HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

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 »

AF COOKOUT: Tomato Special with Alexandre SEINCE

1.00 – 3.30 pm | 15th of June | Alliance Française cafétaria CANCELLED Cooking Class by Alex Seince – Executive Chef Cafe Noir Restaurants Today Chef Alex proposes his ‘Special Tomato Cooking Class’ with • Starter : Asian Tartar of tomato served with a Gaspacho of water melon • Main course : Stuffed Tomato with bell-peper jam and short bread basil Organised ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: The Painting / Le Tableau

7.00 pm | 10th of June | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Jean-François Laguionie, France – 2011 – 1h16min – Animation Three characters of different social classes escape their unfinished painting in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it. For mysterious reasons, a Painter has left a work incomplete – causing ... Read More »