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Cultural Events

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM: Ashmita Mondal

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM 6PM onwards / 21st of July / Alliance Française Atrium Press It! When I go to Kala Bhavana, the Tagore founded art school in Santaniketan, there is a place I never forget to visit: the printmaking department. I have a fascination for the press they use, the smell of the various inks, the papers that are all around, the ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Fatima

CINE FORUM MELIES: Fatima 7.00 pm | 27th of July | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Philippe Faucon, France – 2015 – 1h19min – Drama Fatima is a 2015 French drama film directed by Philippe Faucon. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. It won the Prix Louis-Delluc for Best ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Blade of Tunis

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Blade of Tunis 7.00 pm | 24th of August | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Kaouther Ben Hania, Tunisia – 2013 – 1h30min – Mystery Tunisia, before the revolution. A man on a motorbike, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets of Tunis slashing women’s buttocks. They call him The Challat, aka “The Blade”, ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Alexandre Tharaud, the stolen time

CINE FORUM MELIES: Alexandre Tharaud, the stolen time 7.00 pm | 21st of September | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Raphaëlle Aellig Régnier, France – 2013 – 1h05min – Documentary This engrossing film illustrates what a richly fulfilling life that of the international concert pianist can be – and also what a tough mental and physical grind it ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Shebabs of Yarmouk

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Shebabs of Yarmouk 7.00 pm | 26th of October | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Alex Salvatori-Sinz, France – 2013 – 1h18min – Documentary In this spirited, humanistic film we follow five youths, third-generation Palestinian refugees living in the 50-year-old camp of Yarmouk in Syria. Boredom, idleness, discouragement, the possibility of exile. But also ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor

CINE FORUM MELIES: Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor 7.00 pm | 23rd of November | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Thomas Lilti, France – 2013 – 1h42min – Drama Hippocrate is a 2014 French drama film directed by Thomas Lilti. It was screened as part of the International Critics’ Week section at the 2014 Cannes ... Read More »