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Cultural Events

STORY TELLING: Dastangoi by Ankit Chadha

STORY TELLING: Dastangoi by Ankit Chadha 5.00 & 7.00 pm | 3rd of April | Alliance française Auditorium Center for Revival of Indigenous Art (Cfria) invites you for ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DASTANGOI by Ankit Chadha (the art of Hindi/Urdu story telling) First Show: 5pm – 6pm : Dastan Jai Ram Ji ki Second Show: 7pm – 8pm : Dastan Dhai Aakhar Ki Directed by: Mahmood Farooqui ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Romanoff and Juliet

PLAY READING: Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustimov 5:00 pm | 3rd of April| Alliance Française classroom 7 Romanoff and Juliet is a play by Peter Ustinov. A comic spoof of the Cold War, it is set in the small mythical mid-European country of Concordia, whose leader is wooed by the United States and the Soviet Union, each one wanting him ... Read More »

THEATRE: That Night – A tale of dissociative identities

THEATRE: That Night – A tale of dissociative identities 5.00 & 7.00 pm | 2nd of April | Alliance Française Auditorium That Night is a psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The play is a take on dissociative identity disorder. The story revolves around a couple and their relationship.Centred on one night in their life , it uncovers ... Read More »

THEATRE: Who is the Alien

THEATRE: Who is the Alien 7.15 pm | 1st of April | Alliance Française Auditorium The play revolves around a device known as ‘Auric Magnet’ invented by scientist Jyestha that can control planetary positions and hence human destiny, and its effect on a modern well designed family of Pradhans. The major zest of the play being ‘Humans know the reality but love fantasies’. DIRECTOR: Santosh ... Read More »

SCREENING: The True Cost

SCREENING: The True Cost 6.00 pm | 30th of March | Alliance Française auditorium DHANA PRESENTS THE BANGALORE PREMIERE OF THE TRUE COST Please join Associate Producer Shamini Dhana for a screening and conversation on the future of fashion, today’s apparel industry and the impact on our planet. Who pays the price for our clothing? Introducing “THE TRUE COST” — a groundbreaking documentary ... Read More »

THEATRE: HiSTORYcal + Go Straight Take Left

THEATRE: HiSTORYcal + Go Straight Take Left 6.00 pm | 27th of March | Alliance Française auditorium What happens when stand-up comedians turn storytellers? You’ve seen and heard them make you laugh. But can they make you cry? Can they make you feel? Can they make you go ‘Awwwww…’? Can they make you feel a whole gamut of emotions? Find out, Ahmed, ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Girlhood / Bande de filles

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Girlhood / Bande de filles 7.00 pm | 24th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Céline Sciamma, France – 2014 – 1h52min – Comédie dramatique Marieme (Karidja Touré) is a 16-year-old African-French teenager living in a poor Paris suburb. Academically Marieme struggles, which forces her into a vocational track where ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Dead Man Talking

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Dead Man Talking 7.00 pm | 23rd of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Consulate General of Luxembourg Patrick Ridremont, Luxembourg, 2012, 101′ Forty-year-old William Lamers, an anonymous criminal sentenced to death for murder, is soon to be executed. The procedure is about to take place in an atmosphere of general indifference and neither the condemned man’s ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Not My Type

FRANCOPHONE CINEMA: Not My Type 7.00 pm | 22nd of March | Alliance Française auditorium Lucas Belvaux, Belgium, 2013, 111′ Clément, a young philosophy teacher from Paris is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair-stylist, who becomes his lover. They’re free in their hearts and bodies and could share this perfect love if the cultural and ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE Launch: Ici on parle français

FRANCOPHONIE Launch: Ici on parle français 6.30 pm | 21st of March | Alliance Française auditorium Poltu is French-speaking and francophile (he travels regularly to France). He wished to continue a project initiated by the Alliance française de Lyon, by creating a comic about the Alliance française de Bangalore, where he had previously been a student. The topic ? The adventures ... Read More »