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HISTOIRES VRAIES: Cécile Loyer

1ST JULY 2017 / 7 PM / AF AUDITORIUM Free for all   Histoires Vraies (True story) questions, above all, the origin of movement and its transmission. Cécile Loyer combines two highly different traditions and conceptions of body. For one tradition, the body is a receptacle of history, carrying forward traces; for the other, it is a ‘forgetter’ (Salman Rushdie). Histoires Vraies tries to ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Brooklyn

CINE FORUM MELIES: Brooklyn 7.00 pm | 22nd of June | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Pascal Tessaud, France – 2014 – 1h23min – Drama Coralie, a young 22-year-old Swiss rapper who performs under the name of Brooklyn, leaves her country and a father who no longer understands her to settle in Saint-Denis, a suburb of Paris. Housed ... Read More »

Fête de la Musique 2017 / World Music Day 2017

Fête de la Musique 2017 / World Music Day 2017 17th & 18th June 2017 Are you ready for Bangalore’s most loved music festival? Each year, the Fete de la musique family gathers to listen, create, feel, and live in the moment. This year it is being organized over the weekend of 17-18 June. The Alliance Française de Bangalore will ... Read More »

PLAY – THE PROPHET & T HE POET

JUNE 10 & JUNE 11 at 7 PM Critical acclaim for The Prophet and the Poet “The audience thoroughly enjoyed every bit of this 90-minute-play…rising to their feet as the play came to an end.”- Deccan Herald, Bangalore “Enthralled” – .President Pratibha Patil at Raj Bhavan “A moving evening, elevating.”- The Hindu, Bangalore “Powerful and enlightening”.The Star, Dhaka “Simply superb…a ... Read More »

PLAY READING: My three Angels by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack

PLAY READING:My three Angels by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack 5.00 pm | 4th of June |Alliance Française classroom 7 Free and open to all This play reading is a part of the Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore Little Theatre partnership. The Spewaks specialized in writing nice, clean plays with fresh, bright names: Spring Song (1934), Boy Meets Girl (1935), ... Read More »

PLAY: Aisa Kehte Hain

3rd & 4th JUNE 2017      4 PM and 7:30 PM What happens when a motley bunch of characters comes together at a railway station in the wee hours of the morning? In “Aisa Kehte Hain,” two circus artists are on the run from an inspector after trying to steal a lion, a tea shop owner and his assistant Chai play ... Read More »

SANJUKTA – BLT

  BLT Presents Sanjukta, a workshop production to promote new voices in theatre. BLT has a long track record of encouraging new writing for the stage. There has also been active support for new directors. Sanjukta presents Bangalore audiences both a new script and a new director. The Bangalore theatre community is already aware of the Directors Training programmes offered ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: César and Rosalie

CINE FORUM MELIES: César and Rosalie 7.00 pm | 25th of May | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Claude Sautet, France – 1972 – 1h50min – Drama Rosalie is amicably divorced, dividing her time between her mother’s house, with her siblings and small daughter, and César’s. He’s self made, a scrap iron king, outgoing, amiable, in ... Read More »

Tortilla Twister 2017- The Big Theatre Festival Weekend!

The Tortilla Entertainment Company Presents Tortilla Twister 2017- The Big Theatre Festival Weekend! May 19,20,21. 3 days, 4 brand new shows- Groups from Bangalore & Mumbai May 19- 7 pm- Deranged Marriage-The Jeff Goldberg Studio ( Mumbai) Who is more insane, her parents, the system or her? A hilarious look at the madness that is arranged marriage in India. A ... Read More »

Play – THE EXIT INTERVIEW

Date & Time: May 14th; 5 PM and 7.30 PM. Venue: Alliance Francaise de Bangalore, Language: English Synopsis: Bertolt Brecht scholar Dick Fig has been terminated by his university and is having an excruciating exit interview with Eunice – a decidedly droll administrator. Downs’ witty play ricochets through Brechtian interludes, a pair of politically-radicalized cheerleaders, a pompous newsman, communiques from ... Read More »