennessee Williams is writing at the top of his form.He is still grappling with the human mysteries that have always haunted him: man’s incommunicability to man, the futility of the helpless helping the helpless, the effort to break loose from the rope that tethers us. ... Read More »

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM: Si Bangalore m’était conté by Archana Narendran

All day | 1st – 21st of June | Alliance Française Atrium Opening night on 1st June at 7.00 pm The second artist of this series is Archana Narendran. Archana, an architect by profession and an illustrator by passion, is a postgraduate student in Architectural studies, with an elective in Drawing as Research from the Glasgow School of Art, University ... Read More »